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Lost Touch

Lost Touch

Written by David Terruso — Lina Colella has a gift. A gift that is both wonderful and terrible at the same time. By touching objects associated with murder victims, she can sense things about their deaths that are hidden from police experts. One day, she takes a telephone call from her sister Elise, who is[…]

The White Van

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Written by Patrick Hoffman — This is a story about what happens when people get in way over their heads. The short answer is nothing good. And the long answer, unfolding in this page-turner of a thriller, involves all kinds of bad. At the center of the story is 31-year-old Emily Rosario, a down-on-her-luck San[…]

Hunted

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Written by Paul Finch — A former copper, journalist and screenwriter for The Bill, Paul Finch has had Kindles and Kobos buzzing with his DS Mark ‘Heck’ Heckenburg series. Stalkers, the first Heck book, boasts over 180,000 ebook sales so far. The second, Sacrifice, set records for pre-orders. Hunted is the fifth in the series, but the first[…]

The Star of Istanbul

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Written by Robert Olen Butler — James Bond has had plenty of literary rivals, none of whom have quite measured up to the British spy, but Christopher Marlowe ‘Kit’ Cobb just might. The war correspondent turned Secret Service agent is American and he’s from an earlier era (this novel is set in 1915). Nevertheless, readers of[…]

And Sometimes I Wonder About You

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Written by Walter Mosley — New York PI Leonid Trotter McGill has a chaotic personal life. His wife is lying in a care home, broken and depressed as a result of years of mutual betrayal and infidelity. His brother is serving a life term in an Indiania prison. His son is out there, somewhere in[…]

Interview: Quentin Bates

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Quentin Bates moved to Iceland at the end of the 1970s for a gap year which turned into a gap decade, merrily acquiring a new language, family and profession over there. As well as being a commercial fishing expert, he is the author of a series of crime novels featuring Officer Gunnhilder (Gunna) Gisladottir of the[…]

With Fury in Hand

With Fury In Hand

Written by Lee Thompson — Lee Thompson likes to place his noir stories in a family setting. In his debut crime novel, A Beautiful Madness, the author explored a family’s attempts to understand an uncharacteristic moment of violence perpetrated by their patriarch, a previously stable and upstanding man. It’s a book that made my top five books of 2014.[…]

You Are Dead

You Are Dead

Written by Peter James — Earlier this year, Peter James was voted Best Crime Writer of All Time by followers of the WH Smith blog, taking the title by a landslide. His hugely popular Roy Grace detective novels have sold over 16 million copies worldwide and been translated into 36 languages, while a couple of his stories have been turned[…]

The Silent Boy

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Written by Andrew Taylor – Already a triple winner of the CWA Historical Dagger, Andrew Taylor has been nominated once again for his latest book and must be a strong contender for the 2015 prize, which is presented on 30 June. The Silent Boy, a menacing and powerfully atmospheric novel set during the French Revolution,[…]

The Killing Lessons

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Written by Saul Black — With the strapline ‘Stalk. Kidnap. Kill. Repeat.’ you can probably guess that Saul Black’s debut crime novel is a serial killer thriller. In The Killing Lessons, three stories are interwoven, linked by a pair of sadistic serial muderers known for leaving cryptic items inside the bodies of their mutilated victims. The first[…]

Disintegration

Disintegration

Written by Richard Thomas — Anyone familiar with Thomas’s neo-noir anthology The New Black will know the author is a fan of the dark stuff. So you won’t be surprised to learn that Disintegration, subtitled A Windy City Dark Mystery, is pitch black in tone. The un-named protagonist of Thomas’ noir thriller exists rather than lives.[…]

The Slaughterman

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Written by Tony Parsons — London copper Max Wolfe first appeared last year in The Murder Bag. Now he returns to track a sadistic killer who has butchered four members of a wealthy family, and kidnapped their youngest child. The family thought themselves secure in their upmarket gated estate, but their sense of wellbeing is proved bloodily[…]

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