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The Murder of Harriet Monckton

Written by Elizabeth Haynes — Seeds for this compelling historical crime mystery by Elizabeth Haynes were planted when the author stumbled across documents in the National Archives in Kew relating to an obscure mid-1840s murder. These documents include an 1843 inquest report and, some three…
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Blood

Written by Maggie Gee — Far from the ordinary crime story, literary author Maggie Gee’s Blood is a comic excursion into the rough-and-tumble mind of narrator Monica Ludd. She’s 38, over six feet tall, outspoken and awkward, far from tiny with, as she is fond…
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Deadland

If you like your books with a strong sense of place, then this one by William Shaw should be top of your list. It’s set in Dungeness, on the far southern tip of Kent, and is the latest to feature DS Alexandra Cupidi. Two would-be…
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Pity the Dead

Written by Keith Nixon — To his embarrassment, it requires a bobby to let DI Solomon Gray know that something untoward is happening to the junkies in Ramsgate. Gray is an old-fashioned copper, much more comfortable working the streets than a computer, and to find…
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Deadland

Written by William Shaw — There’s something magical when a book transports you completely to the place in which it is set. Elly Griffiths does it brilliantly with North Norfolk in her Ruth Galloway novels, and after reading William Shaw’s Deadland I feel like I’ve…
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Bury the Bodies

Written by Keith Nixon — Television soap operas have made an art form of the cliff hanger ending – EastEnders even invented the ‘doof doof’ drums to create even greater dramatic effect. You’ll find plenty of unfinished business in crime fiction too, so it’s great…
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