Parting Shot

Written by Linwood Barclay — Parting Shot is a novel that could have been pulled straight from current headlines, which may be because much of…

Whole lotta history

On the Radar — Yes, we’ve got a whole lotta history for you today because, in addition to exciting new releases from Linwood Barclay, David…

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CIS: Books to Die For

Whether it’s Golden Age giants or great lost novels, there’s always another crime classic waiting to be discovered. If Classics in September has opened your…

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A different French connection

On the Radar — No, there hasn’t been a re-issue of the great 1971 movie. Our French connection this week is via two new novels set…

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Face Off

Edited by David Baldacci — Remember the rock supergroups of the 1970s? Blind Faith; Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young; Derek and the Dominoes; Emerson, Lake…

Never Saw It Coming

Written by Linwood Barclay — My introduction to the work of top-selling author Linwood Barclay is a slim volume, which I found somewhat off-putting, being…

What’s another dead journalist?

On the Radar — It’s 3 January, a big day for new releases, and if you head to our Reviews section you can catch up on titles…

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Trust Your Eyes

Written by Linwood Barclay — After writing four comic thrillers featuring the character Zack Walker, Canadian author Linwood Barclay turned to standalone novels. His first…

The crimes they are a-changin’

Jacques Filippi reports on Bouchercon 2011 — In crime fiction, the hero who saves everyone has dominated the genre for a long time. That hero…

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