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Macbeth by Jo Nesbo

Translated by Don Bartlett — First performed in 1606, Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one of the best crime stories ever written. Okay, it’s not a whodunnit – we know early on who the culprits are – but to this day it gives us a wonderful psychological…
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Fever

Deon Meyer has been called the king of South African crime fiction and with Fever he’s written a thriller you will not easily forget. After a rogue virus kills 95 percent of the world’s population, polymath Willem Storm and his son Nico set out to…
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NTN: The Dying Game

Written by Asa Avdic, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles — Fresh blood is spilt here in a debut novella penned by a Swedish broadcast journalist, which claims to please the fans of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. That is what…
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No Dominion

This compelling third installment of Louise Welsh’s The Plague Times Trilogy unites two of the survivors of the viral flu ‘the sweats’ – Stevie Flint and Magnus McFall. The pair are attempting to rebuild a democratic civilisation in Orkney after normal society has collapsed. When…
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No Dominion

Written by Louise Welsh — If you haven’t read the first two volumes of Louise Welsh’s The Plague Times Trilogy I urge you to do so. This is not because you can’t read the third, No Dominion, as a standalone. It will make perfect sense, but…
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The Water Knife

The diversity of platforms for literature fans is a great joy, and in this audiobook the Puerto Rican actress and presenter Almarie Guerra narrates a tale of greed, deception and murder, all based around the most vital commodity in Nevada, Arizona and California. Narcotics? Gold?…
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The Water Knife audiobook

Written by Paolo Bacigalupi, narrated by Almarie Guerra — In the American Southwest, the states of Nevada, Arizona, and California are battling over a dwindling water supply caused by climate change, population pressure, and brazen political brokering. States have declared their sovereignty, closed their borders,…
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A Last Act of Charity

Written by Frank Westworth — JJ Stoner was a special forces soldier. He is now a freelance investigator who knows how to kill men without shedding a tear or suffering any flicker of conscience. His most regular employer is a government spook known only as The Hard…
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