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James: Crime Fiction and Debut Novel

james: Set in 1781 at the height of the struggle to abolish slavery, this pacy thriller centres around the discovery of a famed abolitionist's body, according to Rabble. It has come in for high praise from veterans of crime fiction says the New Statesman. Blood and Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson The year kicked off with a debut novel that had the tongues of critics wagging. Order now Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James Marlon James crashed onto the literary scene with his Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings in 2015. The first of three novels in James' Dark Star trilogy, Black Leopard, Red Wolf fuses mythology, fantasy, and African history into a sensual, psychological triumph, says Esquire. His second book is a sprawling, epic fantasy about a mercenary hired to find a missing child. ( As reported in the news.