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Blood Mist

Written by Mark Roberts — Ever heard that definition of a newspaper: black and white and read all over? It’s a description that could equally apply to this tense and totally engrossing novel. Let’s tick off the elements. The white is the snow, which is…
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Dust and Desire

Conrad Williams, who is better known as a writer of horror and fantasy fiction, introduces us to ex-cop Joel Sorrel, who is scratching out a living as an investigator in London. He cruises through South London’s dives looking for a journalist’s missing brother but instead…
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Dust and Desire

Written by Conrad Williams — Dust and Desire marks the entry into crime fiction for this British author best known for his work in the horror and dark fantasy fields. Subtitled a Joel Sorrell novel, it is the first of three to be published by…
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Blood Stream

Written by Luca Veste — If crime fiction is your thing (and why wouldn’t it be?) then you’ll have probably read your fair share of police procedurals. Blood Streams fits neatly into the sub-genre, but don’t let that lull you into a false sense of security….
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The Dying Place

Written by Luca Veste — The body of a known teenage troublemaker, Dean Hughes, is found dead on the steps of a church in a run down part of Liverpool. But this is no ordinary death, his corpse is covered with signs of torture, some…
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Cast-Iron Men

Written by Dominic Kearney — As 2007 draws to a close, the city of Liverpool looks like a giant building site as it prepares to take centre stage as the 2008 European City of Culture. It’s a huge fillip for a city that has been…
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The Killing Pool

The Killing Pool is set in the mean streets of Liverpool, and readers may well find themselves in something of a love/hate/love relationship with the main character, DCI Billy McCartney, as the action shifts back and forth through a variety of timelines. This is not…
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