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Friday Read; Friday Reads

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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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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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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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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No Quarter Given

  Neil Broadfoot’s No Quarter Given is exactly the thrill-filled, page-turning read to shake off the winter blues – this time, Broadfoot’s Conor Fraser is embroiled in what at first seems a simply tragic accident, […]

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Double Crossed

  Roberta Kray is a star in the genre of gritty East End drama. Her plots race along, with believable, love-or-hate characters and an overall feeling of time-travelling back to the era she’s writing about […]

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A Murder Inside

  A new crime novel from Frances Brody is always a very exciting event, but this publication is an even more so as it launches the start of a new series from Frances! Don’t fear, […]

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Murder Isn’t Easy

  Calling all Agatha Christie fans! Murder Isn’t Easy is THE book you need to switch off Poirot and cosy up with now the winter nights have arrived. Carla Valentine, curator, mortician and self-confessed Christie […]

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Once Upon a Crime

  For anyone who was in need of a pick-me-up during lockdown – and who wasn’t – Fergus Craig’s absurd crime fiction parody videos on Twitter starring the useless, egotistical and completely out-of-date Detective Roger […]

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Cold Justice

  The main character in Cold Justice, Mallory, is an ex-SAS soldier who is haunted by a dark past that he longs to escape from. Unlike other typical action heroes he is multi-faceted – a true […]

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