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The Day of the Dead by Nicci French

THE DAY OF THE DEAD is the 8th and final novel in the Frieda Klein series by the husband and wife duo known as Nicci French. Frieda is in hiding. This was the only way she could think to protect … Continue reading

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The Lost by Mari Hannah

THE LOST is the 1st novel in a new series by Mari Hannah featuring CID detectives David Stone and Frankie (Frances) Oliver based in Northumbria. Frankie is the third Frank Oliver to serve in the police after her father and … Continue reading

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Hangman by Daniel Cole

HANGMAN is the 2nd novel in the Detective William Fawkes series by Daniel Cole, the sequel to RAGDOLL. Fawkes doesn’t have much of a role in this novel but we see a lot of his colleague, newly promoted DCI Emily … Continue reading

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Love Story, With Murders by Harry Bingham

‘Love Story, With Murders’ is the 2nd novel by Harry Bingham featuring the very unusual DC Fiona Griffiths. Fiona and another officer attend a call out where an unusual package has been found during the cleanup of the house of … Continue reading

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Origin by Dan Brown

‘Origin’ is the 5th novel by Dan Brown featuring world famous religious iconologist professor Robert Langdon. For those of you familiar with Dan Brown, this novel very much follows the usual pattern. An ex student of Langdon’s from Harvard, Edmond … Continue reading

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Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh

‘Let Me Lie’ is a thriller by Clare Mackintosh with more than one surprising twist. One year ago Anna Johnson’s mother committed suicide, only 7 months after her father also committed suicide. Since then, Anna has met a man she … Continue reading

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London Rules by Mick Herron

‘London Rules’ is the 5th novel in Mick Herron’s Slow Horses series which follows the misfit group of disgraced spies who have been exiled to work at Slough House (in the hope that they will leave the service). A village … Continue reading

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Redemption Point by Candice Fox

‘Redemption Point’ is the 2nd novel by Candice Fox set in the town of Crimson Lake in Northern Queensland and featuring the private investigation team of disgraced former cop Ted Conkaffey and convicted murderer Amanda Pharrell. Two young bartenders have … Continue reading

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The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

‘The Lost Symbol’ is the 3rd novel by Dan Brown featuring Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. This novel is set in Washington DC where Langdon has been called as a last minute replacement for a conference speaker. The person who has … Continue reading

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Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic

‘Resurrection Bay’ is Emma Viskic’s debut novel and the first in a series featuring Caleb Zelic and set in Melbourne and country Victoria. Caleb has been profoundly deaf since childhood. He mostly gets by OK using a combination of sign … Continue reading

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