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Gift giver, serial killer

On the Radar — It’s a bit like rhyming slang, isn’t it? Our lead book features a serial killer who leaves candles and roses around his victims. And throughout On the Radar this week we’ve got treats for you including books from France, Sweden and…
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Raven: Top five books of 2014

Looking back over my crime reading of 2014 and compiling my top five, it suddenly occurred to me that my fascination with American and Scandinavian crime has been usurped. This year my selection consists entirely of French and Italian novels, and to be honest there…
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The Dark Angel

Paris. The present day. A bureau de change is robbed by a quartet of villains from a run down banlieue défavorisée. When the girlfriend of one of the crooks is brutally murdered, Lieutenant Jerome Barthelmy from the 10th arrondisement police becomes involved. His efforts to…
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The Dark Angel

Written by Dominique Sylvain, translated by Nick Caistor — Opening with a fast paced hold up of a Bureau de Change, the The Dark Angel instantly drops you into the seedy underbelly of Parisian life. The culprits – Jean-Luc, Farid, Noah and Menaham – represent…
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