6 of the first crime novelties for 2018

Just a few days to end the year, all peace and love in these holidays and supposed happiness. Or not. So I get ahead of myself to the first novelties in the genre of my loves, the darkest black. As a contrast to the lights and sweetness of polvorones and marzipan. Go 6 of those first national and international titles which are published now in January. From the last book in the series by the Swedish criminal psychologist Sebastian Bergman or that shipment signed by the specialist in psychological terror that is another Sebastian, the Berliner Fiztek. 

The wound - Jorge Fernández Díaz

At the end of January the new novel by this writer and journalist is published, which brings back to Agent Remil, the controversial character of The dagger.

A nun disappears and leaves an enigmatic message. A collaborator of Pope Francis orders two intelligence agents to look for her anywhere. At once, a political adviser fired by the Argentine government She is hired by the governor of a place in Patagonia to improve her image and avoid an electoral catastrophe. But she will have Remil's help until they both run into a State crime and a sinister organization.

Considered atpolitical hriller with crime novel mix, in it four mysterious love stories intersect with the rigor of an investigation and with a great cinematographic rhythm.

Dying is not what hurts the most - Ines Plana

Other Elaborate plot thriller with good characters and fluid storytelling. He tells us the case of a man who appears hanged in a pine forest on the outskirts of Madrid, with his eyes gouged out. In one of his pockets they find a paper with the name and address of a woman: Sara Azcarraga, who lives a few kilometers from where the crime occurred. Frail, lonely, a lonely vodka drinker, Sara is fragile, lonely and a drinker and avoids any human contact.

Julián Tresser, lieutenant of the Civil Guard, takes charge of the case, assisted by the young corporal Chur, who is facing a criminal investigation for the first time, with hardly any clues. Tresser will discover some facts that will give a tragic overturn to its existence and they will mark it forever.

The shipment - Sebastian Fiztek

New thriller from the successful German author of TherapyPassenger 23 y The Joshua project. This time tells the story of the young psychiatrist Emma stein, who no longer leaves home since she was raped in a hotel room. It had been the third victim of a killer psychopath and the only one who escaped alive, although without seeing his face. One morning the postman leaves her a package destined for her neighbor, whom she does not know. And by accepting it, he does not imagine that his worst nightmare is about to begin.

The Truth of the Alligator - Massimo Carlotto

This is the first title in the series starring a singular private investigator nicknamed the Cayman and is based on the writer's real life.

In 1976, Alberto Magagin he was convicted of the murder of Evelina Bianchini. In 1993, while on parole, Magagnin disappeared without a trace. So your lawyer, Barbara Foscarini, decides to use a private investigator, who is Marco Burati, the alligator. He is a lover of blues, Calvados drinker and ex-convict for a conviction that was unjust.

Accompanied by his inseparable partner, the smuggler Beniamino Rossini, the Cayman begins an investigation that will lead him to delve into the ins and outs of a long-closed case. Magagnin had no reason to commit the murderBut his profile made him the perfect scapegoat.

Justified punishments - Horjth & Rosenfeldt

El fifth title of this acclaimed series starring the Swedish criminal psychologist Sebastian Bergman sees the light in mid-January. He tells us the case of a television star found dead from a shot to the head in an abandoned school. His body is facing the wall and tied to a chair are some exam sheets.

This murder is the first in a series that will have famous people as victims. The Torkel Hölgrund Crime Squad They will handle the case and, as always, they will be assisted by the expertise and knowledge of Sebastian Bergman. They will be able to follow the clues found in internet chats and in anonymous letters published in the newspapers to solve the mystery.

The day love was lost - Javier Castillo

Javier Castillo has been a short story writer since adolescence. His first novel that was a commercial success on the internet was titled The day that sanity was lostNow he presents this, another story loaded with suspense and love in equal measure, which promises to be a new achievement.

At twelve o'clock in the morning of December 14 a young woman full of bruises She shows up naked at the New York FBI facility with several yellowish notes in her hand. Inspector Bowring, who is head of the Criminology Unit, will try to discover what the young woman is hiding and her connection to another case, that of a woman beheaded hours later and whose name matches the one written in one of the notes.

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