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Deadland

If you like your books with a strong sense of place, then this one by William Shaw should be top of your list. It’s set in Dungeness, on the far southern tip of Kent, and is the latest to feature DS Alexandra Cupidi. Two would-be…
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Deadland

Written by William Shaw — There’s something magical when a book transports you completely to the place in which it is set. Elly Griffiths does it brilliantly with North Norfolk in her Ruth Galloway novels, and after reading William Shaw’s Deadland I feel like I’ve…
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The Turner Prize for crime

On the Radar — Contemporary art will cost you an arm and a leg these days… well, an arm at least. This is one of the more gory details that pops up among the clues in this week’s new crime releases and it’s to be…
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New from Korea

On the Radar — You know that we get excited about crime fiction from overseas markets here on Crime Fiction Lover. South Korea already manufactures some of the finest smartphones and containerships in the world, but the country’s latest export is the crime novel The…
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Sympathy for the Devil

William Shaw’s Sympathy for the Devil sways to the samba beat of 1960s London as DS Cathal Breen investigates the death of a Polish prostitute. Soon the intelligence services and higher forces are taking an interest and Breen smells a conspiracy as he tries to…
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Sympathy for the Devil

Written by William Shaw — We are back in 1960s London as DS Cathal Breen and his team investigate the murder of a prostitute. Her name was Lena Bobienski and she was Polish, her parents returning home after the World War II where they were presumed to…
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Will it make a splash?

On the Radar — Another one of our most wanted books of 2017 arrives this week and what we’re wondering is just how much of a splash Into the Water is going to make. After all, Paula Hawkins’ first book, The Girl on the Train,…
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