Barry Forshaw

Psycho-Thrillers

In the best traditions of historical crime writing, Philip Sington’s The Einstein Girl and Frank Tallis’ Deadly Communion interweave fiction and fact, as well as re-create whole eras. The reader is not only entranced and entertained but takes away an enhanced understanding of the theories of Einstein or Freud. These highly accomplished practitioners of their craft discussed fiction, myth and reality with crime critic Barry Forshaw.

Literary Espionage
Sweeping and exhilarating, brimming with passion and betrayal, the new works of two well-known writers are compelling page-turners. In her debut novel, A Quiet Life, feminist activist Natasha Walter, author of the iconic Living Dolls, tells a warm-blooded story of Cold War duplicity and deception. In Tightrope, bestselling, prize-winning author Simon Mawer continues the romantic and political exploits of Marian Sutro, protagonist of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, in a simmering tale of post-...