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Nigel Bird
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Author of SOUTHSIDERS, IN LOCO PARENTIS, SMOKE, MR SUIT, DIRTY OLD TOWN and BEAT ON THE BRAT.
Author of SOUTHSIDERS, IN LOCO PARENTIS, SMOKE, MR SUIT, DIRTY OLD TOWN and BEAT ON THE BRAT.

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One Man's Opinion: KING SUCKERMAN by GEORGE PELECANOS
‘Don’t be wishin’ me no good luck. It’s all luck man. If
there’s one thing I learned overseas, that’s it.’ I’m usually a sucker for a Pelecanos. He ranks right up
there as one of my favourites. Suckerman ( US ),
however, took a good while to win me over. It...

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Making A Difference
In a time when global issues are going haywire and the world
has begun to spin backwards, it can be difficult to make sense of anything.
Influencing outcomes feels further out of grasping distance than maybe it should.
In the UK and the US the driving force...

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https://pauldbrazill.com/2017/01/11/free-ebooks/ Loads of free books from Paul D Brazilll. Great stuff.

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One Man's Opinion: SO DEADLY FAIR by GERTRUDE WALKER
Walter Johnson
alights from his boxcar in Middletown Minnesota. Hungry and worn down, he sets
off to seek sustenance. His walk into town is interrupted when he looks up and
sees a woman waving at him from her window and gesturing for him to come into
her ho...

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One Man's Opinion: COP HATER by ED McBAIN
Over the last few years, I’ve become rather fond of Ed
McBain’s 87 th Precinct novels. The more I read them, the more I come
to love the whole setup. Curiously, though, it never occurred to me that I should
make any attempt to read them in order. That could...

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Dancing With Myself: RYAN BRACHA interviews RYAN BRACHA
The man sitting across from
me chewing eagerly on his thumb, looks like he can’t wait to get out of here.
His sweaty eyes darting around, looking everywhere except at me. In the corner
of the room sits the lady who has the formidable task of stemming the fl...

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One Man's Opinion: NO SAFE HOUSE by LINWOOD BARCLAY
The weaving process is right at the heart of what an author
does. We create the raw materials, spin yarns and throw our protagonists into complicated
situations to see how they’ll cope. The trick, of course, is to make sure that
the reader isn’t able to see...

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One Man's Opinion: THE LONG-LEGGED FLY by JAMES SALLIS
“Jesus, Lew. Sounds
like you reached for your hat and got the chamberpot instead.” The Long-Legged Fly ( US ) tells a series of stories about Lew Griffin.
It spans four periods between the 1964 and 1990 and traces Lew’s life as he
sinks into alcoholism and ...

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