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Charlesgate Confidential

Written by Scott Von Doviak — Last year was a banner year for debuts. Jane Harper’s The Dry and Jordan Harper’s A Lesson in Violence both won widespread critical acclaim and topped two of our reviewer’s year’s best lists. It’s too soon to judge if…
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I Know a Secret

Written by Tess Gerritsen — Over the course of 12 books, the partnership of Rizzoli and Isle has become as well-established as, say, Laurel and Hardy or Lennon and McCartney. Or maybe we can add Cagney and Lacey, because these two women are close friends…
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Since We Fell

Written by Dennis Lehane — Rachel Childs shoots her husband dead on a boat in Boston harbour in the opening sentence of Since We Fell, the latest from bestselling author Dennis Lehane. As he breathes his last, an array of thoughts and emotions pass through her mind. One…
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Die Again

Written by Tess Gerritsen — The last crime novel that I read which was set in Botswana was one of the No1 Ladies Detective Agency series, written by Alexander McCall Smith and featuring the homespun wisdom of Mma Precious Ramotswe. Die Again opens in the same country but,…
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NTN: William Giraldi interviewed

Next month sees the release of a debut crime novel for William Giraldi, a writer and editor based in Boston, who has come up with a tale of darkness and death set in America’s most northern territory: Alaska. Here at Crime Fiction Lover we often…
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Flesh and Blood

Written by Patricia Cornwell — Have you ever been stuck in an interminable traffic jam on the motorway? One where time seems to slow down as you stare, bored, out of the window and pray for rescue? In a nutshell, that’s how I felt while…
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The PI Case Files - Part 2

Welcome to the second of four articles we’re presenting, in which we’ll tell you about 12 of the best private investigators throughout all of crime fiction. This week’s feature is an all-American showdown taking us from dusty Montana, via gritty Boston, to rusty Detroit. In…
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