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Playwright Charles Demers has created a crime novel in which the protagonist – cognitive behavioural therapist Annick Boudreau – faces not only physical danger from the Vancouver underworld, but the ethical quandaries involved in protecting her patient afflicted with obsessive, violent thoughts. Confident the man…
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Crocodile Tears by Mercedes Rosende

Translated by Tim Gutteridge — One of the pleasures of reading international crime fiction is heightened awareness that the diabolical imagination is alive and kicking in authors everywhere. Uruguay probably isn’t at the top of your list of places where clever crimes are hatched –…
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Features

Vicki Weisfeld: Top five books of 2020

It’s always hard to pick favorite books from the 40-some crime, mystery, and thriller books I review for Crime Fiction Lover each year. They’re all so different, it’s hard to compare them. Some authors are consistently strong, and you know who they are. What excites…
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The Art of Violence by SJ Rozan

The Art of Violence is the latest in SJ Rozan’s popular and long-running series featuring private investigators and romantic partners Bill Smith and Lydia Chin. Former client Sam Tabor has recently been released from the Green Haven Correctional Facility, where he’d been serving time for…
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AudiobookReviews

Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby audiobook

When our reviewer Rough Justice says ‘believe the hype’ about SA Cosby’s rural noir novel, Blacktop Wasteland, he isn’t kidding. His review sketches the fast-paced plot and the significant threats and difficulties the characters face. Suffice it to say that Cosby has achieved that literary…
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