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The Poison Garden

Alex Marwood has made a name for herself with her never predictable array of standalone psychological thrillers. This one is a doozy, with a cracker of an opening that pulls the reader in right from the off. We’re at the scene of a mass killing…
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The Poison Garden

Written by Alex Marwood — Earlier this year I read MW Craven’s Black Summer and marvelled at the brilliance of its first chapter. Alex Marwood must have been at the same training session, because The Poison Garden also opens in spectacular fashion. PC Nita Bevan…
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Back to Poe land

On the Radar — The Baltimore area was home to one of the first great crime fiction authors in the form of Edgar Allan Poe, and it’s also home to one of the contemporary greats, Laura Lippman. It’s her latest release, Lady in the Lake,…
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The Darkest Secret

Written by Alex Marwood — Alex Marwood’s latest domestic noir novel is one of those ones where you’ll definitely feel like screaming, “He’s behind you!” like an overexcited child at a pantomime. There were also times when I wanted to grab a character by the arm and…
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The Billionaire returns

On the Radar — It’s a feature of fame that once an artist makes the big time, there is also an appetite for their earlier works which may not have attracted much attention first time around. We kick off with a pre-Roy Grace novel by…
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The Killer Next Door

Written by Alex Marwood — Big cities are anonymous places and it’s all too easy to pass unobserved, even among neighbours. This is the theme explored by Alex Marwood in her eagerly anticipated second novel, a standalone thriller which promises to be every bit as…
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NTN: Alex Marwood interviewed

Fresh from the success of her debut crime novel The Wicked Girls – which dealt with what things might be like for two women convicted of a murder back when they were 11 years old – Alex Marwood has come up with another fascinating premise…
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