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World Gone By

Written by Dennis Lehane — What an incredible career Dennis Lehane is having. Of his American contemporaries, perhaps only Michael Connelly has managed to sustain a similar degree of commercial and critical success in the crime genre. His early, gritty PI novels in the Kenzie…
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NTN: The Few

Written by Nadia Dalbuono — This is the intriguing debut from an author who is originally from the UK but now lives in Italy, where The Few is set. The story focuses on Detective Leone Scamarcio, the son of a once powerful mafia figure. Scamarcio…
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A Venetian Moon

Written by Bill Rogers — After a career in education, helping improve schools in the Manchester area, Bill Rogers decided to become a crime author. He mainly writes police procedurals featuring the upstanding DCI Tom Caton. Publishing them himself, he’s become an accomplished and bestselling…
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At the End of a Dull Day

In choosing this as her standout book of 2013, Marina Sofia found this, “Darker than dark, with fiercely black humour and a callous attitude towards its high body count.” The central character, Giorgio Pellegrini, is the quintessential bad boy we love to hate, yet cannot…
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Hot in December

Written by Joe R Lansdale — Hot in December is the latest thriller from one of genre fiction’s most prolific and respected writers. Over a career spanning more than 30 years, Lansdale has written over 40 novels as well as 28 short story collections, usually…
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At the End of a Dull Day

Written by Massimo Carlotto — Giorgio Pellegrini has left his life of terrorism and crime behind. Or as far behind as is possible in thoroughly corrupt, amoral modern day Venice.  For eleven years, Giorgio has been the owner of the restaurant La Nena, the trendy place for…
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Creole Belle

Written by James Lee Burke — This is the 19th book featuring the Louisiana detective Dave ‘Streak’ Robicheux, and it is due for release on 22 November. Many of the previous books have been bestsellers, and the sixth in the series was filmed as In…
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Slip & Fall

Written by Nick Santora – Creative writing courses consistently tell their charges to write what you know. Nick Santora used to be a lawyer. Hopefully he’s never been a Mafioso, but after a career change he became a screenwriter on shows like The Sopranos and…
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