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Broadchurch

Written by Erin Kelly and Chris Chibnall — In March 2013, nine million of us became hooked on Broadchurch, a multi-award winning and groundbreaking ITV series which kept us enthralled over eight dramatic weeks. Following the first episode, which delivered a huge emotional punch, the…
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The Ties That Bind

Written by Erin Kelly — “Brighton is a town that always looks as if it is helping police with their inquiries,” said the writer Keith Waterhouse. It’s an aphorism that chimes with Erin Kelly’s new novel about a former gangster who once ruled the Sussex…
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The House of Dolls

Written by David Hewson — With his three novelisations of Danish sensation The Killing, British crime writer David Hewson has elevated the TV tie-in novel into a literary event. He’s even started a trend in crime adaptations that build on original television scripts: Erin Kelly…
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Features

Andre: Top five books of 2013

Setting is hugely important to a crime story and my favourite novels took in Oslo, Cardiff, Istanbul, Baghdad, Edinburgh and Devon. Yet it’s an entirely Anglo-centric list of authors; where is the Scandinavian, French and Italian crime-writing contingent? I’ve always been a fan of translated…
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NTN: The Stone Boy

Written by Sophie Loubière, translated by Nora Mahony — Sophie Loubière won the Prix Lion Noir in France with this tricksy yet subtle psychological thriller. She has written several books but The Stone Boy is the first to be translated into English, so we’re claiming…
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Broadchurch the novel

Sphere has announced that it is to publish a novel based on the sensational ITV whodunnit, Broadchurch. Shown in January this year, the programme starred David Tennant as DI Alex Hardy, with Olivia Colman playing his colleague DS Ellie Miller. The story revolves around Hardy’s…
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The Burning Air

Written by Erin Kelly — The Poison Tree was a remarkable debut, a very English psychological suspense novel about an outsider enchanted by glamorous new friends. It was adapted for television in the UK and Erin Kelly showed an equally sure touch with her next…
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