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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2019

I want my crime fiction to take me to different places, often darker ones, that I don’t recognise. So, there’s no domestic noir here but there are two books featuring men called Keller, and a couple of them could prop open a pair of heavy…
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A Book of Bones

Written by John Connolly – For his 17th novel in the Charlie Parker series, Connolly has chosen to take his eponymous detective out of his usual hunting grounds in rural Maine and transported the action to Amsterdam and London. This doorstep of a novel –…
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A Book of Bones, and more

On the Radar — It’s a strong week for new releases and our books news column brings you the latest from Louise Beech and Alafair Burke, a Scottish crime debut and one from Australia, as well as the hotly awaited A Bloody Business. However, top…
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The Woman in the Woods

Written by John Connolly — The Charlie Parker series has been thrilling fans for nearly 20 years. Every Dead Thing introduced the American ex-cop and private detective, whose own life is every bit as troubled as the poor unfortunates who seek out his services. Irish author…
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John Connolly is the Maine man

On the Radar — He might be an Irishman, but John Connolly’s Charlie Parker series is set in the wooded North East state of Maine, and it’s had readers entwined ever since the first book, Every Dead Thing, back in 1999. The author’s latest starts…
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