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The Run-Out Groove

Written by Andrew Cartmel — The Vinyl Detective, whose name remains a secret, returns for a second escapade. Last year’s Written in Dead Wax was an entertaining romp linking amateur sleuthing with the hunt for rare records, a format that gives the author an opportunity to mix…
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Swann's Way Out

Written by Charles Salzberg — The fourth book in the Swann’s Way series doesn’t have any references to Marcel Proust in it, but instead begins with skip tracer Henry Swann playing poker with his New York pals. A new player, investment banker Stan Katz, takes Swann…
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The Day That Never Comes

Written by Caimh McDonnell — It was during New Talent November last year that we first met Paul Mulchrone, the failed ‘granny whisperer’ and all-around trouble magnet in Caimh McDonnell’s debut novel A Man With One of Those Faces. Now Paul is back, and, yes, he’s in trouble…
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I Shot the Buddha

Written by Colin Cotterill — Dr Siri Paiboun is a recently retired coroner in 1970s Laos. He lives with his wife Madame Daeng, the proprietress of the local noodle shop, and we’ve met them before in Six and a Half Deadly Sins and The Woman Who Wouldn’t…
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NTN: A Quiet Life in the Country

Written by TE Kinsey — British writer TE Kinsey’s cosy mysteries were originally self-published novels, but have recently been picked up by Thomas & Mercer. A Quiet Life in the Country is the first book in the series while the second, In the Market for Murder, is due for…
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Stop Press Murder

Written by Peter Bartram — Back in October last year we reviewed Peter Bartram’s debut novel, Headline Murder. He’s also the author of 21 non-fiction titles, but here we have the second instalment in his Crampton of the Chronicle series. The Crampton in question is Colin…
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Three Little Pigs

Apostolos Doxiadis used to write graphic novels, but here brings a fresh take on mafia revenge, told from the perspective of a mysterious old man. When a man in old Brooklyn kills another in a drunken brawl, it turns out the victim is the local…
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