Best Books of 2013: Crime Fiction: Ali Karim, Jim Napier, J. Kingston Pierce, Mike Ripley and Kevin Burton Smith picked the best crime fiction and thriller books of 2013. More at the January Magazine.
»Gods and Beasts — the third Alex Morrow novel, after Still Midnight (2009) and The End of the Wasp Season (2011) — is the bleak narrative of a policing system that values paper-pushing administration over the efforts of front-line officers on streets dominated by savvy criminals who know how to exploit the policing system to shape public perceptions.«
Crime Fiction reviewer Jim Napier about the latest novel Gods and Beasts by Scottish crime writer Denise Mina. His review you will find at January Magazine.
»Lehrter Station effectively captures the trauma of a defeated and dislocated people, some of them good, some bad, all trying to make their way in an uncertain world.«
Jim Napier about Lehrter Station by David Downing. His review at January Magazine.