Books that kept us on the edge of our seat in 2018

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

A blackly comic novel about lies, love, Lagos, and how blood is thicker - and more difficult to get out of the carpet - than water.   

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 Special priceThe Wych Elm

The Wych Elm

Tana French

A spellbinding standalone from a literary writer who turns the crime genre inside out, The Wych Elm asks what we become, and what we're capable of, if we no longer know who we are.

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Ghost Wall

Ghost Wall

Sarah Moss

A masterclass in the art of the short, unnerving novel; a story of forbidden borders, haunted landscapes and bodies in danger.

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The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window

A. J. Finn

What did she see?  

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 Read reviewChildren of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

Tomi Adeyemi

Magic can burn, turn tides, light the darkness and bring back the dead. But magic is gone. And only one girl can bring it back.

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The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Louise Welsh

When he comes upon a hidden collection of violent, and highly disturbing, erotic photographs, Rilke feels compelled to unearth more about the deceased owner who coveted them. What follows is a compulsive journey of discovery,...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Lost Man

The Lost Man

Jane Harper

For readers who loved The Dry and Force of Nature, Jane Harper has once again created a powerful story of suspense, set against a dazzling landscape.

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The Nowhere Child

The Nowhere Child

Christian White

On a break between teaching photography classes, Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger investigating the disappearance of a little girl from her Kentucky home twenty-eight years earlier. He believes she is that girl.

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The Ruin

The Ruin

Dervla McTiernan

Cormac Reilly is about to reopen the case that took him twenty years to forget...

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It Looks Like This

It Looks Like This

Mittlefehldt Rafi

In spare, understated prose heightened by a keen lyricism, a debut author will take your breath away.  

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 Read reviewBeyond the Bright Sea

Beyond the Bright Sea

Lauren Wolk

Crow has lived her whole life on a tiny, starkly beautiful island. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a washed-up skiff as a baby and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbour across the sandbar.

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Find You in the Dark

Find You in the Dark

Nathan Ripley

A sophisticated psychological thriller from a fine literary talent that will keep readers guessing until the last page.

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Burn Baby Burn

Burn Baby Burn

Meg Medina

While violence runs rampant throughout New York during the summer of 1977, a teenage girl faces danger within her own home in Medina's riveting coming-of-age novel.

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The Perfect Mother

The Perfect Mother

Aimee Molloy

A spectacular new psychological thriller star: Liane Moriary meets Paula Hawkins in Aimee Molloy's pulse-pounding new novel

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 Read reviewBoy Swallows Universe

Boy Swallows Universe

Trent Dalton

An utterly wonderful novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane's violent working class suburban fringe - from one of Australia's most exciting new writers.

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