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Banking on Barclay

On the Radar — No, not Linwood Barclay. This time we’re talking about Jack Barclay a London cop created by Harry Dunn. Our weekly news page also brings you short stories, the latest in Romanian crime fiction, a delicious-looking cosy, a touch of pulp and…
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A Noise Downstairs

Written by Linwood Barclay — This could be called The Case of the Haunted Typewriter, because an old-fashioned typewriter is one of the eeriest images in Linwood Barclay’s new psychological thriller. Paul Davis is a professor at a small Connecticut college living with his second…
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Harrogate 2018 - a little bit different

Catherine Turnbull reports on the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, with photos by Charlotte Graham What gives the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate a different vibe every year is that the author chairing the programme changes. It keeps it fresh and…
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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 the plot is. In Promise Falls, New York, a young man kills a young woman in a hit and run…
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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 Baldacci and Ace Atkins, there are four historical novels new on the shelves. Ancient Rome, Georgian London, post-war London and…
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The Drowning Ground

Written by James Marrison — When the body of a local farmer is found on the peak of a hill with a pitchfork rammed through his neck Detective Chief Inspector Guillermo Downes is called in. The deceased is Frank Hurst and well known to Downes. Ten years…
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