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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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You Are Dead, Murder Down Under, and more

On the Radar — This week we start in Brighton with Peter James and his 11th Roy Grace novel, You Are Dead. Then, it’s an intercontinental flight…

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Peter James voted best crime author

Brighton author Peter James has been chosen as the best crime author of all time in a poll run on WH Smith’s blog. The author…

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Roy Grace makes theatrical debut

Crime-based drama has been packing them in to theatres worldwide for decades. However, while classics of the Agatha Christie ilk are common, it’s a little…

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Brighton gothic

On the Radar — In a collection of diverse short stories by Peter James we discover an even darker side to the Brighton author, and…

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Face Off

Edited by David Baldacci — Remember the rock supergroups of the 1970s? Blind Faith; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; Derek and the Dominoes; Emerson, Lake…

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From Grace to darkness

On the Radar — What a line-up we’ve got for you today! From the latest Roy Grace mystery set in Brighton through to Edie Kiglatuk…

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Santa’s sack of new crime releases…

On the Radar — This is our last latest books news column for 2013, so let’s look at what Santa Claus has brought. We begin…

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