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It is over a decade since Lisa Gardner last tempted her fans with a standalone crime novel. They say good things come to those who wait, so does Before She Disappeared meet expectations? I’m pleased to report that the answer is a resounding ‘yes’! Frankie Elkin is a middle aged white woman, an alcoholic and
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This is the second of William Baer’s novels featuring private investigator Jack Colt of Paterson, New Jersey. Going by the title, you might assume this is part of Akashic Books’ short story series that includes Milwaukee Noir or Amsterdam Noir. In fact, Akashic published a New Jersey Noir a few years ago. Unlike many of
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When you’re the only cop in a quiet cop shop in a corner of South Australia’s farming community, Christmas should be a doddle, shouldn’t it? Not so for Constable Paul ‘Hirsch’ Hirschhausen in Garry Disher’s follow up to the excellent Bitter Wash Road. It’s all going swimmingly until one of the locals decides to enter
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The sixth and possibly final novel in Ragnar Jonasson‘s Dark Iceland series might just be the best. It’s the writing that’s so captivating – thanks in part to translator David Warriner, but also because of the considered way Ragnar highlights the issues that surround a premature death. Set in snowy Siglufjordur in northern Iceland, Winterkill
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Debut author Julie Carrick Dalton deserves praise for making concerns about important social issues – climate change and immigration – an integral part of her new novel. It isn’t always easy to do that without turning a book into a lecture or consciousness-raising exercise. In this case, the story remains uppermost, and the characters themselves
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There are certain writers and series that you can count on to raise the spirits of crime fiction lovers at this dark time, as the world battles coronavirus. Andrew Martin and his railway detective character Jim Stringer are among that number. When Martin’s new book, Powder Smoke, landed on the doormat here at CFL HQ,
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The first of Olivier Norek’s Banlieue trilogy is set in the notorious Seine-Sainte-Denis district, where Norek lives and where he has worked for the past 18 years as a police lieutenant. At the centre of The Lost and the Damned is Capitaine Victor Coste from the SDPJ 93 crime department, an uncomplicated man who just
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Kate Aitken left New York under a cloud, heading to California and a new start. In the Big Apple she was a journalist, caught up in the buzz and excitement of the vibrant city; now in the little coastal town of Callinas she is living with her aunt and uncle and working as an archivist,
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If you knew that if you pressed charges against the man who had murdered your loved one, you would be forced to host the prisoner in your home, would you do it? Or would you refuse to go ahead with the conviction? That’s the dilemma faced in The Captive by Deborah O’Connor. When Hannah’s Met
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Crime fiction lovers have been treated to many a glimpse of out-of-the-way Australia in recent years. From bushland and outback to dustbowl towns and featureless farmland, we’ve been absorbed by shows like Mystery Road, and when it comes to novels, Chris Hammer has been at the head of the pack with his books featuring journalist
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She’s the undisputed queen of crime, the most successful fiction writer of all time and her books have sold over a billion copies in English and a billion in translation – but what made Agatha Christie tick? Two new documentaries about to premiere on US-based PBS may help to provide some answers. Inside the Mind of Agatha
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In case you missed it (I don’t know how), on January 6, 2021, Nazis and white supremacists invaded the Capitol building after being incited by Trump and other Republicans over so-called election fraud. One of those politicians who continually questioned the integrity of the election and was even photographed raising his fist in support of
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In 2008, workmen tearing down a clutch of derelict Washington Heights rowhouses make a grim discovery. Behind the plaster of an upstairs bedroom is the body of a man sitting in a chair, wearing a hat. To the dismay of the demolition foreman, NYPD detectives Tolya Kurchenko and Pete Gonzalvez intend to make a serious
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We’re in the quiet little Australian town of Haven Bay for this psychological thriller. Max and Rennie are driving to a friend’s birthday bash when they’re involved in a near-collision. The boy racer in the other car has attitude and flips them off as he drives away at speed. Another close call and best forgotten.
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