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The Cabin

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — Best-selling Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst, the modern master of the police procedural, has penned another winner with the second instalment of his Cold Case Quartet. Like the first book in the series, the Petrona Award-winning…
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Little Siberia

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by David Hackston — In some ways, Little Siberia is reminiscent of Antti Tuomainen’s very first novel, The Healer, which we reviewed back in 2013. That book was the story of Tapani Lehtinen, a poet searching for his kidnapped wife…
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Back Door to Hell

Written by Paul Gadsby — Nate doesn’t have a plan, all he has is first degree burns on the soles of his feet after a run-in with Spanish police, and a debt to a shady criminal boss back home in London that he needs to pay…
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Charlesgate Confidential

Written by Scott Von Doviak — Last year was a banner year for debuts. Jane Harper’s The Dry and Jordan Harper’s A Lesson in Violence both won widespread critical acclaim and topped two of our reviewer’s year’s best lists. It’s too soon to judge if…
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Bluff

Written by Michael Kardos — Reading Bluff brings to mind Christopher Nolan’s movie of feuding magicians, The Prestige. In it there’s a scene explaining the three stages of a magic trick. First comes The Pledge. This is the starting point of the trick, and gives the audience…
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Don't Look For Me

Written by Mason Cross — New York, 2010. Carol Langford receives a phone call. The line is terrible. Carter Blake, 7,000 miles away and injured, tells Carol these four fateful words: “You have to disappear.” Under Blake’s instructions Carol heads to his apartment where she watches the news story…
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It's Reservoir Dogs - the game

It’s hard to believe that 25 years have passed since Quentin Tarantino brought us his own take on the hardboiled heist scenario with Reservoir Dogs. To celebrate the anniversary, the Spanish game developer Big Star, and publisher Lionsgate, are releasing Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days, a…
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Parallel Lines

Written by Steven Savile — Parallel Lines is a high concept thriller about a bank robbery. The idea is nice and neat: what if the people in a bank that’s being robbed decide to help the robbers? Savile has to do some nimble plotting to make the scenario believable,…
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