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When Trouble Sleeps

Leye Adenle takes you right to the heart of Nigerian corruption and electoral fraud in his topical political thriller. When Trouble Sleeps is an entertaining read and a great insight into what makes Lagos such a throbbing, exciting but also dangerous city to live in….
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When Trouble Sleeps

Written by Leye Adenle — In recent years African authors making inroads into the crime genre with what has been labelled Sunshine noir, proving that murder and other dastardly deeds do not only flourish at sub-zero temperatures. South Africa has established itself at the forefront with…
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Interview: Leye Adenle

Leye Adenle is a Nigerian crime fiction writer and actor now living in London. In his first novel, Easy Motion Tourist, he introduced the dark side of Lagos with a via Guy Collins, a British journalist abroad, and the case of a woman’s mutilated body….
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Nigerian noir - five books to try

Ever thought of trying some crime fiction from Africa? Zimbabwean author Tendai Huchu knows more than most about crime fiction from across Africa and has joined us to introduce some of the best novels from Nigeria. While the wave of superb Scandinavian novels been the…
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Sunshine Noir

Edited by Annamaria Alfieri and Michael Stanley — Sunshine Noir is a new collection from the editorial team of Annamaria Alfieri and Michael Stanley. The editors have compiled these stories as a pointed response to the current flood of Scandinavian crime fiction saturating the market….
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