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The Cutting Edge, and more

On the Radar — Lincoln Rhyme is right up there with the best detectives in crime fiction, and Jeffery Deaver has made the character a favourite with readers around the world. What’s fascinating about Rhyme, who was played by Denzel Washington in The Bone Collector,…
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Since We Fell, and more...

On the Radar — What more could you want than 11 new crime books landing in the next couple of weeks, including ones by big-name crime authors like Dennis Lehane, Arnaldur Indridason, Lee Child and Peter James? If you’re anything like us, you’ll be thinking,…
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Lady with death on her mind

On the Radar — Peter James – the UK’s best crime author according to readers of the WH Smith books blog – leads us off this week with a black widow case for his white knight of Brighton CID, Roy Grace. Or, you could grab…
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Peter James wins CWA Diamond Dagger 2016

Congratulations go out to Brighton author Peter James, who has bagged the prestigious Diamond Dagger from the UK’s Crime Writers’ Association for 2016. The award recognises his career producing brilliant crime novels and he is a well-known and well-liked author on the festival scene. James best-loved…
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The Billionaire returns

On the Radar — It’s a feature of fame that once an artist makes the big time, there is also an appetite for their earlier works which may not have attracted much attention first time around. We kick off with a pre-Roy Grace novel by…
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Suicide in Santa Monica?

On the Radar — Our lead book this week takes us out to the sunny LA suburb of Santa Monica but if the gruesome deaths there are too hot to handle, then there are chills aplenty too. Yes, we have ghostly chills in a haunted…
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You Are Dead

Written by Peter James — Earlier this year, Peter James was voted Best Crime Writer of All Time by followers of the WH Smith blog, taking the title by a landslide. His hugely popular Roy Grace detective novels have sold over 16 million copies worldwide and been translated…
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