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Andre: Top five books of 2015

This was a year when the big hitters came good. Laura Lippman, Stephen King and Ian Rankin all make my top five, and other famous names came close. Ruth Rendell’s final novel, Dark Corners, was a fitting farewell, while David Baldacci made a seamless switch…
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The Shut Eye

Gold Dagger winner Belinda Bauer‘s latest novel sees a return for DCI Marvel, first encountered in her 2011 story Darkside. Marvel is a true misanthrope, and thinks that the police force in which he serves is ‘peopled by short men with degrees and vegetarian lesbians’….
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The Shut Eye

Written by Belinda Bauer – Expectations are always high for a new novel from Belinda Bauer, winner of the CWA Gold Dagger for her debut, Blacklands, and the most recent recipient of the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year (for Rubbernecker). Yet while…
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The Shut Eye, and more...

On the Radar — Top UK author Belinda Bauer is back with her latest – The Shut Eye – and we also have new releases from Clare Donoghue, and Costello and Richards. From cosy to psychological, from East End to France and Sweden, there’s something…
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Andre: Top five books of 2014

Re-issues have made up much of my reading this year, from the ambitious reprint project of the Maigret series (alongside the first English edition of Simenon’s startling psychological novel The Mahé Circle) to the scandalous 1980s PI debut from Julian Barnes’s alter ego Dan Kavanagh,…
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