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One-Shot Harry by Gary Phillips

1963. Los Angeles. America is supposed to be desegregated but the racism is still there and for many, society remains psychologically segregated. Nevertheless, LA is a city full of opportunities for Americans of all colours, religions and political persuasions. There’s a lot happening here and…
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On the Radar: Meet One-Shot Harry

One of America’s favourite noir authors, Gary Phillips returns with a brand new novel set in 1960s LA and the blurb for this one set off a ping here at Crime Fiction Lover HQ. Just the other day we were saying that nobody’s really written…
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My crime classics by Gary Phillips

He’s written for TV, he’s written graphic novels, he’s a top-drawer crime author and he has also edited short story anthologies. But today we’ve given LA crime author Gary Phillips a new assignment – we asked him to pick out his favourite classic crime fiction…
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On the Radar: The Ice Temple is coming

What a time to be alive… The saying reverberates around social media as exasperated people observe a world in chaos, picking out the anomalies and contradictions while ducking insults and blocking racists. But this week we are saying ‘What a time to be alive’ with…
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Crime novellas with Bookxy

Independent publisher Starrk Raving Group is set to launch a new app giving readers access to previously unpublished novellas by a range of authors writing in crime fiction, sci-fi, horror and more. Bookxy will be available for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets in December….
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In Pursuit of Spenser

Edited by Otto Penzler – In Pursuit of Spenser will certainly shed some light on its titular iconic PI. But Otto Penzler’s edited collection of essays is even more informative about Spenser’s creator. And through Bob Parker (as contributors always refer to him), we learn…
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