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On the Radar: The Perfect Lie, and more

From an ex-cop taking revenge on his wife’s killer in Tennessee to a teenage Jane Austen poking around a manor house mystery, our On the Radar column this week has everything a crime fiction lover needs. Our lead book is Jo Spain’s new thriller, which…
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A Conspiracy of Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — We’re at book 19 featuring forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance ‘Tempe’ Brennan, and as A Conspiracy of Bones opens, our heroine is at home in North Carolina recovering from neurosurgery following an aneurysm. It’s the first sign that this novel is…
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Hide your bones, Tempe Brennan is back

On the Radar — March 2020 sees the return of Kathy Reichs and her main character, Temperance Brennan. As a forensic anthropologist, there’s nothing Tempe likes more than a sack of bones – the older the better – and the chance to investigate how their…
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The Bone Collection

Written by Kathy Reichs — Temperance Brennan has come a long way in 18 books, but readers have never really learned how she got into forensic anthropology in the first place. Until now, that is. Because one of the four novellas that make up Kathy…
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Speaking in Bones

Written by Kathy Reichs — Maybe it’s a sweeping generalisation, but women in crime novels tend to fall into two camps… They are cast as the victim, who may or not fight back and, more often than not, end up on the mortuary slab. Or, as the driven career girl going all…
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Dem bones

On the Radar — This week the Bones series by Kathy Reichs receives its latest instalment, and we’ve also got a brand new book by Denise Mina. There’s a wartime crime story, a couple of Irish connections and a trip to Malmo as well. See…
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