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The Tournament of Blood by Michael Jecks

‘The Tournament of Blood’ is the 11th novel in the Knights Templar mysteries by Michael Jecks. The story begins when Sir Baldwin Furnshill’s wife Jeanne gives birth to their first child – a girl. So with a bellowing newborn in … Continue reading

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In The Morning I’ll Be Gone by Adrian McKinty

‘In The Morning I’ll Be Gone’ is the 3rd novel in Adrian McKinty’s Sean Duffy series. Duffy has upset his senior officers and been demoted from Detective Inspector to Sergeant before being forced out of the police force completely. That … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Box by Elly Griffiths

‘The Vanishing Box’ is the 4th novel in Elly Griffiths’ series featuring DI Edgar Stephens and Magician Max Mephisto. The series is set in Brighton in the 1950s. It is a cold Christmas and Max and his daughter Ruby are … Continue reading

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The Distant Echo by Val McDermid

‘The Distant Echo’ is the novel where we are first introduced to DI Karen Pirie, but she doesn’t appear until well into the story. In 1978, Alex Gilbey and his three best friends, all four from Kirkcaldy are studying in … Continue reading

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The Boy Bishop’s Glovemaker by Michael Jecks

‘The Boy Bishop’s Glovemaker’ is the 10th Knights Templar mystery by Michael Jecks. In Exeter Cathedral (and many others) there is a tradition where one of the Boys in the choir is selected to be bishop for a day, on … Continue reading

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After You Die by Eva Dolan

‘After You Die’ is the 3rd novel by Eva Dolan featuring DI Dushan Zigic and DS Mel Ferreira of the Peterborough Hate Crimes Unit. The first two in the series are – ‘Long Way Home’ and ‘Tell No Tales’. Holly … Continue reading

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The Murder Wall by Mari Hannah

‘The Murder Wall’ is Mari Hannah’s debut novel and the first in a series featuring DCI Kate Daniels, a detective based in Newcastle. Eleven months ago, Kate entered a church in her home town to light a candle for her … Continue reading

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End Game by David Baldacci

‘End Game’ is the 5th novel in the Will Robie series by Davis Baldacci. At the end of the previous novel ‘The Guilty’, there was a burgeoning relationship between the two master assassins Will Robie and Jessica Reel. But Reel … Continue reading

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From Potter’s Field by Patricia Cornwell

‘From Potter’s Field’ is the 6th Kay Scarpetta novel by Patricia Cornwell, featuring Virginia Chief Medical Examiner and FBI Consultant Kay Scarpetta. The FBI has been notified of another victim of long term serial killer Temple Gault. And unlike the … Continue reading

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A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee

‘A Rising Man’ is Abir Mukherjee’s debut novel and the first in a series featuring Captain Sam Wyndham who after working as a detective for Scotland Yard, serving in WWI and losing his wife to the flu epidemic, has now … Continue reading

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