Out Now! Crime Scenes: Modern Crime Fiction in an International Context

Crime Scenes: Modern Crime Fiction in an International Context examines the ways in which crime fiction has developed over several decades and in several national literary traditions. The volume covers a wide spectrum of current interests and topical concerns in the field of crime fiction studies. It introduces twenty-four original essays by an international groupContinue reading “Out Now! Crime Scenes: Modern Crime Fiction in an International Context”

Crime Fiction – Here and There and Again

Back In 2012 I had the real pleasure of being at special guest at Crime Fiction – Here and There, Now and Then, an academic conference at the University Of Gdansk which was organised by Agnieszka Sienkiewicz-Charlish, M.A. and Urszula Elias, M.A. The Academic Advisor was Prof. David Malcolm, who has a story in Exiles: An Outsider Anthology. Being an academic conference, a lot of it wasContinue reading “Crime Fiction – Here and There and Again”

Guest Blog: It’s just Australian crime fiction mate by Dr Rachel Franks

As a crime-writing nation, modern Australia is a much younger sibling to the United Kingdom and the United States. Yet, like any other enthusiastic child, Australia took to crime writing with eagerness and flair. Australians would go on to reflect and reject some of the great traditions of the genre established by many of theContinue reading “Guest Blog: It’s just Australian crime fiction mate by Dr Rachel Franks”

Where The Devil Can’t Go by Anya Lipska – Update.

One of my favourite crime novels of 2012 was Where The Devil Can’t Go by Anya Lipska. It tells the story of Janusz Kiszka, a Polish ex-pat who has been living in London for over twenty years. A man with a past he’d rather forget. Janusz is a ‘fixer’. A kind of unofficial Private Eye.Continue reading “Where The Devil Can’t Go by Anya Lipska – Update.”

Where The Devil Can’t Go by Anya Lipska

Janusz Kiszka is a Polish ex-pat who has been living in London for over twenty years. A man with a past he’d rather forget. Janusz is a ‘fixer’. A kind of  unofficial Private Eye.  When he is asked by his priest to track down a missing Polish waitress it seems like a straightforward case of a youngContinue reading “Where The Devil Can’t Go by Anya Lipska”