MarinaSofia: Top five books of 2014

2014 has been a year of discovering the joys of crossovers, or books which push the boundaries and extend the definition of crime fiction. Think Lauren Beukes’ Broken Monsters or Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven, with their mix of YA, horror, dystopia police and…
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The Front Seat Passenger

Written by Pascal Garnier, translated by Jane Aitken — The front seat next to the driver is traditionally called la place du mort (the seat of death) in French. In the days before airbags, it was considered the most dangerous seat in the car if…
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Questions are being asked

On the Radar — We’ll start this week with Laura Lippman’s latest release in which old crimes are unravelled after four decades when, finally, someone starts asking the right questions. There’s a return to Hull with David Mark, and Chris Pavone follows up his hit…
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