Literature

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The rich vein of crime writing currently coming out of Australia continues with this debut by SR White – a Brit now living in Queensland – and it deserves its place among the best. Hermit is a dark and claustrophobic tale, with much of the action taking place in an interview room, where detective Dana
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This beguiling book by Mikael Niemi is a mash up of genres with historical crime, coming-of-age and literary novel tropes that manages to be reflective and page-turning. In Sweden in 1852 real life revivalist Pastor Lars Levi Laestadius, and Jussi, a runaway Sami boy, turn detective and use pioneering forensic methods to investigate the death of a milkmaid
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Although the sound of Santa’s sleigh is still well off in the distance, when November comes you can usually start to see how things will shape up in terms of the crime Christmas bookshelf. For example, Lee Child fans will be singing a jingle next week when the new Jack Reacher novel hits the shelves
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Attorney Miranda Patel, exploring the murky circumstances surrounding the near-fatal head injury inflicted on her former paralegal, Jessica Lane, uncovers a connection between Jessica and the hacking of the National Security Agency. Could Jessica have gone to the dark side? Then, suspicion is cast on others, also connected with Miranda’s law firm, whose bona fides
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Forecasts in the States are for a snowy winter, and if you want to gear up for the cold, you couldn’t do better than reading Sue Henry’s first Alaska mystery. Whatever the weather throws at the rest of us, compared to people who race the Iditarod, our situation is cosy. This book won Macavity and
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This posthumous publication is Jurjevics’ third novel. The co-founder of Soho Press died in 2018 from the long term effects of Agent Orange on his heart. Like so many other Vietnam veterans, Jurjevics’ experiences of that war stayed with him for the rest of his life and they informed his writing. By October 1963, the
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