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Little Altar Boy by John Guzlowski

John Guzlowski’s riveting new police procedural takes you back to the time before sustained pressure on the Catholic Church brought to light its widespread and systemic problem of child sexual abuse. The victims’ quest for justice has taken years to play out and is ongoing,…
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Man at the Window

Written by Robert Jeffreys — In recent years, crime fiction set in Australia has been a huge hit with readers worldwide – think The Dry by Jane Harper, Chris Hammer’s Scrublands and Helen FitzGerald’s The Cry, to name but three. All are set in modern-day…
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Back to the Garden

Written by EI Weiner — These days, there’s a bit of a fashion for crime books with song lyrics in their titles and here’s one to add to the list, taking its inspiration from Joni Mitchell’s 1960s classic Woodstock. In this case the choice of…
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Lady in the Lake

Written by Laura Lippman — Here’s an author who has garnered a legion of fans over the years – including Stephen King, who has reviewed Lady in the Lake for the New York Times, no less – so how does Laura Lippman keep writing such…
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The Spider Dance

Written by Nick Setchfield — Nick Setchfield’s debut The War in the Dark, which came out last year, was highly enjoyable. In my review I said I was curious as to how a sequel would play out and now with The Spider Dance, we have…
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November Road

Edgar award winner Lou Berney’s latest stand-alone thriller has already appeared on numerous best of 2018 lists, including from two of our own contributors. November Road is the story of a man and a woman, with very different backgrounds, thrown together in Las Vegas in…
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November Road

Written by Lou Berney — Lou Berney’s 2015 novel The Long and Faraway Gone won a string of awards including the Edgar, Barry, McAvity and Anthony gongs. The author sets his latest novel in the aftermath of one of America’s defining moments, the assassination of John F…
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The War in the Dark

Written by Nick Setchfield — Christopher Winter works for British Intelligence, and although he’s a spy, his talents lie more in removing threats to the state than tradecraft or espionage; he is somewhat of a blunt instrument. It is London, in the autumn of 1963 and…
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