Let’s add another “best crime fiction of 2014” list to our collection: UK critic Barry Forshaw’s selections in The Independent.
• The Axeman’s Jazz, by Ray Celestin (Mantle)
• Long Way Home, by Eva Dolan
• The Girl with a Clock for a Heart,
by Peter Swanson (Faber)
• Those Who Walk Away,
by Patricia Highsmith (Little, Brown)
• The Devil in the Marshalsea,
by Antonia Hodgson (Hodder)
• The Secret Place, by Tana French (Hodder)
You’ll find Forshaw’s comments about each of these works here.