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On the Radar: Crystal skulls are Ace

Pirate treasure in the Caribbean. It’s generally agreed in literature and filmmaking that this kind of booty is definitely worth killing for and that’s what seems to happen in our lead novel this week – a light and distracting new cosy from Cathy Ace. We’ve…
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Mushrooms can be deadly

On the Radar — The latest novel from Finnish author Antti Tuomainen is arriving soon and this time the victim of the piece appears to be a man who has made millions growing mushrooms. An interesting conceit gets even more intriguing when you find out…
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The Corpse with the Garnet Face

Written by Cathy Ace — Will the Welsh Canadian writer Cathy Ace ever run out of precious stones and human body parts for her book titles? They usually go The Corpse with… [Gem Name] [Body Part] and they star the sensible middle-aged academic with a photographic memory, Cait…
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Torment for crime lovers

On the Radar — Yes, we have torment for crime lovers this week because John Connolly’s latest horror x PI crime novel is here and it’s called A Time of Torment. Cathy Ace’s softer series about corpses also continues in Golden Age style and we’ve…
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The Case of the Dotty Dowager

Written by Cathy Ace — Cathy Ace has made a name for herself with her cosy mysteries set in foodie-heaven locations like the South of France, Canadian vineyards, Las Vegas and Mexico. The books in her The Corpse… series have all starred intrepid academic Cait Morgan and…
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A different French connection

On the Radar — No, there hasn’t been a re-issue of the great 1971 movie. Our French connection this week is via two new novels set in France, written by Frédérique Molay and ML Longworth. If French crime isn’t your tasse de thé, then how about a…
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