New from Korea

On the Radar — You know that we get excited about crime fiction from overseas markets here on Crime Fiction Lover. South Korea already manufactures…

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Greeks Bearing Gifts

Written by Philip Kerr — Crime fiction lovers were shocked last month to hear of the death of Philip Kerr. Not just because he was…

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Macbeth

Written by Jo Nesbo, translated by Don Bartlett — First performed in 1606, Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one of the best crime stories ever written. Okay,…

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Lullaby Road

Written by James Anderson — James Anderson’s debut novel, The Never Open Desert Diner, recounted the adventures of short-haul truck driver Ben Jones, who drives a…

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Our House

Written by Louise Candlish — “Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive…” The quote from Sir Walter Scott sums this…

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Bad memories, good books

On the Radar — This week our new books column brings you the latest in David Baldacci’s Amos Decker series, a non-fiction survey of the…

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The Woman in the Woods

Written by John Connolly — The Charlie Parker series has been thrilling fans for nearly 20 years. Every Dead Thing introduced the American ex-cop and private…

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Doll Face

Written by Dylan H Jones — Anglesey is the scenic island jutting from the northwest corner of Wales and separated from the mainland by the…

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The Fire Pit

Written by Chris Ould — Book three in this series set in the Faroe Islands sees the British detective Jan Reyna trying to find out more…

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Number 7, Rue Jacob

Written by Wendy Hornsby – Although Wendy Hornsby’s last mystery featuring documentary filmmaker Maggie MacGowen appeared several years ago, it’s clear that Hornsby – and…

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Hall of Mirrors

Written by Christopher Fowler — Hall of Mirrors is the 15th novel in Christopher Fowler’s Bryant and May series, adding to over 40 books the…

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We Were the Salt of the Sea

Written by Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner — In a world filled with high-octane, fast-paced, blood-spattered crime fiction, it’s sometimes worth taking the foot…

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First look: Breakneck by Duane Swierczynski

After Bill Sienkiewicz, Duane Swierczynski might just have the second most unpronounceable name in comics. But it’s one you’ll never forget. He’s written The Punisher,…

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