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Something to Hide: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 21

Something to Hide: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 21

Elizabeth George

Award-winning author Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series.

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A Fatal Crossing

A Fatal Crossing

Tom Hindle

Gripping crime fiction set on board a cruise liner sailing from Southampton to New York in the 1920s. This fresh take on the classic locked-room mystery will appeal to fans of Anthony Horowitz, Sophie Hannah and Richard Osman.

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The Girl She Was

The Girl She Was

Alafair Burke

The past refuses to be forgotten in this gripping new thriller from the author of The Wife and The Better Sister.

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The Waiter

The Waiter

Ajay Chowdhury

Disgraced detective Kamil Rahman moves from Kolkata to London to start afresh as a waiter in an Indian restaurant. Kamil and Anjoli prove a capable team - but as the investigation progresses, Kamil struggles to keep memories of...

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Shelter

Shelter

Catherine Jinks

The 'masterful' rural thriller by acclaimed writer Catherine Jinks, now available in a smaller format

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Judas 62

Judas 62

Charles Cumming

The second book in Charles Cumming's gripping new thriller series surrounding BOX 88 - a covert intelligence organization that operates below the radar.

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The Russian Wife

The Russian Wife

Barry Maitland

Fraud, betrayal and murder, set in the high-stakes world of fine art. 'Barry Maitland is one of Australia's finest crime writers.' - Sunday Tasmanian

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A Three Dog Problem

A Three Dog Problem

SJ Bennett, Unknown

The second book in the delightfully clever mystery series following Queen Elizabeth II as she secretly solves crimes alongside her royal duties.

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The Family

The Family

Naomi Krupitsky

A captivating debut novel about the tangled fates of two best friends and daughters of the Italian mafia, and a coming-of-age story of twentieth-century Brooklyn itself.

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Silent Parade

Silent Parade

Keigo Higashino

The new book by the international bestelling Japanese crime writer Keigo Higashino, featuring Dectective Galileo, Higashino's much-loved character from The Devotion of Suspect X, The Salvation of a Saint, and A Midsummer's...

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 Read reviewCanticle Creek

Canticle Creek

Adrian Hyland

Two bodies. One long hot summer. A town that will never be the same.

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Bruno's Challenge & Other Dordogne Tales

Bruno’s Challenge & Other Dordogne Tales

Martin Walker

A bumper collection of delightful stories featuring Bruno, Chief of Police and France's favourite cop, all set in the beautiful Dordogne valley and the surrounding Perigord - the perfect escape.

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The Hush

The Hush

Sara Foster

Everything can change in a heartbeat ... The pulse-pounding new thriller from the bestselling author of You Don't Know Me

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 Special priceThe Dark Hours

The Dark Hours

Michael Connelly

LAPD Detective Renee Ballard and Harry Bosch team up to find justice in this new thriller from #1 bestselling author Michael Connelly.

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 Special priceThe Way It Is Now

The Way It Is Now

Garry Disher

A stunning new standalone crime novel from one of Australia's most revered writers

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 Special priceWild Place

Wild Place

Christian White

In the summer of 1989, a local teen goes missing from the idyllic Australian suburb of Camp Hill. As rumours of Satanic rituals swirl, schoolteacher Tom Witter becomes convinced he holds the key to the disappearance

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State of Terror

State of Terror

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Louise Penny

From the number one bestselling authors Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny comes a novel of unsurpassed thrills and incomparable insider expertise - State of Terror.

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The Apollo Murders

The Apollo Murders

Chris Hadfield

Internationally bestselling astronaut Chris Hadfield is back with an exceptional Cold War thriller from the dark heart of the Space Race.

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Crocodile Tears

Crocodile Tears

Alan Carter

The fifth and final instalment in the award-winning Cato Kwong series, Crocodile Tears sees Cato's life on the line and his only hope is someone from his past. But can he trust him?

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The Unheard

The Unheard

Nicci French

The new thriller from the master of psychological suspense

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The Judge's List

The Judge’s List

John Grisham

The phenomenal new legal thriller from international bestseller John Grisham.

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Better Off Dead: (Jack Reacher 26)

Better Off Dead: (Jack Reacher 26)

Lee Child, Andrew Child

Reacher never backs down from a problem. And he's about to find a big one, on a deserted road in Arizona, where a car has crashed into the only tree for miles around. Minutes later, Reacher is heading into town.

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Tank Water

Tank Water

Michael Burge

A coming-of-age story and crime thriller with a large and gentle heart.

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Fromage

Fromage

Sally Scott

Fans of MC Beaton, Kerry Greenwood and Richard Osman will love Sally Scott's Alex Grant whodunnit series

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The Jealousy Man

The Jealousy Man

Jo Nesbo, Robert Ferguson

A page-turning collection of dark and twisted crime stories from the international bestselling author of the Harry Hole series.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Shadow House

The Shadow House

Anna Downes

A must-read addictive thriller from international bestselling writer Anna Downes

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The River Mouth

The River Mouth

Karen Herbert

A stunning debut that will keep you guessing till the last chapter

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The Stoning

The Stoning

Peter Papathanasiou

A small outback town wakes to a savage murder.

