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Skim Deep by Max Allan Collins

Nolan, no first name, is a middle-aged man and former professional thief. These days – it’s 1986 in the story – he’s married and retired from armed robbery. He remains on good terms with the Outfit, the mafia-like criminal mob he occasionally worked for or…
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The Last Scoop by RG Belsky

The third RG Belsky crime thriller to feature harried Channel 10 news director Clare Carlson, The Last Scoop puts our heroine in the middle of both a puzzling murder story and the potential exposé of New York political shenanigans (spoiler alert: money is involved). Each…
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Mexico Street by Simone Buchholz

Translated by Rachel Ward — German crime author Simone Buchholz has won numerous awards for her noir thrillers. Her most recent book, an energetic police procedural, is newly translated into English and won the German Crime Fiction Prize in 2019. Like Buchholz’s previous two novels,…
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The Fragility of Bodies

In an era when ‘public morality’ seems a hopelessly antiquated notion, Sergio Olguín’s story about a crusading journalist is astonishingly refreshing. He provides a rare ray of hope that there are people whose motivation is simply to do what is right. In this compelling crime…
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