Crime fiction & true crime 2018

The Feral Detective

The Feral Detective

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem's first detective novel since Motherless Brooklyn.   

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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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The Slipping Place

The Slipping Place

Joanna Baker

A stunningly compulsive, darkly suspenseful Australian crime novel that asks how far we would go to protect someone we love.   

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Man at the Window

Man at the Window

Robert Jeffreys

An atmospheric crime novel with a burning moral dilemma at its heart, for fans of Michael Robotham, Jane Harper and Gary Disher.

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Still Lives

Still Lives

Maria Hummel

A young editor at an LA art museum finds herself pulled into the disturbing and dangerous world of a famous artist who goes missing on the opening night of her shocking new exhibition.  

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The Widows of Malabar Hill

The Widows of Malabar Hill

Sujata Massey

1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay's first female lawyer, is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous. The author of the Agatha and...

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The Root of Evil

The Root of Evil

Hakan Nesser, Sarah Death

The second installment in Hakan Nesser's Inspector Barbarotti quintet: a series of letters detailing future murders arrives on Inspector Barbarotti's very own doorstep...

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 Special priceThe 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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Look Alive Twenty-Five

Look Alive Twenty-Five

Janet Evanovich

The twisty and gripping new adventure in the unputdownable Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich.    

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The Reckoning

The Reckoning

John Grisham

John Grisham returns to Clanton, Mississippi, to tell the story of an unthinkable murder, the bizarre trial that followed it, and its profound and lasting effect on the people of Ford County.    

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Kingdom of the Blind (A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery, Book 14)

Kingdom of the Blind (A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery, Book 14)

Louise Penny

The new ingenious crime thriller featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, from number one New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny

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The 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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The Moscow Sleepers: A Liz Carlyle Thriller

The Moscow Sleepers: A Liz Carlyle Thriller

Stella Rimington

First published in 2018 in Great Britain --Title page verso.

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Killing Eve: No Tomorrow (Villanelle Book 2)

Killing Eve: No Tomorrow (Villanelle Book 2)

Luke Jennings

Jason Bourne meets The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in an outrageously entertaining thriller.     

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Dark Sacred Night (A Ballard and Bosch novel)

Dark Sacred Night (A Ballard and Bosch novel)

Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Renee Ballard teams up with Harry Bosch in a new blockbuster crime thriller from the #1 bestselling author Michael Connelly.

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Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent

Alan Carter

Detective Sergeant Philip ‘Cato' Kwong is light on sleep but high on happiness with his new wife Sharon Wang and their baby girl. But contentment is not compatible with life in the Job, and soon a series of murders of...

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The Stranger Diaries

The Stranger Diaries

Elly Griffiths

The chilling new stand-alone thriller from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries.   

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The Spite Game

The Spite Game

Anna Snoekstra

Anna Snoekstra's The Spite Game is Liane Moriarty meets Stephen King: a walk on the darker side of domestic suspense with toe-dips into horror. The cinematic writing style and taut pacing that landed Anna's Only Daughter in...

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Holy Ghost

Holy Ghost

John Sandford

The entire town is in on the scam... and someone's going to make them pay.

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In a House of Lies

In a House of Lies

Ian Rankin

The iconic Ian Rankin returns with a new Detective John Rebus novel - this year's essential must-read bestseller.    

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 Read reviewThe Spotted Dog

The Spotted Dog

Kerry Greenwood

Corinna Chapman, baker extraordinaire, talented sleuth, stalwart friend and lover, is back!   

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 Special priceNovember Road

November Road

Lou Berney

Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centres on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America - a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second...

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Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

Maryrose Cuskelly

The story of a grisly triple murder in Central Victoria in October 2014 - contemporary Australian true crime at its best.   

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 Read reviewLeave No Trace

Leave No Trace

Mindy Mejia

A hostile wilderness is watching you. Spine-chilling thriller from the author of The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman for fans of Jane Harper's Force of Nature and Chris Whitaker's Tall Oaks

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The Ones You Trust

The Ones You Trust

Caroline Overington

From the bestselling author of The One Who Got Away comes a gripping new psychological thriller that will have you thinking twice about who in your life you can really trust ...

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A Map of the Dark

A Map of the Dark

Karen Ellis

A thrilling new FBI series with a brilliant, troubled lead: perfect for fans of Tess Gerritsen, Karin Slaughter and Lisa Gardner.

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The Wolf Hour

The Wolf Hour

Sarah Myles

A gripping thriller set in Africa about a young aid worker in danger and the lengths to which her family will go to save her. Edge-of-your-seat suspense combines with a compelling family drama in this story of power, greed and...

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 Special priceScrublands

Scrublands

Chris Hammer

Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia.

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Greenlight

Greenlight

Benjamin Stevenson

A nail-biting thriller that turns popular true-crime such as Serial and Making A Murderer on its head, Greenlight will shock with twists and turns you'll never see coming.

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The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Christoffer Carlsson, Michael Gallagher

Two words were written on the back of her photo: help me.

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 Read reviewTrace: Who Killed Maria James?

Trace: Who Killed Maria James?

Rachael Brown

The riveting inside story of a journalist's cold-case investigation of a shocking murder.

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 Read reviewRetribution

Retribution

Richard Anderson

A rural crime-novel about finding out how to survive and surviving what you find.

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 Read reviewLoose Units

Loose Units

Paul F. Verhoeven

Part father-son story, part true crime, Loose Units is a race through the underbelly of policing as ex-cop John Verhoeven tells all to his son Paul about the crimes, the characters and the pitch-black humour.

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Dead Heat

Dead Heat

Peter Cotton

Detective Darren Glass is back, and the stakes are higher than ever.

