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Dr Noir joins Crime Fiction Lover

We’re pleased to announce that Dr Jacky Collins – AKA Dr Noir – is teaming up with Crime Fiction Lover to bring her video interviews with top crime authors to our website. Jacky is well-known and well-respected in the genre, as an academic and as…
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The top eight Nordic noir novels of 2018

Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. They were the domain of the Northmen, the dreaded pagan hordes that swept through Europe around the end of the first millennia with their crazy, one-eyed gods, war hammers and long blonde hair. A similar though altogether more pleasant…
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Dr Noir reports on CrimeFest 2018

Between 17 and 20 May, crime fiction lovers from around the world flocked to the city of Bristol for its annual CrimeFest convention, with special guests including Lee Child and Jeffery Deaver. Another important attendee was Jacky Collins – AKA Dr Noir – who is…
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Top 10 Nordic noir novels of 2017

They’ve been saying it wouldn’t last for a while now. And that tells you everything you need to know about Nordic noir. Although this year’s crop of books doesn’t have quite the same level of electric spark as last year – when we featured the…
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Iceland Noir: Magical murder tour

What is it that makes Icelandic crime fiction so captivating? It was the Magical Murder Tour that wrapped up Iceland Noir yesterday which provided many of the clues. Organised by Iceland Noir and All Iceland, the journey lasted from sunrise to sunset and explored the great…
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Iceland Noir: Congratulations Ann Cleeves

Last night at Reykjavik’s grand Hotel Borg, Ann Cleeves was announced the winner of Iceland Noir’s first ever Honorary Award for Services to the Art of Crime Fiction. The author of both the Vera series, set in North East England, and the Shetland books, with…
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