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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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The Smiling Man

Written by Joseph Knox — Razor-sharp with blunt-talking northerners, literary but spiked with page-turning ferocity, tragedy laced with hope and a convincing cop anti-hero who gets justice both in and outside of the law. These are just some of the paradoxes that make The Smiling…
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Don't take it lying down

On the Radar — Fans of psychological thrillers will be pleased to see Clare Mackintosh’s latest book hitting the shelves soon. This author hit gold with her debut four years ago and Let Me Lie will be her third novel. For dark police procedurals we’ve…
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Interview: Joseph Knox

Last year, Joseph Knox’s novel Sirens was hailed as a powerhouse of razor-sharp urban noir – a page-turner with a beating heart. Although much has been written about the book that makes Manchester as dirty and dangerous as it gets, there isn’t much about the author…
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