Tom Vater and Hans Kemp

About us

Crime Wave Press is a Hong Kong based fiction imprint that endeavors to publish the best new crime novels, novellas and short story collections to readers around the globe.

Founded in 2012 by publisher/writer Hans Kemp of Visionary World and writer Tom Vater, Crime Wave Press publishes a range of crime fiction - from whodunits to Noir and Hardboiled, from historical mysteries to espionage thrillers, from literary crime to pulp fiction, from highly commercial page turners to marginal texts exploring our planet's dark underbelly.

Crime Wave Press promotes strong voices, exceptional talent and unique points of view in the crime fiction genre.

Read more about Crime Wave Press at Publishing Perspectives - "How Asia Specialists Crime Wave Press Opened to the World".