About Crime Files

Crime Files is a reading community bringing together avid crime and thriller fans from three publishers: Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing Group and Quercus Books.

We’ll be bringing you the news and views on all our authors and books, from household names such as John Grisham and Stieg Larsson, to US giants including Karen Rose and Jeffery Deaver, to exciting new talent such as Jessica Cornwell and David Mark. Remember to come back regularly for all the latest updates.

You can also find more great crime books at mulhollanduncovered.tumblr.com – an imprint dedicated to suspense fiction from Hodder & Stoughton – and maclehosepress.com – the very best translated and prize-winning books from around the world.

Meet the Crime Files Team!

Jo Liddiard Crime Files Team

Jo Liddiard

Favourite crime/thriller book: Any of Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch series
Favourite onscreen detective: Either Benedict Cumberbatch’s or Jonny Lee Miller’s Sherlock – both very different but brilliantly done
Cluedo weapon of choice: The Revolver




Dan Fraser Crime Files Team

Dan Fraser

Favourite crime/thriller book: He Died with his Eyes Open by Derek Raymond
Favourite onscreen detective: Laure Berthaud
Cluedo weapon of choice: The rope




Ella Pocock Crime Files TeamElla Pocock

Favourite crime/thriller book: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson
Favourite onscreen detective:
it has to be the one and only little Belgian master, Hercule Poirot
Cluedo weapon of choice: The candlestick





naomi Naomi Berwin

Favourite crime/thriller book: The End of Everything by Megan Abbott
Favourite onscreen detective: Kate Beckett in Castle
Cluedo weapon of choice: Candlestick
Book I’m most looking forward to in 2016: The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood




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  Joe Yule

  Favourite crime/thriller book: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
  Favourite onscreen detective: Luther or Kurt Wallander (as played by Kenneth Branagh)
  Cluedo weapon of choice: Revolver
  Book I’m most looking forward to in 2016: Tim Weaver’s David Raker #7