Crime Files is the exciting new home of the best crime and thriller fiction from the dedicated teams at Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing Group and Quercus Books.
We’ll be sharing the latest releases from big-name authors and undiscovered talents, bringing you exclusive extracts and videos of new books, getting our authors to share their inspiration for writing, and offering fantastic prizes!
July: Vaseem Khan and Abir Mukherjee
Authors Vaseem Khan and Abir Mukherjee take over the Crime Files Podcast to talk about their journey to publication, and how becoming published authors changed their lives. With crime writing typically being dominated by white, middle-class writers, Vaseem and Abir discuss what it means to be a British-Asian writer, and why they write about India in the ways that they do.
The pair also introduce us to their new podcast, The Red Hot Chilli Writers, which will open up a window to British-Asian culture for crime readers.
Claire Askew & Olivia Kiernan Interview
Authors Olivia Kiernan and Claire Askew talk about writing their second novels, about inspiration and about the research required for crime fiction.
Philip Kerr: a podcast appreciation
The author of the acclaimed Bernie Gunther thriller series died a year ago this month. As Philip Kerr's last - novel, Metropolis, is published by Quercus, Karen Robinson, editor of The Times / Sunday Times Crime Club is joined by Jane Thynne, Philip's widow, and writers Abir Mukherjee and Peter Millar in a conversation about the writer's life in writing and the enduring fascination of Bernie Gunther, 'one of the greatest anti-heroes ever written' according to Lee Child.
Crime Files: Editors Under Investigation
For this very special episode of the Crime Files podcast, we interviewed three Editors at Hachette UK to get the inside scoop on all things we really want to know about the publishing industry. We discuss everything from advice on how to get a book published to what crime and thriller fiction we should look out for in 2019.