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Interview: Jonathan Lyon

Jonathan Lyon is a young British author who has suffered from chronic and seemingly incurable pain for many years. Basing himself in Berlin in an attempt to shake the disease, his debut Carnivore came out last summer. If you haven’t picked up a copy yet,…
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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2017

My list this year rattles around some varied sub-genres and pushes at the radical edges of crime fiction. The Long Drop delves into the realms of fictionalised true crime while Graeme Macrae Burnet has carved out another literary gem in his preferred ‘faction’ style. Mr…
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NTN: The five best debuts of 2017

Fresh blood is what keeps the crime fiction community sated, as they say, and while reading series by your favourite authors is guaranteed to satisfy, there’s nothing like drinking in the work of a brand new crime author. More often than not, it’s new writers who…
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Carnivore

Jonathan Lyon’s debut will have you baffled. Who is this urchin of a main character, going by the name of Leander? Why is he so intent on manipulating his girlfriends, boyfriends, and anyone else who comes into his sphere of influence? But mainly: where has…
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Carnivore

Written by Jonathan Lyon — A detective with a drinking problem and a failed marriage. A hitman who finds a conscience. The psychologically damaged character who may or may not have done something really, really bad. The serial killer with a horrible ritual. Genre fiction…
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Appetite for destruction

On the Radar — It looks like 24 August is going to be a big date on the crime fiction calendar with releases from veteran crime writing women on both sides of the Atlantic – Sue Grafton and Val McDermid. But today we want to…
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