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Good Samaritans

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Will Carver makes his return to the crime fiction shelves with this audacious contemporary noir novel featuring four obsessive characters riding a veritable suburban rollercoaster of death by ennui. Ant works for The Samaritans charity and he’s a bit OCD. Haley has suicidally low self-esteem. Salesman Seth has drifted into insomnia, bored with his job and his wife, Maeve. And Maeve just wants the old Seth back. Halfway through, when you find out how their paths cross and the deadly consequences of this conjunction the book starts to get good. Then it gets even better. All the while, DI Pace is trying to solve two murders in which the bodies were scrubbed, bleached and bagged. Things get a bit grubby… Read the full review here.

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