Interview: Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall worked in conference production for nearly 20 years before she finally took the plunge and decided to try her hand as a crime writer. A Curtis Brown Creative novel writing course followed, and then she wrote Friend Request. Here a debut novel, with…
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Friend Request

Written by Laura Marshall — This seems to be the year of the misbehaving teenager. Ruth Ware’s The Lying Game focuses on a group of boarding schoolgirls, now adults, who must face up to the repercussions of a bad deed done long ago; now debut…
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The latest from Japan

On the Radar — This time last year, Tetsuya Honda’s The Silent Dead became one of our Recommended reads, testifying to the notion that there’s some wonderfully innovative and gripping Japanese crime fiction available in translation. The book introduced Reiko Himekawa, a rookie female detective…
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