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Little Altar Boy by John Guzlowski

John Guzlowski’s riveting new police procedural takes you back to the time before sustained pressure on the Catholic Church brought to light its widespread and systemic problem of child sexual abuse. The victims’ quest for justice has taken years to play out and is ongoing,…
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Curious Toys

Written by Elizabeth Hand — It is over three years since Elizabeth Hand released a crime novel – 2016’s Hard Light continued her run of the acclaimed Cass Neary series – so the arrival of this standalone historical thriller was greatly welcomed by us and…
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A Gift for Dying

Written by MJ Arlidge — He’s best known for the popular DI Helen Grace series set in Southampton, and now MJ Arlidge is branching out in another direction with a standalone which crosses the Atlantic. We’re in Chicago, where a particularly nasty serial killer is…
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Interview: MJ Arlidge

MJ Arlidge wears several hats. As well as being the creator of the hugely popular series of crime novels featuring DI Helen Grace, he has worked as a TV producer on the likes of EastEnders, Monarch of the Glen and Undeniable, and is a screenwriter…
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Virtual Sabotage

Written by Julie Hyzy — In a year when information technology’s dark side has been prominent in the news cycle, author Julie Hyzy presents a cautionary tale on the potential perils of virtual reality. Picking up on the addictiveness of online gaming, she has envisioned…
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Shell Game

Written by Sara Paretsky — The shell game goes back centuries. It’s that tricksy little number so beloved of magicians and roadside shysters, whereby a person is duped into betting on which cup/walnut shell/bottle top hides an item. There’s even an Hieronymus Bosch painting, entitled…
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