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Lost and found?

On the Radar — You’ve come to the right place if you’re searching for a new crime book to read. This week, our new releases start off with the latest from North East author Howard Linskey. It’s fitting, really, seeing as Newcastle Noir is being held…
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Behind Dead Eyes

Written by Howard Linskey — Tom Carney, true crime author, keeps receiving letters imploring him for help. These are no ordinary pleas, the writer no ordinary person. The letters are from convicted killer Richard Bell who is languishing in prison for murdering his lover. Bell claims he’s innocent…
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Lady with death on her mind

On the Radar — Peter James – the UK’s best crime author according to readers of the WH Smith books blog – leads us off this week with a black widow case for his white knight of Brighton CID, Roy Grace. Or, you could grab…
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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2015

This year, I’ve been lucky enough to review a fair few top-class books for Crime Fiction Lover. What joy! The smile of satisfaction fades when you survey the packed bookshelf and begin to ponder on the five stand-outs. Five is the limit, so I’m just going to…
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No Name Lane

Written by Howard Linskey — “Suffer the little children to come unto me,” is the New Testament phrase that drives the serial killer in this book. The faceless, deluded murderer of young girls sees it as an invitation to send the poor victims to the…
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But... aren't you dead?

On the Radar — We’ll start this week with a book with lots of weird goings-on as Helen Goltz brings us a case of dead children apparently returning from the grave, along with comic book characters in a veritable costume mystery. Our new releases also include…
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On the Inca Trail to murder

On the radar — This week’s book report includes a new psychological thriller from International Latino Book Award Winner, Cecilia Velastegui, and the latest release from Edgar-nominated writer Paul Doiron. Mark Peterson returns as well with the follow-up to his debut novel Flesh and Blood, and…
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Interview: Howard Linskey

Howard Linskey is the author of two crime fiction books, with his debut novel The Drop named in the top five books of 2011 by The Times. His latest release, The Damage, has found great acclaim and was reviewed a few weeks ago here on Crime…
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