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Strange Gods

Written by Annamaria Alfieri– Strange Gods opens in 1911 in Kenya – the British East Africa colony and we meet 20-year-old Vera McIntosh. Vera has grown up in Kenya as the daughter of successful coffee plantation owning missionaries. No longer a child, Vera’s fraternisation with the locals…
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The Gods of Guilt

Written by Michael Connelly — Mickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer, gets a call. He’s been offered a case – defend a murder suspect who claims to be innocent. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Murders are revenue generators for lawyers and Mickey is down…
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The Idol of Mombasa

Written By Annamaria Altieri — Set in 1912 in the British Protectorate of East Africa (now Kenya), The Idol of Mombasa is Alfieri’s second novel featuring Justin and Vera Tolliver. They fell in love in Alfieri’s first book, Strange Gods, and in this book are newlyweds, embarking on…
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Secrets of the Dead

Written by Murray Bailey — This is the second of Murray Bailey’s crime thrillers to follow the Egyptian adventures of British archaeologist Alex MacLure, and it’s clear the author knows his subject. I’d compare it to reading highly technical sci-fi. You either try to understand every…
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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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A Cold Day In Hell

Written by Lissa Marie Redmond — It’d be a cold day in hell before Buffalo PD Detective Lauren Riley would work for the ‘other side’ and help out her most detested courtroom adversary, lawyer Frank Violanti. They’ve had more than a few moments of conflict…
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