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On the Radar: The Night Hawks, and more...

This week our books news column brings you five new crime novels, with murder after murder stacking up for our protagonists to solve, usually while evading death themselves. Our lead is The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths, who is hugely popular in the UK. We’ve…
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Deathly Affair

Written by Leigh Russell — The series featuring DS Geraldine Steel has reached book 13, which is anything but unlucky for Leigh Russell fans. This British author has sold more than a million copies of her books and shows no sign of letting up –…
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Interview: Leigh Russell

It’s 10 years since DI Geraldine Steel first appeared in print, and to date her creator Leigh Russell has sold more than a million copies of the books in the series. Latest to arrive is Deathly Affair, which is out on 12 December and is…
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From Greenland to Golgotha

On the Radar — Every week you can find the latest crime fiction releases right here in our On the Radar column. This week we’ll start things off in Greenland, with a fascinating thriller by Danish author Mads Peder Nordbo. There are stops in London,…
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Thomas Harris returns

On the Radar — The American author Thomas Harris has only written five novels but he’s one of the most impactful crime writers of all time. The Hannibal Lecter series – Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal and Hannibal Rising – has been…
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Suicide is painless

On the Radar — Suicide is a staple cause of death in crime fiction. At first, anyhow. Soon the detectives find out that what looks like suicide is actually a murder and then the intrigue begins. We might just have a book or two like…
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Class Murder

Written by Leigh Russell – Detective Geraldine Steel is back for her 10th case, but this time the former Met officer has been demoted from inspector to sergeant after breaking the law to help her drug addict twin sister. She has moved to York, where…
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Acts of Violence, and more...

On the Radar — It might seem strange that publishing should have lean times and fat times, but February is certainly when the first shoots of the literary spring burst through. Our selection this week is topped and tailed by two well-regarded British writers, but…
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