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Fallout by Paul Thomas in NZ crime award long list for 2015.
Fallout by Paul Thomas in NZ crime award long list for 2015. Long list for 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, revealed today and includes Fallout by Paul Thomas.
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Nigel Daly 'The Lost Pre-Raphaelite',out now, is a page-turning forensic biography of the painter Robert Bateman.
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Bitter Lemon Press

The best crime & romans noirs from faraway places

Our books are entertaining and gripping crime fiction that expose the darker side of foreign places. They explore what lies just beneath the surface of the bustling life of countries such as Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, India, Iraq, New Zealand, Australia,and the USA.

These are books for your travels, whether imaginary or real.

Crime books from Europe

Wilmington Square Books

Thought provoking books for thoughtful people.

A non-fiction list dedicated to writing about culture and society. It includes works on the visual and plastic arts, literature, history, philosophy and travel, by such authors as Francis Russell, Ian Hamilton Finlay and Raymond Tallis.

Books chosen for their originality, their quality and their contribution to knowledge and to debate.


Our books are available in printed and eBook format in quality bookstores and through online retailers.

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BEHIND GOD'S BACK
Behind God's Back Second in Ariel Kafka series. The only Jewish homicide cop in Helsinki investigates two murders...
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CHERNOBYL STRAWBERRIES
Chernobyl Strawberries A displaced Serb, a cancer diagnosis. A haunting, honest, witty and penetrating account of life in (quite comfortable) exile.
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FALLOUT
Fallout Second in the new Tito Ihaka series set in New Zealand, featuring a Maori cop with a sulphurous reputation.
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REALISATION
Realisation A compelling account of how and why societies evolved as they did over the last 35,000 years. And of the crucial, and changing, role of art and architecture in this evolution.
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SUMMERS OF DISCONTENT
Summers of Discontent An examination of why artists make art in the first place, and of why we feel the need for them.
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THE LOST PRE RAPHAELITE
The Lost Pre Raphaelite An astonishing re-discovery, of a neglected artist, and of a scandalous love affair. A remarkable and page-turning historical detective story.
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THE MAN WHO LOVED DOGS
The Man Who Loved Dogs “Padura is one of Cuba's leading writers, and this massive novel must be his masterpiece."Times
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TIN SKY
Tin Sky Ukraine 1943, the Germans regrouping after Stalingrad. A Wehrmacht officer investigates the death of two Russian generals held as POWs.
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