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British actor-turned novelist Linda Regan brings the mean streets of South London alive in two different procedural series. First in the series featuring Detective Chief Inspector Paul Banham and his assistant, DI Alison Grainger, Behind You, provides a “brutal murder mystery with touches of British cozy,” according to Booklist, whose reviewer went on to praise Regan’s “offbeat characters and forceful prose.” The second in the series, Passion Killers, also earned praise from Booklist, which noted that its “furious pace and taut suspense provide plenty of compensation for fans of edgy, hard-boiled fare.” Regan’s 2009 installment, Dead Like Her,won commendation from Publishers Weekly as a Marilyn Monroe pastiche whose “Marilyn link among the victims leads to some deft plot turns.” (more…)

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