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Indie Publisher Catalyst Press launches this fall with a South African crime novel by Martin Steyn that is certain to please fans of hard-boiled detective fiction with unfamiliar settings and likea

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“Despite the awards, despite the glowing testimonials from the usual lineup of similar authors, and despite the status as a USA Today bestselling author . . .”

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“a novel with a plot as twisted as a slalom course and a rush as exciting.” 

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“great fun and a spectacular read. The story of the Carrion King story is so good that you’ll want it to be real. . . .

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It seems ironic to wait in high excitement for a calm and quiet novel to come out.

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“Private investigator Makana is a breath of fresh air, filled with humanity and empathy . .

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The Whitechapel district of London’s East End in the latter decades of the 19th century was a popular place for immigrants and the poor working class.

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“The fictionalized Alice is an entertaining creation and one of whom the actual Alice probably would’ve approved . . .”

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In This Grave Hour is lucky number 13, and there’s no sign the series will stop showing how individual acts of heart can do much to counter collective tragedy.”

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"Faye’s prose seduces readers . . ."

Writer Michael Sims, on a recent New York Times Book Review podcast, called Sherlock Holmes the “first modern super hero.”

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“The Thames holds the collective memory of the city and its dwellers . . . it’s a sacred river granting death and rebirth.”

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“‘Let’s raise a glass of sparkling champagne to the great blondes of Hollywood: the sacred and the profane, the damned and the deified, the fragile and the unassailable, with Harlow’s line from

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“the Narrow Gate may lead to heaven, but it may also lead to death . . .”

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This anthology of short stories, The Mistletoe Murder, is a collection of four short stories by P. D. James.

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“Hell Bay is an excellent historical mystery with a strong sense of place and time, . . .

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The fairest and deadliest of the Texas Rangers returns alongside her usual rough-riding entourage in a new thriller that upholds the Jon Land’s high bar for action and storytelling.

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The 22nd title in Anne Perry’s fascinating and addictive William Monk series is an example of how a talented author can maintain a character’s freshness in a long running series.

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The Shattered Tree is an enjoyable and quick read—well worth the time.”

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Missing, Presumed is a wonderful, memorable read . . .”

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“for a lie to become truth, the past only needs to be rewritten . . .”

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Charles Todd’s Inspector Ian Rutledge of Scotland Yard mystery series illustrates the psychological and physical toll paid by soldiers who fought in the trenches of World War I.

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“while a serial killer threatens the beleaguered city, two old friends fight a new but very intimate foe . . .”

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Gentleman sleuth Charles Lenox returns in his 13th adventure as a one of England’s first private detectives.

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It’s not every day you get a PI book sent to you for reviewing written by an actual authentic-to-the-bone private investigator, so I was really intrigued and looking forward to reading this debut n

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Ann Cleeves is a busy gal, working on two concurrent series and having four overall, plus a few stand-alone novels.

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