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Wolves at doors, bodies in wells...

On the Radar — There are delectable treats for crime fiction lovers from start to finish in this week’s new books column. We’ll start you off with some Nordic noir and the latest Varg Veum novel by Gunnar Staalesen, then take a dipsy doodle through…
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Bryant and May go wild

On the Radar — Seven new books for you this week, starting with the latest Christopher Fowler’s new Bryant and May novel. He’s an author who never ceases to find new ways of looking at London… Wild Chamber by Christopher Fowler They are a bit like…
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Roses never die

On the Radar — For lovers of Scandinavian crime fiction, we lead off with Gunnar Staalesen’s new book, which has quite a romantic title. We’ve also got a mystery involving crab catchers, the latest Elouise Norton book by Rachel Howzell Hall and some pretty dark…
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Familiarity, no contempt

On the Radar — Several long-standing favourite characters make a reappearance here in our new releases this week including Frieda Klein, Bruno Courrèges, ‘Max’ Maxsted, and Peter Diamond. There are also new books by Karin Slaughter, Brian McGilloway, Cathi Unsworth and – with another Bob Dylan song…
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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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The Resistance Man

Written by Martin Walker — The Bruno, chef de police series has been my guilty reading pleasure ever since I discovered them a few months ago. The books are a delight for the senses, set in the picturesque Dordogne region of France, replete with mouth-watering…
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