We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

Friday Read; Friday Reads

The Last Crossing/Blood Ties

We are so excited here to be publishing Brian McGilloway’s marvellous and gripping Blood Ties in March; after an overlong break of ten years, Ben Devlin is back in a new thriller set in the […]

Read More

Faithless in Death

  Faithless in Death is the brand new instalment in the bestselling In Death series. If you already know the series then you’ll know how good they are but if you haven’t then let me […]

Read More

Black Rain Falling

  This excellent book is now out in paperback; this is what Ed said earlier this year: Jacob Ross doesn’t need any superlatives from me: he was the winner of the Jhalak Prize, the Guardian called his […]

Read More

If I Disappear

If you love creepy, small-town American thrillers like The Sinner, True Detective and Sharp Objects, and are partial to a true-crime podcast, then Eliza Jane Brazier’s debut thriller If I Disappear is the perfect eerie […]

Read More

Blotto, Twinks and the Maharajah’s Jewel

Despite present times, we’ve every reason to view 2021 with optimism – with the global vaccine available now for this wretched virus, the world may start to open up again. I’m excited by the thought […]

Read More

Three Single Wives

If you belong to a book club, you’ll know the conversation rarely sticks to the book, especially when there’s wine involved. So when the women of this particular book club make a passing joke about […]

Read More

One Minute Out

Happy New Year! International bestseller Mark Greaney stretches his wings with One Minute Out, moving into the first-person to bring us to close and personal to the Gray Man, Court Gentry. It’s also an action […]

Read More

Hard as Nails

  What is more traditional at Christmas than warring families? Although, of course, things this year will be very different and scaled down, and we may well end up longing for those Christmases past where […]

Read More

The House of the Hanged Woman

You might already be familiar with award-winning crime writer Kate Ellis’s DI Wesley Peterson novels, but have you read her historical mysteries featuring Albert Lincoln? The House of the Hanged Woman is the third and […]

Read More

Death of a Diva at Honeychurch Hall

This week’s Friday Read comes to you from the newest member of the L, B team: I’m the publishing assistant at PCR, having joined in lockdown (and am yet to set foot in the office). […]

Read More

The Mitford Trial

  If you love the glamour and the old-world charm of the thirties and you haven’t yet discovered Jessica Fellowes’ Mitford Murders series then you’re in for a real treat (but also, where have you […]

Read More

Festival of Death

Ah, summer 2020 has passed . . . and what a summer of no-s it was: no holidays abroad, no Wimbledon, no crime festivals anywhere in this country . . . and no Glastonbury, of […]

Read More