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Lightseekers by Femi Kayode

Here’s an interesting premise for a thriller: three students are brutally attacked and lynched by a mob in the Nigerian university town of Okriki. Everybody knows who did it – the whole thing was captured on social media – but nobody knows why. Dr Philip Taiwo, a psychologist and expert on the behaviour of crowds,

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The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and execution for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him is his loyal bodyguard, Arent Hayes, who is determined to prove his friend innocent, while also

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BOOK REVIEW: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

For those pitching a book It can be helpful to reduce the essence of your story into one catchy tagline; one that will grab everyone’s attention and deliver a summery both alluring and precise enough so that an agent might take it on, an editor might want to invest in it and the reader might

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