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NTN: Erik Axl Sund interviewed

Crime fiction readers and publishers alike continue to ride the popular wave of Nordic noir, ever scanning the horizon for the next Stieg Larsson. Newcomers Jerker Eriksson (right) and Håkan Axlander Sundquist, collectively known under the pseudonym Erik Axl Sund, are making their own waves with…
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NTN: Beautiful

Written by Anita Waller — ‘Beautiful’ – when Amy Andrews hears the word it takes her back to a time when she was Amelia, when she was six, when a man named Ronald Treverick snatched her from a park near her home in the south of…
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Dexter is Dead

Written by Jeff Lindsay — Dexter Morgan is in a Miami prison, in the section reserved for the worst of criminals. He’s being held for the murder of three people, his wife, his lover and a man by the identity of Robert Chase. Worse still the police…
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The Jump

Written by Doug Johnstone — One day Ellie’s teenage son, Logan, committed suicide by stepping off the apex of the Forth Road Bridge and plunging to his death. Less than six seconds from stepping over the railing to smashing into water as hard as concrete. In the…
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Dying Wish

Written by James Raven — Dying Wish is set in The New Forest. Well, it’s not new but it was recorded as Nova Foresta in The Domesday Book. That was in 1086, but this is the present day and Grant Mason, a popular local author who has written guide…
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In Heaven and In Earth

Written by David Foster — On a wet and wintry night on north London’s Hampstead Heath, a long-buried body of a woman is found by a dog walker. Inspector Sam Cooper realises that there is no need for a hue and cry as the remains…
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Cemetery Girl

Written by David Bell — Tom Stuart is a professor of English in an un-named town in America. He and his wife Abby sit amid the ruins of their slowly crumbling marriage, a disintegration brought about almost entirely by the abduction of their 12-year-old daughter….
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Evil Eye

Written by Joyce Carol Oates – An acclaimed novelist, short story writer, poet, essayist, and literary critic, Joyce Carol Oates was once dubbed ‘the dark lady of American letters’. In her 50-year career, she’s often been drawn to violent characters and harrowing subjects. Where Are…
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