October 2020: Fiction Previews

This month, crime will pay. As we accelerate towards Christmas it’s time to pile these mega brand authors high. Lee Child is back with his 25th Jack Reacher thriller The Sentinel (Bantam Press), the first to be co-authored with his brother Andrew, and there are new novels from top selling crime stalwarts Martina Cole, Ian Rankin, Peter James and John Grisham. John Banville’s Snow (Faber) is his first crime novel to appear under his own name.

In historical crime, Stuart Turton follows his acclaimed Costa-winning début The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle with one set in 1634: The Devil an...

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