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Deep as Death by Katja Ivar

In this second book by Katja Ivar featuring investigator Hella Mauzer, it’s February 1953 in Helsinki, Finland, and someone believes that this cold, dark, snowy period is a propitious time to continue a nasty habit of murdering prostitutes. In the region there’s no shortage of…
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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 day. The Coldest Warrior is one of those spy novels that has elements that could be taken straight out of…
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The Budapest Escape

Written by Bill Rapp — Former diplomat and US Government analyst Bill Rapp has brought his wealth of experience and research skills to bear in The Budapest Escape, third in a series of Cold War thrillers. The novel is set in Vienna and Budapest in…
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Indian Summer

Written by Sara Sheridan — In the scheme of things across the genre, the Mirabelle Bevan mysteries fall into the cosy crime category. But like many others of its ilk, Indian Summer has its fair share of gruesome deaths, beginning with that of Catholic priest…
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Breathe

Literally a breath-taking debut from Dominick Donald, who captures a compelling sense of place and time in a book which is set in smoggy London in the early 1950s. There’s a murderer on the prowl who is using the pea soupers to disguise his deadly…
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Breathe

Written by Dominick Donald — They say something isn’t an antique until it’s 100 years old. Does the same apply to calling a novel historical? I’m guessing the answer is no, because Breathe is set in the early 1950s and that sense of past is…
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