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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2019

I want my crime fiction to take me to different places, often darker ones, that I don’t recognise. So, there’s no domestic noir here but there are two books featuring men called Keller, and a couple of them could prop open a pair of heavy…
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Sanctuary

Luca D’Andrea gives us an intense thriller with an atmospheric South Tyrolean setting that, in some respects, defies genre pigeon holing. It’s part rural noir and part psychological page turner that has many familiar tropes but steers through the clichés with panache. Marlene Wegener is…
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Sanctuary

Written by Luca D’Andrea — It was back in 2017 that we first picked up the global bestselling psychological thriller The Mountain by D’Andrea . Sanctuary is another thriller with strong psychological overtones that may be a match for D’Andrea’s five-star debut novel. We are…
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Don't break the chain

On the Radar — Prepare to be broadsided as some of the biggest names in contemporary crime fiction launch a salvo of explosive-looking novels that’ll blow your summer reading pile to pieces. Adrian McKinty, Jo Nesbo and Joseph Knox are three of the most popular…
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The Mountain

Luca D’Andrea’s international best-seller The Mountain is a perceptive psychological thriller. In the Dolomite mountains where Germany and Italy collide, first-person narrator Jeremiah Salinger determines to solve a 30-year-old triple murder case, partly as recompense for more recent deaths for which he feels responsible. His…
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The Mountain

Written by Luca D’Andrea, translated by Howard Curtis — When a debut Italian crime thriller has been translated in 30 countries and its author has been compared to the likes of Stephen King and Jo Nesbo. The book is set in the northern Italian province of…
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Move any mountain

On the Radar — It’s a varied and esoteric bag of books we bring this week. The best of the bunch appears to be a mystery set in the Dolomites which hit the top of the charts in Italy and is now available in English….
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