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Let It Snow

Written by Nigel Bird — It’s Christmas time and snow is blanketing the city bringing everything to a halt. Everything, of course, except crime. There is no movement anywhere. The trains and cars have all stopped, drinkers are stranded in bars and the police can’t…
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Tortuous tinsel: 10 crime books for Christmas

Ah, the good old Christmas season. A time of family, a time of goodwill, a time of heightened emotion and… sometimes… deadly passion. Christmas-themed crime fiction seems to be making a comeback, with many popular authors penning short stories and Amazon one-offs for the season….
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Crime at Christmas

Written by CHB Kitchin — British crime fiction from the so-called Golden Age grows in popularity. Sometimes modern writers produce pastiche versions, and sometimes publishers re-issue the genuine article, and this is the case here, with Faber & Faber unearthing a seasonal original dating back…
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Murder for Christmas

Written by Francis Duncan — The gorgeous old-school cover of this book gives a hint of what’s in store here; this is a golden age murder mystery that’ll certainly appeal to lovers of Agatha Christie – or anyone who enjoys a good, old-fashioned whodunnit. Not many people…
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The Advent Killer

Written by Alastair Gunn — With Advent coming to a close we thought it was only appropriate to review The Advent Killer, the debut thriller from experienced British magazine journalist Alastair Gunn. (You can read our interview with the author here.) The novel introduces us…
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NTN: Interview with Alastair Gunn

Feeling a bit cynical about the run-up to Christmas? The constant battering of the eardrums with boughs of holly, the jingle of bells that makes the hair on your neck stand on end because it’s only November still? Alastair Gunn’s debut novel The Advent Killer…
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