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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2019

I want my crime fiction to take me to different places, often darker ones, that I don’t recognise. So, there’s no domestic noir here but there are two books featuring men called Keller, and a couple of them could prop open a pair of heavy…
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Sanctuary

Luca D’Andrea gives us an intense thriller with an atmospheric South Tyrolean setting that, in some respects, defies genre pigeon holing. It’s part rural noir and part psychological page turner that has many familiar tropes but steers through the clichés with panache. Marlene Wegener is…
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Sanctuary

Written by Luca D’Andrea — It was back in 2017 that we first picked up the global bestselling psychological thriller The Mountain by D’Andrea . Sanctuary is another thriller with strong psychological overtones that may be a match for D’Andrea’s five-star debut novel. We are…
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Don't break the chain

On the Radar — Prepare to be broadsided as some of the biggest names in contemporary crime fiction launch a salvo of explosive-looking novels that’ll blow your summer reading pile to pieces. Adrian McKinty, Jo Nesbo and Joseph Knox are three of the most popular…
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Nights get colder, crime gets cosier

On the Radar — Halloween is done and dusted and anyone involved in selling just about anything is now thinking Christmas. Including crime publishers. We start with a couple of harder edged offerings, but from then on it’s cosy all the way. The Promise by Robert Crais This…
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