RAGE by Richard Bachman

RAGE Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman (stephenking.com) Currently unavailable Today is the day that Charles Everett Decker is going to “get it on.” Charlie, as he’s known by those around him, arrives at his early-morning algebra class with his father’s pistol and a pocketful of ammunition. After shooting dead his teacher, he takes his […]

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THE WHOLE TRUTH by Cara Hunter

THE WHOLE TRUTH Cara Hunter Penguin Books (penguin.co.uk) £7.99 A sexual assault and harassment complaint seems an unusual case to land on Detective Inspector Adam Fawley’s desk, but that’s where it ends up. A university student’s word against a well-respected professor. Except there’s a twist. Strapping rugby player Caleb Morgan claims that the diminutive Marina […]

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EMPIRE OF WILD by Cherie Dimaline

EMPIRE OF WILD Cherie Dimaline (cheriedimaline.com) Weidenfeld & Nicolson (weidenfeldandnicolson.co.uk) £14.99 Stepping outside to cool off after an argument, Victor disappears into the forest and his wife, Joan, spends eleven months and six days trying to find him. On the seventh day of that fateful twelfth month, a hungover Joan pulls into the parking lot […]

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THE FALL OF KOLI by M. R. Carey

THE FALL OF KOLI (The Rampart Trilogy, Book 3) M. R. Carey Orbit Books (orbitbooks.net) £9.99 And so Koli Faceless – who we’ve known by many names over the course of his tale: Woodsmith, Rampart, Witless – and his friends come to the source of the broadcast claiming to be the Sword of Albion. From […]

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LATER by Stephen King

LATER Stephen King (stephenking.com) Hard Case Crime (hardcasecrime.com) £8.99 Looking back on it, I sometimes think my life was like a Dickens novel, only with swearing. From a young age Jamie Conklin has been able to see dead people. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell, because they don’t look like anyone’s conventional idea of a ghost, […]

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