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Interview: Robert Goddard

Prolific bestselling author Robert Goddard was born in Hampshire, but he has set his crime novels across the UK and around the world. Time is no barrier either with a trilogy set in the immediate aftermath of World War I. to coincide with the centenary…
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On the Radar: The accidental detective

Trying something new. It’s probably going to one of the main themes when we emerge from lockdown. Build back better, the new normal, and all of that. This week we lead with a book by a well-established author who’s trying something different, with a main…
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Interview: David Laws

Writing punchy copy comes naturally to David Laws. He spent most of his life as a journalist writing for national and local newspapers, and has now reinvented himself and is using his skills in the crime fiction genre. His second novel, Exit Day, is set…
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The Death of Mrs Westaway

Written by Ruth Ware — Cornwall has proved a rich source of inspiration for many a writer. From Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca to, more recently, In Her Wake by Amanda Jennings and Robert Goddard’s Panic Room, its rugged coastline and windswept landscapes have provided ripe…
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Historical Noir

Written by Barry Forshaw — The pocket essential guide to fiction, film and TV in the sub-genre of historical noir from one of the crime genre’s leading experts does exactly what it says on the tin. Despite this compendium being small enough to fit in your…
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Panic Room

Written by Robert Goddard — Panic Room is Robert Goddard’s 27th thriller, this time based in Cornwall, a county renowned for its misty legends and remote locations. It promises one of his trademark, tightly constructed plots, which are methodically planned. However, as Goddard told us in his…
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