Books

Mark Lawson reviews this month’s best crime fiction

Bonnie Lander Johnson on lessons from a parish kitchen

Will Gore reads a gripping conclusion to an epic trilogy about drug cartels

The Apostle of Ireland built on the work of other intrepid men, says David Platzer

James Baresel on the depravity and barbarism of the emperors

Abby Johnson is inspiring others to leave the industry, says Charlie Hegarty

Quentin de la Bédoyère hails a neglected hero of physics

In a secular age, art films are haunted by Christianity, argues Sebastian Cody

Thelma Lovell applauds an attack on NHS bean counters