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Out of the Ice

Written by Ann Turner — Crime fiction novels set in Antarctica are few and far between (although we did review LA Larkin’s Devour in January). Australian author Ann Turner has chosen the coldest continent as the setting for her second book, following her widely praised…
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The Rare Earth Exchange

Written by Bernard Besson, translated by Sophie Weiner — When a passenger jet inbound from Kuala Lumpur explodes on landing at Orly airport in Paris it initiates a chain of events that drags in freelance special agents John Spencer Lariviere, his karate-trained partner and wife Victoire,…
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Cold Blood, Hot Sea

Written by Charlene D’Avanzo — This amateur sleuth story, billed as ‘A Mara Tusconi Mystery’ introduces Mara, age 31, whose work at the Maine Oceanographic Institute (MOI) centres on the timely subject of climate change. D’Avanzo deserves credit for taking on the difficult task of making…
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The Evolution of Fear

Written by Paul E Hardisty — Claymore Straker is in trouble. It’s October 1994 and there’s a price on his head. When we last saw him (in Hardisty’s debut The Abrupt Physics of Dying) he gave up an arm in Yemen in exchange for his partner…
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NTN: Deceits of Borneo

Written by HN Wake — This is the second full-length thriller by HN Wake and a repeat outing for her gutsy character, CIA agent Mac Ambrose. The action takes place in Hong Kong and various spots in Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, Miri, and the rain forests of Sarawak…
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Massacre Pond

Written by Paul Doiron — It should be autumn in the dense wilderness of the Maine backwoods, but it is unseasonably hot. People are still wearing cut-off shorts and flip-flops, and the insect swarms which should have died away by now are driving everyone mad….
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