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Bound by Vanda Symon

Bound is the fourth in Vanda Symon’s series set in New Zealand and featuring police detective Sam Shephard. We’ve previously reviewed Overkill and The Ringmaster on the site but if, like me, you’re a newbie to this author’s writing then Bound is not too bad…
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Wisting - Norway's biggest crime drama yet

One of the attractions of Nordic noir is the allusion to beauty and innocence that the pristine snowscapes conjure just before the tragic human drama bites. The contrast plays on the mind as the extreme cold, sense of isolation and dislocation and the evil people…
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The Night Hawks

Ruth Galloway is back, and happily she has returned to home turf in North Norfolk in this latest Elly Griffiths novel, the 13th in the series. A body is found on the beach by a bunch of metal detectorists who call themselves The Night Hawks,…
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Winterkill

The sixth and possibly final novel in Ragnar Jonasson‘s Dark Iceland series might just be the best. It’s the writing that’s so captivating – thanks in part to translator David Warriner, but also because of the considered way Ragnar highlights the issues that surround a…
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