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On the Radar: The accidental detective

Trying something new. It’s probably going to one of the main themes when we emerge from lockdown. Build back better, the new normal, and all of that. This week we lead with a book by a well-established author who’s trying something different, with a main…
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Panic Room

Written by Robert Goddard — Panic Room is Robert Goddard’s 27th thriller, this time based in Cornwall, a county renowned for its misty legends and remote locations. It promises one of his trademark, tightly constructed plots, which are methodically planned. However, as Goddard told us in his…
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Interview: Robert Goddard

Prolific bestselling author Robert Goddard was born in Hampshire, but he has set his crime novels across the UK and around the world. Time is no barrier either with a trilogy set in the immediate aftermath of World War I. to coincide with the centenary…
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Tangerine dream

On the Radar — It must be a dream come true for Christine Mangan. Not only has her debut come up top of our list in this week’s On the Radar news column, but she’s also sold the rights to Hollywood and it seems that…
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Familiarity, no contempt

On the Radar — Several long-standing favourite characters make a reappearance here in our new releases this week including Frieda Klein, Bruno Courrèges, ‘Max’ Maxsted, and Peter Diamond. There are also new books by Karin Slaughter, Brian McGilloway, Cathi Unsworth and – with another Bob Dylan song…
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The best World War I crime fiction

Today marks 100 years since Britain entered World War I. For the next five years, writers, artists and historians from all over the world will remind us the momentous events which took place between 1914 and 1919. The Great War is remembered for its soldier…
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