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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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Overkill

Written by Vanda Symon — Tree-lined river banks. Long, winding roads through creepy rows of corn. Secluded woods that block out the light. And houses in hard-to-reach places on the dusty plains. The rural setting is one that crime fiction lovers are passionate about at…
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The Anomaly

Written by Michael Rutger — The Anomaly Files is a YouTube channel that owes no small debt to the X-Files. Depending on your point of view, its purpose is either to challenge lazy and self-serving scientific consensus, or to provide clickbait for teenage boys and…
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League of American Traitors

Written by Matthew Landis — This debut YA thriller is set in the modern day, but with one foot firmly planted in American history. The promising idea underlying the book is that the descendants of American heroes of wars past – the Revolutionary War, Civil War,…
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The Susan Effect

Written by Peter Hoeg, translated by Martin Aitken — Susan Svendsen and her family are away in India. Not together, mind you. Her husband, Laban, and twin boy and girl Harald and Thit, are there separately, and yet each member of the family is in…
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The Final Hour

Written by Tom Wood — The man known only as Victor is a professional assassin. He has worked off the books for a number of countries’ intelligence agencies, and also in the private sector, often for a shadowy organisation that he calls the Consortium. He has…
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