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Purity Brown: Top five books of 2017

If the difficulty of choosing a top five for 2017 is anything to go by then it’s been a bumper year for crime readers and reviewers alike. As a relative newcomer to Crime Fiction Lover, my top five also includes some books reviewed by other…
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A Patient Fury

Sarah Ward’s third novel, A Patient Fury, is once again set in the rural Peak District. This time the mentally frail DC Connie Childs is investigating a brutal matricide – the mother appears to have killed her husband and young son before setting fire to the house…
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A Patient Fury

Written by Sarah Ward — Detective Inspector Frances Sadler receives a phone call late one night. There’s been a fire over at a large house on the other side of Bampton, a rural town in the Derbyshire Peaks. The constable on the other end of the line can’t say…
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Throwing stones

On the Radar — Given the title of Louise Penny’s latest novel, we’re expecting some stone throwing, or at least some of the double standards hinted at in the old adage, as her latest novel leads our new books column this week. Penny has a…
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