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The Chalk Pit

Written by Elly Griffiths — Some books are let down by the lack of coherent characterisation, featuring players so one-dimensional they would blow away in a gentle breeze. Not so with the work of Elly Griffiths, whose books are populated by creations as well rounded and multi-layered as…
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The Bone Collection

Written by Kathy Reichs — Temperance Brennan has come a long way in 18 books, but readers have never really learned how she got into forensic anthropology in the first place. Until now, that is. Because one of the four novellas that make up Kathy…
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Chaos

Written by Patricia Cornwell — We’ve reached number 24 in the Kay Scarpetta series and the much put-upon medical examiner shows no sign of letting up. Since she took the crime fiction scene by storm in 1990 with the multi-award winning Postmortem, Cornwell’s books have…
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Features

Interview: Jeffery Deaver

“Technology is everywhere: it makes our lives easier, our connections faster and journeys quicker. But in the hands of someone smart enough, every piece of technology can be a murder weapon.” So reads the blurb of the latest Lincoln Rhyme thriller from the pen of…
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The Burning Man

Written by Solange Ritchie — Meet Dr Catherine ‘Cat’ Powers, a forensic pathologist with the FBI who is the star of the show in this debut novel by an author who used to ply her trade as a lawyer. A most unusual debut it is…
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Speaking in Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — Maybe it’s a sweeping generalisation, but women in crime novels tend to fall into two camps… They are cast as the victim, who may or not fight back and, more often than not, end up on the mortuary slab. Or, as the driven career girl going all…
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Dem bones

On the Radar — This week the Bones series by Kathy Reichs receives its latest instalment, and we’ve also got a brand new book by Denise Mina. There’s a wartime crime story, a couple of Irish connections and a trip to Malmo as well. See…
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