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The Poison Artist

Jonathan Moore appreciates the love affair that bloomed in the Golden Age between mystery authors and the dazzling variety of concoctions killers used to despatch their victims. In this remarkable debut novel we meet a San Francisco toxicologist, Dr Caleb Maddox. He has a row…
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The Poison Artist

Written by Jonathan Moore — Poison was once a popular feature in crime fiction of the Golden Age, particularly in the works of Agatha Christie. Jonathan Moore has revived that tradition with ingenuity in his debut novel. The Poison Artist arrives with a blurb from Stephen…
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Naked Shall I Return

Written by Christopher Bartley — The Bible, like Shakespeare, is always a good source of book titles. Here we have that glum fellow Job to thank. He said,”Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return.” Christopher Barley’s latest is set on the…
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The Big Bitch

Written by John Patrick Lang — So, what is left of Jackson ‘Doc’ Holiday’s world, now that his multi-million dollar fraud scheme has collapsed around his ears? Well, there’s the Armani suits, Gucci loafers and handmade shirts, for starters. A total pariah in the legitimate financial…
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The Breaks

Written by Eden Sharp — In the hardboiled thriller The Breaks we meet two engaging and memorable characters – private investigator Angela McGlynn and her sometime associate John Knox. McGlynn is self-assured and sassy, a computer hacking whiz and martial arts expert, not above using her attractiveness to…
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Huntress Moon

Written by Alexandra Sokoloff — FBI Special Agent Matthew Roarke is a man on a mission. On the cusp of busting a major criminal organisation in San Francisco he witnesses the death of a team member working undercover on the case. It looks like an accident, the agent…
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Officer Involved

Written by Sean Lynch —  Last year here on Crime Fiction Lover, we racked our brains to come up with the top TV crime shows of all time. So why mention it at the start of this review? Simples – it’s because Farrell and Kearns,…
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The White Van

Written by Patrick Hoffman — This is a story about what happens when people get in way over their heads. The short answer is nothing good. And the long answer, unfolding in this page-turner of a thriller, involves all kinds of bad. At the center…
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