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Rennie Airth

(Rennie George Airth)
South Africa (b.1935)

Rennie Airth was born in South Africa and has worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters. The first novel in his John Madden trilogy, River of Darkness, was published in 1999 to huge critical acclaim, was shortlisted for four crime fiction awards and won the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière in France. The sensational sequel was The Blood-Dimmed Tide.

Currently resides in Italy.

Genres: Historical Mystery
   Snatch! (1969)
   Once A Spy (1981)
   Cold Kill (2020)
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : River Of Darkness
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2000) : River Of Darkness
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : River Of Darkness
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : River Of Darkness

Rennie Airth recommends
No Cure for the Dead (2018)
(Florence Nightingale Mystery, book 1)
Christine Trent
"An engrossing murder mystery set in a 19th century version of a nursing-home with a cast of characters who might have stepped out of a Dickens novel."

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