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Violet

Written by SJI Holliday — So you like travel and meeting new people? Consider this a fair warning. SJI Holliday’s latest travel thriller will make you reconsider your next chance encounter with a seemingly innocent fellow traveller. Laura breaks her leg in a freak accident…
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Bellevue Square

Doppelgänger themes aren’t all that common in crime fiction, but Canadian author Michael Redhill uses one to beautiful effect in his award-winning novel Bellevue Square. Bookseller Jean Mason becomes convinced that her double has been frequenting the Kensington Market area of Toronto and sets out…
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Bellevue Square

Written by Michael Redhill — As you eagerly turn the pages of this fascinating brainteaser of a novel by Michael Redhill you may find yourself suspecting that the first person narrator is not just allowing herself to slip into delusion and mental illness… she’s already…
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Exquisite

Written by Sarah Stovell — It takes quite some nerve to combine the title ‘Exquisite’ with the sensuous cover art of this book. Yet the picture of an isolated house against a dark background with a feminine curve cutting across it (or could that represent be the hills…
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NTN: Cambodia Noir

Written by Nick Seeley — This year has seen the rise of some impressive new stars in crime fiction, authors whose novels are set in far-flung European locales, Scandinavian landscapes, and urban America. Perhaps none is more stellar than Nick Seeley whose debut novel, Cambodia Noir, is set in…
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Perfect Days

Written by Raphael Montes, translated by Alison Entrain — Sometimes, reading Crime Fiction Lover is like taking a trip around the world. We take you to Japan, to Finland, to South Africa and now… to Brazil. Raphael Montes’ debut novel caused some excitement in his native…
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Dark As My Heart

Antti Tuomainen’s second crime novel to be translated into English has got to be on your reading pile if you love Scandinavian crime fiction. Take a liberal helping of spicy Greek tragedy, and place it in-between two layers of dark mystery. Then frost with some Nordic existentialism….
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Dark As My Heart

Written by Antti Tuomainen, translated by Lola Rogers — This is the second novel Finnish author and poet Antti Tuomainen has seen translated into English. His first was the hauntingly ambiguous mystery The Healer, in which a man went searching for his missing wife in a near-future Helsinki…
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