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The Deepest Grave

If you haven’t yet met Harry Bingham’s DS Fiona Griffiths you are missing out on getting to know one of crime fiction’s most compelling detectives. She’s abrasive, rude, outspoken but absolutely better for knowing. In this sixth book in the Griffiths series, the Welsh DS…
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The Deepest Grave

Written by Harry Bingham — This sixth book in the series featuring one of crime fiction’s most compelling heroines opens with DS Fiona Griffiths bored as hell in her Cardiff nick. It has been 453 days since her last proper corpse when, oh joy of joys, a…
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Keep digging

On the Radar — Schedule change! We used to bring you our new books column, On the Radar, every Thursday. Today we’ve moved it to Fridays. From now on, our Thursday newsletter will bring you the best of the new releases by email, as well as updates…
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Quick Reads brings you crime

Have you discovered Quick Reads? It’s a new brand of books that are just £1 each, and are designed to be easy to read. They’re for adults who are a little less confident about their reading skills, and for anyone who wants a quick, accessible book…
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Keith Nixon: Top five books of 2016

This has been a particularly great year for crime fiction, so this has been a difficult list to compile. The gems started piling up from January, in fact one of the first novels I reviewed in 2016 made it all the way to the top of the…
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The Dead House

Each of Harry Bingham’s Fiona Griffiths novels has received five stars here on Crime Fiction Lover, and we reckon they better start giving the Cardiff-based author some awards – and fast! This time our investigator, who has the unusual condition of Cottard’s disease – is…
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The Dead House

Written by Harry Bingham — The body of a young woman is found in the annexe of a tiny church in the sleepy hamlet of Ystradfflur, deep in the remote Welsh countryside. The room has a history going back to medieval times and was a ‘dead house’ where bodies would…
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Medieval monk murder mystery & more

On the Radar — Yes it’s all about setting this week as Cardiff detective Fiona Griffiths ventures into the countryside to investigate a body found in an ancient church and there’s soon a monk-tastic mystery unfolding. We’ve also got three wonderful translations for you – from…
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