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The Other Mother

Written by JA Baker — Three women who share one secret create myriad possibilities in this thriller from North East-based author JA Baker, published by independent favourite Bloodhound Books. Lissy lives with her teenage daughter Rosie in a small, remote village in Yorkshire. Their home…
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The Seagull

Written by Ann Cleeves — Crime fiction authors seem to follow a trend. Remember when every other book had the word ‘girl’ in the title? Then there are the titles which play with famous songs providing you with the free bonus of an earworm when…
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The Silent Room

Written by Mari Hannah — The Northumbrian police’s Special Branch is thrown into an uproar when veteran DI Jack Fenwick, who is the soul of integrity on the force, is arrested for selling illegal weapons. When the prison van that escorts him is hijacked, Fenwick disappears, along with…
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No Name Lane

Written by Howard Linskey — “Suffer the little children to come unto me,” is the New Testament phrase that drives the serial killer in this book. The faceless, deluded murderer of young girls sees it as an invitation to send the poor victims to the…
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Harbour Street

This novel featuring Ann Cleeves’ character DI Vera Stanhope was the most popular one featured on our site during 2014 and finds its deserving place on our Recommended list. Things get underway with a stoppage – that of a Newcastle metro train which can’t make its…
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Harbour Street

Written by Ann Cleeves — As the rain batters the windows and the wind howls down the chimney, there’s only one thing to do – settle down in front of a roaring fire with a good book. Or in this case, a great one. Ann…
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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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Interview: Mari Hannah

Mari Hannah’s debut novel The Murder Wall marks the arrival of a tough, new talent on the crime scene. Comparisons with Lynda La Plante and Val McDermid are entirely justified, and fans of tightly plotted, complex, police procedurals can prepare themselves for a gripping read….
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