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Friday Read; Friday Reads

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wasn’t – Fergus Craig’s absurd crime fiction parody videos on Twitter starring the useless, egotistical and completely out-of-date Detective Roger […]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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Nightshade

  E.S Thomson has such a talent for pulling you into Jem Flockhart’s world – a grimy but vivid Victorian London, in which she, a cross-dressing apothecary, navigates mystery and danger with both her sidekick […]

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Blood Ties

  We are so excited here to be publishing Brian McGilloway’s marvellous and gripping Blood Ties in paperback this month; after an overlong break of ten years Ben Devlin is back in a new thriller […]

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Death of a Shipbuilder

  Death of a Shipbuilder is historical fiction with an edge – both an immersive exploration of the atmospheric setting of seventeenth century London, and a gripping political mystery. This time, Tyler’s charismatic hero John […]

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Hyde

  OK, so we featured this at the time of hardback publication earlier on this year but we think it’s worth running again, as it’s not only us but the judges of this year’s McIlvanney […]

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