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Blink of an Eye

Written by Cath Staincliffe — It was a sunny Sunday afternoon in the North East of England when Naomi Baxter and her boyfriend Alex headed to a family barbeque at her sister Suzanne’s house. Suzanne had invited everyone round to celebrate the birth of her new…
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Deadly Deceit

Written by Mari Hannah — It’s a strange law of nature in publishing, but the third novel is very often the breakout novel for a new crime fiction author. Deadly Deceit is no exception. Good though the previous two books in the Kate Daniels series were,…
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The Murder Wall

The Murder Wall opens with the horrific double murder of a young nun and her priest in a Northumberland church, a crime which goes unsolved and is still dogging Kate Daniels one year later when the action jumps ahead to the fatal shooting of a…
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Interview: Howard Linskey

Howard Linskey is the author of two crime fiction books, with his debut novel The Drop named in the top five books of 2011 by The Times. His latest release, The Damage, has found great acclaim and was reviewed a few weeks ago here on Crime…
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The Damage

Written by Howard Linskey — The sequel to the highly successful debut novel The Drop, The Damage brings David Blake back to Newcastle upon Tyne for more gangstery hijinks. Introduced in The Drop, Blake seems to be an ordinary man thrust down a road usually…
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Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Andy Rivers — Maxwell’s Silver Hammer sounds like an odd name for a crime book, but here we have an excellent gangster-style novel, revealing what it’s like at the heart of council estates in the North of England. Billy Reeves has grown up…
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The Drop

Written by Howard Linskey — David Blake is a classic good-guy gangster. Like Tony Soprano, he’s in a comfortable position that involves little obvious law breaking, but much of the associated reward. This world is suddenly turned upside down when money he’s responsible for goes…
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