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Enough Rope

Written by Barbara Nadel — Former soldier and ex-cop Lee Arnold runs an enquiry agency in London’s East End. His assistant is Mumtaz Hakim is a psychology graduate and, as a Muslim, wears a headscarf. She walks the tightrope between the conflicting demands of being…
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New James Ellroy out today!

On the Radar — There are some big beasts trampling around in the crime fiction jungle this week. If we flag up the names Ellroy, Kellerman, Coben and Mosse, that should be enough to persuade most readers to raid their wallets, but we also have…
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Just another sectarian killing

On the Radar — Crime publishers can hardly have caught their breath during the Christmas break, with a salvo of new books hitting the shelves during January. The 30th seems to be a particularly big day in the publishing world with numerous titles rolling out…
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Lucy: Top five books of 2013

2013 has been a great year for crime fiction with some excellent new talent coming onto the scene. Because of this I found it particularly difficult to pick my favourite crime books of the year. All five on my list have enough quality to be…
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Events: an Autumn of crime

If you missed the annual summer pilgrimage to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival, fear not. Autumn has a bumper crop of crime author events from bookshop appearances to major festivals. Appropriately for a former rock star (in Norway, that is), Jo…
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An Act of Kindness

Written by Barbara Nadel — Set in East London, An Act of Kindness sees PI Lee Arnold and his assistant Mumtaz Hakim struggling for work. It’s 2012 and Olympics fever is in the air. Lee has been hired by an old school gangster to investigate…
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A summertime of crime

On The Radar — Summer has finally arrived and what better way to enjoy the heatwave we’ve been promised, than with an ice cold jug of Pimms and some of the latest crime fiction currently on offer. Amongst our latest new releases are the return of…
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Interview: Barbara Nadel

Barbara Nadel trained as an actress and worked in mental health before taking up her pen and becoming one of the UK’s leading crime writers. She received the CWA’s prestigious Silver Dagger award for Deadly Web, one of her excellent İkmen and Süleyman novels set…
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