Louise Doughty

The chase looms large in the best new thrillers

23 September 2023 9:00 am

It’s a brilliant page-turner device and works perfectly in stories set variously during the Algerian war of independence of the 1950s and Norfolk and London in the present day

Crazy nannies and missing children: the latest crime fiction reviewed

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Madeline Stevens’s debut thriller, Devotion (Faber, £12.99), might more appropriately have been titled ‘Desire’. It’s a riff on that old…