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David Prestidge: Top five books of 2015

December is here. What does that mean? Boughs of holly? Decked halls? Mistletoe? Yule logs and chocolate decorations? Enough Christmas carols to give you ringing in the ears? Or… is it the time of year when all the Crime Fiction Lover reviewers write posts about…
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The Pale House

Luke McCallin does the next-to-impossible, and  makes a sympathetic and credible character out of a German military policeman in 1945 Sarajevo. Gregor Reinhardt is adrift in a sea of treachery, brutality and panic, as vengeful partisans tighten the noose on the German army. Amidst the…
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The Pale House

Written by Luke McCallin — It’s early spring, 1945, and the German army and its allies is being squeezed on all sides. British and American armies are pushing ever deeper into France, the Red Army is grinding closer towards Berlin, and in the Balkans, the Partisans are set to liberate…
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The girl without Stieg Larsson

On the Radar — An exciting week for fans of Stieg Larsson’s ultimate crime fiction heroine, Lisbeth Salander. Just a week to go and you’ll be able to get the latest Millennium novel, The Girl in the Spider’s Web. It’s not written by Stieg Larsson,…
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NTN: The Man from Berlin

Written by Luke McCallin — Captain Gregor Reinhardt won the Iron Cross while serving in the trenches with the German army in World War I. After a spell between the wars where he became one of the best detectives in Berlin’s Kriminalpolizei, he has reluctantly…
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Some light escapism?

On the Radar — This week the prolific American author David Baldacci provides us with a mystery taking place in the US military which promises some fast-paced escapism. We’ve got historical crime fiction novels set in WWII, the Elizabethan court and Civil War America, plus…
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