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Agatha Christie the detective spy

On the Radar — Here we are again, like clockwork, with a new instalment of On the Radar, featuring the latest crime novels to hit the shelves. This week, author Andrew Wilson turns the clock back to 1927 as he once again sets Agatha Christie…
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First look: A Fever of the Blood

Look what’s arrived, all wrapped up, but not exactly for Christmas. It’s got some kind of Victorian flyer with it, and a mysterious black feather. Our forensics team have determined that it’s not an authentic flyer, but the design does look mighty accomplished, and it…
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The Strings of Murder

Written by Oscar de Muriel — Although he works for Scotland Yard, Inspector Frey is¬†shocked when he’s actually sent to Scotland by none other than Lord Salisbury, the prime minister, to look into the case of a murdered violinist. It’s a sensitive issue because the…
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Interview: Oscar de Muriel

A few weeks ago we showed you the cover of a debut novel called The Strings of Murder here on Crime Fiction Lover. But on top of the interesting cover design, the book’s got quite a story behind it. It’s the first novel for Mexican…
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First look: The Strings of Murder

Penguin’s designers have done it again. This copy of The Strings of Murder buy Oscar de Muriel landed on our doorstep today and you can’t help but love its elegant, modern take on late Victorian typography, can you? The book has a rich matt finish…
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