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Take a seat in the Oval Office

Former US president Bill Clinton and American crime author James Patterson will be promoting their joint writing venture – The President is Missing – by giving crime fiction readers the chance to visit the Oval Office next week. Well, not the Oval Office, but a…
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Tortuous tinsel: 10 crime books for Christmas

Ah, the good old Christmas season. A time of family, a time of goodwill, a time of heightened emotion and… sometimes… deadly passion. Christmas-themed crime fiction seems to be making a comeback, with many popular authors penning short stories and Amazon one-offs for the season….
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Are you getting Cross?

On the Radar — James Patterson is quite possibly the world’s top-selling crime author at the moment, partly because he’s so prolific. So we’d like to know if you’ll be getting his latest Alex Cross book, Cross the Line? Or, will you be adding one of…
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Cold case defrosted

On the Radar — This week’s new books take us on a journey from chilling Derbyshire where Sarah Ward has another cold case for us, to the baking heat of the Australian Outback and then the Kalahari Desert in Namibia. There’s murder everywhere, including Hampshire…
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Alex Cross goes home

On the Radar — For all James Patterson’s constant output, Alex Cross is his standout creation, and the good doctor heads up our selection of new releases this week. Spies, kidnapping, an Italian take on Scotland Yard, short stories and plenty more are on offer…
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CIS: My classics by Luke Delaney

For 16 years, Luke Delaney was a member of the Metropolitan Police in London, mainly in CID. He worked in some of the roughest areas of South London, investigating everything from gangland violence through to serial killers. To this day, his identity needs to remain a secret,…
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