»Statistically all of us know a paedophile, statistically all of us know a rapist. Most people try to go through life not thinking about it. Maybe that’s why crime writing is so popular – it exposes those things and we can close the book and have a little shiver and think, ‚Well, it’s not happened to me – yet.’«
Jane Jakeman has met novelist Belinda Bauer. Her chilling crime mysteries (latest: Rubbernecker) have caused a sensation, Mrs. Jakeman says. Read her portrait at The Independent.
- Chamber Music by Tom Benn
- The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay
- Western Approaches by Graham Hurley
- Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer
Jake Kerridge with a fresh crime fiction round up: His view on new Books by Tom Benn, Malcom Mackay, Graham Hurley and Belinda Bauer you can read at The Telegraph.
»Rubbernecker is intriguing, at times impressive, but never compelling.«
With her novel Rubbernecker author Belinda Bauer attempt to take the psychological thriller into new territory, Doug Johnstone says. Read the review at The Independent.