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Britain's best new women crime writers

Women may be battling the glass ceiling in many professions, but in the world of crime writing they’ve shattered it with all manner of sharp implements. Names like Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell and PD James will always spring to mind, and Val McDermid and Ann…
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This is How it Ends

This is How it Ends is the work of Eva Dolan, one of finest new voices in British crime fiction today. It tells the tale of Molly and Ella, two campaigners in London, where property developers are alevelling entire neighbourhoods left, right and centre to…
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Find out how it ends

On the Radar — It’s not often that this happens, but there is only one way to introduce this week’s new books. And that is to say: you are going to have a hard time choosing which to read first… This Is How It Ends…
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Raven takes flight

Sometimes, we get so close to the subject of crime fiction that it’s easy forget just how popular the genre is. Seeing bespoke indie crime publishers like Hard Case Crime, Orenda Books and Bloodhound thriving, is fantastic. In Scotland, Contraband is devoting itself to Tartan…
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Watch Her Disappear

Written by Eva Dolan — When we reviewed our former contributor Eva Dolan’s first novel, Long Way Home, in 2014, she was the new voice in British crime writing. With her fourth book hitting the shelves, she’s become an established author producing some of the best socially aware crime fiction…
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A flying start

On the Radar — 2017 is off to a flying start, and January could see some of the year’s biggest crime releases, with the 26th a big day on the publishing calendar. This week we lead off with Perfect Remains, a debut from Helen Fields,…
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