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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 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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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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Can You Keep A Secret by Caroline Overington

‘Can You Keep A Secret’ is a psychological thriller. It is a disturbing novel featuring some very disturbed characters. Caitlin and Colby are both very manipulative people. They first met on a yacht cruising the Queensland Whitsunday Islands. Caitlin was … Continue reading

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Spook Street by Mick Herron

‘Spook Street’ is the 4th novel in Mick Herron’s Slough House series which features a group of reject MI5 agents exiled to Slough House and known as the slow horses. The novel opens with a flash mob of teenagers at … 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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Eleven Days by Stav Sherez

‘Eleven Days’ is the 2nd novel by Stav Sherez featuring DI Jack Carrigan and DS Geneva Miller. The first in the series was ‘A Dark Redemption’. The story begins when a convent in an upmarket area of London burns down. … Continue reading

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Crimson Lake by Candice Fox

‘Crimson Lake’ is set in and around Cairns in Queensland’s tropical north. It is a small and quiet place surrounded by crocodiles. And it is where Ted Conkaffey has come to hide. Ted was working as a police detective in … Continue reading

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A Face in the Crowd by Lynda La Plante

‘A Face in the Crowd’ is the 2nd novel in Lynda La Plante’s Prime Suspect series which features DI Jane Tennison, a young woman trying to climb the ladder in the male dominated police force. The body of a young … Continue reading

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