Two writers better than one?

On the Radar — Today we start with two books written by top crime writing duos. First up Preston and Child are back with their…

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NTN: Phil Lecomber interviewed

“The dramatic finale is magnificently melodramatic, and ends the book – an excellent debut – in fine style.” That was our verdict when we recently…

Memento Mori

Written by Keith McCarthy –– Picture an old man alone except for his daughter, living in an secluded and abandoned infirmary. He hears voices. Not…

Brighton gothic

On the Radar — In a collection of diverse short stories by Peter James we discover an even darker side to the Brighton author, and…

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Mask of the Verdoy

Written by Phil Lecomber — George Harley is a decorated veteran of World War I who worked for British intelligence post 1918. Now he is…

At Death’s Window

Written by Jim Kelly — Conflicts between criminals tend to be called ‘wars’. Thus we have turf wars, drug wars, and even scraps between rival…

Dealing in seaweed

On the Radar — It is to Jim Kelly that we owe our eccentric headline this week. In his upcoming release At Death’s Window, we’ll…

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Compulsion

Written by Bruce W Perry — Karl Standt has a back story. The former New York cop, now a private investigator, is still regaining his…

Grisham takes us to Gray Mountain

On the Radar — This week’s biggest crime release comes from the pen of John Grisham who, as he normally does, puts a high flying…

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Are you ready for Hop-tu-naa?

On the Radar — If our headline has you confused, Hop-ti-naa another word for Halloween – it’s the Manx version of that night of mischief…

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Silence the Dead

Written by Jack Fredrickson — Author Jack Fredrickson is based in Chicago, and has written four crime thrillers featuring a down-and-out Windy City investigator called Dek…

A Last Act of Charity

Written by Frank Westworth — JJ Stoner was a special forces soldier. He is now a freelance investigator who knows how to kill men without…

Personal

Written by Lee Child — Jack Reacher, once a major in the US Military Police and now a drifter, is on a bus. That it is not…

Rose Gold

Written by Walter Mosley — It is the mid 1960s and in Los Angeles black folks have, to a degree, been replaced by young political…

A different French connection

On the Radar — No, there hasn’t been a re-issue of the great 1971 movie. Our French connection this week is via two new novels set…

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Stranger at Sunset

Written by Eden Baylee — Psychiatrist Dr Kate Hampton takes a vacation in Jamaica, staying at the luxury resort Sunset Villa. It’s gated off against…