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Worst case or best case?

On the Radar — Isn’t it funny? We hate bad news, but as crime fiction lovers sometimes the worst case scenario proves to be the best. That’s why we’re looking forward to Helen FitzGerald’s latest, purely on the basis of the title. We’re pretty sure…
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Tangerine dream

On the Radar — It must be a dream come true for Christine Mangan. Not only has her debut come up top of our list in this week’s On the Radar news column, but she’s also sold the rights to Hollywood and it seems that…
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Book hunter

On the Radar — Lots of new crime books for you this week, including the true story of FBI serial killer profiler John Douglas, as seen in Mindhunter on Netflix. There are new releases from two of America’s top women crime writers, a Chilean debut…
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No turkeys this week...

On the Radar — Well, we say there are no turkeys this week, but at first glance there is one on the cover of TM Causey’s The Saints of the Lost and Found. But a closer look reveals it’s an angelic jacket, and the book has an excellent title….
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The Bird That Did Not Sing

Written by Alex Gray — As Glasgow prepares itself to host the Commonwealth Games, a mysterious explosion devastates an area of woodland close to one of the venues. Police and the fire service investigate, but the motive for the blast remains a mystery. Months later,…
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Nine deadly measures of murder...

On the Radar — There’s a huge week ahead for crime fiction, with a squadron of new detective novels hitting the shelves. From cosy to contemporary, and from 19th century Ireland to near future Hong Kong, there’s bound to be something for you amongst these…
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The Swedish Girl

Written by Alex Gray — The bestseller lists are peppered with crime books set in Scotland or Scandinavia, so it was only a matter of time before someone attempted to bring together these two fine traditions within the genre. The Swedish Girl is the 10th book…
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