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The dance of the detectives

On the Radar — The most interesting release this week has to be Face Off, in which some of crime fiction’s most famous detectives are paired off to dance their way through various crimes. With the anthology edited by David Baldacci, it looks like it’ll…
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People are strange

On the Radar — We’ll start off this week with some World War II intrigue. There are other crime releases set in Stockholm, Texas and Liverpool too, but we’re making a special effort not to overlook Whitley Bay. And, we’ve also got a book featuring…
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When the ink ran hot in Fleet Street

On the Radar — This week we have a wonderful reprint of a long-lost Golden Age novel, a visionary and deeply scary account of crime and corruption in the heartlands of Argentina, and much more! Hold onto what is left of the halcyon days of…
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A day with Lynda La Plante

With her work on series like Prime Suspect, Trial and Retribution and Above Suspicion, British writer Lynda La Plante is regarded by many to be the godmother of television crime drama. She’s also had huge success in the bookstores, with copies of her eight Anna…
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JD Robb versus Lynda La Plante...

On the Radar – This week’s new crime books report sees a face-off between London and New York with two crime novels set in each city. Our radar has picked up on two interesting debut crime stories from both sides of the Atlantic and welcome…
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