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Vicki Weisfeld: Top five books of 2018

December – that time for crime fiction lovers to look back at the mayhem of the past year and turn our heads forward, Janus-like, to gleefully anticipate the disorder of the coming year. In 2018, I reviewed 44 books here, across the wide crime fiction spectrum,…
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Five women to watch in 2019

As the year draws to an end, one of our traditions here at Crime Fiction Lover is to make predictions about which women authors will be the rising stars in the months to come. This is not a comprehensive list, but it’s an opportunity to…
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Paper Ghosts

In this tension-filled followup to her 2015 hit, Black-Eyed Susans, Julia Heaberlin finds an appealing protagonist in Grace, whose older sister went missing a dozen years ago. Now 24, Grace’s prime suspect in the disappearance is photographer Carl Feldman. Feldman has Alzheimer’s disease and resides…
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Paper Ghosts

Written by Julia Heaberlin — Julia Heaberlin’s can’t-put-it-down follow-up to her bestselling Black-Eyed Susans is the ultimate amateur sleuth tale. Grace is 24, living Central Texas. Twelve years ago, her only sister Rachel disappeared and Grace is obsessed with finding out what happened to her….
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A focus on revenge

On the Radar — April showers bring May flowers, but the latest from the author of Black Eyed Susans has a cover featuring startling red autumn leaves… and a corpse, of course. It’s our lead book as we break into spring here on Crime Fiction Lover. We’ve…
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Black Eyed Susans

Written by Julia Heaberlin – The Black Eyed Susans of the title are an attractive daisy-like flower and the cover as a whole is eye-catching, innocuous enough. There’s no sign of violence; this red haired girl could just be sleeping…. Lulled into a false sense…
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