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Pretense

Written by John Di Frances — This is the first book of a trilogy about an international hunt for a trio of assassins targeting European politicians. As a crime thriller, the tradecraft of the assassins is detailed and persuasive, and the police procedural elements also…
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Spriteby: Top five books of 2016

2016 has been quite a year for historical crime fiction lovers. The year isn’t over yet, and there are still plenty of books coming out. TE Kinsey, whose debut featured in this year’s New Talent November, has just released his second book, In the Market for Murder…
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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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Penance

Written by Dan O’Shea — Penance is a big, ambitious, sprawling novel set in Chicago 1971, and the present day. It’s so big, in fact, that it begins with a character listing – and let me tell you, I was grateful for that. It’s also…
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The Expats

Written by Chris Pavone — Moving to Luxembourg with her very average husband Dexter, Kate Moore, who is an ex CIA agent turned full time mum, expects a life of leisure looking after the kids and touring Europe on weekends. What she doesn’t bargain for…
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