Perfect Days

Written by Raphael Montes, translated by Alison Entrain — Sometimes, reading Crime Fiction Lover is like taking a trip around the world. We take you to…

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Blood Mist

Written by Mark Roberts — Ever heard that definition of a newspaper: black and white and read all over? It’s a description that could equally…

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Billy Dead Mates

On the Radar — Welcome to our weekly new releases round-up where we’re going to start off with Sophie Hannah’s latest. The English author has…

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The Drifter

Written by Nicholas Petrie, narrated by Stephen Mendel — This exciting debut thriller pits US Marine lieutenant and veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars…

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Symbiosis

Written by Guy Portman — Talulah and Taliah are twins. Their father is a decent fellow, but not the most imaginative of souls, while their…

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Quarry’s Deal

Written by Max Allan Collins — Max Allan Collins, the writer of the original graphic novel The Road to Perdition that became the popular film, has been…

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Acts of Violence, and more…

On the Radar — It might seem strange that publishing should have lean times and fat times, but February is certainly when the first shoots…

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As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

Written by Alan Bradley — If you come to this book expecting something sombre about human frailty based on Shakespeare’s line, “Golden lads and girls all…

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The Woman in Blue

Written by Elly Griffiths — Walsingham, deep in rural Norfolk, is a curious place. In Jim Kelly’s Death on Demand, for instance, its religious history…

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The Promise

Written by Alison Bruce — It’s been a bit of a wait for the sixth book in the Gary Goodhew series, so it was with…

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The 8th Circle

Written by Sarah Cain — We keep hearing that journalists are a dying breed. If that’s so then Danny Ryan must be the most endangered of them. He might seem…

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Viral

Written by Helen FitzGerald — Versatile authors who write standalones often aren’t as highly revered in the crime fiction genre as series writers. This might be…

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The Woman in Blue, and more…

On the Radar — Here are this week’s new releases, starting with the latest from Elly Griffiths. We’ve also got one for fans of Ann…

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Rain Dogs

Written by Adrian McKinty — Let’s start with the title. Like the rest of the books in the Sean Duffy series, it’s taken from a…

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