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It's the secrets that'll get ya

On the Radar — Yes, there are plenty of crime novels these days where dark secrets prove to be the undoing of the main character. This week one of the finest authors of standalone crime novels – Michael Robotham – returns and his latest looks…
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Vicious Circle

Written by CJ Box — From Alaska‘s misfits to Norwegian serial killers, and all the way to the Russian steppes, there are many flavours of cold climate crime fiction to savour. CJ Box uses his home state of Wyoming as the backdrop for his own…
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No turkeys this week...

On the Radar — Well, we say there are no turkeys this week, but at first glance there is one on the cover of TM Causey’s The Saints of the Lost and Found. But a closer look reveals it’s an angelic jacket, and the book has an excellent title….
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Death Sentences

Edited by Otto Penzler — While crime fiction may be the biggest seller by genre, the dedicated crime bookshop has become an endangered species. In his introduction to this excellent anthology, Ian Rankin recalls his US book tours of the late 80s, a time when many…
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DCI Banks in Abattoir Blues, and more...

On the Radar — Yes, fans of Peter Robinson can rejoice as the 22nd Banks novel hits the presses, but that’s not all. We’ve got nine other new titles for you to contemplate this week including something set in 16th century Italy as well as…
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