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NTN: Helen Forbes interviewed

Glasgow and Edinburgh are well covered when it comes to crime stories – with Denise Mina and Ian Rankin leading the way respectively. But other areas of Scotland are ripe settings for Tartan noir as well. Stuart MacBride has written about Aberdeen and Peter May has…
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NTN: Tim Baker interviewed

Tim Baker’s debut novel, Fever City, is due to be published by Faber & Faber in January 2016 but it’s already generating quite a buzz. Though it deals with the Kennedy assassination – widely treated in crime fiction by the likes of James Ellroy, Don…
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NTN: Six women to watch in 2016

It’s been a good couple of years for female debut writers in crime fiction. Eva Dolan, Sarah Hilary and Kati Hiekkapelto have impressed critics with their gritty social realism and subtle, layered styles. Paula Hawkins and Clare Mackintosh achieved international acclaim with their twisty plotting…
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NTN: LM Bush interviewed

Lisa Bush’s debut novel, Hanging Tough, is about to be published by new imprint Britain’s Next Bestseller (BNBS), a company with an avowed mission is to shake up the way the publishing industry works. It’s a kind of crowd-funding method where authors must demonstrate demand for their book…
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NTN: Deceits of Borneo

Written by HN Wake — This is the second full-length thriller by HN Wake and a repeat outing for her gutsy character, CIA agent Mac Ambrose. The action takes place in Hong Kong and various spots in Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, Miri, and the rain forests of Sarawak…
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NTN: Great reads from Bloodhound Books

UK-based indie publisher Bloodhound Books has been making waves in recent months. Focusing on what it calls ‘formidable fiction’ the company’s books spans across the crime, thrillers, chillers mystery and horror genres, with plenty of talented new authors coming through. Bloodhound prides itself on putting…
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NTN: Cracked

Written by Barbra Leslie — Barbra Leslie’s debut is being marketed as belonging to the new trend in crime fiction of strong, fearless anti-heroines like those seen in such smash hits as Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. Whether or not this really is new is…
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