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Day of the Accident

Written by Nuala Ellwood — You may have been looking forward to picking up this second book by Nuala Ellwood, following her debut thriller, My Sister’s Bones. This deftly explored the themes of civil war and domestic violence through the lens of a damaged war reporter with…
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Three Days and a Life

Written by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne — You might remember Pierre Lemaitre as the author of the heart-pounding, unpredictable and rather graphic trilogy of crime novels Alex, Irene and Camille, winning the CWA International Dagger Award for two of them. Here at Crime Fiction…
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Hush Hush

Laura Lippman‘s Tess Monaghan books have taken a back seat to her standalone writing in recent years, but thankfully the ‘accidental detective’ is back in Hush Hush – the 12th in the series. Monaghan now has a three-year-old daughter and this weighs heavily on her mind because…
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Interview: Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman began her crime-writing career while working as a journalist, including 12 years at the Baltimore Sun (which also employed David Simon, creator of The Wire and Lippman’s husband). Her eighth standalone novel, After I’m Gone, was recently published in paperback and this month…
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Hush Hush

Written by Laura Lippman — If you hadn’t been paying attention, it would be easy enough to miss the fact that Laura Lippman has written a series featuring private detective Tess Monaghan since the late 90s. In recent years, Lippman’s perhaps been better known for her…
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Fall From Grace

Written by Tim Weaver — David Raker is a specialist. The former journalist is an expert at finding missing people, particularly when the police have failed and put the case notes in the the dustiest corner of their filing system. Raker has a good success…
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The Edge of Sanity

Written by Sheryl Browne — Just outside Worcester, in the relative peace of rural England, Daniel Conner owns a canal boatyard. Or rather he did. He’s selling the business and is waiting for the contract to be finalised. He desperately needs to move on with…
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