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Geiger by Gustaf Skordeman

Translated by Ian Giles — It is summer in one of Stockholm’s most exclusive suburban neighbourhoods, and an idyllic family gathering is coming to an end. Three generations of the Broman family have spent a lovely day together at the patriarchal home. In his heyday,…
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Wolves at the Door

Written by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett —Considered to be the godfather of Nordic noir, Gunnar Staalasen is an icon in Norway, so much so that his literary creation, PI Varg Veum, is immortalised as a statue in the centre of his native city…
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The Fear

Written by CL Taylor — Crime fiction is a huge and hugely popular genre, but do you ever sit back and think of what we’re actually enjoying as our evening’s entertainment? The thought might cross your mind as you sink deeply into The Fear by…
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Wolves in the Dark

Written by Gunnar Staalesen — A knock comes in the night and a hungover Varg Veum answers the door. Police detective Hamre has come, this time not for help, but rather with a warrant for Veum’s arrest. Both men are fast closing in on retirement age,…
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Deep Down Dead

Written by Steph Broadribb — The action thriller never seems to go out of fashion, and fans of writers like Lee Child and David Baldacci seem to welcome each new release with relish. From John Buchan’s The Thirty-Nine Steps through Geoffrey Household’s Rogue Male and on to…
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The Dying Detective

Written by Leif GW Persson, translated by Neil Smith — As retired detective Lars Martin Johansson, a living legend in the Swedish National Police Force, approaches his favourite hot dog kiosk in Stockholm, he hasn’t a care in the world except to savour his favorite lunch ritual….
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Unquiet Souls

Written by Liz Mistry — When the body of prostitute Sharon Asif is found in the snow dappled graveyard of a Bradford churchyard, DS Alice Cooper unwittingly opens a can of grisly worms. In the locked loft of the dead woman’s house are 20 children, two…
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When the Music's Over

Written by Peter Robinson — Newly promoted Detective Superintendent Alan Banks is given a high profile case to lead here in the 23rd novel in Peter Robinson’s impressive series. Former TV personality Danny Caxton is being investigated for the rape of a teenager in 1967 in…
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