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The most wanted crime novels of 2021

What are you most looking forward to in 2021? No, don’t answer that. We know. It’s fantastic new crime novels, isn’t it? Well, you’ve come to the right place. 2020 has been a tough year, and many countries will begin 2021 with COVID lockdowns still…
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On the Radar: Hello Rebus, my old friend

Things are bad. But they’re not as bad as you think. Scotland’s premier crime fiction author, Ian Rankin, is still writing about his Edinburgh detective John Rebus and long may that continue. A Song for the Dark Times is our lead book this week and…
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DeathBecomesHer: Top five books of 2018

This year’s reviewing has unearthed an embarrassment of riches. You know you’ve been in a race when the also-rans include crime fiction writers like Robert Galbraith, Elizabeth George, Sharon Bolton and David Mark. So you’ll gather that it was tough to pick my top five…
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In a House of Lies

Written by Ian Rankin — We’re at book 22 in the Rebus series, so surely things will be feeling a little tired now? Rebus himself is retired, off the cigarettes and puffing on an inhaler. His visits to the Oxford Bar are few and far…
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Murder on Christmas Eve

Edited by Cecily Gayford — Following Murder Under the Christmas Tree last year, this is the second collection of mysteries for the festive season produced by Profile Books. The appeal of such seasonal anthologies? Well, it represents a safe choice of Christmas present for the…
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