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City Without Stars

Written by Tim Baker — It seems like a long time since Tim Baker’s explosive JFK assassination based debut, Fever City, hit the shelves in April 2016. Fever City was a recommended read with Crime Fiction Lover and was nominated for equally prestigious awards such as the CWA’s…
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La Frontera

Written by Sam Hawken — Sam Hawken’s The Dead Women of Juarez and Tequila Sunset set the ball rolling for this popular author who takes a look at the perils of life on both sides of the border between Mexico and Texas. We last reviewed Missing in 2014, but…
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Ochoco Reach

Written by Jim Stewart — Here we have another PI novel, but if you want mean streets, neon bar signs reflected in rainy sidewalks, and the seedy underbelly of a city where dreams go to die, then look elsewhere. We start in Oregon, where the air…
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Book Club

The Cartel

Sometimes truth is stranger – or in this case, more ghastly – than fiction, and Don Winslow doesn’t attempt to improve on the unbelievable everyday brutality and mind-numbing violence of Mexico’s drug business. The Cartel is the sequel to The Power of the Dog, and…
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AudiobookReviews

The Cartel

Written by Don Winslow, read by Ray Porter — Is there anyone who still thinks a little illegal drug use is a victimless crime? Who thinks the American “war on drugs” is actually accomplishing anything other than creating vast, lucrative criminal enterprises? Don Winslow’s much-publicised…
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The Cartel

Written by Don Winslow — The Power of the Dog, Don Winslow’s first depiction of America’s war on drugs, changed perceptions of its author when it was published in 2005. Winslow was already an established writer stateside and a winner of the Edgar Award, but…
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Features

Interview: Don Winslow

We reckon that The Cartel by Don Winslow is going to be one of the books crime fiction lovers simply must read this summer, and we said as much in our previews of the hottest books of summer 2015. Arriving a decade after the critically acclaimed The Power…
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