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Mexico Street by Simone Buchholz

Translated by Rachel Ward — German crime author Simone Buchholz has won numerous awards for her noir thrillers. Her most recent book, an energetic police procedural, is newly translated into English and won the German Crime Fiction Prize in 2019. Like Buchholz’s previous two novels,…
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Beton Rouge

Simone Buchholz is one of the freshest, funniest voices in crime fiction to come out of Germany since Jakob Arjouni. In this story about caged and tortured top executives at a publishing company bent on restructuring, she gives the American hardboiled tradition a modern twist…
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Beton Rouge

Written by Simone Buchholz, translated by Rachel Ward — If you haven’t read the first book to appear in English by award-winning German author Simon Buchholz, Blue Night, then I suggest you stop right now and go and order it. Admittedly, it is not essential…
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The Forger

Written by Cay Rademacher, translated by Peter Millar — Frank Stave begins this novel as a chief inspector in Hamburg’s Homicide division. But having been shot during a routine operation he has reconsidered his career and when he is fit to return to work he requests…
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Blue Night

Written by Simone Buchholz, translated by Rachel Ward — Chastity Riley, once a hotshot state prosecutor, has suffered a demotion after bringing down one of her superiors on corruption charges. As Blue Night opens, Chastity is trying to make sense of her new life working in…
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Night School

Written by Lee Child — We’ve got to number 21 in the Jack Reacher series and the big man is as unpredictable as ever. As is his creator, because this time Lee Child has taken Reacher back 20 years and our 35-year-old hero is still…
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NTN: Chasing The Storm

Written by Martin Mölsted — It’s April, 2009, and on a peaceful spring afternoon in Hamburg, businessman Torgrim Rygg witnesses a woman being shot dead, and sets off in a fruitless pursuit of her attacker. It’s an action that will have huge consequences for the former…
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