Point Zero; a Japanese crime classic

Published in English for the first time 65 years after its initial publication, Japanese crime thriller Point Zero really fascinated me. Tense and compelling, it slowly but surely lured me in. Initially it took me…

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Deadly Animals; new, heart wrenching crime fiction

Deadly Animals is unique and shocking. It boldly stands out from all other crime novels. Set in inner city Birmingham in the early 80s, it really captures the grit of British working class life at…

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What Happened To The Bennetts; a heart-wrenching thriller

What Happened To The Bennetts is a novel that gets straight into the action. It is an emotional thriller that I can really visualise on the big screen. I am imagining Matt Damon in the…

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White as Snow; emotive and powerful crime fiction

As soon as I was invited to review White as Snow I knew without a doubt I wanted to read this Icelandic crime noir. I was so taken away with the dark, gritty description of…

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Stigma: simmering Nordic Noir

Stigma is a chiller of a novel that had me jumping out my skin. It is a brilliant, tense slow burner that had me guessing throughout. Full of clever twists, I genuinely couldn’t work out…

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