Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

According to NHS statistics, postnatal depression affects more than one in 20 women within a year of giving birth. In Little Disasters, Sarah Vaughan takes…

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Seven Shadows by VS Kemanis

If you’ve read any of VS Kemanis’s previous Dana Hargrove legal thrillers, you’ll be familiar with her lively, interesting cast of characters. There’s Dana, a…

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Bitter Wash Road by Garry Disher

Australia can lay claim to some pretty good exports – think Kylie Minogue, Vegemite, didgeridoos and Hugh Jackman for starters – but of late my…

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The Boy from the Woods

Written by Harlan Coben — In a world where crime novel reading can sometimes feel a little samey, here’s an author you can always rely…

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The Interpreter

Written by AJ Sidransky —World War II and the excesses of the Nazi regime have provided endless inspiration for crime and thriller writers. While I’ve…

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The Molten City

Written by Chris Nickson — The publication of The Molten City comes as Chris Nickson is celebrating 10 years of writing historical crime fiction set…

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The Blood is Still

Written by Douglas Skelton — Can it be a whole year since we first met reporter Rebecca Connolly in Thunder Bay in the wilds of…

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Mexico Street

Written by Simone Buchholz, translated by Rachel Ward — German crime author Simone Buchholz has won numerous awards for her noir thrillers. Her most recent…

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A Conspiracy of Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — We’re at book 19 featuring forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance ‘Tempe’ Brennan, and as A Conspiracy of Bones opens, our heroine…

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The Creak on the Stairs

Written by Eva Björg Aegisdóttir, translated by Victoria Cribb — When you’ve developed your taste for Scandinavian crime fiction with the Swedish and Danish authors,…

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Summer of Reckoning

Written by Marion Brunet, translated by Katherine Gregor — Some teenage summers are just too awkward and painful to revisit. In this psychological thriller, which…

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Rules for Perfect Murders

Written by Peter Swanson — Anthony Horowitz calls this entertaining new puzzle mystery by Peter Swanson ‘fiendish good fun’, and that really hits the nail…

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The Coldest Warrior

Written by Paul Vidich — The boundaries between espionage and crime fiction sometimes can be murky and hard to define, and other times clear as…

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Pele’s Domain

Written by Albert Tucher — Al Tucher has made something of a specialty of setting his crime stories in Hawaii, especially the Big Island, and…

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