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Blood Song

With Blood Song, Johana Gustawsson not only succeeds in writing a riveting crime story with multiple twists, turns and surprises, but she also manages to skilfully weave an atrocious part of Spain’s history into the storyline. When a family is brutally murdered in their home…
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Find Gomorrah on the Dark Web

On the Radar — Here on Crime Fiction Lover we are actually a pretty law abiding bunch. Our biggest infraction lately was a parking ticket outside a blinds shop in Bristol, but the blinds were half price anyway which cancelled it out. Anyway, our naivety…
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Keeper

Written by Johana Gustawsson, translated by Maxim Jakubowski — If you’ve read Johana Gustawsson’s first novel Block 46, you’ll know that this is an author who doesn’t shy away from hard-hitting subjects and graphic descriptions of the cruelty humans inflict upon each other. Keeper, her second…
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Twice a ripper

On the Radar — This week, as well as a mix of settings from Whitechapel via Florida and on to France and Sweden, it also looks like our new crime books offer a blood-dripping combination of murder and mutilation with Jack the Ripper serving as…
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NTN: Five women to watch in 2018

New, strong female voices are shining in crime fiction at the moment, and you could even say they are driving the genre. It’s refreshing is to see the breadth of topics, styles and subgenres these writers are tackling, and contrary to what is reflected in…
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It's a matter of honour

On the Radar — Social relevance is one of the number one topics discussed by authors at crime fiction festivals these days, particularly with all the populist politics, extremism and injustice going on in the world today. And as subjects go, they don’t come much hotter…
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