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A Season in Exile by Oliver Harris review: A twisty, captivating romp

At the end of the last novel in this crime series, Nick Belsey was fleeing the UK on a plane. Now he's landed in Mexico, where it doesn't take long for trouble to find him.

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Nick Belsey is forced to flee to Mexico City Image: Bhargava Marripati on Unsplash

A season in Exile
A Season in Exile by Oliver Harris is out now (Little, Brown, £16.99)

We last saw Nick Belsey on a flight to who knows where. Modern crime fiction’s best bad-boy detective had once again made a mess of things and had no option but to flee the UK.

In A Season in Exile, the latest book in this addictive series, Belsey washes up in Mexico, where he’s soon in trouble with local drug lords, a conspiracy that leads back to his erstwhile colleagues in London. Oliver Harris is as good as crime fiction gets, and Exile is a twisty, captivating romp from start to finish. 

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