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Review: The Sacrificial Man

The Sacrificial Man by British writer Ruth Dugdall is a dark, absorbing, satisfyingly twisted psychological thriller. The second novel to feature probation officer Cate Austin, The Sacrificial Man sees Cate charged with preparing a pre-sentence report for Alice Mariani, who is … Continue reading

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Favourite reads of 2012

It’s that listing time of year, a time when I like to collect my thoughts, and those of others, too, in list form. Bookstores and websites are full of ‘best of’ lists by genre and I thought I’d get in … Continue reading

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Review: The Woman Before Me

Most thrillers are the literary equivalent of fast food for me, gratifying, quickly devoured and soon forgotten. The Woman Before Me is far more satisfying, combining the tension of the best thrillers with credible characters who linger long after this heartbreaking story … Continue reading

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