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Youka Nitta’s Otodama 1: Voice from the Dead

BL manga legend Youka Nitta’s Otodama: Voice from the Dead, is not BL. It’s a crime thriller, and it’s a good one. Kaname Otonashi is a former police investigator who was known as “the Ears of the Police” — his … Continue reading

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Tanya Huff’s Peacekeeper: #1, An Ancient Peace; #2, A Peace Divided

Tanya Huff has started a new series, a spin-off of her Confederation novels, again featuring now former Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr leading a group of her former Marine comrades. Kerr may be out of the Marines, but she hasn’t left … Continue reading

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Glen Cook’s Starfishers

Starfishers continues the story of Masato Igarashi Storm and his vendetta against the Sangaree begun in Shadowline. Compared to its predecessor, it’s a very different kind of story.

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Dave Hutchinson’s Europe at Midnight

The reference that gets used most often to describe Dave Hutchinson’s Europe in Autumn is John le Carre. Now the sequel, Europe At Midnight has arrived and the comparison is even more apt. Like le Carre, Hutchinson excels at telling stories of … Continue reading

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Adam Hall’s The Striker Portfolio

Adam Hall’s espionage agent Quiller is the sort of man who makes Jason Bourne look like a strip-mall rent-a-cop. He makes James Bond look like a school crossing guard. He makes, well, you get the idea. Quiller is hard, and … Continue reading

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