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Cold-blooded crime fiction

Despite what A Game of Thrones fans will tell you, crime fiction is really the genre you want for tales of fire and ice. Iceland is our epicentre this week, as we start our new books column off with Cold Malice, the latest from Quentin…
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The Photographer

Written by Craig Robertson — Some book titles are a little off-putting, some are even a trifle dull, while others may seem a bit cryptic. Craig Robertson’s The Photographer has an eye-catching cover that reminded me of movie posters of the 1960s and 70s. And,…
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Murderabilia

A tale that begins with a neat pile of clothes at the side of a busy Glasgow railway track doesn’t sound all that promising, does it? But in the talented hands of Craig Robertson that abandoned clobber marks the start of a darkly disturbing, gut…
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Murderabilia

Written by Craig Robertson — Many of us had a hobby when we were children. Stamp collecting perhaps? Stock-piling beer mats? These days they go mad for Pokemon – gotta catch them all! Those old collections may well have been consigned to the charity shop, the…
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Everyone has a hobby...

On the Radar — Craig Robertson is a Scottish author who often comes up with an unusual theme or concept for his novels. For instance, he wrote a murder mystery set in the Faroe Islands, where there are approximately two murders every century… provided you…
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In Place of Death

Written by Craig Robertson — Reading crime fiction is an education. Imaginative modes of death notwithstanding, you get the lowdown on some pretty unusual subjects. For example, everything this reviewer knows about geocaching came from the pages of Code, a YA thriller by Kathy and…
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