Thursday, 30 March 2017

Children's crime fiction

We are getting so excited with our new panel dedicated to crime fiction and we are delighted to welcome Lyn Gardner, the author of the Rose Campion and Olivia series books. Find out more about Lyn in "Featured authors".

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Welcome to the publishing world

What would be crime fiction without publishers? And what does publishing entail? We shall discover all about it with our next panellist, Karen Sullivan, from Orenda Books. Find out more about Karen in "Featured authors".

Monday, 27 March 2017

Femmes fatales

If you use the word "femme fatale"  the Velvet Underground will spring to my mind but if you add "and crime fiction" then the trio of Lin Anderson, Alex Gray and Alanna Knight comes rushing in :-)
And tonight we'd like to give the warmest welcome to Alanna Knight! Find out more about Alanna in "Featured authors".

Thursday, 23 March 2017

German Noir

At Newcastle Noir we like all things European and our special focus this year is Germany. We are therefore utterly delighted to welcome Sascha Arango! Find out more about Sascha in "Featured authors".

Tuesday, 21 March 2017


Whenever I hear the word Amsterdam I can't help thinking of that song by Jacques Brel and I find myself whistling "dans le port d'Amsterdam y a des marins qui chantent" :-)
Now, however, thanks to Daniel Pembrey, Amsterdam is associated with dectective Henk van der Pol! Find more about Daniel in "Featured author"!

Monday, 20 March 2017

Steel City

Let's travel a little bit further south to Sheffield and welcome Michael Wood and his DCI Matilda Darke! Find out more about Michael in "Featured authors".

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Tartan Noir

Let's delve into the underbelly of Edinburgh with Neil Broadfoot and his investigative duo Doug McGregor and DS Susie Drummond. Find out more about Neil in "Featured authors".

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Children's crime fiction

Newcastle Noir is exploring children's crime fiction this year and we are delighted to welcome Laura Wood and her Poppy Pym series. Find out more about Laura in "Featured authors".

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

New Blood

At Newcastle Noir we just love presenting new authors so it is with great pleasure that we welcome Tana Collins and her Inspector Carruthers series! Find out more about Tana in "Featured authors".

Monday, 13 March 2017

Arctic Noir

Let's head to Greenland and discover Arctic Noir with Nina von Staffeldt and her debut novel Frosne Beviser (Frozen Evidence). Find out more about Nina in "Featured authors".

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Our next author

We are delighted to announce that the next author in our line-up is Sarah Stovell and her debut psychological thriller, Exquisite. Find out more about Sarah in "Featured authors".

Friday, 10 March 2017

Thriller time

We are delighted to announce our next author, David Swatling, and his thriller Calvin's Head. Find out more about David in "Featured authors".

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Our full programme

Oh what a day, our full programme is now available, yaaay!!! You can see it by clicking on "Programme" or if you would like it in all its glory and in pdf you can click here!

We will of course continue to present all our authors one by one but we thought that you couldn't wait to have the full overview! :-)

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

French Noir

Doesn't it feel like Spring is on its way, what with the sunny weather and the daffodils? But we are not going to leave darkness behind, are we? Oh no we are not, instead we are going to dive into French Noir with Johana Gustawsson, the author of the bestseller On se retrouvera. Find out more about Johana in "Featured authors"!

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

It's all in the mind!

Newcastle Noir is thrilled to welcome C.L. Taylor, Sunday Times' bestselling author of three psychological thrillers, with a fourth, The Escape, soon to be published this month (March 2017). Find out more about C.L. Taylor in "Featured authors".

Friday, 3 March 2017

German noir

A former detective chased out of the police by the Nazis, a German intelligence officer based in Sarajevo, that can only be Luke McCallin's Gregor Reinhardt series! Find out more about Luke in "Featured authors".

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Helsinki Noir

It is our great pleasure to welcome back Antti Tuomainen, the king of Helsinki Noir! Find out more about Antti in "Featured authors".