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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 Special priceThe Midnight Line (Jack Reacher Book 22)

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher Book 22)

Lee Child

Hang on for dear life, because Jack is back, in his twenty-second rip-roaring, breathtaking, hair-raising and spine-tingling adventure...

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 Special priceDeadlier: 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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Pale Horse Riding

Pale Horse Riding

Chris Petit

From the author of the highly acclaimed The Butchers of Berlin comes a devastating, haunting and brilliant follow up. . .

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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 Wrong Child: A gripping thriller you won't forget...

The Wrong Child: A gripping thriller you won’t forget…

Barry Gornell

When twenty-one of its twenty-two children die in an accident, an entire community turns on the sole survivor: the 'wrong child'. A must-read for fans of THE BAD SEED by William March, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and WE HAVE...

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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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Killing Season: A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller You Won't be Able to Put Down!

Killing Season: A Gripping Serial Killer Thriller You Won’t be Able to Put Down!

Faye Kellerman

New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman delivers an electrifying novel of suspense as a young man's investigation into his sister's death draws him into the path of a sadistic serial killer.

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Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze

John Sandford

Class reunions: a time for memories - good, bad, and, as Virgil Flowers is about to find out, deadly - in the thrilling new novel in the number one New York Times-bestselling series

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 Special priceForce 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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All The Wicked Girls: The addictive thriller with a huge heart, for fans of Lisa Jewell

All The Wicked Girls: The addictive thriller with a huge heart, for fans of Lisa Jewell

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: From the international #1 bestselling author

Don’t Let Go: From the international #1 bestselling author

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 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 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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Did You See Melody?

Did You See Melody?

Sophie Hannah

The compelling new standalone suspense novel from Queen of Crime Sophie Hannah

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 Special priceThe 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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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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 Read reviewAnd Fire Came Down

And Fire Came Down

Emma Viskic

Winner of the Davitt Award (Adult Novels) 2018Deaf since early childhood, Caleb Zelic used to meet life head-on. Now he's struggling just to get through the day. His best mate is dead, his ex-wife,...

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The Good Daughter

The Good Daughter

Karin 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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Safe

Safe

Ryan Gattis

From the acclaimed author of the remarkable All Involved, an LA noir thriller full of twists and turns, a cat and mouse chase between two narrators, where nothing is quite what it seems.

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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

Daniel 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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Persons Unknown

Persons Unknown

Susie Steiner

Brand new literary thriller from bestselling author of MISSING, PRESUMED Susie Steiner. Manon Bradshaw is back.

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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 Dying Game

The Dying Game

Asa Avdic

Anna Francis is a workaholic with a nine-year-old daughter and a secret that haunts her, doesn't recognise the woman she has become. So when she is asked to take part in a forty-eight hour test on an island, along with six other...

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The Mountain

The Mountain

Luca D'Andrea, Howard Curtis

An atmospheric commercial thriller channeling Stephen King and Jo l Dicker, set among Italy's mysterious Dolomite Mountains

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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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The Last Place You Look

The Last Place You Look

Kristen Lepionka

What really happened to Sarah Cook, the night her parents were murdered?

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The Hermit

The Hermit

Thomas Rydahl, K. E. Semmel

For fans of Paul Auster, Raymond Chandler and Graham Greene comes this bold, prize-winning literary thriller

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Prague Nights

Prague Nights

Benjamin Black

A chilling historical mystery set in 16th-century Prague from one of our favourite crime writers.

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The Girl in Kellers Way

The 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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Three Days and a Life

Three Days and a Life

Pierre Lemaitre, Frank Wynne

Three days at the edge of the new millennium, one moment of madness and one young life's course altered forever. A dazzling new thriller from the master of noir.

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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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The Lucky One

The Lucky One

Caroline Overington

Keep your secrets. Tell your lies. The gripping new psychological thriller from the author of the bestselling The One Who Got Away.

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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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Party Girls Die in Pearls

Party Girls Die in Pearls

Plum Sykes

Clueless meets Agatha Christie in this wickedly funny tale of high society, low morals and a middle-class girl, the first book in Plum Sykes's irresistible new series.

