Maxine discusses diversity in crime, mystery and thriller fiction and shares her five favourite crime novels by authors of colour.

Maxine Mei-Fung Chung’s Top 5 Crime Books by Authors of Colour | Blog | Waterstones

In her electrifying debut The Eighth Girl, Maxine Mei-Fung Chung creates unforgettable protagonist Alexa Wu, whose life is constantly pushed, pulled and torn apart by her multiple personalities. Through Alexa, who must embark on a dangerous quest in London’s seedy underworld to save her best friend, Chung’s gripping narrative explores the darkest recesses of the human mind and society alike.