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Interview: Sally Andrew

At the foot of South Africa’s Swartberg Mountains lies Ladismith. This remote little Klein Karoo town is the home of South African crime writer Sally Andrew as well as her inimitable main character, Tannie Maria van Harten. Tannie is Africa’s most famous crime-busting agony aunt,…
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Back to the Garden

Written by EI Weiner — These days, there’s a bit of a fashion for crime books with song lyrics in their titles and here’s one to add to the list, taking its inspiration from Joni Mitchell’s 1960s classic Woodstock. In this case the choice of…
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A Fool's Journey

Written by Judy Penz Sheluk — A Fool’s Journey is the third cosy mystery in Canadian author Judy Penz Sheluk’s entertaining Marketville Mystery series. In the first (Skeletons in the Attic), protagonist Callie Barnstable moved from Toronto to Marketville to investigate her mother’s long-ago disappearance,…
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Indian Summer

Written by Sara Sheridan — In the scheme of things across the genre, the Mirabelle Bevan mysteries fall into the cosy crime category. But like many others of its ilk, Indian Summer has its fair share of gruesome deaths, beginning with that of Catholic priest…
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Forger's Revenge

Written by Leah Devlin — Ella Winston is just out of prison, banged up for something she did… and also for something she didn’t do. The former art forger is on the straight and narrow now, but she’s also on the hunt for evidence that’ll…
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Interview: MB Vincent

Jess Castle and the Eyeballs of Death is a comedy crime caper set in the West Country’s goriest market town where crucifixions are executed near the pretty town square with its tea shops. However, even MB Vincent, the new crime author behind the book, has…
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Murder at the Book Club

Written by Betsy Reavley — A group of nine women gather for a book club meeting in Cambridge. Can you think of a more innocuous premise for a work of crime fiction? There’s tea, homemade cake, even a bottle of wine… but all is not…
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Past & Present

Written by Judy Penz Sheluk — A young woman launching a business to help other people find missing family members ends up reconnecting to her own. This is the second in Judy Penz Sheluk’s Marketville Mystery series, set in a small town outside Toronto, and…
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