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A dark deed, a tragedy, the thing best left buried – unresolved secrets from the past that rock the present are a major trope of crime fiction. It rears its head again this week as we feature two of America’s biggest crime and thriller authors – Dean Koontz and Harlan Coben – in our weekly
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The Mercenary is the fourth novel in Paul Vidich’s Cold War espionage series featuring CIA officer George Mueller, which began with An Honorable Man in 2016. Vidich appears to be following the lead of his illustrious predecessor in that, like John le Carré’s George Smiley, Mueller is not the focus of every novel in which
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Celebrating excellence, originality, and accessibility in writing by women in English from across the world, the Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2021 longlist. The longlist encompasses a wide range of genres, themes, and settings—from London to Hong Kong, Barbados to Brooklyn, among others—and features both established authors like Yaa Gyasi and Ali Smith and newcomers
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At the centre of the intrigue in each of Rory Clements’ World War II espionage novels sit true historical events. Cambridge history professor Tom Wilde’s task is to step in and save the world from the iron glove of Nazi tyranny. One false move and the consequences will be lethal. No pressure then for our
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“Millicent Spark’s life ended on the twenty-third of January, 1994,” starts Chris Brookmyre’s new thriller about the movie business. She woke up that morning after an alcohol- and drug-fuelled night with the body of her lover Markus next to her, covered in stab wounds. As a result, she spent over 20 years in prison for
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A debut crime novel with a title echoing that of a Red Hot Chilli Peppers song. Must be set in Los Angeles, then? Nope, put all thoughts of the US aside, because this Under the Bridge refers to a part of Garston, a run down docklands area of Liverpool. We arrive there in 2004, as
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Trying something new. It’s probably going to one of the main themes when we emerge from lockdown. Build back better, the new normal, and all of that. This week we lead with a book by a well-established author who’s trying something different, with a main character who’s also found a new skill. Robert Goddard doesn’t
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There have been major international crime festivals in France and Germany, England has Harrogate and CrimeFest, and everyone’s heard of Bloody Scotland. North America has Bouchercon and even Iceland and Rotorua have held notable crime fiction events. Now Wales is getting in on the act with an event called Gŵyl Crime Cymru Festival, and organisers have ambitious
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Today’s Featured Deals In case you missed yesterday’s most popular deals Previous Daily Deals Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith for $2.99 Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore for $2.99 Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson for $2.99 Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley for $1.99 Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up
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Glasgow has a hard reputation, as anyone who has been ‘kissed’ by one of its residents will tell you. The city and its denizens are at the heart of Edge of the Grave, the debut crime novel by Robbie Morrison. With a background writing comics for 2000AD, in his first novel he takes us back
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New Zealand’s stunning South Island and the remote Marlborough Sounds form the backdrop for The Sounds, available now on DVD in the United States. But, as any aficionado of Nordic noir will tell you, those inspiring vistas and seemingly innocent far away communities have dark secrets. This is what Maggie Cabbot (Rachel Lefevre) discovers when
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Have you met Detective David ‘Kubu’ Bhengu? You haven’t? Well, you are in luck, because Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip decided to write a prequel to their six-novel series featuring Kubu and Facets of Death is exactly where his story starts. The first thing you need to know about the inimitable Detective Kubu is the
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The Ripped Bodice has come out with their fifth annual State of Racial Diversity in Romance Report and, spoiler alert, the overwhelming whiteness in romance publishing that they identified in 2016 has not been solved. The Racial Diversity Report looks at the largest romance publishers and tracks the percentage of the titles published that year that
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Quirky thrillers that don’t follow typical hero’s journey plotting have great appeal. You really don’t know what’s coming next. Adam Bregman’s debut thriller is one of these books, with the quirkiness intensified by the characters’ passion for the Los Angeles of decades ago. The story is set in the late 90s, and the protagonists are
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If you’re looking for a crime novel to sink into and drift away from the troubles of the world, you’ve come to the right place. Our weekly crime fiction news column brings you the latest from Chris Brookmyre, and it’s a standalone with a unique concept inspired by the special effects industry. We’ve got some
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If you read comic books and graphic novels, the name Robbie Morrison might be familiar to you. Over the last 20 years, he has been prolific for 2000AD, writing stories for Judge Dredd, Shakara, Nikolai Dante and more. However, with the publication of Edge of the Grave, he is changing direction and joining a new
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