Crime fiction & true crime 2017

Operation Playboy

Operation Playboy

Kathryn Bonella

An exhilarating true-crime thriller revealing the exploits of the world's most audacious drug mules and dealers.

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 Read reviewLittle Secrets

Little Secrets

Anna Snoekstra

`An impressive, high-concept debut crime thriller.' The Daily Mail on Only Daughter To keep little secrets, they tell big lies... `I am not sick. I just like the...

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Deadlier: 100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women

Deadlier: 100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women

Sophie Hannah

100 of the best crime stories written by women, selected and introduced by award-winning author Sophie Hannah.

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Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales

Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales

P. D. James

A second collection of short stories from P.D. James. Six further stories are published together for the first time in a beautiful hardback edition.

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Two Kinds of Truth

Two Kinds of Truth

Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch searches for the truth as an old case from his LAPD days comes back to haunt him in this gripping thriller from mega-bestseller Michael Connelly.

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Clear to the Horizon

Clear to the Horizon

Dave Warner

In 1999, a number of young women go missing in the Perth suburb of Claremont. One body is discovered. Others are never seen again.

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Miss Kopp's Midnight Confessions

Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions

Amy Stewart

The feisty, fiery Kopp sisters are back in another unforgettable romp by international bestseller Amy Stewart.

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End Game

End Game

David Baldacci

Number-one New York Times-bestselling author Baldacci returns with his most breathtaking thriller yet, as Will Robie and Jessica Reel, two of the most lethal people alive, must find the one man has always had their backs: their...

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After the Fire

After the Fire

Henning Mankell, Marlaine Delargy

The last novel from international crime bestseller Henning Mankell. A brilliant and moving mystery set in the Swedish archipelago.

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The Darkest Day

The Darkest Day

Hakan Nesser, Sarah Death

The Darkest Day is the first novel in the five part Inspector Barbarotti series from renowned Swedish crime author Håkan Nesser.

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Sweet Little Lies: The Number One Bestseller

Sweet Little Lies: The Number One Bestseller

Caz Frear

What happens when the trust has gone? The mesmerising suspense debut from the Winner of the Richard & Judy Search for a Bestseller competition.

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The Rooster Bar

The Rooster Bar

John Grisham

'The best thriller writer alive' Ken Follett

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The Stranger

The Stranger

Melanie Raabe, Imogen Taylor

A pacey psychological thriller about the slippery nature of the truth that asks just how well we know those we love.

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Force of Nature

Force of Nature

Jane Harper

What happened to Alice Russell? Five women go into the bush... but only four come out. The second, hotly anticipated novel by the author of the bestselling The Dry.

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 Read reviewA Dangerous Language

A Dangerous Language

Sulari Gentill

When a Communist agent is murdered on the steps of Parliament House, Rowland Sinclair finds himself drawn into a dangerous world of politics and assassination.

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The Visitors

The Visitors

Catherine Burns

Grey Gardens meets Room in The Visitors, as a spinster must confront the horror that her brother has kept under lock and key in the basement of their crumbling mansion.

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From The Shadows: The gripping thriller that will keep you hooked until the very end

From The Shadows: The gripping thriller that will keep you hooked until the very end

Neil White

You can't see him. But he can see you...Bestselling author Neil White introduces Dan Grant, a lawyer who seeks the truth - whatever the cost.

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All The Wicked Girls: The addictive thriller with a huge heart, for fans of Sharp Objects

All The Wicked Girls: The addictive thriller with a huge heart, for fans of Sharp Objects

Chris Whitaker

The outstanding new crime thriller from the highly acclaimed author of Tall Oaks

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The Scarred Woman

The Scarred Woman

Jussi Adler-Olsen, William Frost

The master of the Nordic thriller returns with the seventh instalment of the gripping Department Q series.

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Don't Let Go

Don’t Let Go

Harlan Coben

The brilliant new novel from the international bestselling author of Home and Fool Me Once. Mistaken identities, dark family secrets and mysterious conspiracies lie at the heart of this gripping new thriller.

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The Mitford Murders

The Mitford Murders

Jessica Fellowes

A Golden Age-style murder mystery set amid the Mitford household, based on a real unsolved crime and written by Jessica Fellowes, author of the Downton Abbey books, The Mitford Murders is a glittering start to a thrilling and...

