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Out of the Ashes

Vicky Newham’s second novel to feature DI Maya Rahman starts with a bang – literally – as one of the new businesses blamed for gentrifying London’s Brick Lane goes up in flames. Two bodies are found inside, closely entwined on a bed. One belongs to…
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Out of the Ashes

Written by Vicky Newham — London. AKA The Smoke. Home of the cheery, never-say-die Cockney, who likes to dress up in his Pearly King costume, eat jellied eels and talk in rhyming slang. Got that, me ol’ China? Well that’s all the stereotypes out of…
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Thomas Harris returns

On the Radar — The American author Thomas Harris has only written five novels but he’s one of the most impactful crime writers of all time. The Hannibal Lecter series – Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal and Hannibal Rising – has been…
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Turn a Blind Eye

Written by Vicky Newham — Mile End High is a secondary school in the heart of the East End of London. It’s had its problems in the past, but thanks to the leadership of headmistress Linda Gibson the school is now seen as a shining…
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Double, double, toil and trouble...

On the Radar — This week, a very different take on Shakespeare’s Scottish play leads our new releases list. Jo Nesbo’s version of Macbeth was on our Most Wanted list at the beginning of the year, alongside debutante Vicky Newham’s Turn a Blind Eye which…
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