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Killing Evil by John Nicholl

After working for the police and in child protection, John Nicholl became a crime author and Killing Evil is his 14th psychological thriller. The difficult issues he dealt with in his previous career come to the fore and inform the story in Killing Evil. It’s…
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The Poison Garden

Alex Marwood has made a name for herself with her never predictable array of standalone psychological thrillers. This one is a doozy, with a cracker of an opening that pulls the reader in right from the off. We’re at the scene of a mass killing…
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The Poison Garden

Written by Alex Marwood — Earlier this year I read MW Craven’s Black Summer and marvelled at the brilliance of its first chapter. Alex Marwood must have been at the same training session, because The Poison Garden also opens in spectacular fashion. PC Nita Bevan…
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Joe Country

For his sixth Jackson Lamb novel Mick Herron takes his failed spies out of London and into the Welsh countryside. Louisa Guy is caught in a snow storm while out looking for her dead partner’s missing son. Hypothermia will turn out to be the least…
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Joe Country

Written by Mick Herron — Summer brings with it the sixth novel in Mick Herron’s acclaimed series about the MI6 cast-offs and screw-ups who together make up the personnel of Slough House. Jackson Lamb has been the central character in the series, but this time…
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Anonymity

Written by John Nicholl — These days, there are myriad high-tech ways for crime fighters to do their jobs efficiently. Unsurprisingly, the same applies to the criminals themselves. Which is why the net has proved such a rich hunting ground for crime writers – take Chris…
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