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Huge by Brent Butt

Brent Butt is a Canadian comedy icon. For years he worked as a stand-up comic, performing all over the place, from small town venues to large festivals, but is best known for Corner Gas, a sit-com set in a small town in Saskatchewan he created…
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Green Monsters by Nicky Shearsby

In Nicky Shearsby’s new psychological thriller Green Monsters first-person narrator Stacey Adams makes no secret of her hatred for her married older sister, Emma. Emma is a successful businesswoman, lives in a huge house with dishy husband Jason and a toddler daughter, has a designer…
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A classic revisited: Cold Caller

Jason Starr’s 1997 debut is an acerbic story of white collar crime and a quarter-life crisis that brings new meaning to the term ‘dead-end job’. First picked up by the UK’s No Exit Press, the book’s publication marked the author as an exciting new voice…
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Finders Keepers by Stephen King

One year on from Mr Mercedes, Stephen King’s highly successful foray into crime fiction, he’s back with a follow-up. Finders Keepers is also a mystery novel, though it’s more of a companion story than a direct sequel. Intriguingly, though, a third book in the series…
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Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

Suspense has always been Stephen King’s stock-in-trade, but he’s increasingly turning to crime too. The much-admired Joyland was published last year in the Hard Case Crime series, and his latest book more than lives up to the publisher’s description of a riveting mystery thriller. This…
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The Bones Beneath

Written by Mark Billingham — In Tom Thorne’s last outing, The Dying Hours, having been busted down to uniform for one too many indiscretions, our hero ends up hospitalised with a bullet wound. His boss says, “I’ve got good news and bad news….” Not far…
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Dead Set

Written by Will Carver — Eames is a psychopath. Following events in Carver’s debut novel, Girl 4, he languishes in a hospital for the criminally insane to the west of London. His nemesis is Detective Inspector January David, but David has little to be cheerful…
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