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Barlow by the Book

Written by John McAllister — John Barlow is the Royal Ulster Constabulary Station Sergeant in Ballymena, County Antrim. It’s 1960 and he is both respected and feared, depending on which part of Ballymena society you come from. Petty crooks fear his policing skills and intuition, but respect his fairness. Up-and-coming…
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William Wallace writes crime

On the Radar — There’s more than just a touch of tartan among this week’s new releases. We have gore in Glasgow, an emergency in Edinburgh, anarchy in Alloa, and even an author called William Wallace. Meanwhile, away from the bonny land we’ve got sin in Sacramento,…
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The Station Sergeant

Written by John McAllister — John Barlow is in his element as Station Sergeant in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. It is the late 1950s/early 1960s, and up to now the biggest crimes committed in this decidedly rural area appear to be cattle rustling, and drunk and…
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Who killed John Lennon?

On the radar — Real life murders often give crime authors ideas for their works, but Piero Carlini has taken for his inspiration the shooting of one of the world’s most famous music performers – John Lennon. Also in this week’s new books we have trips…
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