Top Picks: 5 Thrilling Crime Books

Top Picks: 5 Thrilling Crime Books

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Each week, Bookstr gives you a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list. Today we’ll be recommending 5 thrilling crime books!     5-Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy Image Via One Page More   After living seven years in France, Fiona Valpy moved to the UK where she notes that “[s]he and her family renovated an old, rambling farmhouse in the Bordeaux winelands, during which time she developed new-found skills in cement-mixing, interior decorating and wine-tasting.” Well, if her skills at cement-mixing are as any good as her writing skills, then …

A Booker Brace – Top 3 Booker Prize Picks

A Booker Brace – Top 3 Booker Prize Picks

  The Booker Prize has been a principal barometer of the British literary community since 1969, and since 2014, has considered all original fiction written in English. If you don’t have time to read all 13 books on the long list (a Booker dozen), and you don’t want to wait for the short list in September or the winner in October, here are our top picks.       1. My Sister, The Serial Killer – Oyinkan Braithwaite   Image via Amazon   This is a gallows humor slasher about the things you do for the ones you love. Morally …