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The Hollows by Mark Edwards

This new thriller by Mark Edwards takes place at an inland summer resort in the state of Maine. He takes advantage of Maine’s reputation as remote, dotted with lakes, and covered in deep forests to establish a bit of an other-worldly atmosphere. He doesn’t miss…
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On the Radar: A cut above

Summer is here in the Northern Hemisphere so maybe you’re looking for a thriller to read on your holidays, or perhaps just as you sit in the garden waiting for lockdown measures to be further stripped back? And those in the Southern Hemisphere might need…
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The Retreat

Written by Mark Edwards — The writers’ retreat, or any kind of retreat for that matter, is an ideal setting for a crime novel. Spend a week cooped up with strangers in an unfamiliar environment exposed to their irks, quirks and egos, and anyone might…
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What Emma did next

On the Radar — Finally, crime fiction readers have the chance to find out what the new crime writing talent Emma Healey did next. Four years since her innovative and award-winning book Elizabeth is Missing, the author brings us Whistle in the Dark. That’s our…
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The Devil's Work

Written by Mark Edwards — There are some real benefits to working from home. You can take as many coffee breaks as you like and could even stop to watch daytime TV if you fancy a bit of brainless nonsense. Best of all, you don’t have to deal…
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CIS: My classics by Mark Edwards

First, a confession. I will probably be booted out of the Crime Writers’ Association for this, but I have never actaully read anything from the Golden Age of crime. No Dorothy L Sayers. No Raymond Chandler. And no, nothing by Agatha Christie. I started reading…
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Death in the Dales, and more

On the Radar — The elegant covers on the Kate Shackleton novels by Frances Brody are always eye catching and the latest looks like a real treat, depicting the Yorkshire countryside in a suitably 1920s style right down to that art deco typeface. A Death in the…
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Planet Normal?

On the Radar — Yes, that peculiar creation of Harry Bingham – DC Fiona Griffiths – is back with her alternative take on policing in a new mystery set in Wales. We’ve also got psychological thrillers, Alaskan chillers, and historical blood spillers. There’s even visit…
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