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On the Radar: Berlin is burning

From post-truth politics to COVID-19 and on to the climate emergency, our world’s real problems are driving many readers to take refuge in crime fiction. We’ve seen a lot more interest in historical crime, which takes you away to bygone eras where we can be…
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Crime fiction miracles

On the Radar — It really is a miracle how popular crime fiction has been this century, and we’ve got a barrel full of amazement for you this week including new novels by Michael J Malone, David Baldacci, Danuta Kot and more. Let us know…
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Suicide is painless

On the Radar — Suicide is a staple cause of death in crime fiction. At first, anyhow. Soon the detectives find out that what looks like suicide is actually a murder and then the intrigue begins. We might just have a book or two like…
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Recommended

House of Spines

In House of Spines Michael Malone treats his readers to a spooky and at times disturbing psychological thriller. Ran McGhie, inherits a sprawling mansion and all its contents along with a monthly payment sufficient to cover his costs from a man called Fitzpatrick – someone…
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House of Spines

Written by Michael J Malone — Ran McGhie is six and three quarter years old. He wakes in the middle of the night to find his mother dancing in the garden. Although Ran knows his father will not be pleased he can’t help but go outside…
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A Suitable Lie

Written by Michael J Malone — A lonely widower, bringing up his son alone, isn’t really in the market for romance but finds it all the same – surely the stuff of Victorian potboilers and Barbara Cartland? Early signs are good as Andy Boyd finally…
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NTN: Ten top reads from Orenda Books

Since it was founded in 2014, Orenda Books has led the way as an independent publisher, snapping up great authors and making available some of the most engaging crime fiction you’re every likely to read. There’s no sign of that stopping either, and in 2017…
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Beyond the Rage

Written by Michael J Malone — Some crime thrillers pull you in immediately and carry you along like a tidal wave; others leave you paddling at the water’s edge, waiting for the surge that never comes. Beyond the Rage fits firmly into the latter category. Kenny O’Neill…
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