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Milwaukee Noir

Edited by Tim Hennessy — At last, my husband’s home town comes in for Akashic Books’ noir treatment! I’m from the American Midwest myself (Detroit), so I know the region, though these 14 tales expertly nail the specificity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Like many Midwest towns,…
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What You Break

Written by Reed Farrel Coleman — The latest crime novel by Reed Farrel Coleman features his retired Suffolk County cop John Augustus (Gus) Murphy, first introduced in last year’s Where It Hurts. Coleman knows his Long Island environment so well that his books carry a gritty realism and…
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The wolf of Karl-Marx-Allee

On the Radar — GDR noir could be the next big thing in crime fiction, what with Deutschland 83, Simon Urban’s Plan D, and David Young’s novels set in East Germany. That’s where we’re heading first with this week’s new crime releases. These books are hitting…
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CIS: Debt to Pay

Written by Reed Farrel Coleman – Robert B Parker may have passed away in 2010, but thanks to writers like Ace Atkins and now Reed Farrel Coleman, his classic characters and story styles live on through the Robert B Parker franchise. Much in the same way…
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Where It Hurts

Written by Reed Farrel Coleman — Coleman’s Moe Prager series of novels brought him considerable critical acclaim. The James Deans alone won the Anthony, Barry, and Shamus Awards as well as being a finalist in others. His writing is hardboiled for sure, but goes beyond genre…
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Interview: Reed Farrel Coleman

A poet and a crime author, Reed Farrel Coleman has written more than 15 novels, including the critically-accalimed Moe Prager series about an ex-cop turned private eye. He has collaborated with Ken Bruen, continued Robert B Parker’s Jesse Stone series, and has won a slew of awards…
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Reacher on the prairie

On the Radar — Ann Cleeves, Anthony Horowitz and Lee Child – three of the UK’s biggest names in crime fiction – all feature this week. Cleeves has written about a moth hunter, Horiwitz about 007 and Lee Child, well, he’s got a new Jack Reacher story…
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