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Andre: Top five books of 2014

Re-issues have made up much of my reading this year, from the ambitious reprint project of the Maigret series (alongside the first English edition of Simenon’s startling psychological novel The Mahé Circle) to the scandalous 1980s PI debut from Julian Barnes’s alter ego Dan Kavanagh,…
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Interview: Belinda Bauer

Five novels into her crime career, Belinda Bauer has become a favourite among critics and readers alike. Her 2010 debut, Blacklands won the CWA Gold Dagger in 2010. Rubbernecker, which features an anatomy student who stumbles across a crime amidst the cadavers, was recently longlisted…
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The Facts of Life and Death

Ruby Trick is an over-weight 10 year-old at a Devon primary school. Her workshy father sits at home dreaming of being a cowboy. When a serial killer strikes the flood-threatened village, John Trick acts out his fantasy by trying to form a posse to hunt…
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The Facts of Life and Death

Written by Belinda Bauer — As its title suggests, Belinda Bauer’s latest book tackles some big themes amidst its grim plot about a serial killer in the West Country. The Facts of Life and Death is a coming-of-age story, an exploration of a troubled family…
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From the Gaelic

On the Radar — You may well have read books from Denmark, France, Italy or even Japan, but have you come across one originally written in Gaelic before? Well, here’s your chance to discover some crime fiction from the heart of Eire. But there’s more…
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