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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

David Lagercrantz, George Goulding

The fifth in the Millennium series that began with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - the global publishing phenomenon.

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The House of Unexpected Sisters

The House of Unexpected Sisters

Alexander McCall Smith

The House of Unexpected Sisters is the latest instalment from Botswana's leading No. 1 ladies' detective agency: Mma Ramotswe's eighteenth adventure.

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The Seagull

The Seagull

Ann Cleeves

Detective Vera Stanhope, immortalised in print and on screen by ITV, returns in the captivating eighth novel from the bestselling series by Ann Cleeves, the 2017 recipient of the Diamond Dagger Award.

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The Perfect Couple

The Perfect Couple

Lexi Landsman

In this masterful suspense novel, which will appeal to fans of Gone Girl, it's clear that the truth is not always what it seems . . .

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The Saboteur

The Saboteur

Andrew Gross

A thrilling espionage adventure set during World War II, from the author of The One Man

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The Accordionist

The Accordionist

Fred Vargas, Sian Reynolds

When two Parisian women are shockingly murdered in their homes, the police suspect young accordionist Clement Vauquer, who was seen outside both of the apartments in question. But now Clement has disappeared from public view. His...

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Y is for Yesterday

Y is for Yesterday

Sue Grafton

Sue Grafton is back with the twenty-fifth book in her Alphabet series, as Kinsey Millhone, discovers what Y is for . . .

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Yesterday

Yesterday

Felicia Yap

A brilliant high-concept thriller - a debut with all the intrigue of Gone Girl and the drama of Before I Go To Sleep - just how do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday?

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The Perfect Stranger: A twisting, compulsive read perfect for fans of Paula Hawkins and Gillian Flynn

The Perfect Stranger: A twisting, compulsive read perfect for fans of Paula Hawkins and Gillian Flynn

Megan Miranda

How do you uncover the truth when you are busy hiding your own? In the masterful follow-up to the bestseller All the Missing Girls - a journalist sets out to find a missing friend, a friend who may never have existed at all.

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Girl in Snow

Girl in Snow

Danya Kukafka

When fifteen-year-old Lucinda Hayes is found dead in her sleepy Colorado suburb, the secret lives of three people connected to her are revealed: the social outcast who loved her from afar, the jaded girl who despised her, and the...

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Buried Lies

Buried Lies

Kristina Ohlsson

How do you vindicate a deceased, self-proclaimed killer?

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A Promise to Kill: A Clyde Barr Thriller

A Promise to Kill: A Clyde Barr Thriller

Erik Storey

Discover a new hero: Clyde Barr is back in this pulse-pounding, action-packed thriller.

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Bad to Worse

Bad to Worse

Robert Edeson

Could it be that the answer to both mysteries lies in the casino of a cruise ship on the Indian Ocean? Things will go from bad to worse before you find out.

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Good Friday: Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this is her story

Good Friday: Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this is her story

Lynda La Plante

From the creator of the award-winning ITV series Prime Suspect, this is Jane Tennison's story, from rookie police officer to fully-fledged detective.

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The Good Daughter

The Good Daughter

Slaughter

The stunning new standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the No. 1 bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series.

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Crossing the Lines

Crossing the Lines

Sulari Gentill

Sulari Gentill, author of the 1930s Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, jumps to the post-modern in Crossing the Lines. A successful writer, Madeleine, creates a ....

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A Nest of Vipers

A Nest of Vipers

Andrea Camilleri, Stephen Sartarelli

A Nest of Vipers is the twenty-first novel in Andrea Camilleri's irresistible Inspector Montalbano series.

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House of Spies

House of Spies

Silva

A brand new Gabriel Allon thriller from the master of contemporary espionage. Fresh off the back of his most successful book ever, THE BLACK WIDOW, Daniel Silva continues his hugely popular series featuring art restorer, assassin...

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The Student

The Student

Iain Ryan

A high-paced, hardboiled regional noir: fresh, gritty, unnerving, with a stark and lonely beauty.

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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

In the 1950s, a young Indianapolis minister named Jim Jones preached a curious blend of the gospel and Marxism. His congregation was racially integrated, and he was a much-lauded leader in the contemporary civil rights movement.

