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The Narrator by KL Slater

Narrated by Clare Corbett and Cristin Atherton — This new crime thriller by KL Slater makes sly metafiction use of the audio medium as its two narrators read the story of Philippa Roberts. Roberts in turn is the best-selling author of nine novels about police…
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Cut Me In by Ed McBain

Originally written in 1954 and released under the pseudonym Hunt Collins, this book has been rediscovered and reprinted by Hard Case Crime. The publisher has even roped in the excellent illustrator Robert McGinnis, who painted many a James Bond poster in the 1960s, and who…
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Research by Philip Kerr

We all like an occasional break from our usual reading fare, and perhaps writers of long-standing series also feel the need to break out from their shackles, no matter how successful. Philip Kerr is much loved for his subtle, meticulously researched Bernie Gunther series set…
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Invitation to Die

Written by Helen Smith — Winnie Kraster, book blogger and wannabe writer, is delighted when she receives an invitation to attend a conference in London organised by the Romance Writers of Great Britain. Finally, a glimmer of recognition for all her hard work reviewing under…
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A Dangerous Fiction

Written by Barbara Rogan — The crime fiction genre is packed with quizzical private detectives and flawed but brilliant police men and women, so it made a refreshing change to meet Jo Donovan, literary agent. A young widow, she runs the successful Hamish-Donovan Agency in…
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