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The Dead Don't Sleep

Written by Steven Max Russo — It’s taken five decades for the long arm of retribution to reach halfway around the world and tap the shoulder of Frank Thompson in this new crime thriller by Steven Max Russo. Back in the late 1960s, when Frank…
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Quarry's War issue 1

Written by Max Allan Collins, drawn by Szymon Kudranski — In the middle of 2016, throwback pulp crime publisher Hard Case Crime announced it was getting into comics with Walter Hill’s Triggerman and Peepland, by Christa Faust and Gary Phillips. Since then, there has been a…
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NTN: The Life We Bury

Written by Allen Eskens — The Life We Bury is Allen Eskens’ first novel, but you’d really never know it, from prose that approaches the poetic, to the carefully constructed mystery within. It’s only been a month since 21-year-old Joe Talbert left his Austin, Minnesota…
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The Whitehall Mandarin

Written by Edward Wilson — For crime readers with a penchant for espionage, there’s a select band of authors to explore ranging from young turks Charles Cumming and Chris Morgan Jones to veterans John le Carré, Alan Furst and Charles McCarry. Within a few pages…
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A Ghostly Shade of Pale

Written by Merle Temple — We are in the Deep South, strutting that well-worn stage set where almost anything can happen – the land where Mississippi meets Tennessee meets Arkansas. Bugs the size of golf balls clatter into the kerosene lanterns and, out there on…
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Norwegian by Night

Another gloomy Scandinavian angst-fest? Well, hold on now… For starters, the author’s name – Derek B Miller – doesn’t seem very Nordic at all. Yes, the book is set in Oslo, but there is a major difference. For starters, the central character is an 82…
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Norwegian by Night

Written by Derek B Miller – Nominated for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger, this debut novel about an 82-year-old ex-marine from New York on the run with a six-year-old boy in Oslo has become a deserving international hit. There’s even a movie adaptation…
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