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Bound by Vanda Symon

Bound is the fourth in Vanda Symon’s series set in New Zealand and featuring police detective Sam Shephard. We’ve previously reviewed Overkill and The Ringmaster on the site but if, like me, you’re a newbie to this author’s writing then Bound is not too bad…
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On the Radar: Hotel under siege

For those who love the action genre, Die Hard is perhaps the greatest Christmas movie of all. Now imagine if Die Hard was set in Hamburg. Maybe it would be a little bit like the latest novel by Simone Buchholz, whose Chastity Riley series has…
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Larkey: crime fiction on the Bound app

Bringing together text, audio, visuals, video and more, smartphone apps offer crime fiction lovers new ways of enjoying their time-tested favourite genre. The latest we’ve picked up on is an app called Bound. Launched last year, it has just added a mystery to its ¬†fiction…
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The Ngaio Marsh Award 2012 shortlist

A few days ago we brought you the shortlists for Australia’s Ned Kelly Awards. Well, New Zealand too has an prize for its crime authors – The Ngaio Marsh Award. Instead of naming it after a local criminal, this gong takes its moniker from Dame…
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