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Craig Russell


Scotland (b.1956)

aka Christopher Galt

Craig Russell is a British-born novelist and short story writer. His Hamburg-set thriller series featuring detective Jan Fabel has been translated into 23 languages. Russell speaks fluent German and has a special interest in post-war German history. His books, particularly the Fabel series, tend to include historical or mythological themes.
 

Genres: Mystery, Historical Mystery
 
Series
Jan Fabel
   1. Blood Eagle (2005)
   2. Brother Grimm (2006)
   3. Eternal (2007)
   4. The Carnival Master (2008)
   5. The Valkyrie Song (2009)
   6. A Fear of Dark Water (2011)
   7. The Ghosts of Altona (2015)
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Lennox
   1. Lennox (2009)
   2. The Long Glasgow Kiss (2010)
   3. The Deep Dark Sleep (2011)
   4. Dead Men and Broken Hearts (2012)
   5. The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid (2016)
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Novels
   The Devil Aspect (2019)
   Hyde (2020)
   The Devil's Playground (2023)
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Violent Ends (2022)
(Connor Fraser, book 5)
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"Energetic, breathlessly paceyand keeping you guessing till the end"
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The Medici Murders (2022)
(Venetian Mystery, book 1)
David Hewson
"Hewson writes with both power and grace, and is a master of her craft."
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Book of Knives (2022)
Lise Haines
"Book of Knives is a beautifully written, richly compelling, Jamesian novel of creeping claustrophobia and menace. Haines spins a web so intricate, and so well constructed, that you're unaware of its strands until you are completely enmeshed in it."

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