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10 new books will be published this week ‹CrimeReads

Another week, another batch of books for your TBR pile. Good reading, folks. * Ian McIlvanney, The Dark Remains: A Laidlaw Investigation (Europe / World Noir) “Laidlaw … surprises the reader at every turn and proves to be competent in reading, intelligent and thoughtful. McIlvanney fans will enjoy this cruel early perspective on Laidlaw. ”Publisher …

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Paul Vidich on moral dilemmas and allure of spy fiction ‹CrimeReads

In Paul Vidich’s latest novel, Matchmakers (February 2022) An American woman who worked as a translator in East Berlin in 1989 discovers that her husband was missing and then discovers that he was an East German spy who targeted her for marriage as operational cover. She agrees to help the CIA investigate the Stasi spy …

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12 crime novels you should read in September ‹CrimeReads

September brings a unique series of new crime releases that show the breadth of the genre and the many talented approaches to the world of crime. With new works from established voices and lots of debuts, September also provides further proof of an ever-growing and evolving genre. Whether you’re looking for shocking twists, historical thrillers …

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Announcements for the winners of the Anthony Award in 2021 ‹CrimeReads

This weekend, during a virtual celebration of “Bouchercon”, the world mystery, the winners of the Anthony Awards were announced. “Anthony’s” honors the best performance of the year in mystery and crime. This is the thirty-sixth year the prizes have been awarded. Keep scrolling below for a list of this year’s Anthony winners and nominees. Congratulations …

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Top rated crime books of the month: August 2021 ‹CrimeReads

A look at the month’s best reviewed crime novels, mysteries and thrillers. Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Velvet was the night (Del Rey) Throughout her career, the stylistic novelist Silvia Moreno-Garcia has demonstrated a remarkable ability to use the forces of genre fiction while undermining and decolonizing them … Velvet Was the Night her captivating new noir is …

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10 new books will be published this week ‹CrimeReads

Another week, another batch of books for your TBR pile. Good reading, folks. * Stephen Graham Jones, My heart is a chainsaw (Gallery / Saga Press) “Horror fans [will] be blown away by this bold extravaganza. ”Publishers Weekly (star review) Dervla McTiernan, The good turn(Black stone) “A simply brilliant writer.”Don Winslow Paula Hawkins, A slow …

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The best non-fiction crime books of the month ‹CrimeReads

CrimeReads editors choose the best new non-fiction crime books of the month. * Benjamin T. Smith, Dope: The Real History of Mexican Drug Trafficking(Norton) Dope is an engaging, compelling new story about drug trafficking in Mexico. Smith’s research challenges established narratives about the war on drugs and shows the long history of drug trafficking in …

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10 new books will be published this week ‹CrimeReads

Another week, another batch of books for your TBR pile. Good reading, folks. * William Kent Krueger, Lightning strike (Atria Books) “This sensitive, moving prequel introduces and draws readers into the series. Krueger has written another compelling coming-of-age novel, the gripping story of a father and son trying to understand each other. ”–Library Journal (star …

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