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On the Radar: Scott Turow is back

The windy crevices of the Italian Alps. The dark backstreets of Stockholm. Among Shropshire hedgerows. In American courtrooms. Crime never sleeps and justice must be done. Here in our latest On the Radar column we’re doing justice to five new crime fiction novels and our…
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On the Radar: A whole lotta indie goin' on

We head into September and the Autumn with a six-book line-up for you, made up entirely of novels from independent crime publishers and authors. With that scorching summer nearly behind us, it’s a great time to discover authors who are doing new and inventive things…
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On the Radar: Party like it's 1989

The 1980s revival has been going on in music since… well… around 1991, but long have we been looking forward to the literary equivalent here in the crime fiction genre. Step forward, Val McDermid, to lead the way and be the Kate Bush of the…
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On the Radar: Blood infusion

The American author Chris Carter and his serial killer catcher Robert Hunter return this week to head up our new crime books column. As you’ll know if you’ve read a book in this series, the blood drips from the pages when Chris Carter writes and…
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On the Radar: Some like it hotter

Not 40-degree heat. Not wildfires. Not that annoying fly who keeps flying straight into the glass. Nothing will stop us bringing you the latest crime novels – and things are going to get even hotter with The Devil Takes You Home by Gabino Iglesias. And…
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On the Radar: Slicing up eyeballs

If you’re on the queasy side, scroll down now. Forensic-based crime fiction novels might not be your thing… But if you love an unconventional clue, then the new Kathy Reichs novel needs to go on your reading list. Yes, someone has left an eyeball, complete…
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