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Rainbow crime

On the Radar — This week we bring you two novels with main characters from the LGBT community, along with a spectrum of other interesting concepts and crimes. Another old Gore Vidal pulp novel has been unearthed, we’ve a mystery involving a ghost, an art…
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Sins of the Father

Written by Graham Hurley — In England’s West Country, DS Jimmy Suttle is called in to investigate the brutal murder of Rupert Moncrieff, a wealthy octagenarian living out his days in a house called Magharibi.  Moncrieff was an ‘old Africa hand’, and among the tribal…
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The Brits are coming

On the Radar — We have an exclusively British line-up this week, with one of our featured authors being born in Scotland, and another in Wales, while the rest are English. With the honourable exception of Kaye Furnivall’s book set in Italy, all the other…
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Touching Distance

Written by Graham Hurley — For years DS Jimmy Suttle made cameo appearances alongside his former boss, Joe Faraday, mixing it with ruthless Portsmouth gangsters like Bazza McKenzie. But the enigmatic Faraday died by his own hand, and McKenzie perished in a hail of police…
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Jockeying for a bestseller

On the Radar — If books were racehorses, who would you bet on? Today we bring you champion jockey AP McCoy’s crime writing debut, but it’s up against a whole stable of thoroughbreds. Patricia Cornwell, Michael Connolly, Graham Hurley and more. In fact, I don’t…
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Western Approaches

Written by Graham Hurley — After a string of bestselling books featuring the idiosyncratic Portsmouth policeman Joe Faraday, Graham Hurley made the brave decision to kill him off. In the next book, Happy Days, Faraday’s shadow loomed large as Hampshire Police played out a fatal…
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