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Since We Fell, and more...

On the Radar — What more could you want than 11 new crime books landing in the next couple of weeks, including ones by big-name crime authors like Dennis Lehane, Arnaldur Indridason, Lee Child and Peter James? If you’re anything like us, you’ll be thinking,…
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Cold case defrosted

On the Radar — This week’s new books take us on a journey from chilling Derbyshire where Sarah Ward has another cold case for us, to the baking heat of the Australian Outback and then the Kalahari Desert in Namibia. There’s murder everywhere, including Hampshire…
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No turkeys this week...

On the Radar — Well, we say there are no turkeys this week, but at first glance there is one on the cover of TM Causey’s The Saints of the Lost and Found. But a closer look reveals it’s an angelic jacket, and the book has an excellent title….
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Reacher on the prairie

On the Radar — Ann Cleeves, Anthony Horowitz and Lee Child – three of the UK’s biggest names in crime fiction – all feature this week. Cleeves has written about a moth hunter, Horiwitz about 007 and Lee Child, well, he’s got a new Jack Reacher story…
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First look: Liar Liar by MJ Arlidge

Penguin wanted to have some fun with its mail-out for the fourth MJ Arlidge novel, Liar Liar. The book arrived in a mysterious box, and was further concealed in a red fire blanket cover. Accompanying it were some sparklers, and two packets of Mystical Fire. If you sprinkle this…
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Is it the work of Satan?

On the Radar — We’ve got a sensational headline for you this week because in our lead book DI Savage seems to be dealing with a satanic killer operating on those eerie crags of Dartmoor. Crime authors have also delivered a tale of obsession, cat and…
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Val's back - and so is Poirot

On the Radar — It’s a case of, ‘Please be upstanding and raise your glasses to the ladies,’ this week, as we look at a new Val McDermid, Sophie Hannah’s recreation of Poirot, and another nail-biting psychological drama from Ann Cleeves. And in addition to…
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Eeny Meeny

Written by MJ Arlidge — Just when you thought crime fiction couldn’t get more gruesome, along comes MJ Arlidge’s Eeny Meeny to raise the bar. Even the publisher’s marketing campaign was edgy and disturbing. In this suspenseful novel, mainly set in Hampshire, someone is kidnapping pairs…
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