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Behind Dead Eyes

Written by Howard Linskey — Tom Carney, true crime author, keeps receiving letters imploring him for help. These are no ordinary pleas, the writer no ordinary person. The letters are from convicted killer Richard Bell who is languishing in prison for murdering his lover. Bell claims he’s innocent…
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CIS: The novels of Ted Lewis, a doomed genius

What is it about brilliant writing and alcohol? Men like Faulkner, Thomas, Poe, Chandler, Capote, Hemingway and Joyce were no stranger to the bottle. Meanwhile, Patricia Highsmith said that strong drink enabled her to “…see the truth, the simplicity, and the primitive emotions once more.” One…
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Killing for Keeps

Written by Mari Hannah — Since her first outing in The Murder Wall, the Kate Daniels series has gone from strength to strength and my personal favourite Deadly Deceit made my list of top five books of 2013. So, we had high expectations for this…
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Shit Happens

Written by Eileen Wharton — Rose Starling lives a dreadful life. Physically abused by her ex-husband, Joe, she’s raising their three kids on benefits and is barely able to make ends meet, skirting from one problem to the next. But things turn from bad to worse when…
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Crime Story event coming to Newcastle

A new festival for crime fiction lovers is coming to Newcastle on 31 May and its organisers have come up with a twist as unique as any you’ll find in a Norwegian thriller. Crime Story will take place at the University of Northumbria, and the…
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