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Broken Monsters

Written by Lauren Beukes — Detroit always has the potential to be a compelling backdrop to a crime novel, and in the hands of the wildly inventive Lauren Beukes this decaying city becomes a bad dream. The South African writer made her name with science…
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Should I drink this strange brew?

First there was The Shining Girls. And to promote Lauren Beukes’ the time traveling serial killer novel HarperCollins sent out a ViewMaster unit with creepy imagery in the slides. Today an odd shaped package has arrived containing – among other things – a strange blue…
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Shoot the Woman First by Wallace Stroby

The ex-journalist Wallace Stroby, who has become a hardboiled crime author, returns with his third book about Crissa Stone. His professional thief has already been the anti-heroine in Cold Shot to the Heart (2011) and Kings of Midnight (2012). Crissa is in Detroit, part of…
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The PI Case Files - Part 2

Welcome to the second of four articles we’re presenting, in which we’ll tell you about 12 of the best private investigators throughout all of crime fiction. This week’s feature is an all-American showdown taking us from dusty Montana, via gritty Boston, to rusty Detroit. In…
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Let it Burn

Written by Steve Hamilton — Steve Hamilton returns again to the frozen landscape of Paradise, Michigan, for his eighth novel featuring sometime PI Alex McKnight. McKnight used to be a police officer working the mean streets of Detroit, but he left after getting injured in…
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Interview: Barbara Nadel

Barbara Nadel trained as an actress and worked in mental health before taking up her pen and becoming one of the UK’s leading crime writers. She received the CWA’s prestigious Silver Dagger award for Deadly Web, one of her excellent İkmen and Süleyman novels set…
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Dead of Night

Written by Barbara Nadel — Dead of Night is the 14th book to feature Barbara Nadel’s brilliant and rather fecund Inspector Çetin İkmen, and his suave sidekick Mehmet Süleyman. At this point in the series you might expect any writer to flag a little, but…
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Detroit Breakdown

Written by DE Johnson – Detroit Breakdown is DE Johnson’s third historical mystery sent in Detroit during the beginning of the 20th century. Like its predecessors, The Detroit Electric Scheme and Motor City Shakedown, Detroit Breakdown follows the adventures of Will Anderson and Elizabeth Hume….
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