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Strange Tide

Christopher Fowler takes risks. His two detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May, are improbably ancient. I think they were old in their WWII debut mystery, Full Dark House. He cracks endless jokes based on English popular culture, and if you can’t keep up with his…
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Bryant & May - Strange Tide

Written by Christopher Fowler — The Peculiar Crimes Unit is a kind of lost property facility for London’s Metropolitan Police. Orphan crimes, unsolved murders, unexplained disappearances – in short, investigations which would cost the cash-strapped Met valuable man- hours are left on the doorstep of…
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A Dark and Twisted Tide

This seventh outing for Lacey Flint and Mark Joesbury finds the former Met Detective looking for a quieter life as she finds her feet as a member of the Metropolitan Police’s Marine Unit. Some chance of that after an early morning wild swim in the…
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A Dark and Twisted Tide

Written by Sharon Bolton — That there London. It has featured in films, telly shows, songs and, of course, crime novels. But whether you see the place as a bustling metropolis or smelly, overpriced and somewhere south of Watford Gap, I doubt you’ve ever given…
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