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These Names Make Clues by ECR Lorac

First published in 1937, the same year that ECR Lorac was elected a member of the prestigious Detection Club, These Names Make Clues is a cerebral detective story that is perhaps the most in keeping of all Lorac’s books with the conventions of the Golden…
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Features

The rise of Welsh crime fiction

With Wales’ first international crime writing festival approaching, it’s time to discover the burgeoning community of crime writers in the principality. Wales is not just a country of song, rugby and coal, it’s a land of crime stories – books, TV and film. We all…
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News

On the Radar: Back to the former you

We’ve given this week’s new books column the title ‘back to the former you’ because it’s a theme that ties together all the novels included. For example, Kate Simants dug up her experiences as an investigative reporter in a children’s home for the basis of…
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Classic novels inspiring perfect murders

On the Radar — With a murderer who’s basing his crimes on those found in some of the classics of our favourite genre, how could we not lead off with Peter Swanson’s latest novel – Rules for Perfect Murders? The author always brings interesting concepts…
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The Best Laid Plans

Edited by Judy Penz Sheluk — We’re just hitting that time of year when beach and poolside beckons. And what better way to get your crime fiction fix than in teeny weeny slices? As your sun-drenched horizon broadens and attention span contracts, short stories are…
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