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On the Radar — Schedule change! We used to bring you our new books column, On the Radar, every Thursday. Today we’ve moved it to Fridays. From now on, our Thursday newsletter will bring you the best of the new releases by email, as well as updates…
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Scratch the Surface

Written by Josh K Stevens — Midwest gangster Deuce Walsh is having a bad day. He woke up beaten and with a gun shot wound, in an abandoned factory on the edge of town. The two men he’s just killed weren’t goons for the Chianti brothers coming…
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CIS: The Grifters revisited

Classics in September — Most people probably associate The Grifters with the 1990 film directed by Stephen Frears and starring John Cusack, Anjelica Huston and Annette Bening. But the script, penned by veteran crime writer Donald E Westlake, was adapted from a story by Jim…
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The Comedy is Finished

When comedian Koo Davis is kidnapped by The People’s Revolutionary Army, a terrorist group, he’s forced to re-evaluate his life and achievements. Is there anybody who cares enough about Koo to pay his ransom? With a mixture of sadness and bitterness he realises there isn’t….
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