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In the Dark

Written by Cara Hunter — Earlier this year we met Cara Hunter, and her creation DI Adam Fawley, in Close to Home. Now Fawley and his team are back with another confounding case set in Oxford. The tale begins in dramatic style in a scene…
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Close to Home

Written by Cara Hunter — Eight-year-old Daisy Mason is missing, spirited away from a family barbecue by person or persons unknown. Who could have taken her and is she dead or alive? Simple enough questions, but don’t expect any straightforward answers in Cara Hunter’s sneakily…
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The Age of Treachery

Gavin Scott’s historical crime thriller takes us back to post-WWII Britain where former operative Duncan Forrester is enjoying his new life reading ancient history at Oxford. One night, during the reading of a Viking saga, there’s a huge crash and a man is found dead…
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The Age of Treachery

Written by Gavin Scott — Historical settings are always popular in crime fiction, and one of the richest in terms of intrigue is the post-World War II period. Whole societies went through cataclysmic changes, and a new order arose from the rubble. In Britain, the victorious…
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The Skeleton Road

Written by Val McDermid — If Agatha Christie is the queen of crime writing, then Val McDermid is surely her lady in waiting. She’s written 28 novels and has topped the bestseller list so many times that she deserves a free season ticket. McDermid is…
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Happy Birthday, Colin Dexter

Once in a generation comes a writer whose words translate into film and television so successfully that the books and the novels become indivisible. Those of us who read Colin Dexter’s Morse novels from the beginning, in 1975,  may have had our own imaginings of…
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