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Thriller set in Santiago, Chile – Dark Echoes of the Past by Ramón Díaz Eterovic

  • Submitted: 21st March 2019

Translation Thursday…Ramón Díaz Eterovic The first novel by multiple-award-winning Chilean author Ramón Díaz Eterovic to be translated into English—a landmark event for fans of crime fiction. The blurb got that…

Five books perfect for Mother’s Day set in England

  • Submitted: 19th March 2019

There is a very special day this weekend. A day to celebrate mothers and mother figures. So what better time than this Travel Tuesday to celebrate some places where you…

Newcastle Noir BookTrails!

  • Submitted: 18th March 2019

The BookTrail has allowed me to do many things and go to many places, but I never thought I would be guiding literary tourists around my home town! For this…

Reading books set in Ireland on St Patrick’s Day

  • Submitted: 17th March 2019

There's no better time to read a book set in Ireland is there? Well, you could argue every day is a good day to read a book set in Ireland…

Scottish Noir – Edinburgh Breakers – Doug Johnstone

  • Submitted: 15th March 2019

Scotland home of the brave. Edinburgh - home of The Breakers Scottish Noir - Edinburgh Breakers - Doug Johstone is the king of Edinburgh Noir. This is the darkest Noir…

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