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Winterkill

The sixth and possibly final novel in Ragnar Jonasson‘s Dark Iceland series might just be the best. It’s the writing that’s so captivating – thanks in part to translator David Warriner, but also because of the considered way Ragnar highlights the issues that surround a…
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Winterkill by Ragnar Jonasson

Translated by David Warriner — Arguably the finest novel in the Dark Iceland series, Winterkill sees Icelandic author Ragnar Jonasson writing as smoothly, confidently and incisively as ever. From page one, you’ll glide into the mystery of a young woman’s death and the detailed investigation…
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Nothing Important Happened Today

Will Carver’s unsparing portrayal of modern society is startlingly original and crime fiction at its most compelling. The People of Choice is a cult that is gripping ordinary, often apparently happy, men and women and compelling them to kill themselves without hesitation and very publicly….
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The Six

Written by Luca Veste — Known for the Liverpool-based police procedurals in his Murphy and Rossi series, Luca Veste also loves mixing a bit of horror into his crime fiction. In 2018 he brought us The Bone Keeper, and his latest standalone is The Six….
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Nothing Important Happened Today

Written by Will Carver — He disappeared for a few years but Will Carver returned in style in 2018 with Good Samaritans. Detective Inspector Pace was then investigating two grisly murders and he returns in Nothing Important Happened Today and as in the previous novel…
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The Fragility of Bodies

Written by Sergio Olguín and translated by Miranda France — Award-winning Argentine novelist Sergio Olguín’s fast-paced 2012 crime novel is now available in English for the first time. It’s not surprising it was made into an eight-episode television series in 2017, called La Fragilidad de…
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Juliet & Romeo

The ultimate love story is also a crime story at heart, strewn as it is with murders, a gang war, suicides and a dark sense of desperation. British author David Hewson expertly spins Shakespeare’s story into one where Juliet is the driving force in Renaissance…
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