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I Hear Sirens In The Street by Adrian McKinty

‘I Hear Sirens In The Street’ is the 2nd Sean Duffy novel by Adrian McKinty. At the end of the previous novel, we left Duffy injured. He has now returned to work at Carrickfergus police station with a Queens medal … Continue reading

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The House Sitter by Peter Lovesey

‘The House Sitter’ is the 8th novel in Peter Lovesey’s Inspector Diamond series featuring grumpy old Bath DI, Peter Diamond. After a beautiful day at Wightview Sands on the Sussex coast, the tide is now coming in and beachgoers are … Continue reading

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The Intrusions by Stav Sherez

I have read and loved all of Stav Sherez’s novels so I couldn’t wait to get hold of ‘The Intrusions’, the 3rd novel in his Carrigan and Miller series. When Madison Carter arrives at the police station to report her … Continue reading

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Lennox by Craig Russell

‘Lennox’ is the 1st novel in Craig Russell’s Lennox series, set in the 1950s in Glasgow. Lennox fought in the war and feels too damaged to return to his family in Canada, so he is working as a Private Investigator … Continue reading

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Diamond Dust by Peter Lovesey

‘Diamond Dust’ is the 7th novel in Peter Lovesey’s series featuring the Bath based, surly detective Peter Diamond. The crime in this novel was a complete surprise to me. I have read some of the later novels in the series … Continue reading

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Friends In High Places by Caro Peacock

‘Friends in High Places’ is the 7th novel in Caro Peacock’s Liberty Lane series featuring the young female private detective. It is 1840 and Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, nephew of the Emperor, has just failed in an attempt to seize … Continue reading

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Stasi Wolf by David Young

‘Stasi Wolf’ is the 2nd novel in David Young’s Karin Müller series. Müller is an Oberleutnant with Kripo and this story is set in East Germany in 1975. Müller has been relegated to a boring desk job, so jumps at … Continue reading

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The Traitor of St Giles by Michael Jecks

‘The Traitor of St Giles’ is the 8th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks featuring Keeper of the Kings Peace Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Bailiff Simon Puttock as they solve mysteries in 1300s England. It is 1321 … Continue reading

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Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino

‘Journey Under the Midnight Sun’ is a complex mystery by Japanese author Keigo Higashino. In 1973 in a partly constructed building in Osaka, a child finds a dead man who has been stabbed. The man is a pawnbroker named Kirihara. … Continue reading

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Tell No Tales by Eva Dolan

‘Tell No Tales’ is the 2nd novel by Eva Dolan featuring DI Dushan Zigic and DS Mel Ferreira of the Peterborough hate crimes unit. Zigic and Ferreira have been investigating the brutal murder of two Asian men. They have been … Continue reading

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