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… this is a new feature on Scorpion Press each month we will create a new page here highlighting the many unsolved crimes and keep you in suspense. We intend to feature a sub genre of crime fiction and comment on the scene of the scene as best we can ....

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  • Classic Peter Lovesey Gold Dagger book fine binding

    Peter Lovesey, The False Inspector Dew 1st London ed., 1982
    A sumptuous leather rebinding with five raised bands with marble sides, additional page approved and signed by the author.
    1/12 deluxe issued by the Scorpion Press.
    A …

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  • SUE GRAFTON – ONE OF THE GREATS

    One of the great mystery writers of recent times, Sue Grafton has passed away aged 77. Grafton came to prominence in the 80s when she began her alphabetical series of Kinsey Millone private eye novels.
    The …

  • Ann Cleeves Diamond Dagger Winner 2017

    Ann Cleeves, author of four detective series and a professional writer for three decades has been awarded the Crime Writers’ of the UK Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement. Those that read British crime fiction will …

  • Val McDermid’s The Wire in the Blood 20th anniversary

    It is twenty years on from the publication of the Scorpion Press collector’s edition of Val McDemid’s The Wire in The Blood. The collectors edition appeared on 23 October 1997 and all 99 copies quickly sold …

  • Colin Dexter | Tribute from the Scorpion Press

    Colin Dexter, creator of Inspector Morse, died at his home in Oxford on 20 March, 2017, aged 86. Although he started writing rather late – he was in his mid forties – and as a …

  • Electing the President | Ted Allbeury’s The Twentieth Day of January

    A former MI6 analyst finds that the American President Elect has advisors with Moscow links. The President Elect says he wants to be friends with the Kremlin, and his electoral campaign was given a boost …

  • Super Evelyn Waugh sells for £50k

     
    A rare first edition of Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited has sold at Sotherby’s auction for the staggering sum of £52,500.
    The popular novel, published in 1945, was one of 50 pre-publication copies issued by the author …

  • Mr Burke’s “Rising Sun” landmark for Scorpion

    Delighted that the latest James Lee Burke, HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN by the small UK publisher Scorpion Press will have an insightful tribute by his daughter and noted thriller writer Alafair.  The edition is …

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