MarinaSofia: Top five reads of 2016

2016 has been the year of championing the underdog, at least when it comes to reading and reviewing crime fiction. Yes, I have one major international name and one bright new star of British crime on my list of top five crime reads, but the other three choices…
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Book Club

Climate of Fear

Alongside Pierre Lemaitre, we reckon Fred Vargas represents the best of contemporary French crime fiction and the author is fully on form with A Climate of Fear, the latest Commissaire Adamsberg book. This mystery begins in Paris, where an old woman, barely able to walk, drags…
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You can count on Banks

On the Radar — Well, when we say ‘you can count on Banks’ we mean Alan Banks, the detective central to Peter Robinson’s police procedural series, who also appears in the ITV crime drama based on the books. Not banks like Lloyds or Natwest – we can’t…
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