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The Passengers

Written by John Marrs — Crime fiction writers are a pretty twisted lot. If they’re not creating slap-the-forehead-and-cry-out-in-shock moments, they’re happily sitting at home, surveying the world around them and coming up with cunning uses for everyday objects. Sound familiar, John Marrs? Maybe he got…
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That Old Black Magic

Written by Cathi Unsworth — Another music-related title for a Cathi Unsworth standalone book, and this one had me in its spell from early doors. Like Without The Moon – which we reviewed in 2015, it is set firmly in World War II. Open this…
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NTN: Dark Fragments

Written by Rob Sinclair — You’ll have noticed that one of our New Talent November sponsors is Bloodhound Books, a publisher specialising in tracking down new crime authors and bringing their books to market both as ebooks and paperbacks. Rob Sinclair is part of the Bloodhound…
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A gazetteer of British crime: The West Midlands

If you’re a regular visitor to Crime Fiction Lover, perhaps you’ve been following our gazetteer series, where we focus on fine crime writers who’ve established themselves and written substantial works set in specific regions of the United Kingdom. In the past we’ve looked at Scotland,…
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Before It's Too Late

Written by Jane Isaac — There is a seemingly unquenchable thirst for police procedurals among crime fiction fans, and this one certainly scores high marks for its setting. The graceful river with its swans, the ancient streets and lanes, the half-timbered houses – all would…
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Truth or Dare

Written by Tania Carver — A new Tania Carver book is always something to celebrate, particularly if you like your crime, dark, disturbing and mega-gruesome. But novels by husband and wife team Martyn and Linda Waites are definitely not for the faint-hearted. I’ll give you a couple…
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