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Hold by Amy S Peele

Hold, the new medical thriller by Amy S Peele is a crime novel that takes place in the interesting and high-stakes world of transplant medicine, which in real-life often involves harrowing drama. The one-word titles of the two previous books in the series, Cut and…
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Love & Bullets by Nick Kolakowski

Good gonzo noir is a perpetual car crash; one bone-crunching, metal-shredding impact after another and Nick Kolakowski’s pulp fiction upholds that tradition. Meet Bill and Fiona. Don’t let their ordinary names fool you, they are the harbingers of chaos. Where they tread, and they tread…
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Grab a Snake by the Tail

Written by Leonardo Padura, translated by Peter Bush — For decades, glimpses into Cuban life were hard to come by, and for Americans will be harder to come by again with renewed travel restrictions. English-language crime fiction about contemporary Cuba also has been sparse, despite…
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Ghosts of Havana

Written by Todd Moss — The long tail of the failed American invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs swings around to sting a married couple in this present-day political thriller – third in a series by former US State Department diplomat Todd Moss. With…
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The Poisoned Pawn

Written by Peggy Blair — Like many other crime fiction readers, I was bowled over by Canadian author Peggy Blair’s debut novel The Beggars’ Opera – available in the UK as Midnight in Havana. So, I was eagerly awaiting the second in the series. The…
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Interview: Peggy Blair

Based in Ottawa, Peggy Blair had a career as a human rights lawyer before she became a crime novelist. Though she battled to get it published, her debut The Beggar’s Opera (Midnight in Havana here in the UK) won plaudits far behond Canada’s borders and…
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