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On the Radar: The Scottish Resistance

No, no, we’re not talking about independence. This isn’t a political column. It’s Scots author Val McDermid’s new graphic novel, Resistance, which leads off our new books roundup this week. Her compatriot Denise Mina has previously adapted Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo…
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Ghost Girl

Written by Lesley Thomson — In the second Detective’s Daughter mystery,¬†accidental detective and owner of a cleaning business, Stella Darnell, inherits another case. Her father, Superintendent Terry Darnell, has been dead for a year but Stella is unable to move on. She still visits his…
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Interview: Lesley Thomson

Lesley Thomson burst onto the literary scene with her breakthrough novel, A Kind of Vanishing, which won the People’s Book prize in 2010. She has since gone on to write two novels featuring accidental detective Stella Darnell – The Detective’s Daughter and Ghost Girl. Set…
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Ian Rankin at First Fictions book event

Looking for something to do this weekend? If you’re a crime fiction lover in the vicinity of Brighton, why not head over to First Fictions, an event for and about people with first novels coming out. The event isn’t only about crime fiction, but Ian…
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