MarinaSofia: Top five books of 2018

There’s nothing more enjoyable than travelling the globe via crime fiction, so it should come as no surprise that each one of my top five picks take me to another part of the world. What’s more, four out of the five I’ve chosen this year…
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Weeping Waters by Karin Brynard

Translated by Maya Fowler and Isobel Dixon — South African crime fiction is going from strength to strength in both English and Afrikaans. Deon Meyer might dominate the landscape still with his pacey plots and thorough characterisation, but authors such as Roger Smith, Lauren Beukes,…
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John Connolly is the Maine man

On the Radar — He might be an Irishman, but John Connolly’s Charlie Parker series is set in the wooded North East state of Maine, and it’s had readers entwined ever since the first book, Every Dead Thing, back in 1999. The author’s latest starts…
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