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On the Radar: The Scottish Resistance

No, no, we’re not talking about independence. This isn’t a political column. It’s Scots author Val McDermid’s new graphic novel, Resistance, which leads off our new books roundup this week. Her compatriot Denise Mina has previously adapted Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo…
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On the Radar: New Latino noir, and more

Today our new books column starts off with some very hot Mexican crime fiction by Élmer Mendoza, AKA the godfather of narco-lit. It seems that Latin American crime fiction just gets better and better, so see what you think of Kiss the Detective. But if…
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Edge of the Grave

Scottish comic book writer Robbie Morrison makes a fine debut in the world of crime fiction with a 1930s mystery set in dark and dirty Glasgow. When the solicitor Charles Geddes is pulled from the Clyde with his throat slit, his widow insists that police…
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