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The Burning Man

By the time a series reaches its 12th novel, it can lose some of its spark. Not so, it seems, with Christopher Fowler’s Bryant & May which features the Peculiar Crimes Unit. In The Burning Man our favourite pair of ageing detectives are dealing with a…
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Bryant & May - The Burning Man

Written by Christopher Fowler — London is a city under siege, its angry population taking to the streets to protest at yet another banking scandal which has spewed out onto an already jaded political landscape. In the run up to 5 November, Guy Fawkes Night, thousands…
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Tess Gerritsen launches Alzheimer's appeal

The crime author Tess Gerritsen, who pioneered the medical thriller sub-genre in the 1990s, and later came up with the Rizzoli & Isles forensic crime series, has launched a fundraiser to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Her father died of the disease. Here’s how…
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Interview: Alice LaPlante

Alice LaPlante is creative writing lecturer at Stanford University, an author of award-winning fiction, and the brains behind the writing manual Method and Madness. Her debut novel Turn of Mind is an elegantly constructed and highly original subversion of the traditional detective story and we…
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NTN: Turn of Mind

Written by Alice LaPlante — For all of the artfully arranged tension and ever escalating gore in many crime novels it’s rare to put one down feeling genuinely disturbed. Rarer still to be thinking about it weeks later. But Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante…
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Interview: Robert Pobi

Even before his dark, bloody and downright scary novel Bloodman was published, Robert Pobi led an interesting life. According to his site he dealt in Georgian antiques for 13 years, and has fished for Great Whites in the ocean and monster pike in the lakes…
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