Here are this week's new reviews:
Maxine Clarke reviews The Serpent Pool by Martin Edwards, fourth in his Lakeland series which Maxine believes is "is one of the very best crime-fiction series being written today";Previous reviews can be found in the review archive and forthcoming titles can be found here.
Terry Halligan reviews Peter Grimsdale debut novel, Perfect Night;
Amanda Gillies is very enthusiastic about Allan Guthrie's Slammer;
Paul Blackburn reviews Bill Kitson's debut Depth of Despair set in Yorkshire;
Rik Shepherd reviews the paperback edition of The Redemption of Alexander Seaton by Shona Maclean and
Michelle Peckham reviews Henning Mankell's The Man Who Smiled, tr. Laurie Thompson and compares it to the tv show.