Crime Reviews: Tangled Web UK 2008
Last Updated 11 October 08
New
New Orpheus Rising
by Bateman
(Cath Staincliffe)
New The Vampire of Ropraz
by Jacques Chessex
(Ian Morson)
Review Master of the Delta
by Thomas H. Cook
(Rafe McGregor)
New Crime Scenes (Mystery & Supernatural)
by David Stuart Davies
(Bernard Knight)
New Youthful Prey: Child Predators Who Kill: 1
by Carol Anne Davis
(Phyllis Davies)
New Broken
by Karin Fossum
(Ian Morson)
New The Likeness
by Tana French
(Bernard Knight)
New The Roar of the Butterflies
by Reginald Hill
(Rafe McGregor)
New Christopher's Ghosts
by Charles McCarry
(Bernard Knight)
New Tokyo Year Zero (Tokyo Trilogy 1)
by David Peace
(Ian Morson)
New Fairy Godmother
by Daniel Pennac
(Bob Cornwell)
New Bad Friends
by Claire Seeber
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Shooting Stars
by Peter Temple
(Bob Cornwell)
New Death of a Blue Lantern
by Christopher West
(Rafe McGregor)

Publication
New
October
New The Vampire of Ropraz
by Jacques Chessex
(Ian Morson)
Review Disco for the Departed
by Colin Cotterill
(Bernard Knight)
Review A Rage of Innocents
by Kay Mitchell
(Lynda Ross)
New
September
New Orpheus Rising
by Bateman
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Hangman Blind
by Cassandra Clark
(Bernard Knight)
New Crime Scenes (Mystery & Supernatural)
by David Stuart Davies
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Great Cholesterol Con
by Malcolm Kendrick
(Carol Anne Davis)
Review Death in Breslau
by Marek Krajewski
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Death in Breslau
by Marek Krajewski
(Ian Morson)
Review Up in Honey's Room
by Elmore Leonard
(Bernard Knight)
New Tokyo Year Zero (Tokyo Trilogy 1)
by David Peace
(Ian Morson)
Review Angel on the Inside
by Mike Ripley
(Bernard Knight)
Review Shatter
by Michael Robotham
(Chris High)
New Bad Friends
by Claire Seeber
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Savage Moon
by Chris Simms
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Dead Point: A Jack Irish Thriller
by Peter Temple
(Bob Cornwell)
New
August
Review When Will There Be Good News?
by Kate Atkinson
(Cath Staincliffe)
New Youthful Prey: Child Predators Who Kill: 1
by Carol Anne Davis
(Phyllis Davies)
Review The Blood Pit
by Kate Ellis
(Martin Edwards)
New The Likeness
by Tana French
(Bernard Knight)
Review Perfect Night
by Peter Grimsdale
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The Point of Rescue
by Sophie Hannah
(Judith Rhodes)
Review The Point of Rescue
by Sophie Hannah
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson
(Bob Cornwell)
New Christopher's Ghosts
by Charles McCarry
(Bernard Knight)
Review Vita Nuova
by Magdalen Nabb
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Turnaround
by George Pelecanos
(Cath Staincliffe)
New Fairy Godmother
by Daniel Pennac
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Kill-Devil And Water (Pyke Mystery 3)
by Andrew Pepper
(Bernard Knight)
Review Hour of the Cat
by Peter Quinn
(Ian Morson)
Review The Hanging Garden
by Ian Rankin
(Val McDermid)
Review The Hanging Garden
by Ian Rankin
(John Baker)
Review Dead Souls
by Ian Rankin
(Andrew Taylor)
Review Beggar's Banquet
by Ian Rankin
(Ian Morson)
Review Question of Blood
by Ian Rankin
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The Hanging Garden
by Ian Rankin
(Andrew Taylor)
Review Dead Souls
by Ian Rankin
(John Baker)
Review All the Colours of Darkness
by Peter Robinson
(Bernard Knight)
Review Mary's Prayer
by Martyn Waites
(Ron Ellis)
New
July
Review No Time For Goodbye
by Linwood Barclay
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Death Message
by Mark Billingham
(Chris High)
Review The Angel Maker
by Stefan Brijs
(Ian Morson)
Review Tin Roof Blow-Down
by James Lee Burke
(Chris High)
Review Tin Roof Blow-Down
by James Lee Burke
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Murder Most Fab
by Julian Clary
(Ian Morson)
Review The Overlook
by Michael Connelly
(Bernard Knight)
Review Master of the Delta
by Thomas H. Cook
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Chasing Darkness
by Robert Crais
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Chasing Darkness
by Robert Crais
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review LA Requiem
by Robert Crais
(Peter Walker)
Review First Among Sequels
by Jasper Fforde
(Ian Morson)
Review A Mortal Curiosity
by Ann Granger
(Bernard Knight)
Review Down River
by John Hart
(Cath Staincliffe)
New The Roar of the Butterflies
by Reginald Hill
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Art of Detection
