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Dead Gone – Luca Veste

Dead Gone, the debut novel by Luca Veste, is something of a rarity in that it’s set in Liverpool. I spent nine years there and firmly believe it’s one of the best cities in the world. It has a unique population and architecture, a proud heritage and stories all of its own. The city’s seen ...
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After I’m Gone – Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman’s eagerly anticipated latest is After I’m Gone: a tale of murder, deception and family secrets which skips backwards and forwards through time to piece together a mystery hidden in a dark past. 1976: wealthy businessman Felix Brewer disappears in order to avoid a prison sentence, leaving his wife, three daughters and mistress to ...
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From the Dead – Mark Billingham

From the Dead is the ninth novel in Mark Billingham’s series featuring Detective Inspector Tom Thorne. Donna was charged with conspiracy to murder her husband after his body was found in his burned-out car. She’s about to be released from prison after serving a ten-year sentence, when she receives an anonymous letter – and in ...
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The Deliverance of Evil – Roberto Constantini

The Deliverance of Evil is Roberto Constantini’s epic opening to a trilogy featuring Commissario Michele Balistreri. It’s been causing a stir in Italy since its publication (as Tu Sei il Male) in 2011, going into three reprints in its first week and winning the prestigious Scerbanenco Prize for the best Italian debut crime thriller. The Deliverance ...
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Harbour Street – Ann Cleeves

We Brits love Vera. Played on TV by the wonderful Brenda Blethyn, Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope is a straight-talking investigator whose suppressed maternal instinct sometimes finds its way to the surface with a gruff, awkward charm. And ah, those big skies, desolate landscapes and that Tyneside accent…. The good news is that this novel, ...
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Ripper – Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende is a giant of the literary fiction world. Her novels, in which poverty and cruelty are tempered by love and by magic, have sold over 57 million copies. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004. Allende is the author of twenty books, including Eva Luna, Inès of ...
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