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Into the Night

Written by Jake Woodhouse — When a corpse is found, minus its head and with both hands blowtorched to a crisp, Amsterdam cop Inspector Jaap Rykel realises he has something unusual to deal with. Even more disturbing is that the man’s mobile phone contains pictures…
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Calvin's Head

Written by David Swatling — We crime fiction fans are bombarded with books that have ‘death’, ‘die’ or ‘blood’ in the title. So when a story entitled ‘Calvin’s Head’ came to my notice, my interest was piqued. Was it the name of a place? A person?…
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The Harbour Master

Written by Daniel Pembrey — Amsterdam copper Henk van der Pol is old school. Now in his 50s, his daughter is away at university, and all around him bright young things are moving up through the police ranks. He has been an institution man for…
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After the Silence

Written by Jake Woodhouse — Bleak, pre-Christmas Amsterdam. The twinkling of fairy lights in festive windows does nothing to hide the obscenity of the body found hanging from a pulley above the frozen waters of a canal. Inspector Jaap Rykel, fresh from the indignity of…
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The Devil's Playground

Written by Stav Sherez — It’s hard to believe that a decade has passed since The Devil’s Playground first came out. The book received widespread acclaim and was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger, which goes to a top new writer each year. With…
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Interview: Jake Woodhouse

New author Jake Woodhouse recently secured a publishing deal with none other than Penguin Books. Set in Amsterdam, his debut novel is After the Silence and will bring us a dark tale of child abduction, paedophilia and a new detective called Jaap Rykel. It’s also…
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The House of Dolls

Written by David Hewson — With his three novelisations of Danish sensation The Killing, British crime writer David Hewson has elevated the TV tie-in novel into a literary event. He’s even started a trend in crime adaptations that build on original television scripts: Erin Kelly…
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