Iceland Noir dispatches: Day one

As regular readers will know, we like to get out and about and attend as many crime fiction festivals as possible. Not only are they fun, but they’re also inspirational and you never know what kind of gossip you’re going to pick up along the way – we’ve found out some exclusive television option news…

Fox developing David Baldacci series

David Baldacci is one of the world’s biggest selling crime writers, and news reaches us a new TV series based on his John Puller series. US network, Fox, is developing the series. Puller is described as an action-forward procedural thriller about John Puller, an investigator with the Army’s Criminal Investigation Division. Puller, a decorated former Army…

John Marrs The One optioned for Netflix

British author John Marrs recently gave him his day job as an entertainment journalist to concentrate on his writing, and it seems to be paying off. His debut novel, an intriguing, Black Mirror-style thriller called The One, has been picked up by Netflix for a 10-episode series. One simple mouth swab is all it takes….

Channel 4 names transmission date for Farang

We have a new (well, for the UK) Swedish thriller to look forward to. Farang: Dead Man Running is an eight-part tells the story of former criminal Rickard has vanished. Fleeing Sweden and the old friends he has testified against, he abandons his name, his life, and his family to start over in Thailand. Ten years…