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Extract: The Man Who Watched Women by Hjorth & Rosenfeldt

The Man Who Watched Women is the new novel by Hjorth & Rosenfeldt, a writing duo perhaps best known for their work in film and television on Wallander and The Bridge. As a heatwave blazes in Stockholm, a series of women are found brutally murdered and the Criminal Investigation Department is getting nowhere. The murders bear all the hallmarks of Edward Hinde, the serial killer jailed by psychological profiler Sebastian Bergman fifteen years earlier. Forcing his way into the investigation, Sebastian soon learns that the murders are connected to him and that no one around him is safe.

Extract: Decoded by Mai Jia

Decoded is the thrilling international bestseller by Mai Jia, China’s literary master. Hailed as the forerunner of Chinese espionage fiction and dubbed China’s answer to John le CarrĂ©, Mai Jia has created a unique genre combining spycraft, code-breaking, crime, historical fiction, and metafiction.

Extract: The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

When Vintage Books announced that they would be bringing Margery Allingham back into print, we could hardly contain our excitement. Here at Dead Good, we’re huge fans of classic crime – and Margery Allingham is one of our favourite golden age writers. The Crime at Black Dudley is the first novel to feature detective Albert Campion and the perfect place to start if you’ve never read an Allingham before.