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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2017

My list this year rattles around some varied sub-genres and pushes at the radical edges of crime fiction. The Long Drop delves into the realms of fictionalised true crime while Graeme Macrae Burnet has carved out another literary gem in his preferred ‘faction’ style. Mr…
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The Long Drop

Denise Mina rolls up her sleeves and flexes her literary muscles in this atmospheric crime tale set in 1950s Glasgow. Based, somewhat loosely, on real events it focuses on two men and a notorious murder trial. William Watt is an ambitious businessman and Peter Manuel…
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The Long Drop

Written by Denise Mina — In The Long Drop, Denise Mina takes a break from the fine Alex Morrow series to serve up a novel loosely based on real events in Glasgow in the 1950s. The story focuses on two men, William Watt and Peter Manuel. Watt is…
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Short wait til The Long Drop

On the Radar — Anyone who read our most wanted books of 2017 feature late last year will know that we’ve been anticipating The Long Drop by Denise Mina for a while. We know that fans of her Glasgow-based Alex Morrow series will also be…
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The most wanted crime books of 2017

The new year is upon us and our team is already chomping at the bit for the tidal wave of new releases 2017 will bring. Without doubt, there will be big releases for lovers of all the main crime fiction genres. Will 2017 be the year that action thrillers…
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