Gene Kerrigan's tales of Irish crime and corruption topped one critic's year in reading.
A philosophical detective story finds a dream state on the streets of London.
The creation of a state of terror.
A New York reporter investigates a deceased beauty and her reclusive filmmaking father, in a story rich with modern details.
The mystery of a murderer who targeted sex workers brings the victims' lives into view.
The lurid world of Victorian crime and the literature it made possible.
A work of Jazz Age noir with a debt to Fitzgerald.
Tight-knit cops and robbers collide on Glasgow's mean streets.
The author of Phantom on Harry Hole's struggle and the crime novel's moral mission.
A Scandinavian murder mystery of disturbing intimacy.
A gangland murder has connections that reach deep into Glasgow's past.
When a detective-turned-bodyguard's young charge is kidnapped, he uncovers a world of corruption.
A mastermind of Seattle's boom era makes a sunset run for office -- and the secrets of past corruption come to light.
In the golden age of the Big Con, the wires and rails that knit American cities made a perfect web.
A detective with a sense of humor -- and justice -- walks the streets of Barcelona.
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