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The Pain Tourist by Paul Cleave

Taut. Twisty. Propulsive. You can trot out all the cliches regularly used to describe thriller fiction and use them with abandon for Paul Cleave’s new police procedural, The Pain Tourist. In Christchurch, New Zealand, a serial killer named Joe Middleton was caught but somehow escaped…
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On the Radar: The Pain Tourist, and more

Kiwi crime novels have become a popular destination for crime fiction lovers itching to travel the world, and New Zealander Paul Cleave is an excellent author to begin with. His latest, The Pain Tourist, is our lead book this week. It tops an eclectic selection…
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The Quiet People by Paul Cleave

The title of award-winning author Paul Cleave’s new crime thriller, The Quiet People, is both straightforward and ironic. On one hand, it refers to news coverage of heinous crimes, in which neighbours so often say, ‘Unbelievable! He was always so quiet.’ On the other, the…
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On the Radar: Are you feeling jealous?

It’s an important week for fans of the Norwegian author Jo Nesbo as we announce the release of something new from him – a collection of short stories. Like his early Harry Hole novels, these stories are set in some sunnier climes but the style…
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Worst case or best case?

On the Radar — Isn’t it funny? We hate bad news, but as crime fiction lovers sometimes the worst case scenario proves to be the best. That’s why we’re looking forward to Helen FitzGerald’s latest, purely on the basis of the title. We’re pretty sure…
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