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Hell is Empty

Conrad Williams provides a fitting finale to his Joel Sorrell trilogy. The London-based PI finally gets the chance to match wits with his wife’s murderer after a gang of killers escape from a maximum security prison. From the very beginning, these books have been distinguished…
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Hell is Empty

Written by Conrad Williams — Hell is Empty completes the trilogy of Joel Sorrell novels that began with Dust and Desire last year followed by Sonata of the Dead this spring. Conrad Williams really put his London-based PI through the wringer in those first two books and so…
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Are you getting Cross?

On the Radar — James Patterson is quite possibly the world’s top-selling crime author at the moment, partly because he’s so prolific. So we’d like to know if you’ll be getting his latest Alex Cross book, Cross the Line? Or, will you be adding one of…
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Sonata of the Dead

The second novel by Conrad Williams to feature private detective Joel Sorrell, Sonata of the Dead sees our man investigating the murder of his daughter’s boyfriend. Oh, and Sarah herself is missing. It appears the dead man was part of a secretive organisation called The Accelerants and perhaps…
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Sonata of the Dead

Written by Conrad Williams — Dust and Desire, the first Joel Sorrell thriller, was a wonderful surprise from Conrad Williams. Previously best known for his dark fantasy and horror, it seemed as if he’d written Dust and Desire with Raymond Chandler looking over one shoulder and Thomas Harris the…
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RoughJustice: Top five books of 2015

Ah, Christmas. The streets are full of drunken Santas, more than one domestic murder can be put down to a fight over who had the last mince pie, and elf muggings reach record numbers. One Christmas tradition is worth keeping though, and that is Crime…
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Interview: Conrad Williams

Hailing from Warrington, in the North West of England, Conrad Williams has made a name for himself in the areas of horror and dark fantasy. While his latest novel retains the dark, instead of fantasy Dust and Desire is the author’s first stab at detective…
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