- The Late Scholar by Jill Paton Walsh & Dorothy L. Sayers
- Then We Take Berlin by John Lawton
- The Double by George Pelecanos
- The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon by Alexander McCall Smith
The best detective thrillers of the season: Andrew Taylor about new books by Jill Paton Walsh & Dorothy L. Sayers, John Lawton, George Pelecanos and Alexander McCall Smith. His reviews at The Spectator.