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Verity

If you want to have your attention seized and held hostage from the very first page, then Verity is the psychological suspense you’re looking for. The opening scene pulls no punches, and as the story’s […]

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The Night Caller

  Well, it’s the new year, and we have a new crime writer who debuts on the Constable crime list. Martina Murphy’s excellent police procedural featuring Detective Sergeant Lucy Golden has already been published in […]

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One Night, New York

  Start the new year with a brilliant debut, set in 1930s New York, surely the most sparkly of times to read about. This is a hugely engrossing tale, with characters startlingly likeable and dislikeable, […]

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Silent Parade

  Keigo Higashino is one of the authors I’m always recommending to people – not only do you have an interesting look into Japanese culture and family, he brings intriguing plots and twists that are […]

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Read an extract from The Night Caller . . .

Day One Present   The call comes at ten in the morning. I’m in the middle of signing off on an investigation that has ended well for me and my partner, Dan. Without breaking a […]

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Best Crime TV Shows in 2021

As we prepare for the Christmas break – a time of the year where most of us barely leave our sofas! – we’ve rounded up a list of our 10 favourite crime TV shows this […]

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 It’s a Wonderful Life an exclusive short story by Philip Gwynne Jones

 It’s a Wonderful Life For Elena, Sebastiano and Vera   Dario, Vally, Federica, Emily and I stood at the great entrance to the Basilica of the Salute and realised that balloons were going to be […]

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Relentless

  Mark Greaney never disappoints – he might be the best US action thriller writer right now – but Relentless is particularly superb, the ideal meeting of espionage mystery with balls-to-the-floor gunplay. It begins with […]

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THE THIRD ELF By Kate Ellis

DECEMBER 1986     The third elf climbed aboard just as the steam train was pulling away from Morbay station. He took a seat at the rear of the carriage but the other two elves […]

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Good Girl Bad Girl

  Are you searching for the perfect stocking filler? Looking for an absorbing read to keep you hooked as you travel home this festive season? Look no further because Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael […]

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Once in a Red Moon short story by M.W. Craven

Want more of Poe and Bradshaw? M.W. Craven has written an *exclusive* Washington Poe short story, and we are delighted to share it here with you. Enjoy . . . ‘Once in a Red Moon’ […]

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Death on the Trans-Siberian Express

  So. Winter is coming, along with freezing temperatures, short days and long, dark nights . . . and why would you want to go outside, if you can curl up inside with a totally […]

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