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Police procedurals aplenty...

On the radar – This week’s radar has more kick to it than a double espresso, with a triple hit of police procedural topped off with a shot of edge-of-the-seat suspense. We start on the mean streets of Copenhagen and a suspicious drowning, before heading…
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Police procedurals: five of the best

It is not surprising that the police procedural is one of the most enduring forms of crime fiction. The process by which a crime is solved, and the relationships between members of the police, and those they have with family and friends, continue to fascinate….
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Policemen, pawns and poison

On the Radar — This week sees JD Robb’s In Death and Jonathan Kellerman’s Alex Delaware series receive updates, but there’s plenty of new blood spilled as well. Up-and-coming Canadian author Peggy Blair is set to release her second book, and we also meet Ryan…
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Wisting - Norway's biggest crime drama yet

One of the attractions of Nordic noir is the allusion to beauty and innocence that the pristine snowscapes conjure just before the tragic human drama bites. The contrast plays on the mind as the extreme cold, sense of isolation and dislocation and the evil people…
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On the Radar: A drop of the Irish

Scottish crime fiction is booming, Wales is getting its own national crime fiction festival and this week we’re kicking off our news column with a new novel by one of Ireland’s finest and most respected crime authors, Ken Bruen. So it seems as though crime…
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On the Radar: Cut to the crime fiction

If you’re looking for a crime novel to sink into and drift away from the troubles of the world, you’ve come to the right place. Our weekly crime fiction news column brings you the latest from Chris Brookmyre, and it’s a standalone with a unique…
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