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Slough House by Mick Herron

Slough House is Mick Herron’s seventh novel about his team of unloved, incompetent though often marvellously effective MI6 spies. Like all series of this vintage, the characters tend to come and go so a good way to start this review is the same way Herron…
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Ungentlemanly Warfare

Written by Howard Linskey — When the assassination of the scientist behind Hitler’s miracle jet fighter is ordered, there is only one man who can do the job – burned out soldier, spy and, not quite a gentleman, Captain Harry Walsh. He’s ruthless and damaged…
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Interview: David Laws

Writing punchy copy comes naturally to David Laws. He spent most of his life as a journalist writing for national and local newspapers, and has now reinvented himself and is using his skills in the crime fiction genre. His second novel, Exit Day, is set…
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Nemesis

Written by Rory Clements — If you’ve read the previous two adventures featuring Cambridge professor Tom Wilde you will know that he has little time to bury himself in dusty archives or hold student seminars and lectures. For this action man, who has spied for both…
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Hunting the Hangman

Written by Howard Linskey — Anyone who’s been reading lots of British crime fiction in recent years will have come across the work of Howard Linskey. Setting his books in the North East, he first covered Newcastle gangland in the series that began with The Drop. Then…
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Santorini Caesars

Written by Jeffrey Siger — Jeffrey Siger may be American, but he has made his home in Greece for many years now, and his love of the country shines through in his novels. His Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis series has moved from Mykonos to Athens, via many…
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Assassins

Written by Jim Eldridge — Author and scriptwriter Jim Eldridge is probably better known for his historical fiction aimed at the young adult market, with series such as The Malichea Quest, and Badlands. He was also the creator of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series King…
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