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Murder DC

Written by Neely Tucker — Do you miss The Wire? Does the wait for the next George Pelecanos novel seem endless? Neely Tucker is a welcome find that will comfortably fill the void. His first thriller The Ways of the Dead featured veteran, war-scarred Washington reporter Sully Carter and was well received. Now…
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The Fourth Reich

Written by Helen Goltz — The 70th anniversary of the liberation Auschwitz last week proved that the Holocaust is never far from our minds. Writers of fiction and non-fiction look for ways to understand what drove supposedly civilised people to commit genocide. Helen Goltz’s book is one that…
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The Blue and the Grey

Written by MJ Trow –– 14 April, 1865. Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC. As the packed house laughs and cheers its way through Tom Taylor’s Our American Cousin, a shot rings out and gunsmoke drifts into the gas-lit spotlights. A very special theatre-goer, none other than…
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The Double

Written by George Pelecanos — Famed for his screenwriting on The Wire, and for novels such as Hard Revolution and The Night Gardener, George Pelecanos is one of the dominant crime fiction authors in the United States, and beyond. His latest creation is Spero Lucas,…
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The Expats

Written by Chris Pavone — Moving to Luxembourg with her very average husband Dexter, Kate Moore, who is an ex CIA agent turned full time mum, expects a life of leisure looking after the kids and touring Europe on weekends. What she doesn’t bargain for…
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Fireproof

Written by Alex Kava —  A down-and-out former accountant returns to his cardboard box home in an industrial unit on the edge of Washington DC. He is furious to find that there is someone else in his space. His anger turns to horror when he…
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