NTN: A Quiet Life in the Country

Written by TE Kinsey — British writer TE Kinsey’s cosy mysteries were originally self-published novels, but have recently been picked up by Thomas & Mercer. A Quiet Life in the Country is the first book in the series while the second, In the Market for Murder, is due for…
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The French Detective

Written by O’Neil De Noux — A jambalaya of factors go into your enjoyment of a crime novel, and this one is definitely a flavourful mix. Author O’Neil De Noux has selected a time and place ripe for drama. New Orleans is consistently intriguing on many…
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A classic revisited: Heed the Thunder

Jim Thompson’s second novel Heed the Thunder is a sprawling, multi-generational epic following the descent of the Fargo clan at the turn of the 19th century. Although not a noir in the strictest sense, its ominous style and cruel but sympathetic characters show clear signs…
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