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The Debuts

Third time lucky with the Debut Dagger, by Anna Caig

I’ve wanted to write crime fiction ever since I read Death on the Nile as a teenager and was blown away that something so clever, so dazzling and brilliant, could even exist. But life takes over, doesn’t it. It was only in 2017, when I saved up enoug...

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