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Windigo Fire

Written by MH Callway — If you ever head up into the woods of Northern Ontario, you might be warned to mind out for the Windigo. It’s spirit creature, part of the belief system of the Algonquin First Nations people in Canada and can take…
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Hold the Dark

Written by William Giraldi — Scandinavian crime fiction seems to go from strength to strength, but let’s not forget that North America has its fair share of frigid locations to offer – perfect for crime fiction. Maine, Minnesota, Quebec and Canada’s far north have all…
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NTN: Simon Sylvester interview

He may have only won a mug, but debut author Simon Sylvester was delighted to pick up The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize last month. The Scots-born, Cumbria-based writer and film maker took the honours with the haunting and enthralling The Visitors. Set on a…
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The Visitors

This debut novel is anything but run of the mill. Set on the fictional Scottish isle of Bancree, The Visitors is a heady mix of myth and modern life, with a plot that ebbs and flows like the waves that surround its misty setting. A…
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The Visitors

Written by Simon Sylvester — Prepare to be haunted, entranced and intrigued by a debut novel that is anything but run of the mill. Set on the fictional Scottish isle of Bancree, The Visitors is a heady mix of myth and modern life, with a…
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The Flatey Enigma

Written by Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson — Fortunately for us, two of the 10 Icelandic books selected for English translation by the new AmazonCrossing publishing initiative happen to be crime novels. One of them, The Flatey Enigma by Viktor Arnar Ingolfsson, was a welcome blip on…
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Strindberg’s Star

Written by Jan Wallentin – Back in October 2010, Swedish journalist turned author Jan Wallentin’s debut novel, Strindbergs stjärna, was released in his native Sweden. Fast forward nearly two years, and the rights to this fast-paced thriller have been picked up by publishing houses in…
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