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Mr Either/Or

Written by Aaron Poochigian — Epic crime novels written in verse don’t come along too often and Poochigian has written a remarkable book. It is ablaze with vivid imagery, memorable turns of phrase and lyrical flights of fancy. It is a genre-bending work of art that…
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Interview: Chris Brookmyre

In the last year Chris Brookmyre has won both the William McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Fiction and the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year for his book Black Widow. Now he’s gone into orbit in a different way with his first novel…
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The Epiphany Machine

Written by David Burr Gerrard — The Epiphany Machine opens with a with a list, a disclaimer, covering 19 things to consider before using the machine followed by a testimonial from one of the many people who’ve used it. What is the machine? It’s a device…
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Broken Monsters

Written by Lauren Beukes — Detroit always has the potential to be a compelling backdrop to a crime novel, and in the hands of the wildly inventive Lauren Beukes this decaying city becomes a bad dream. The South African writer made her name with science…
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NTN: Ioanna Bourazopoulou interview

Compared to the Scandinavians and the French, Greek crime fiction authors seem few and far between. However Ioanna Bourazopoulou is a Greek author who has seen her novel What Lot’s Wife Saw translated into English. Set in a future when large parts of Europe are…
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Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares

Written by James Lovegrove — With James Lovegrove’s background in science fiction, you might expect something other than a straight pastiche of the great detective here in The Stuff of Nightmares. And, while that’s true, there are still enough of the familiar tropes to please any…
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Calculated in Death Review

Written by JD Robb — The first book published in JD Robb’s In Death series was Naked in Death, published back in 1995. Since then the author – who also writes under the name Nora Robberts – has released two hardcover In Death books per…
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