Right. It’s getting serious. Deadly serious. We’ve given you the first 50 titles in our carefully collated Crime Time Top 100 Books of 2016, and if that first instalment served to whet your appetite – well, it’s feedin’ time, folks. From 19th century Scotland to present-day Lagos, from crime fiction dynasties to genre-bending authors, stay tuned for thirty more thrillers to blow your festive Christmas socks off.
41) Brit Noir / Barry Forshaw /Pocket Essentials (OK, so we know this isn’t fiction, and yes, Barry happens to be one of our panel members. But it’s not like he’s plugging his own book or anything. Honest.)
In case you have forgotten our esteemed expert panel comprises the following luminaries:
Barry Forshaw (Financial Times), Andre Paine (Crime Scene), Marcel Berlins (The Times), Steph Broadribb (Crime Thriller Girl), Jon Coates (Daily Express), Jake Kerridge (The Telegraph), Sarah Ward (Crime Pieces), Karen Robinson (The Sunday Times), Maxim Jakubowski (Lovereading), Katharina Hall (mrspeabodyinvestigates.wordpress.com), Russell Mclean (russeldmcleanbooks.com), Doug Johnstone (dougjohnstone.com), Woody Haut (woodyhaut.blogspot.co.uk)