Little Drummer; exploring the dark world of international corruption

Norwegian author Kjell Ola Dahl is known as the Godfather of Nordic Noir. As I love the dark, tense, atmospheric plots of this genre, I jumped at the chance to read Little Drummer, the latest…

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Unhinged; emotive Nordic noir

Unhinged is the ideal tile for the new novel in the Blix and Ramm Nordic noir series. Straight away I was thrust into the tense, action packed plot. As a result I felt quite unhinged…

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My Best Friend’s Murder; a dark, compelling exploration of friendship

This is a book in which the toxic tension literally bounces off the page and hits you straight in the face time and time again. I was frequently physically wincing as I read this book.…

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The Khan; subverting the organisational crime novel

Although I hate violence and am really squeamish, I’ve always loved organised crime dramatisations such as The Sopranos, The Godfather, Peaky Blinders etc. They fascinate me. Yet these are stories where men take the lead…

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Smoke Screen; Nordic noir at its best

Looking for a bold, fast paced read with a damn good twisting plot? Then look no further… Smoke Screen, the latest novel in the Nordic noir Blix & Ramm crime series is published today and…

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