Crime Time FM


September 01, 2022
Crime Time FM
Show Notes

Paul Burke takes a look at the latest crime fiction for August. From a top notch comedy thriller-come-meta-fiction to a slice of southern rural noir, from a dysfunctional family drama to a tense heist, and from the US and Mexico to the UK with brief spells in Crete and Dublin.

Books reviewed:
Anthony  Horowitz.   A Twist of the Knife                                                     top cosy /comedy
Gabino Iglesias   The Devil Takes You Home                                               top noir
Jean Hanff Korelitz  The Latecomer                                                                 top drama
John Trinian  The Big Grab & The Savage Breast
Wiley Cash  This Dark Road to Mercy
RG Adams  The Last House
Alan Johnson  One of Our Ministers is Missing                                        top beach read 
Ace Atkins (Robert B Parker Spenser series)  Bye Bye Baby            laudable swansong 
Andrea Mara  Hide an Seek
Deborah Masson  From the Ashes
John Vercher  After the Lights Go Out*                                                        top literary noir

Produced by Junkyard Dog
Music courtesy of Southgate and Leigh
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Paul Burke writes for Crime Time, Crime Fiction Lover and the European Literature Network. He is also a CWA Historical Dagger Judge 2022 .

Coming in September: Robert Harris, Peter Papathanasiou, Will Dean, Rijula Das, Tim Leach...