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Ungentlemanly Warfare

When the assassination of the scientist behind Hitler’s miracle jet fighter is ordered, there is only one man who can do the job – burned out soldier, spy and, not quite a gentleman, Captain Harry Walsh. Ungentlemanly Warfare by Howard Linskey is set around Rouen…
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Ungentlemanly Warfare

Written by Howard Linskey — When the assassination of the scientist behind Hitler’s miracle jet fighter is ordered, there is only one man who can do the job – burned out soldier, spy and, not quite a gentleman, Captain Harry Walsh. He’s ruthless and damaged…
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Wolves at doors, bodies in wells...

On the Radar — There are delectable treats for crime fiction lovers from start to finish in this week’s new books column. We’ll start you off with some Nordic noir and the latest Varg Veum novel by Gunnar Staalesen, then take a dipsy doodle through…
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The Chosen Ones

Written by Howard Linskey — A few weeks ago, Carol Wyer’s serial killer mystery The Chosen Ones came out, and now it’s Northeast author Howard Linskey’s turn to use the title as his team including DS Ian Bradshaw and freelance reporters Tom Carney and Helen Norton…
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Purity Brown: Top five books of 2017

If the difficulty of choosing a top five for 2017 is anything to go by then it’s been a bumper year for crime readers and reviewers alike. As a relative newcomer to Crime Fiction Lover, my top five also includes some books reviewed by other…
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Hunting the Hangman

Written by Howard Linskey — Anyone who’s been reading lots of British crime fiction in recent years will have come across the work of Howard Linskey. Setting his books in the North East, he first covered Newcastle gangland in the series that began with The Drop. Then…
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The Search

Written by Howard Linskey — It’s the hot English summer of 1976 and six ten-year-old school friends pay in the fields around the North East village of Maiden Hill, near Durham. Three boys, three girls. But only five of them go home when the sun sets. Little…
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