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The Coral Bride

Written by Roxanne Bouchard and translated beautifully by David Warriner, The Coral Bride is the lyrical, haunting follow-up to We Were the Salt of the Sea, set once more in the enticing Gaspe Peninsular of Quebec and featuring DS Joaquin Morales. This time he is…
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Features

Five women to watch in 2019

As the year draws to an end, one of our traditions here at Crime Fiction Lover is to make predictions about which women authors will be the rising stars in the months to come. This is not a comprehensive list, but it’s an opportunity to…
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We Were the Salt of the Sea

French-Canadian author Roxanne Bouchard’s fifth novel is also her first to be translated into English thanks to Orenda Books. It’s set in Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula, where inhabitants live by, and make their living from, the sea. Two new arrivals into the insular community are about…
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We Were the Salt of the Sea

Written by Roxanne Bouchard, translated by David Warriner — In a world filled with high-octane, fast-paced, blood-spattered crime fiction, it’s sometimes worth taking the foot off the gas pedal and plumping for something a little less frenetic. Something like Roxanne Bouchard’s We Were the Salt…
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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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