Moskva: cold war killers

A fascinating, absorbing and entirely gripping read. Moskva is almost a classic tale of cold warriors, set in Moscow in the mid-1980s, when the red writing was most certainly on the wall. The plot is simple: a missing person. And that’s where the simplicity ends. The missing person is the British ambassador’s daughter, a rebellious…

Serpents In The City: a smart political thriller

This savvy political thriller turned out to be a treat. It’s topical and intelligent with engaging, credible characters and a clever, convoluted plot. Author HN Wake delivers authentic action, narrative satisfaction and a resounding resolution which balances the book’s occasionally downbeat themes with a gratifying payoff. If that hasn’t sold you on the story, then…

Witness Statement: author Simon Maltman

  Modern crime fiction is so much more than simply means, motive and opportunity. A new murder-mystery set in Belfast and beyond explores the landscape and wartime history of the area, alongside the architecture and inhabitants of the city. It also casts a chilling eye upon the contemporary realities of coping with disintegrating mental health,…