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The Price You Pay

Written by Aidan Truhen — Jack Price is a coke dealing free market entrepreneur. He sells Pale Peruvian Stallion which is, in fact, grown and processed locally. He arranges his deliveries with freelancers in the zero-hours, gig-economy spirit of modern capitalism. As Price says, he…
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First look: Front Page Murder

It’s December 1963 and Archie Flowerdew is sitting in a cell at Wandsworth Prison waiting to be hanged. On Christmas Eve. It’s not exactly how he planned to spend the festive season. But, then, Archie was found guilty of murdering fellow comic postcard artist Percy…
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Kompromat

Written by Stanley Johnson — If you’re one of the millions of people on both sides of the Atlantic who look back on the votes of 2016 and say, to yourself or at the top of your lungs, “What just happened?” this new political thriller…
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The Man Who Died

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — If you think you already know what to expect from an Antti Tuomainen crime novel, prepare to be surprised. We certainly thought we did, having reviewed him several times on our site. There’s his philosophical dystopia…
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The Dead Don't Boogie

Written by Douglas Skelton — There must be something in the air up there in Bonny Scotland – it has more cracking crime writers than the calories in a deep-fried Mars Bar. This author even made the shortlist for the McIlvanney Prize for best Crime Book of the Year with Open…
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Scratch the Surface

Written by Josh K Stevens — Midwest gangster Deuce Walsh is having a bad day. He woke up beaten and with a gun shot wound, in an abandoned factory on the edge of town. The two men he’s just killed weren’t goons for the Chianti brothers coming…
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Cookie's Case

Cookie is an artistic dancer… Well, ok, she’s actually a stripper. She is, in fact, something of a cliché – a stripper with a heart of gold. Her act these days is not what it was, ever since she literally slipped on a banana skin, injured…
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