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Rook by Stephen G Eoannou

True crime and crime fiction that feels like true crime are very popular at the moment. Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether the story you’re reading actually happened or not. Which is fine, as long as it’s a good story. With Rook, Buffalo-based author Stephen…
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Crocodile Tears by Mercedes Rosende

Translated by Tim Gutteridge — One of the pleasures of reading international crime fiction is heightened awareness that the diabolical imagination is alive and kicking in authors everywhere. Uruguay probably isn’t at the top of your list of places where clever crimes are hatched –…
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AudiobookReviews

Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby audiobook

When our reviewer Rough Justice says ‘believe the hype’ about SA Cosby’s rural noir novel, Blacktop Wasteland, he isn’t kidding. His review sketches the fast-paced plot and the significant threats and difficulties the characters face. Suffice it to say that Cosby has achieved that literary…
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Blacktop Wasteland

American author SA Cosby has delivered this year’s breakout novel. Blacktop Wasteland, set in Virginia, is the story of the downfall of Bug Montage, family man and small-business owner, who has never been able to quite kick the thrills of drag racing and armed robbery….
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