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Hold the Dark audiobook

Written by William Giraldi, narrated by Richard Ferrone — The essentials of William Giraldi’s icy thriller were covered in our review of the book, which you’ll find here. In brief, the story centers around a case in which two, then three, children are stolen by wolves…
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The Jackdaw

Written by Luke Delaney — Ex-police officer Luke Delaney has carved out an enjoyable niche in British crime fiction with his DI Sean Corrigan. With his books being so influenced by his former career, Delaney’s reputation as an intuitive and informed writer is well deserved…
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The Evil Thereof

Written by Iain McDowall — Iain McDowall was born in Scotland, but now lives in the English Midlands, wherein lies his fictional town of Crowby. Inspector Frank Jacobson last appeared in Envy The Dead (2009), and now he returns as sharp as ever, but with an…
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Sins of the Fathers

Written by James Craig — Inspector John Carlyle is a wearily decent copper, working in the heart of London. He lives with his long-suffering wife and teenage daughter in a block of council flats not far away. Permanently tired, struggling to make ends meet but…
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The Last Refuge

When Scotsman John Callum arrives in the Faroe Islands, he discovers a place that’s as forlorn and remote as he is. Callum is running from something, but it’s not clear what. For a while, it seems like he might just achieve the quiet solitude he…
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Dark Country

Written by Darren E Laws — With the eloquent subtitle Songs of Love and Murder, this is the follow up to Laws’ 2008 novel, Turtle Island. The central character once again is FBI agent Georgina O’Neil, but we find her in a bad place. Having…
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Edge

Written by Nick Oldham — Charlie Wilder finishes off a jail term in HM Prison Preston, Lancashire, and is released with tag on his ankle. In theory, it will enable the authorities to track his movements. He is met at the prison gate by his…
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Hold the Dark

Written by William Giraldi — Scandinavian crime fiction seems to go from strength to strength, but let’s not forget that North America has its fair share of frigid locations to offer – perfect for crime fiction. Maine, Minnesota, Quebec and Canada’s far north have all…
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