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On the Radar: The origins of Kubu

Our weekly new books column returns, and we start things off in Southern Africa where the latest from Michael Stanley takes us back to the early days of Detective Kubu, their popular CID investigator in Botswana. There’s a trip back in time to the 1930s,…
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Dead of Night

Written by Michael Stanley — The South African crime writing duo Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip have taken a break from their Detective Kubu series, set in Botswana, for a standalone. The authors have never shyed away from tackling troubling subjects that beset the African continent like…
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Something new for Scandi crime fans

On the Radar — This week we announce an exciting new series from Denmark, and Jesper Stein’s Unrest looks like it will pack a lot of action. It’s been a big seller in Denmark and its fame has spread to 10 other countries already. Now…
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The latest from Japan

On the Radar — This time last year, Tetsuya Honda’s The Silent Dead became one of our Recommended reads, testifying to the notion that there’s some wonderfully innovative and gripping Japanese crime fiction available in translation. The book introduced Reiko Himekawa, a rookie female detective…
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Sunshine Noir

Edited by Annamaria Alfieri and Michael Stanley — Sunshine Noir is a new collection from the editorial team of Annamaria Alfieri and Michael Stanley. The editors have compiled these stories as a pointed response to the current flood of Scandinavian crime fiction saturating the market….
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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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