PAYBACK by R.C. Bridgestock

PAYBACK R.C. Bridgestock ( The Dome Press ( £8.99 Charley Mann returns to her Yorkshire hometown of Huddersfield, following a 4-year secondment to London, to take on the role of head of CID in the station where she spent her formative years in the police force. With barely a chance to meet old friends, and […]

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THE GOD GAME by Danny Tobey

THE GOD GAME Danny Tobey ( Gollancz ( £16.99 Charlie and his friends are high-school misfits. Nerds and losers, the group of five friends call themselves the Vindicators, and spend most of their free time in the school’s Tech Lab, coding and building robots. Charlie, once a star student, has let his work suffer following […]

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THE LAST HUNT by Deon Meyer

THE LAST HUNT Deon Meyer ( Translated by K.L. Seegers Hodder & Stoughton ( £19.99 Ex-cop Johnson Johnson’s body is found in the wilderness, beside a railway line days after he disappears from the world’s most luxurious train. Captains Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido, stars of South African police’s elite Hawks unit are assigned what […]

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I WILL MISS YOU TOMORROW Heine Bakkeid ( Translated by Anne Bruce Raven Books ( £12.99 Fresh out of prison, ex-policeman and Internal Affairs investigator Thorkild Aske is hired to investigate the disappearance of a young man on the remote northern coast of Norway. Rasmus Moritzen, known by residents of the area around Tromsø as […]

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LOST YOU by Haylen Beck

LOST YOU Haylen Beck ( Harvill Secker ( £14.99 Libby has decided on a well-deserved holiday and finds herself, with her three-year-old son Ethan, relaxing by the many pools of a resort complex on Florida’s gulf coast. When she befriends a married couple, one of whom takes an immediate shine to the precocious Ethan, Libby […]

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BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT Gary Bell & Scott Kershaw Raven Books ( £12.99   Elliot Rook, Queen’s Counsel, is one of the greatest barristers practicing in Britain. Rarely beaten in the courtroom, Rook has a gift for proving guilty men innocent, and little in the way of a conscience to prevent him from doing his best […]