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Fatal Mistake

Fatal Mistake

Karen M. Davis

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Friend Request

Friend Request

Laura Marshall

A pulse-pounding psychological thriller for fans of The Girl on the Train, I See You and The Darkest Secret

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Get Poor Slow

Get Poor Slow

David Free

A deliciously nasty slice of antipodean noir - a crime novel set in Sydney's media and publishing world.

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Broken River

Broken River

J Robert Lennon

A cinematic, darkly comic, and riveting psychological thriller - part family drama and part gothic noir.

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The List

The List

Michael Brissenden

Sidney Allen is a Fed. Part of the Australian Federal Police's K block, a unit doing whatever it takes in order to stop terrorist attacks on home soil......

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Girl in Kellers Way

Girl in Kellers Way

Megan Goldin

When a body is found buried near the desolate forest road of Kellers Way, Detective Melanie Carter must identify the victim if she is to have any chance of finding the�..

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A Talent for Murder

A Talent for Murder

Andrew Wilson

On the night of 3rd December 1926, Agatha Christie went missing, and was eventually discovered in a hotel in Harrogate ten days later. But what happened to her in that time? In A Talent for Murder, Andrew Wilson ingeniously take...

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Sleeping in the Ground: DCI Banks 24

Sleeping in the Ground: DCI Banks 24

Peter Robinson

The thrilling twenty-fourth instalment in Peter Robinson's Number One bestselling Banks Series.

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Dead Letters

Dead Letters

Caite Dolan-Leach

Ava's twin sister is missing, maybe even dead. In order to learn the truth she must follow the clues from A to Z...

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The Mayfly

The Mayfly

James Hazel

A high-octane thriller from an exhilarating new voice, perfect for fans of Thomas Harris and MJ Arlidge

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Final Girls: Three Girls. Three Tragedies. One Unthinkable Secret

Final Girls: Three Girls. Three Tragedies. One Unthinkable Secret

Riley Sager

An engrossing and twisty psychological thriller, perfect for fans of In a Dark Dark Wood and Black Eyed Susans

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Lycke

Lycke

Mikaela Bley

Mikaela Bley's debut, Lycke, is the haunting first novel in the Ellen Tamm thriller series, and is an exciting new voice in Swedish crime writing.

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The Force

The Force

Don Winslow

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Cartel - winner of the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award for Best Thriller of the Year - comes The Force, a cinematic epic as explosive, powerful, and unforgettable as The Wire.

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The Late Show

The Late Show

Michael Connelly

A new thriller introducing a savvy new female detective in Los Angeles, perfect for fans of John Grisham and Patricia Cornwell.

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 Read reviewThe Cleaner

The Cleaner

Elisabeth Herrmann

An unforgettable heroine hiding an unforgiveable past. An unforgettable thriller from multi-award winning international bestseller Elisabeth Herrmann. Dare you enter the world of...The Cleaner?

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 Read reviewA Dangerous Crossing

A Dangerous Crossing

Rachel Rhys

With its intoxicating mix of murder mystery and a fateful love story, A Dangerous Crossing is an enthralling novel in the great tradition of Agatha Christie and Patricia Highsmith.

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Crimson Lake

Crimson Lake

Candice Fox

Accused but not convicted of Claire's abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake. Amanda Pharrell knows what it's like to be public enemy no.1. Maybe it's her murderous past that makes her...

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The Family

Chris Johnston, Rosie Jones

A powerful work of investigative journalism that reveals the legacy of a notorious cult.

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To Know My Crime

To Know My Crime

Fiona Capp

How far would you go, for the ones you love?

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Crimes Of Winter: An Inspector Seabag Mystery

Crimes Of Winter: An Inspector Seabag Mystery

Philippe Georget, Steven Rendall

Crime, suspense, and marital woes combine in this atmospheric procedural set in the seemingly quiet Mediterranean town of Perpignan.

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Fear

Fear

Dirk Kurbjuweit, Imogen Taylor

The most original thriller of 2018, for fans of The Dinner and We Need to Talk About Kevin.How do you protect your family when the law's not on your side?

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Bone Box

Bone Box

Faye Kellerman

The gripping new crime novel in the Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus series from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman.