by Laurie R. King
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Manor of Death (Crowner John Mystery)
by Bernard Knight
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Dexter In The Dark
by Jeff Lindsay
(Chris High)
Review Slip Knot
by Priscilla Masters
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Lost Prophecies (Medieval Murderers Group 4)
by Medieval Murderers
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Secret Friend
by Chris Mooney
(Bernard Knight)
Review Spirit House: A Vincent Calvino Crime Novel
by Christopher G Moore
(Bernard Knight)
Review Blackout
by Gianluca Morozzi
(Ian Morson)
Review Pretty Dead Things
by Barbara Nadel
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Revenge of Captain Paine: A Pyke Mystery
by Andrew Pepper
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Saladin Murders (Omar Yussef Mystery Series)
by Matt Rees
(Ian Morson)
Review Night Bus
by Giampero Rigosi
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Night Bus
by Giampero Rigosi
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Skylight
by Kelly Simmons
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Fatal Lies
by Frank Tallis
(Bernard Knight)
Review Shooting Stars
by Peter Temple
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Black Veil & Other Tales (Mystery & the Supernatural)
by Mark Valentine
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Documents Concerning Rubashov the Gambler
by Carl Johan Vallgren
(Ian Morson)
New
June
Review Dead Connection
by Alafair S. Burke
(Judith Rhodes)
Review The Paper Moon (Montalbano 9)
by Andrea Camilleri
(Ian Morson)
Review Master of the Delta
by Thomas H. Cook
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Kittyhawk Down: The Second Challis and Destry Mystery
by Garry Disher
(Cath Staincliffe)
New Broken
by Karin Fossum
(Ian Morson)
Review The Vows of Silence
by Susan Hill
(Judith Rhodes)
Review The Duke's Agent
by Rebeccca Jenkins
(Michael Jecks)
Review The Strangler
by William Landay
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Steel Witches
by Patrick Lennon
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Flesh House
by Stuart MacBride
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The Swap
by Antony Moore
(Bernard Knight)
Review Calumet City
by Charlie Newton
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Old Bones
by J A O'Brien
(Bernard Knight)
Review Soul Circus
by George Pelecanos
(Bob Cornwell)
Review The Fabric of Sin (Merrily Watkins Mysteries)
by Philip Rickman
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Murder Farm
by Andrea Maria Schenkel
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Missing
by Cath Staincliffe
(Bernard Knight)
Review Bleeding Heart Square
by Andrew Taylor
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The Dawn Patrol
by Don Winslow
(Rafe McGregor)
New
May
Review The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy
by James Anderson
(Martin Edwards)
Review Oscar Wilde and the Ring of Death: Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries Bk. 2
by Gyles Brandreth
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Worm in the Bud
by Chris Collett
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Disco for the Departed
by Colin Cotterill
(Bernard Knight)
Review Out of a Clear Sky
by Sally Hinchcliffe
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper
by Maxim Jakubowski
(Martin Edwards)
Review Bloodthirsty
by Marshall Karp
(Chris High)
Review Dog Eats Dog
by Iain Levison
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Dog Eats Dog
by Iain Levison
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Dog Eats Dog
by Iain Levison
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Devil's Peak
by Deon Meyer
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Cry for Help
by Steve Mosby
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Cannibals
by Jimmy Lee Shreeve
(Carol Anne Davis)
New Death of a Blue Lantern
by Christopher West
(Rafe McGregor)
New
April
Review Carved in Bone: A Body Farm Novel
by Jefferson Bass
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Written in Bone
by Simon Beckett
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The Frightened Man
by Kenneth Cameron
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Twilight Time
by Karen Campbell
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review So Horrible a Place
by Margaret Duffy
(Bernard Knight)
Review Waterloo Sunset
by Martin Edwards
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Arsenic Labyrinth Lake District Mystery, No. 3.
