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Man on the Run, by Charles Williams

I’ve been coming across several examples of the “man on the run from a murder scene” crime fiction trope lately: John Buchan’s The 39 Steps Ed McBain’s So Nude, So Dead Lawrence Block’s Sinner Man Lawrence Block’s After the First … Continue reading

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October reads – a list

I stocked up on some quick-to-read crime fiction this month, with plenty of Hard Case Crime volumes and a couple books out of the Parker series. It seems I stumbled across some below-average examples of both: Westlake definitely created a … Continue reading

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A Touch of Death by Charles Williams

Hard Case Crime publications are reliably entertaining reads, and so far have been always worth acquiring. Besides novels from new writers or rediscovered works from established names, HCC has featured titles from genre authors who have been largely obscured by … Continue reading

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