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The Shape of Night

Written by Tess Gerritsen — She’s an author best known for her Rizzoli and Isles series, but when we interviewed Tess Gerritsen in 2017, she hinted that “a standalone thriller that’s like nothing I’ve ever written before” was on its way. Well, it’s arrived. And…
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Top crime authors trying something new...

On the Radar — Maybe it’s the way the atmosphere is gradually heating up. Or it could be that sea change in politics everyone is talking about. Or it could be because Liverpool won the Champions League. Whatever the cause, a whole range of crime…
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I Know a Secret

Written by Tess Gerritsen — Over the course of 12 books, the partnership of Rizzoli and Isle has become as well-established as, say, Laurel and Hardy or Lennon and McCartney. Or maybe we can add Cagney and Lacey, because these two women are close friends…
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The flavour of French noir

On the Radar — This week sees new releases from two of France’s finest contemporary novelists: Fred Vargas and Pascal Garnier. So, get ready for a holiday featuring murder and intrigue that will take you from Paris to the wild mountains of Western France. We’ve…
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Interview: Tess Gerritsen

Today, Tess Gerritsen is one of America’s leading crime fiction authors, but she took an unusual route to get there. A graduate of Stanford University, Tess went on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was awarded her MD. While…
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Gunpowder, plots and new crime books

On the Radar — In England, there’s an old children’s chant promising gunpowder, treason and plot for 5 November. Book publishers seem to have taken this to heart and have scheduled a veritable truckload of new crime releases for that date – Guy Fawkes Day. Treason…
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Die Again

Written by Tess Gerritsen — The last crime novel that I read which was set in Botswana was one of the No1 Ladies Detective Agency series, written by Alexander McCall Smith and featuring the homespun wisdom of Mma Precious Ramotswe. Die Again opens in the same country but,…
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Good-bye 2014, hello Tess Gerritsen

On the Radar — This will be the last On the Radar article of 2014, as next week our Thursday publication day coincides with Christmas Day. However, we will be back on 1 January 2105 briskly for a new year of crime fiction. During 2014…
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