by Martin Edwards
(Chris High)
Review Waterloo Sunset
by Martin Edwards
(Chris High)
Review Everybody's Somebody's Fool (Sam McCain Mysteries)
by Edward Gorman
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Pitch Black
by Alex Gray
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Seance
by John Harwood
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Death Comes by Amphora
by Roger Hudson
(Bernard Knight)
Review Barking at Butterflies
by Evan Hunter
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Mesmerist's Apprentice
by L M Jackson
(Ian Morson)
Review The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries
by Maxim Jakubowski
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Art of Cunning Lingers
by Kaz Jordyn
(Chris High)
Review The Gowrie Conspiracy
by Alanna Knight
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Manor of Death (Crowner John Mystery)
by Bernard Knight
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Secret Hangman
by Peter Lovesey
(Martin Edwards)
Review Lorraine Connection
by Dominique Manotti
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Wings Over the Watcher
by Priscilla Masters
(Bernard Knight)
Review Execution of Sherlock Holmes: & Other New Adventures of the Great Detective
by Donald Thomas
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Bruno, Chief of Police
by Martin Walker
(Ian Morson)
New
March
New Orpheus Rising
by Bateman
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Mildred Pierce
by James M. Cain
(Bernard Knight)
Review Hangman Blind
by Cassandra Clark
(Bernard Knight)
Review White Nights
by Anne Cleeves
(Martin Edwards)
Review Cold Pursuit
by Judith Cutler
(Martin Edwards)
Review Sherlock Holmes: The Games Afoot (Mystery & Supernatural)
by David Stuart Davies
(Martin Edwards)
Review Without Conscience
by David Stuart Davies
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Blood Pit
by Kate Ellis
(Martin Edwards)
Review Power Play
by Joseph Finder
(Chris High)
Review Mistress of the Art of Death
by Ariana Franklin
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Night Work
by Steve Hamilton
(Bernard Knight)
Review Damaged Goods
by June Hampson
(Bernard Knight)
Review The One from the Other: A Bernie Gunther Novel
by Philip Kerr
(Bob Cornwell)
Review The One from the Other: A Bernie Gunther Novel
by Philip Kerr
(Bernard Knight)
Review Villains
by Dick Kirby
(Carol Anne Davis)
Review Death in Breslau
by Marek Krajewski
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Death in Breslau
by Marek Krajewski
(Ian Morson)
Review Steel Witches
by Patrick Lennon
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Suffer the Little Children
by Donna Leon
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Painted Lady
by Edward Marston
(Martin Edwards)
Review Beneath the Bleeding
by Val McDermid
(Chris High)
Review Borderlands
by Brian McGilloway
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Killer Tune
by Dreda Say Mitchell
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Silence
by Thomas Perry
(Ian Morson)
Review The Pool of Unease
by Catherine Sampson
(Judith Rhodes)
Review The Pool of Unease
by Catherine Sampson
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Stalin's Ghost
by Martin Cruz Smith
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Red Cat
by Peter Spiegelman
(Ian Morson)
Review The American Boy
by Andrew Taylor
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review The American Boy
by Andrew Taylor
(Bernard Knight)
Review The American Boy
by Andrew Taylor
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Amnesiac
by Sam Taylor
(Martin Edwards)
Review An Expert in Murder
by Nicola Upson
(Ian Morson)
Review The Fox and the Flies: The Criminal World of the Whitechapel Murderer
by Charles van Onselen
(Rafe McGregor)
Review The Adversary
by Michael Walters
(Ian Morson)
Review The Adversary
by Michael Walters
(Bernard Knight)
Review Small Crimes
by Dave Zeltserman
(Cath Staincliffe)
New
February
Review Heartsick
by Chelsea Cain, C
(Martin Edwards)
Review A Greater Evil
by Natasha Cooper
(Ian Morson)
Review The Watchman
by Robert Crais
(Chris High)
Review Saturnalia
by Lindsey Davis
(Chris High)
Review The Point of Rescue
by Sophie Hannah
(Judith Rhodes)
Review The Point of Rescue
by Sophie Hannah
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review A Most Dangerous Woman
by L M Jackson
(Bernard Knight)
Review Grotesque
by Natsuo Kirino
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Broken Angels
by Richard Montanari
(Chris High)
Review Light Reading
by Aliya Whiteley
(Martin Edwards)
Review Stratton's War
by Laura Wilson
(Cath Staincliffe)
New
January
Review Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders
by Gyles Brandreth
(Bernard Knight)
Review An Accidental American
by Alex Carr
(Bernard Knight)
Review An Accidental American
by Alex Carr
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Crimini: The Bitter Lemon Book of Italian Crime Fiction
by Giancarlo De Cataldo
(Ian Morson)
Review Chinese Takeout
by Judith Cutler
(Bernard Knight)
Review Chinese Takeout
by Judith Cutler
(Martin Edwards)
Review Eye of the Beholder
by David Ellis
(Bernard Knight)
Review A Quiet Belief In Angels
by Roger Jon Ellory
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Die with Me
by Elena Forbes
(Bernard Knight)
Review Cold in Hand
by John Harvey
(Bernard Knight)
Review The Murder Ballad
by Jane Hill
(Judith Rhodes)
Review The Price of Darkness
by Graham Hurley
(Rafe McGregor)
Review Death and the Cornish Fiddler
by Deryn Lake
(Martin Edwards)
Review The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson
(Bob Cornwell)
Review Bad Traffic
by Simon Lewis
(Ian Morson)
Review The 50 50 Killer
by Steve Mosby
(Cath Staincliffe)
Review Pretty Dead Things
by Barbara Nadel
(Bernard Knight)
Review 7th Heaven (Womens Murder Club 7)
by James Patterson
(Chris High)
Review Still Life
by Louise Penny
(Bernard Knight)
Review Dead Cold
by Louise Penny
(Bernard Knight)
Review Last Rituals
by Yrsa Sigurdardotti
(Bernard Knight)
Review Murder in Mind
by Lyndon Stacey
(Bernard Knight)
Review Fatal Lies
by Frank Tallis
(Bernard Knight)

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