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Uncle Dust

Written by Rob Pierce — Dustin doesn’t hold down an ordinary job – he robs banks to pay the bills. It’s a compulsive cycle with him. Generate some dollars, spend them, steal some more. When we meet Dust he is between jobs, working his way through a suitcase…
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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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The Norway Room

Written by Mick Scully — Over the last few decades, we’ve had superior gangland crime novels set in London (Layer Cake by JJ Connolly, Jake Arnott’s The Long Firm), Scunthorpe (Ted Lewis’s classic Jack’s Return Home, filmed as Get Carter) and Tom Benn’s current series…
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East of Innocence

Written by David Thorne — Daniel Connell used to be a legal hotshot in the City of London, mixing with the headhunted wide boys, and watching as millions of pounds swirled this way and that at the click of a mouse. He used to be…
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The Party

Written by JD Carter — Those who enjoy a subtle crime mystery, an intricate plot and a collection of sympathetic characters should look away now. On the other hand, if you want a relentless, violent and visceral  story peopled by deeply unpleasant members of the London…
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Chamber Music

Written by Tom Benn — Chamber Music is the second gritty thriller to feature Tom Benn’s protagonist Henry Bane. The first was the The Doll Princess. I didn’t get a chance to read it, but it generated a buzz and was nominated for the Dylan…
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