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The Coming Darkness by Greg Mosse

Debut author Greg Mosse is the husband of bestselling historical thriller writer Kate Mosse. Clearly they both like blockbuster conspiracy thrillers and writing about France. Whereas Kate Mosse writes about the past, Greg Mosse’s debut is set in a near-future dystopia. We can probably expect…
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Lambda by David Musgrave

An outrageous and shocking terrorist act which kills more than 1400 people, mostly school children, drives this satirical sci-fi crime crossover. David Musgrave’s genre-bending novel Lambda successfully blends the hunt for the bombers and the indiscriminate, or at least unfocused, desire for retribution. By raising…
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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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