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Swann's Down

Written by Charles Salzberg — This is the fifth Henry Swann book by Charles Salzberg and we’ve previously reviewed Swann’s Way Out. The author says Swann’s Down is the detective’s last investigation and if it turns out he can really leave Henry Swann behind, he…
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Hell Chose Me

Packed with interesting characters, Angel Luis Colón’s crime thriller follows hitman Bryan Walsh from his dysfunctional family in the Bronx to Ireland and his even more reprehensible Uncle Sean, an IRA hardliner who’s greeted peace in Northern Ireland by refocusing his love of violence onto…
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Hell Chose Me

Written by Angel Luis Colón — Just when avid crime fiction readers might be tiring of the low-life protagonists with unsavoury companions, seedy surroundings, and expletive-inducing situations, which so many crime writers have paraded before their readers of late, along comes a novel that upends…
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November Road

Edgar award winner Lou Berney’s latest stand-alone thriller has already appeared on numerous best of 2018 lists, including from two of our own contributors. November Road is the story of a man and a woman, with very different backgrounds, thrown together in Las Vegas in…
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Cold Breath

Written by Quentin Bates — A British maritime expert who lived in Iceland for many years, Quentin Bates began his Gunnhildur series with Frozen Out back in 2011. Now we’re hitting the seventh novel, things are just as cold but there are some new challenges…
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November Road by Lou Berney

Lou Berney’s 2015 novel The Long and Faraway Gone won a string of awards including the Edgar, Barry, McAvity and Anthony gongs. The author sets his latest novel in the aftermath of one of America’s defining moments, the assassination of John F Kennedy, and uses the…
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Baby Blue

If you want to see what economic hardship and austerity have done to Athens, then Pol Koutsakis’ crime fiction is a must. This book not only has an exciting plot about murder, corruption and serial killing among the homeless in the Greek capital. It also…
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Last Year's Man

Written by Paul D Brazill — Brit Grit author Paul D Brazill is one of those annoyingly productive writers who is able to effortlessly turn out entertaining, readable novels at regular intervals. His work is typically edgy, seedy and darkly enjoyable, and Last Year’s Man is…
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