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Snog, Marry, Murder by Zac Colbert

Snog Marry Murder by Zac Colbert is a short punch of a crime novella that doesn’t take itself seriously, by an author who knows a lot about the occasionally overlapping worlds of crime fiction and television. And we should know because, full disclosure, he used…
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Pele's Domain

Written by Albert Tucher — Al Tucher has made something of a specialty of setting his crime stories in Hawaii, especially the Big Island, and his new novella puts the lore, multicultural mix, unique foods and island attitude front and centre once again. Kilauea, home…
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Pursuit

Written by Joyce Carol Oates — Joyce Carol Oates is famously prolific and writes across a number of forms and genres. This novella promises a story of suspense. Abby is 20 years old and living in New York State, a virgin bride to a religious…
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A Time to Scatter Stones

Written by Lawrence Block — Matt Scudder might just be one of the most under-appreciated private detectives in American crime fiction. The former cop has worked 17 cases in crime novels, dating back to the first in the series, The Sins of the Fathers in…
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The Drop

Written by Mick Herron — The Jackson Lamb series of satirical espionage novels have gained an impressive readership, and garnered considerable critical praise. Set in contemporary London, they feature a group of MI6 outcasts who, despite their failings, somehow manage to get their superiors out…
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No Middle Name­­

Written by Lee Child — Jack Reacher is no slouch when it comes to leaping in the saddle to right wrongs and joust with the wicked in Lee Child’s full-length novels. In this book of whip-cracking tales the short story form spurs on the action to…
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The Bone Collection

Written by Kathy Reichs — Temperance Brennan has come a long way in 18 books, but readers have never really learned how she got into forensic anthropology in the first place. Until now, that is. Because one of the four novellas that make up Kathy…
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