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On the Radar: The Perfect Lie, and more

From an ex-cop taking revenge on his wife’s killer in Tennessee to a teenage Jane Austen poking around a manor house mystery, our On the Radar column this week has everything a crime fiction lover needs. Our lead book is Jo Spain’s new thriller, which…
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A Conspiracy of Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — We’re at book 19 featuring forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance ‘Tempe’ Brennan, and as A Conspiracy of Bones opens, our heroine is at home in North Carolina recovering from neurosurgery following an aneurysm. It’s the first sign that this novel is…
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Hide your bones, Tempe Brennan is back

On the Radar — March 2020 sees the return of Kathy Reichs and her main character, Temperance Brennan. As a forensic anthropologist, there’s nothing Tempe likes more than a sack of bones – the older the better – and the chance to investigate how their…
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Sins of the Dead

Written by Lin Anderson — Forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is on her 13th case and she’s seen her fair share of death threats. In this, the latest of the series with ‘Dead’ in the title, Rhona is in harm’s way again when she is clearly being…
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A Baby's Bones

Written by Rebecca Alexander — Former psychologist Rebecca Alexander certainly knows how to mess with your mind, as evidenced by this debut novel which introduces archaeologist Sage Westfield and is set in the Isle of Wight. Sage is pregnant and has recently split up with…
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A Map of the Dark

Written by Karen Ellis — Elsa Myers is the New York representative for the FBI’s Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Unit in this debut from Karen Ellis. Just as in any missing persons case, the first 24 hours is crucial. The correct response from the police can…
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