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One-Shot Harry by Gary Phillips

1963. Los Angeles. America is supposed to be desegregated but the racism is still there and for many, society remains psychologically segregated. Nevertheless, LA is a city full of opportunities for Americans of all colours, religions and political persuasions. There’s a lot happening here and…
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The Darkest Sin by DV Bishop

Murder on sanctified ground is the darkest sin referred to in the title of DV Bishop’s new historical crime novel set in Renaissance Italy. In this case it’s a shocking and brutal stabbing at a secluded convent. However, this is not the only troubling crime…
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Errant Blood

Written by CF Peterson — Errant Blood is an ambitious literary thriller which brings together many different strands. At its heart is Eamon Ansgar, the reluctant laird of Duncul, an estate in the Scottish Highlands. Eamon grew up in a life of privilege, leaving home…
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Inhuman Resources

Written by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Sam Gordon — It is impossible to fit French author Pierre Lemaitre into one neat category. He has written graphic police procedurals like Alex, atmospheric and almost dreamy slow-burn psychological thrillers like Three Days and a Life and even award-winning…
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Return to Hiroshima

Written by Bob Van Laerhoven, translated by Brian Doyle — Belgian TV crime series have made a huge leap forward in recent years, with Salamander and Tabula Rasa being the most recent ones to hit the UK screens. Belgian crime fiction, however, has been more opaque…
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