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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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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Long Road to Mercy

Long Road to Mercy

David Baldacci

Long Road to Mercy is the exciting first novel in David Baldacci's series featuring female protagonist, Atlee Pine, FBI.

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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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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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Another Word For Murder

Another Word For Murder

Anthony Horowitz

Passion, deception, an unexplained death and a detective with quite a lot to hide lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel...

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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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The Girl without Skin

The Girl without Skin

Mads Peder Nordbo, Charlotte Barslund

When a mummified Viking corpse is discovered in a crevasse out on the edge of an ice sheet, journalist Matthew Cave is sent to cover the story. The next day the mummy is gone, and the body of the policeman who was keeping watch is...

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Lethal White

Lethal White

Robert Galbraith

Lethal White is both a gripping mystery and the page-turning next instalment in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott, written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. ...

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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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Now You See Her

Now You See Her

Heidi Perks

A compulsive thriller which explores what happens when you are responsible for your best friend's worst nightmare. Fans of The Couple Next Door and Lisa Jewell's Then She Was Gone will not be able to put this novel down.

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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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The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window

A. J. Finn

Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018!    

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The Sunday Girl

The Sunday Girl

Pip Drysdale

The Girl on the Train meets Before I Go to Sleep with a dash of Bridget Jones in this chilling tale of love gone horribly wrong ...

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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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Scrublands

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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The Break Line

The Break Line

James Brabazon

A compelling and suspense-filled debut novel from internationally bestselling author James Brabazon.

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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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The House Swap

The House Swap

Rebecca Fleet

Be careful who you let in . . . The unputdownable debut from an unmissable new thriller talent.

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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 Darkest Web

The Darkest Web

Eileen Ormsby

Hitmen for hire, drugs for sale. Inside the dangerous world that lurks beneath the bright, friendly light of your internet screen

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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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My Mother, a Serial Killer

My Mother, a Serial Killer

Hazel Baron, Janet Fife-Yeomans

A gripping and shocking story of a serial killer mother, and the brave daughter who brought her to justice

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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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Forever and a Day

Forever and a Day

Anthony Horowitz

A spy is dead. A legend is born. This is how it all began. The explosive prequel to Casino Royale, from bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.

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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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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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Lillian Armfield

Lillian Armfield

Leigh Straw

The fascinating and unknown story of Australia's first female detective - and a gripping and colourful account of Sydney crime in the 1920s to 1940s

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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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The Fallen

The Fallen

David Baldacci

Amos Decker, David Baldacci's unique special agent with the gift of a remarkable memory, returns in The Fallen.

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Dead If You Don't

Dead If You Don’t

Peter James

A parent's worst nightmare is Grace's deadliest case..

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The President is Missing

The President is Missing

President Bill Clinton, James Patterson

There are things only a President can know. There are things only a President can do. And then there are times when the only option is unthinkable - The President Is Missing- The thriller only a president could write

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The Blinds

The Blinds

Adam Sternbergh

From an Edgar Award-nominated author, a blistering new thriller described by Dennis Lehane as ‘propulsive and meaningful'.

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Panic Room

Panic Room

Robert Goddard

Soon people are going to come knocking on the door, people with motives and secrets of their own, who will be asking Blake the sort of questions she can't - or won't - want to answer. Layers of secrets, half truths and lies must...

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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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 Read reviewIf I Die Before I Wake

If I Die Before I Wake

Emily Koch

How do you solve your own murder? An edge-of your seat psychological mystery novel from a thrilling new writer.

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Before I Let You Go

Before I Let You Go

Kelly Rimmer

Your sister needs you. But her child needs you more... A moving page-turner with a heart-pounding dilemma: Your sister or her baby. Who do you choose? Fans of Jodi Picoult and Jojo Moyes will love Australia's Kelly Rimmer.

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The Wife

The Wife

Alafair Burke

The Wife is the standalone follow-up to Alafair Burke's brilliant, Edgar nominated, The Ex (2016): a woman must make the impossible choice between defending her husband and saving herself.

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Star of the North

Star of the North

D. B. John

North Korea and the USA are on the brink of war A young American woman disappears without trace from a South Korean island. The CIA recruits her twin sister to uncover the truth. Now, she must go undercover in the world's most...

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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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Paper Ghosts

Paper Ghosts

Julia Heaberlin

She is sure that Carl, a long been suspected serial killer who was never convicted, killed her sister. Now he is facing old age and it's time to find out the truth during a road trip across Texas.

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Girl On Fire: (DC Max Wolfe)

Girl On Fire: (DC Max Wolfe)

Tony Parsons

From the Sunday Times no.1 bestselling author, a brilliant page-turning new Max Wolfe thriller that will keep you gripped and guessing until the very last page.

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The Temptation of Forgiveness

The Temptation of Forgiveness

Donna Leon

In the twenty-seventh novel in Donna Leon's bestselling crime series, a suspicious accident leads Commissario Guido Brunetti to uncover a longstanding scam with disturbing unintended consequences.

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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 Punishment She Deserves: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 17

The Punishment She Deserves: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 17

Elizabeth George

Award-winning author Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series: Lynley and his pugnacious and deeply loyal Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers find themselves up against one of the most...

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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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Everything Is Lies: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Dear Amy

Everything Is Lies: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Dear Amy

Helen Callaghan

What if your parents had been lying to you since the day you were born?

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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 Innocent Wife

The Innocent Wife

Amy Lloyd

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