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“Invariably, when the author has this much fun, the reader benefits.”
Bodies, seemingly killed by wild animals, have been showing up in Sherlock Holmes’ London.
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“. . . fiendishly funny. . . . Dante himself would probably applaud.”
“Dark. Comic. Bleak. Menacing—it’s all between these pages.”
St. Petersburg Noir is the latest anthology of international crime stories from Akashic Books.
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Chase Novak’s newly born Breed is not cute.
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“. . . glimpses of insight and understanding . . . ”
It is hopeful that Belfast Girls is a prelude to greater things to come.
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One of the joys of genre mystery fiction is that despicable people usually get their comeuppance.
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