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Second Sight

Second Sight

Aoife Clifford

A fugitive in the present. A runaway in the past.

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The Other Wife

The Other Wife

Michael Robotham

A secret wife. A secret life. A killer who knows. The new bestseller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until its shocking climax, by multi-million-copy selling author Michael Robotham.

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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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Perfect Criminals

Perfect Criminals

Jimmy Thomson

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Hangman

Hangman

Jack Heath

Meet Timothy Blake, codename Hangman. Blake is a genius, known for solving impossible cases. He's also a psychopath with a dark secret, and the FBI's last resort.

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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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Lonely Girl

Lonely Girl

Lynne Vincent McCarthy

An isolated young woman accidentally runs down and badly hurts a suspected killer. Terrified for her life, she locks him in her basement. And then she decides to keep him...

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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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Killer Instinct: Having a Mind for Murder

Killer Instinct: Having a Mind for Murder

Donald Grant

Forensic psychiatrist Donald Grant asks what it is about murder that fascinates us. Is it a chill whisper offear reminding us we too can kill?

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Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas thriller (Book 46)

Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas thriller (Book 46)

J. D. Robb

Book 46 in the number one bestselling In Death series - Eve Dallas and Roarke return in a gripping and unique case, where fact is even stranger than fiction... Over sixty-five million copies sold in this much-loved series.

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This is What Happened

This is What Happened

Mick Herron

From CWA Gold and Steel Dagger winner Mick Herron comes a shocking, twisted novel of psychological suspense about one woman's attempt to be better than ordinary

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Redemption Point

Redemption Point

Candice Fox

Amanda's conviction for murder a decade ago has left her with some odd behavioural traits, top-to-toe tatts - and a keen eye for killers . Redemption is certainly on the cards - but it may well cost them their lives .

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Mine

Mine

Susi Fox

What if someone stole your newborn baby and no one believed you?

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A Scandal in Bohemia

A Scandal in Bohemia

Gideon Haigh

An unsolved murder takes one of Australia's foremost writers of non-fiction into the 1930s Bohemian demi-monde, exploring the fate of a talented young woman trying to make her way in that artistic, sexualised, ‘liberated'...

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This I Would Kill For

This I Would Kill For

Anne Buist

Natalie is reluctantly embroiled in a custody dispute where a mother's claims of child sexual abuse are sustained--but who is the abuser?

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Sins as Scarlet

Sins as Scarlet

Nicolas Obregon

Inspector Iwata returns in another exceptionally written thriller set in both Japan and California.

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 Read reviewLive and Let Fry: A Rusty Bore Mystery

Live and Let Fry: A Rusty Bore Mystery

Sue Williams

Feisty, forty-something and fearless, Cass Tuplin isn't exactly the Sherlock Holmes type. Yet as Rusty Bore's peer-appointed private investigator she just can't seem to avoid ending up in hot water.

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The Escape Room

The Escape Room

Megan Goldin

The heart-stopping new novel of deception and delusion from the bestselling author of The Girl in Kellers Way.

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Stick Together

Stick Together

Sophie Henaff, Sam Gordon

Anne Capestan returns with her squad to investigate a serial killer with victims all over France

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The Wanted

The Wanted

Robert Crais

The gripping new novel from the master of the intelligent action thriller and author of Suspect, Robert Crais.

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Down the River Unto the Sea

Down the River Unto the Sea

Walter Mosley

A former NYPD cop, once imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, must solve two cases: that of a man wrongly condemned to die . . . and his own.

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The Stakes

The Stakes

Ben Sanders

An NYPD robbery detective uses his insider knowledge to rob criminals. The dazzling new stand-alone thriller from the bestselling author of American Blood and Marshall's Law.

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The Pyramid of Mud

The Pyramid of Mud

Andrea Camilleri

Inspector Montalbano must unravel the mystery of a dead body discovered in a sewage tunnel in the twenty-second novel in Andrea Camilleri's critically acclaimed series.

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City Without Stars

City Without Stars

Tim Baker

Hundreds of murders. Multiple cover ups. One cop and one activist. Can they really bring down the narcos?

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Shadow Man

Shadow Man

Alan Drew

An explosively powerful serial killer thriller set in LA. This is the outstanding start of a new series, with support from major bestselling authors like Lee Child, William Landay, Colum McCann and Lauren Grodstein.

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The Sons

The Sons

Anton Svensson, Elizabeth Clark Wessel

In the second part of the international hit Made in Sweden series, based on the incredible true story, former bank robber Leo leaves prison to take revenge on those who put him there.

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I'll Keep You Safe

I’ll Keep You Safe

Peter May

Million-selling Peter May returns to the Isle of Lewis.

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 Special priceGreeks Bearing Gifts: A Bernie Gunther Thriller (Book 13)

Greeks Bearing Gifts: A Bernie Gunther Thriller (Book 13)

Philip Kerr

Bernie Gunther's latest move in a long string of varied careers sees him working for an insurance company. It makes a kind of sense: both cops and insurance companies have a vested interest in figuring out when people are lying to...

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The Extremist

The Extremist

Nadia Dalbuono

The fourth Leone Scamarcio thriller

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The Chalk Man

The Chalk Man

C. J. Tudor

Thrillers this good come along once every few years. Prepare for the next global crime thriller sensation.

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The Confession

The Confession

Jo Spain

The breathtaking debut psychological thriller from bestselling author Jo Spain.

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Righteous: An IQ novel

Righteous: An IQ novel

Joe Ide

IQ is BACK! Sherlock Holmes meets The Wire in this fast-paced crime thriller from EDGAR-shortlisted Joe Ide

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