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Robert Grindy's Community College Noir 'Iced' Is Seriously Comic

Iced works as a crime novel, a mystery, a satire set in low-rent academia, and its own movie treatment.

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The Connoisseur of Crime, John D. MacDonald, Is Shadowing the E-Book World

Available again in ebook form, the crime classic Stephen King called "one of the greatest American novels of the 20th century", The End of Night, is ready for rediscovery by a new generation of readers.

Jeff Tompkins
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The Right Side of the Razor: 'The Last Kind Words'

A family of thieves and grifters, all named after dogs, and the prodigal son who tries to save them from the consequences of their crimes.

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The Demon of Dakar by Kjell Eriksson

Kjell Eriksson shows us that when a genre novel tries to develop ideas above and beyond its confines without mastering the basics of the genre first, a real mess ensues.

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The Engagement by Georges Simenon

It is a mark of Simenon's artistry that he can devise so compelling a tale out of such unappealing material.

Frank Wilson
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New England White by Stephen L. Carter

New England White delves into the secrets of race, culture, morality and murder in a university town.

Connie Ogle
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Blaze by Richard Bachman

Calamity follows lonely, brain-damaged Clayton Blaisdell Jr. in Blaze, written 30 years ago.

Rene Rodriguez
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Killing's not the key to these Swedish novelists

the aftermath of murder is what absorbs these writers

Peter Rozovsky [The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)]
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Christine Falls by Benjamin Black

Man Booker Prize-winner John Banville offers his first crime novel.

Frank Wilson

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