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Waterstones Thriller of the Month
Basque Country: a land of secrets, mythology and superstition. The discovery of a teenager - brutally murdered, her body left on the banks of the River Baztán – opens a nightmarish door to the past for Inspector Amaia Salazar. Cautious, astute, Salazar is a woman of logic and reason, but as her investigation grows deeper, the ancient pagan belief of the local community begins to eat at her resolve: is she in the pursuit of a deranged ritualistic killer, or something even less human? A runaway bestseller in Redondo’s native Spain.
The Man in the Grey Overcoat – Inspector Maigret
Georges Simenon’s sparing, knife-edged prose sets the bar for detective fiction, now re-issued by Penguin with brand new translations discover the father of littérature de criminalité.
How Clued Up Are You? - Gifts for Super Sleuths
All the Beautiful Lies' Peter Swanson discusses the enduring appeal of the femme fatale in fiction and picks five favourite characters from fiction.