On the Radar — Bernard Minier is one of several French writers who has made the American noir novel format and caused it a Gallic flavour that’s difficult to beat. In fact, he depicts in themes, personas and storylines from all over Europe, and he frequently manages to work in a freezing freezing deep-seated extremely. We’re leading off with his new fiction, Night, this week, and we’ve also got a post-WWII thriller, new Scottish crime fiction, a crucified justice and a deep mental thriller from the US.
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Night by Bernard Minier
This is exciting news. Bernard Minier’s The Frozen Dead was manufactured into a television series that’s available on Netflix, uncovering the French scribe to a worldwide audience. Now, his novel Night has been translated and it’s out on 7 February. Commandant Servaz is back, and he’ll soon be working on a occasion involving the status of women assassinated in a Norwegian religiou, a photo of an drill rig and a young boy in the Austrian Alps. Working with Detective Kirsten Nigaard, Servaz believes he’s on the line of serial executioner and old antagonist, Julian Hirtmann, which restrains this story back to The Frozen Dead. There could be a bit of blood in this one…Pre-order now on Amazon
The Elegant Lie by Sam Eastland
Back in 2015 we reviewed Sam Eastland’s The Beast in the Forest and the author has liberated a batch of novels since then. In The Elegant Lie, specific actions makes place in 1949 Cologne where Hanno Dasch is extending a successful black market action under the snouts of- or perhaps complicit with- the Allied and Russian occupation forces. The Americans are trying to infiltrate Dasch’s operation and perhaps even banked him to spy on the KGB. Disgraced US agent Nathan Carter is deemed fit for the job in a floor that appears to have a Third Man feel to it. Out 7 February.Pre-order now on Amazon
Song of the Dead by Douglas Lindsay
OK, here’s a macabre one. Can you see being held captive for a decade and having some of your organs gathered? That appears to be what’s happened to John Baden when he accompanies into a Scottish police headquarters with a fib and a half. DI Ben Westphall is given the case, and as he gets deep into it, some of his doubts start turning up dead. There’s a freezing event riddle and a link to an Estonian woodland for him to contend with as well. You’ll be able to read it from 7 February.Pre-order now on Amazon
Marked for Death by Tony Kent
The crucifixion of a retired Lord Chief Justice? That’ll get people’s scrutiny even more than the Daily Mail calling the justices of the Supreme court of the united states deserters. And it’s a story that writer Sarah Truman is investigating, while DCI Joelle Levy is the police detective entrusted to the lawsuit. Any criminal referee is bound to have batch of antagonists out there, which realizes it a difficult job. For Sarah Truman, nonetheless, there’s a bit of a astound when the trail passes in the direction of her own lover, an bold young barrister. Secreted 7 February.Pre-order now on Amazon
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Released last month for Kindle, this collaboration between Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen is a high concept mental thriller that deals with obsession. It involves a young woman announced Jessica Farris who signeds up for a mental study with one Dr Shields. At first it seems like it will involve answering some questions, but soon Dr Shields is expecting Jessica to go on outings wearing specific kits. As the tasks grow more and more limiting, Jessica’s paranoia ramps up. Is she hiding something, and does Dr Shields know what that is? In reproduce from 7 February.Pre-order now on Amazon
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