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The Dark Lake

The Dark Lake

Sarah Bailey

A hot summer. A shocking murder. A town of secrets, waiting to explode. A brooding, suspenseful and explosive debut that will grip you from the first page to the last.

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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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Exile

Exile

James Swallow

.A vicious Serbian gang whose profits come from fake nuclear weapons.A disgraced Russian general, with access to the real thing.A vengeful Somali warlord, with a cause for which he'd let the world burn.A jaded government agency,...

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Dregs

Dregs

Jorn Lier Horst

A police report of a shoe containing a severed foot washed up on the sand introduces CI William Wisting. Soon a second is washed up, but it is another left. Has there been some kind of terrible accident at sea? Does it indicate...

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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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Prussian Blue: Bernie Gunther Thriller 12

Prussian Blue: Bernie Gunther Thriller 12

Philip Kerr

Unfinished business pursues Bernie Gunther halfway across Europe in the latest thrilling addition to the bestselling and prize-winning series starring one of the most memorable detectives in crime fiction

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 Read reviewThe Family

The Family

Chris Johnston, Rosie Jones

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

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The Unmourned (The Monsarrat Series Book 2)

The Unmourned (The Monsarrat Series Book 2)

Meg Keneally, Tom Keneally

Not all murder victims are mourned, but the perpetrator must always be punished . . .

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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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 Special priceInto the Water

Into the Water

Paula Hawkins

The addictive new psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller and global phenomenon.

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Closed for Winter

Closed for Winter

Jorn Lier Horst

Ove Bakkerud, newly separated and extremely disillusioned, is looking forward to a final quiet weekend at his summer home before closing for winter but, when the tourists leave, less welcome visitors arrive. Bakkerud's cottage is...

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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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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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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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Winter Traffic

Winter Traffic

Stephen Greenall

Sutton doesn't like the 3am phone calls. He should change his number - that way Rawson wouldn't have it.Sutton's best mate is a hero cop, but strife flows through him like a highway. He was supposed to die young. Maybe...

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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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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and a Journey into Murder

The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer and a Journey into Murder

Claudia Rowe

'Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia? I'll have to give it to you, when confronted at least you're honest, as honest as any reporter...You want to go into the depths of my mind and into my past. I want a peek into yours....

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 Special priceEarthly Remains

Earthly Remains

Donna Leon

The recuperative stay goes according to plan and Brunetti is finally able to relax, until Davide Casati, the caretaker of the house, goes missing following a sudden storm. Nobody can find him. Now, Brunetti feels compelled to...

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Master, Liar, Traitor, Friend

Master, Liar, Traitor, Friend

Christoffer Carlsson, Michael Gallagher

On a hot June day in 2014, Leo Junker's mentor - Charles Levin - is found dead. Levin has been shot in the head in the small village of Bruket, where he had just moved after retiring from the police force in Stockholm. The...

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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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Domina: More dangerous. More shocking. The thrilling new bestseller from the author of MAESTRA

Domina: More dangerous. More shocking. The thrilling new bestseller from the author of MAESTRA

L.S. Hinton

In this riveting sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller, Maestra, femme fatale Judith Rashleigh once again leads readers into the dangerous underworld of Europes glamorous elite. A sexy, ruthless, and decadent thriller...

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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 Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star: Baby Ganesh Agency Book 3

The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star: Baby Ganesh Agency Book 3

Vaseem Khan

In the third delightful Baby Ganesh Agency novel, Inspector Chopra investigates the darkly glittering underbelly of Bollywood when a film star vanishes into thin air...

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Behind Her Eyes

Behind Her Eyes

Sarah Pinborough

Louise Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets David Young, successful and charming - Louise cannot believe a man like...

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 Read reviewAll the Missing Girls

All the Missing Girls

Megan Miranda

A nail-biting, breathtaking story about the disappearances of two young women - a decade apart - told in reverse. A brilliant debut from an amazing new voice in thriller writing.

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The Dark Room

The Dark Room

Jonathan Moore

A gripping new thriller from the author of The Poison Artist - selected for BBC Radio 2 Book Club with Simon Mayo

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Dark Heart

Dark Heart

James Phelan

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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