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On the Radar: Verbal warning

Today we’re giving you the heads-up on five new crime novels, several of which are by up-and-coming writers who’ve either made their names outside mainstream US/UK crime fiction, or via ebook publishing. The first up is Verbal, based on the police slang for a false…
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Collaborators

On the Radar — Today’s new crime books column starts off with a book that’s interesting because it’s the product of something quite rare in literature – a collaboration between authors. Jorn Lier Horst and Thomas Enger have teamed up on Death Deserved, a contemporary…
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The Cabin

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — Best-selling Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst, the modern master of the police procedural, has penned another winner with the second instalment of his Cold Case Quartet. Like the first book in the series, the Petrona Award-winning…
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Hot thrills and cold ones too

On the Radar — Our new releases column returns with some hot August releases for you. Thriller fans will be looking forward to Ruth Ware’s latest, set in the Scottish Highlands, but if the summer heat is getting too much then one look at the…
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Recommended

The Katharina Code

Jorn Lier Horst‘s quiet and methodical detective William Wisting – based partly on the author himself, who was an investigator for two decades – returns for a duo of perplexing cold cases in frigid Norway. Katharina Haugen went missing 24 years ago and Wisting has…
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The Katharina Code

Written by Jørn Lier Horst, translated by Anne Bruce — If you’re into Scandinavian crime fiction but not familiar with the William Wisting series by Norwegian writer Jorn Lier Horst, consider yourself lucky, because that means Horst, a winner of the Glass Key and Petrona awards,…
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Features

Time is on his side: Jorn Lier Horst

Crime fiction expert Craig Sisterson explores life, death and detection with Norwegian author Jorn Lier Horst… The classic ‘first 48 hours are vital’ phrase so often heard in TV crime dramas or the news is true but not the full story, says former Norwegian detective…
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