Bosch 21, and more

On the Radar — The big news this week is the return of Harry Bosch, in the 21st novel in the series by Michael Connelly.…

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Robert Langdon’s return

On the Radar — Are you ready for more cryptic symbology puzzles clothed in fast paced thriller? Well Dan Brown is back with another adventure…

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Move any mountain

On the Radar — It’s a varied and esoteric bag of books we bring this week. The best of the bunch appears to be a…

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Mushrooms can be deadly

On the Radar — The latest novel from Finnish author Antti Tuomainen is arriving soon and this time the victim of the piece appears to…

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The final fire

On the Radar — It’s a poignant time for fans of Scandinavian crime fiction as, two years to the day after Henning Mankell’s death, his…

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The race is on

On the Radar — Troubling as it may be, race is high up on the political agenda at the moment. Crime authors, being perceptive and…

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Big and Bloody Scotland

Torches as mighty as claymores fired up the biggest Bloody Scotland crime writing festival to date, with an opening procession from the crag of Stirling…

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We’ve found The Missing Girls

On the Radar — Yes, the latest book from English author Carol Wyer is here and it’s called The Missing Girls. Her first two have…

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Nancy Mitford plays Nancy Drew

On the Radar — As our Classics in September 2017 event gets underway, it seems fitting to lead off with a story that takes a…

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Throwing stones

On the Radar — Given the title of Louise Penny’s latest novel, we’re expecting some stone throwing, or at least some of the double standards…

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Ngaio nominees from New Zealand

Have you heard of the Ngaio Marsh Awards, which celebrate the best of New Zealand crime fiction? Well, it’s an award system set up by…

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