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Dead Woman Walking

Written by Sharon Bolton — Standalone novels. Some you can take or leave, while others make a lasting impression. Then there’s a third, little populated, category which contains those books that knock you for six from the get-go and keep on surprising to the very…
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Gallows Drop

Written by Mari Hannah — It is the morning after a local country show in rural Northumbria and the story opens on the grim scene of a victim who has been found hanging from a lynching gallows. DCI Kate Daniels is not the senior investigating officer…
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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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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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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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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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