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The Banker's Wife

Written by Cristina Alger — The words ‘financial’ and ‘thriller’ are usually enough to send me running for the hills, and they’re there for all to see in the praise lavished upon this book. But something appealed, and I’m glad I trusted my instincts to…
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The Lady from Zagreb

Written by Philip Kerr — The German policeman Bernie Gunther returns for his 10th outing. Fans of the series will know that the books are not in a chronological sequence and that Kerr has positioned Gunther as a man who served in World War I and II, and survived…
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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

Written by Joël Dicker, translated by Sam Taylor — This thriller arrives with a lot of hype. It also has the usually reassuring presence of imprint MacLehose Press, which specialises in translated fiction from Pierre Lemaitre, Antonin Varenne and, of course, Stieg Larsson. The book…
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Lies of the Dead

Written by Shauna Bickley — Tom Trethowan is content to lead a quiet life in a sleepy Cornish village. But his peace is shattered when the police arrive at his cottage door. Tom’s wayward brother, Liam, is missing. He was last seen aboard Tom’s boat,…
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