- City of Blood by MD Villiers
- Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai
- Laidlaw by William McIlvanney
- Natural Causes by James Oswald
- The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham
Crime fiction roundup: Laura Wilson about new books by MD Villiers, Kishwar Desai, William McIlvanney, James Oswald and Mark Billingham. Her view at The Guardian.