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All Fall Down

All Fall Down

Cassandra Austin

Imagine if David Lynch (Twin Peaks) filmed Wake in Fright: this novel marks the emergence of a thrilling, unsettling, supremely accomplished new voice in Australian literary fiction...

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Quicksand

Quicksand

Malin Persson Giolito

Innocent or guilty, her time is running out . . .

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Something For Nothing

Something For Nothing

Andy Muir

It's not every day a bloke stumbles across a dismembered torso on Nobby's beach. Lachie Munro is starting to feel like he's a magnet for trouble. Only the day before he...

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The Kingdom: A Novel

The Kingdom: A Novel

Fuminori Nakamura, Kalau Almony

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Winter Traffic

Winter Traffic

Stephen Greenall

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The Awkward Squad

The Awkward Squad

Sophie Henaff

A new crime series with a difference: a brilliant police officer joins forces with a team of misfits to investigate decades-old unsolved crimes.

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Eyes Like Mine

Eyes Like Mine

Sheena Kamal

As she plunges into her own dark past, Nora uncovers a violent conspiracy on a grand scale that will take her from the rain-soaked streets of Vancouver, to the icy mountains of the Canadian wilderness, and ultimately to a remote...

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Master, Liar, Traitor, Friend

Master, Liar, Traitor, Friend

Christoffer Carlsson, Michael Gallagher

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The Boy on the Bridge

The Boy on the Bridge

M. R. Carey

M. R. Carey returns to the world of his phenomenal word-of-mouth bestseller, The Girl With All the Gifts, for the very first time.

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The Unfortunate Victim

The Unfortunate Victim

Greg Pyers

At midnight on 28 December 1864, in the Australian gold-mining town of Daylesford, young newly-wed Maggie Stuart lies dead in her own blood. Rumour and xenophobia drive speculation over the identity of her killer, and when a...

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Marlborough Man

Marlborough Man

Alan Carter

Marlborough Man is a gripping story about the hunter and the hunted, and about what happens when evil takes hold of a small town.

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The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

Hannah Tinti

A father tries to protect his daughter from the legacy of his criminal past

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The White Road

The White Road

Sarah Lotz

Death waits at the top of the world in this adrenaline-laced thriller from Sarah Lotz, perfect for anyone who loves the film The Descent or John Krakauer's book Into Thin Air.

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The Baltimore Boys

The Baltimore Boys

Joel Dicker, Alison Anderson

Swiss Sensation Joel Dicker's compulsive follow-up to the phenomenally bestselling The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair

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My Sister: an addictive psychological thriller with twists that grip you until the very last page

My Sister: an addictive psychological thriller with twists that grip you until the very last page

Michelle Adams

An electrifying psychological suspense debut by a stunning new talent, perfect for fans of Clare Mackintosh, S.K. Tremayne and Paula Hawkins.

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The Hidden Hours

The Hidden Hours

Sara Foster

Keeping her secret may save her family. But telling it may save her life.

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The Fourteenth Letter: The page-turning new thriller filled with a labyrinth of secrets

The Fourteenth Letter: The page-turning new thriller filled with a labyrinth of secrets

Claire Evans

London 1881. A bride is murdered on her wedding day, setting in chain a twisting, riveting mystery full of memorable characters in Claire Evans' dramatic debut novel perfect for fans of Kate Mosse's Labyrinth, Carlos Ruiz Zafon's...

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Styx

Styx

Bavo Dhooge, Josh Pachter

From award-winning Flemish crime writer Bavo Dhooge, an atmospheric, genre-busting crime novel about a cop who comes back from the dead to track down the same serial killer who shot him.

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Dark Heart

Dark Heart

James Phelan, Adrian Mulraney

In war-torn Syria, a massacre survivor is pulled from beneath a pile of bodies. She is given one instruction: 'Find Jed Walker.' Walker is ex-CIA - a man who thought he was long out of the...

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Sacrifice: A Chilling Psychological Thriller

Sacrifice: A Chilling Psychological Thriller

Hanna Winter

.In her very first case, criminal psychologist Lena Peters is confronted with a killer on a murderous vendetta. And though she is unaware, Lena will play a prominent role in his deadly mission, because Lena knows what makes...

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