Holidays from hell

On the Radar — Are you ready for Easter? Be on your guard because bad things can happen during the holidays and in Chris Brookmyre’s…

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A Darker State

Written by David Young — This is the third in David Young’s award-winning series of police procedurals about life in East Germany in the mid-1970s. Following Stasi…

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Stasi Wolf

Written by David Young — David Young’s novel Stasi Child was a memorable debut and a breath of fresh air in crime fiction. It focused on East…

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The wolf of Karl-Marx-Allee

On the Radar — GDR noir could be the next big thing in crime fiction, what with Deutschland 83, Simon Urban’s Plan D, and David Young’s…

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First look: Stasi Wolf

Last year during New Talent November, we brought you our review of Stasi Child, David Young’s impressive debut. For anyone looking for a new crime…

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MarinaSofia: Top five books of 2015

For me it’s been such a strong year for debuts and second novels that I’ve compiled a list made up entirely of new blood. Some of…

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NTN: The five best debuts of 2015

New Talent November has had its highlights for sure. We met the women authors to watch for in 2016, and some of America’s hottest new crime…

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NTN: Stasi Child

Written by David Young —  David Young is a member of the first cohort of writers who’ve graduated from London’s City University’s MA in Crime Writing…

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Death in the Dales, and more

On the Radar — The elegant covers on the Kate Shackleton novels by Frances Brody are always eye catching and the latest looks like a real treat,…

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First look: Stasi Child

How do you like the look of this debut novel by David Young, due out 1 October? Stasi Child is set to be the first…

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