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RoughJustice: Top five books of 2017

2017 has been another great year for crime fiction. Domestic noir has taken something of a back seat at last, and while no particular sub-genre has dominated, the year has seen formidable efforts from some of crime fiction biggest hitters. While they didn’t quite make…
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The Word is Murder

Anthony Horowitz’s latest novel – the first in a series – has it all. There’s a challenging mystery in which a wealthy middle-aged widow appears to predict her own murder; an intriguing protagonist in the form of disgraced ex-copper Daniel Hawthorne, who has a nose…
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The Word is Murder

Written by Anthony Horowitz — Here at Crime Fiction Lover we always get really excited when Horowitz has another novel published – for one thing reviews of his books are some of the most frequently visited pages on the site. It seems people can’t get enough…
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Murder is the word

On the Radar — Anthony Horowitz’s last book, Magpie Murders, took the author out of the YA mainstream and into the adult crime fiction mainstream with a clever plot that played with the crime writing process, and the notion that fictional and real crimes can…
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Magpie Murders

He writes young adult mysteries. He writes for TV. He writes books set in the Sherlock Holmes universe. He’s even written James Bond. The ever-inventive Anthony Horowitz here tries his hand at a throwback style story partly set in 1955, and partly set in the…
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Magpie Murders

Written by Anthony Horowitz — When this book was launched, its author explained that the Magpie Murders too over two years to write, but the idea for it came to him way back when he was adapting the Chief Inspector Barnaby books by Caroline Graham for The…
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One for sorrow

On the Radar — When Magpie Murders landed at CFL HQ the other day, people couldn’t keep their hands off it. The book has a wonderfully illustrated dust jacket with silver block foil lettering to wow your eyeballs. Our review is on its way too,…
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