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True Crime Story

Joseph Knox presents a perfectly-pitched melange of fact and fiction in his first standalone novel. The story of the disappearance of Manchester university student Zoe Nolan is told in a series of interviews and emails conducted and exchanged seven years later. The plot is set…
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True Crime Story by Joseph Knox

True Crime Story is Joseph Knox’s fourth novel. It’s his first standalone after three instalments of his urban noir series featuring Detective Constable Aidan Watts of Greater Manchester Police. The ‘true’ in the title and the ‘novel’ in the subtitle immediately establish a tension between…
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The Sleepwalker

Thrillingly dark Manchester noir from Joseph Knox. Detective Aidan Waits has been pulled off nightshift to guard a mass murderer, Martin Wick aka The Sleepwalker. Wick is terminally ill and has been transferred from Strangeways to die in hospital. Then a brutal and audacious attack…
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The Sleepwalker

Written by Joseph Knox — Police detective Aidan Waits returns for another slice of Manchester noir and it’s as thrillingly dark as ever. Waits is newly promoted to detective sergeant and has been pulled off nightshift to guard a mass murderer, Martin Wick aka The…
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Don't break the chain

On the Radar — Prepare to be broadsided as some of the biggest names in contemporary crime fiction launch a salvo of explosive-looking novels that’ll blow your summer reading pile to pieces. Adrian McKinty, Jo Nesbo and Joseph Knox are three of the most popular…
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The Smiling Man

This powerful sequel to Joseph Knox’s debut Sirens is razor sharp with blunt-talking northerners, is literary but spiked with page-turning ferocity, contains tragedy laced with hope and features a convincing cop who gets justice both in and outside of the law. DC Aidan Waits goes back…
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