Author(s): Nick Rennison
This companion volume to the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide covers every sub-genre, from cosy crime to hardboiled noir, to help readers everywhere navigate their way through this body of great writing. Covering every major crime fiction genre, from cosy crime to darkest noir, the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide to Crime Fiction will help readers everywhere navigate their way through this plethora of great writing. 220 of the best crime authors are included with a description of the themes, characters, styles and locations of the author concerned, along with a listing of his or her best books. Read On sections lead the reader to other books in a similar style and 60 Read-On-A-Theme listings point the reader to other books that they are likely to enjoy. This is essential reading for all lovers of crime fiction and will ensure that the trail will never go cold as you search for the right book, be it poison in the parlour or homicide in the 'hood!