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  • I am Pilgrim

    12 September 2014

    Orion Fiction editor Jemima Forrester reviews Terry Hayes' debut thriller I Am Pilgrim.
  • Matthew Dunn: Espionage Thrillers and their Enduring Popularity

    01 September 2014

    Matthew Dunn, former MI6 field officer and author of the Spycatcher novels, comments on the unique appeal of espionage thriller protagonists.
  • Review: Fiddlers

    31 July 2014

    Book blogger Carol from Reading, Writing and Riesling reviews Ed McBain's classic 87th precinct novel, Fiddlers.
  • Harrogate Festival Round-Up

    30 July 2014

    With the Harrogate Crime Festival at an end and we at The Murder Room almost recovered, it’s time to look back at some of the highlights of the weekend. As such, our team of experts at the Murder Room delve deep into what they enjoyed most about the festival.
  • Wolfhound Century Review by Dan Smith

    29 July 2014

    In an exchange placement, this month, with our brethren at the outré-enjoying Gollancz blog, Dan Smith entered the strange Le Carre-esque world of Peter Higgins’ Wolfhound Century. Read on to find out what he discovered.