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Fictional legal eagles are flying high these days – just look at how successful the recent Netflix adaptation of Michael Connelly’s The Lincoln Lawyer has been. And then we have Eddie Flynn, creation of Northern Irish author Steve Cavanagh, featuring here in the seventh book of a series that’s garnered awards, high praise and oodles
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Chick-lit cannibalism is how Chelsea G Summers describes her new dramedy thriller – and that gives you a flavour of it, the novel is a tongue-in-cheek fable. A niche sub-genre maybe, but it’s wicked funny if you have the stomach for it. Hell hath no fury like a love-scorned celebrity chef and as you might
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Not 40-degree heat. Not wildfires. Not that annoying fly who keeps flying straight into the glass. Nothing will stop us bringing you the latest crime novels – and things are going to get even hotter with The Devil Takes You Home by Gabino Iglesias. And we all know where the devil lives, right? No air-con
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson for $2.99 Prime Meridian by Silvia Moreno-Garcia for $1.99 We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter for $2.99 The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan for $2.99 The Butterfly Girl
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Denise Mina is back with the second in her new ‘C-series’, featuring Anna and Fin. 2019’s Conviction introduced us to podcast fanatic Anna McDonald and rockstar Fin Cohen as their lives were turned upside down by failed marriages and they embarked on a non-romantic adventure together, investigating the mysterious deaths of a father and his
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Former US FBI agent Ken Harris has brought back his entertaining private investigator Steve Rockfish with young assistant – now partner –Jawnie McGee in this second of a series, following the author’s debut, The Pine Barrens Stratagem, earlier this year. In this novel, Jawnie has passed her PI exam, and the two of them have
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TikTok has joined the ranks of other virtual book clubs by debuting its own this month. The TikTok Book Club is a result of #BookTok, a section of the site where book lovers gather to discuss books. This book club comes as no surprise, as the immensely popular BookTok community has amassed more than 65 billion
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She’s best known for the critically acclaimed Ziba MacKenzie series, but Victoria Selman used lockdown to come up with her first standalone novel Truly, Darkly, Deeply – uncharted territory for an author who describes herself as a planner. “I know where my stories are going, but don’t always know the pitstops along the way,” she confesses to
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn for $1.99 Stony the Road by Henry Louis Gates, Jr for $1.99 Prime Meridian by Silvia Moreno-Garcia for $1.99 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston for $1.99 The Moment of
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Maine-based author Elizabeth Hand writes widely across the crime fiction and dark fantasy genres. With her crime novels we’ve grown used to cold climate settings, and the Cass Neary series has taken readers from New England to Iceland, across the UK and over to Sweden. Now, inspired by a visit to her daughter in Hawai’i,
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“One of the great things about writing a book about 1940s Hollywood is that you can watch a bunch of old movies and call it research,” Anthony Marra says about Mercury Pictures Presents, a sprawling, bighearted tragicomedy set in Hollywood during World War II, with additional storylines in Italy and Germany. It took six years
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Readers, prepare to meet the most memorable middle grade protagonist of 2022. Twelve-year-old Olive Miracle Martin, the instantly endearing hero of Hummingbird, is, in her own words, a “joy-kaboom.” After being homeschooled due to a medical condition called osteogenesis imperfecta (sometimes known as brittle bone disease), Olive begins attending Macklemore Middle School, where local legend
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Trom could just be the Nordic noir crime show you’ve been waiting for. From Ystad to the Arctic Circle and from the forests of Finland to Reykjavik, just about every corner of the old Norse world has appeared as the setting of a crime show. Now, for the first time, you can enjoy one that
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray for $2.99 Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner for $4.99 Apple: Skin to the Core by Eric Gansworth for $2.99 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard for $0.99 The Essex Serpent by Sarah
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Edited by Vern Smith — A crime fiction short story has to accomplish a lot in a compressed space. It has to describe the crime involved in enough detail to make sense to readers, it has to create believable characters whose fates you care about at least enough to arouse your curiosity, if not your
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Tracy Flick, Tom Perrotta’s protagonist from his darkly humorous novel Election, returns in Tracy Flick Can’t Win (6 hours), an engrossing story of retrospection, regret and self-fulfillment. Now the vice principal at a suburban New Jersey high school, Tracy is vying for the principal gig, which means navigating school politics and the sophomoric behavior of
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If you’re on the queasy side, scroll down now. Forensic-based crime fiction novels might not be your thing… But if you love an unconventional clue, then the new Kathy Reichs novel needs to go on your reading list. Yes, someone has left an eyeball, complete with some GPS coordinates, on the back porch. And so
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Moving halfway around the world to a new country where everyone speaks a new language would be a challenging experience for just about anyone. But for 10-year-old Zhang Ai Shi and her parents, leaving Taiwan means a chance for a better life in the United States, a place known in China as “the beautiful country.” 
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“This report was birthed in trauma.” It’s a striking and heartbreaking opening statement for the groundbreaking 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study Report, released in late June at the 2022 American Library Association Annual Conference. While the beginnings of the study were rooted in library trauma before the COVID-19 pandemic, the initial grant application was written
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Translated by Katherine Gregor — Hot on the heels of The Mirror Man by Lars Kepler comes a very different but equally chilling serial killer thriller from Italian maestro Donato Carrisi. It’s a decade since his debut, The Whisperer, which terrified readers across the continent. Now The Whisperer of that first novel is back, his
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Thirty writers consider the myriad ways a human body can exist in the world in Body Language: Writers on Identity, Physicality, and Making Space for Ourselves. The thoughtful essays in this anthology, brought together by Catapult editors Nicole Chung and Matt Ortile, touch on everything from death, eating disorders and racism to sex and taking
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Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman series has been a bridge between comics and novels since it was published. It is widely considered to be one of the best graphic novels ever written, with many additional comics and books like The Sandman resulting from Gaiman’s inspiration. Running for 75 issues between January 1989 to March 1996, the
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Over the years, several Crime Fiction Lover contributors have gone on to write their own additions to the genre. It proves that the passion for crime fiction cuts across readers, reviewers and writers. Latest in that list is Victoria Weisfeld, an accomplished short story writer who makes her long-form debut with Architect of Courage. He’s
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Few words related to identity convey a more precise meaning than the ones Bolu Babalola uses to describe her identity: “I’m a Nigerian child, eldest daughter.” If you’re familiar with immigrant parents, you know the drill: Education is the key to securing your future, with a reliable profession (doctor, lawyer, engineer) followed by a judicious
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