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Double, double, toil and trouble...

On the Radar — This week, a very different take on Shakespeare’s Scottish play leads our new releases list. Jo Nesbo’s version of Macbeth was on our Most Wanted list at the beginning of the year, alongside debutante Vicky Newham’s Turn a Blind Eye which…
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Death at the Seaside, and more

On the Radar — We’re leading off this week with two very British books – one’s a collection of short stories by PD James, and the other is the new Kate Shackleton mystery by Frances Brody. What wonderful covers they have, so artful and appealing. After…
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Features

MarinaSofia: Top five books of 2015

For me it’s been such a strong year for debuts and second novels that I’ve compiled a list made up entirely of new blood. Some of them have been mentioned quite a bit in the press this year, but others may have slipped a little under the radar…
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NTN: Six women to watch in 2016

It’s been a good couple of years for female debut writers in crime fiction. Eva Dolan, Sarah Hilary and Kati Hiekkapelto have impressed critics with their gritty social realism and subtle, layered styles. Paula Hawkins and Clare Mackintosh achieved international acclaim with their twisty plotting…
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