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The Corruption of Chastity

Written by Frank Westworth — One look at the cover of this book, and you know that Chastity has been well and truly corrupted. Frank Westworth’s second Killing Sisters noir novel offers guns, girls, guitars and gruesome violence according to one of the blurbs. JJ…
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Untouchable

Written by Ava Marsh —  Untouchable is the gritty and sexy debut thriller from former broadsheet journalist Ava Marsh. Referred to as a cross between Belle du Jour and Martina Cole by crime author Mark Edwards, Untouchable draws the veil away from the world of the high…
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Stranger at Sunset

Written by Eden Baylee — Psychiatrist Dr Kate Hampton takes a vacation in Jamaica, staying at the luxury resort Sunset Villa. It’s gated off against the wilder criminal elements of the Caribbean island, but all is not well. The owners of Sunset Villa, Nolan and…
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OxCrimes 4: Maxim Jakubowski

Exclusive extracts from OxCrimes – OxCrimes is a new charity anthology that brings you short stories by 27 top crime authors and will benefit the global anti-poverty charity Oxfam. It went on sale last week, and to support the launch – because we hate poverty…
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Dead Set

Written by Will Carver — Eames is a psychopath. Following events in Carver’s debut novel, Girl 4, he languishes in a hospital for the criminally insane to the west of London. His nemesis is Detective Inspector January David, but David has little to be cheerful…
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Apple Tree Yard

Written by Louise Doughty — A psychological thriller about a respectable middle-aged woman and the consequences of her disastrous choices? This is certainly not typical thriller territory, but all the more appealing and unexpected for it. I loved this slow burner of a story which ignites…
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The Black Lizard and Beast in the Shadows

Written by Edogawa Rampo — Here, Kurodahan Press has collected together two of Japanese author Edogawa Rampo’s longer mysteries in one book, with an introduction by Mark Schreiber and illustrations in a pulp style by Kawajiri Hiroaki. Rampo, whose real name was Taro Hirai, was…
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Fifty Shades of... the CFL sex survey!

Unless you’re orbiting on one of Saturn’s outer rings, you’ve probably noticed the stir a certain book called Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James has created. It’s been described as pornographic, and sadistic, and I saw a story online about a man who sprayed…
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