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CIS: My classics by Ruth Ware

Take one hen party containing some women with very different personalities, add in varying degrees of closeness and inclusivity, layer with a few dark secrets, and you have author Ruth Ware’s debut novel In a Dark, Dark Wood which came out earlier this year. The tagline…
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CIS: My classics by Gunnar Staalesen

Tell you what… it’s a real honour to have Norway’s Gunnar Staalesen here on the site during Classics in September. He’s regarded as one of the father’s of Scandinavian crime fiction and his debut was way back in 1977 with Seasons of Innocence. It was…
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The Dead Assassin

Written by Vaughn Entwistle — It may be 15 months since Titan Books published The Revenant of Thraxton Hall, the first of the paranormal casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but in Vaughn Enwistle’s Victorian literary universe, only a few short weeks have passed. Doyle is…
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Capital Crimes: London Mysteries

Edited by Martin Edwards — The British Library has done crime readers a huge service with its revival of lost or forgotten Golden Age novels in the last few years. With more than a dozen titles now available, their popular crime classics collection is a publishing…
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NBA legend to pen Sherlockian mystery

Footballer and manager Terry Venables did it in the 1970s. Champion jockey AP McCoy did it just last year. And now the former LA Lakers all-star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is to join them and write a crime novel. The retired athlete – one of the greatest…
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