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Larrimah

Larrimah

Caroline Graham, Kylie Stevenson

A dying town, a missing man. One of Australia's greatest mysteries - two whodunnits, twisted together.

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April in Spain

April in Spain

John Banville

The sumptuous, propulsive, sun-kissed follow up to the bestselling Snow, from the Booker Prize winning author.

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The Curlew's Eye

The Curlew’s Eye

Karen Manton

A psychological thriller and contemporary gothic novel set around an isolated and abandoned ruined homestead in the Top End of the Northern Territory.

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The Man Who Died Twice

The Man Who Died Twice

Richard Osman

The second novel in the record-breaking, million-copy bestselling Thursday Murder Club Series.

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 Special priceTreasure and Dirt

Treasure and Dirt

Chris Hammer

An unputdownable standalone thriller from the bestselling author of Scrublands.

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Never Saw Me Coming

Never Saw Me Coming

Vera Kurian

Chloe looks like an ordinary university student, but she's actually a highly intelligent psychopath on a revenge mission. When two students are found dead, she discovers there are more like her on campus and a gripping competition...

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Private Prosecution

Private Prosecution

Lisa Ellery

A pacy, darkly comic whodunnit with a twist

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The Wrong Goodbye

The Wrong Goodbye

Toshihiko Yahagi, Alfred Birnbaum

A classic slice of Japanese hard-boiled noir paying homage to the master of the genre: Raymond Chandler

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Prisoner

Prisoner

S. R. White

Riveting, atmospheric and unforgettably original, Hermit is perfect for fans of acclaimed crime authors like Jane Harper, Chris Hammer, Tana French and Susie Steiner

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 Special priceThe Attack

The Attack

Catherine Jinks

A boot camp for troubled young men, a hidden identity and murderous pursuit on a remote island: beloved author Catherine Jinks is back with another heart-pounding Australian thriller.

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How to Kill Your Family

How to Kill Your Family

Bella Mackie

Outrageously funny, compulsive and subversive, perfect for fans of Killing Eve and My Sister, the Serial Killer.

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Another Kind of Eden

Another Kind of Eden

James Lee Burke

New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke brings readers a captivating tale of justice, love, brutality, and mysticism set in the turbulent 1960s.

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Velvet Was the Night

Velvet Was the Night

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a 'delicious, twisted treat for lovers of noir'* about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of a missing woman they're both desperate to...

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The Heron's Cry

The Heron’s Cry

Ann Cleeves

Sunday Times bestselling author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope series, Ann Cleeves, returns with the second in a series set in North Devon and featuring Detective Matthew Venn. The Heron's Cry is the second book in the Two...

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The Madness of Crowds

The Madness of Crowds

Louise Penny

The new book in the internationally bestselling Gamache series by 'one of the greatest crime writers of our time' (Denise Mina).

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The Dark Remains

The Dark Remains

Ian Rankin, William McIlvanney

In this scorching crime hook-up, number one bestseller Ian Rankin and Scottish crime-writing legend William McIlvanney join forces for the first ever case of DI Laidlaw, Glasgow's original gritty detective.

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Sweet Jimmy

Sweet Jimmy

Bryan Brown

Bryan Brown has been telling stories with his distinctive Australian voice on TV and in film for a long time, but this time he's writing crime in his first book.

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 Special price Read reviewI Shot the Devil

I Shot the Devil

Ruth McIver

A dark, twisty thriller of small town buried secrets.     

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A Slow Fire Burning

A Slow Fire Burning

Paula Hawkins

From the author of global phenomena The Girl on the Train and Into the Water comes a fresh, propulsive new novel. This is the event publication everyone will be talking about in 2021.

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The Plot

The Plot

Jean Hanff Korelitz

A thrilling new page-turner from the author of The Undoing, the major series on HBO.

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A Line to Kill

A Line to Kill

Anthony Horowitz

By the global bestselling author, Anthony Horowitz, the third novel in his acclaimed Hawthorne and Horowitz series. One island, two murders and a killer with a lot to hide - stand by for a hugely enjoyable, twisty turny read.

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Unholy Murder

Unholy Murder

Lynda La Plante

Detective Jane Tennison must lift the lid on the most chilling murder case of her career to date - in the brand new thriller from the Queen of Crime Drama, Lynda La Plante.

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The Turnout

The Turnout

Megan Abbott

The new thriller, set in the hothouse world of a ballet school, from the multi-award-winning writer Megan Abbott

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For Your Own Good

For Your Own Good

Samantha Downing

Someone needs to be taught a lesson... a stunningly original new thriller from the runaway bestselling author of My Lovely Wife

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Billy Summers

Billy Summers

Stephen King

Billy Summers is Stephen King's gripping and compelling novel about a contract killer, an ex-marine, with one last payday to earn before he retires. Once again King sets his storytelling talent on a new path with this epic new...

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Not a Happy Family

Not a Happy Family

Shari Lapena

The new unputdownable thriller from the 'queen of the one-sit read', multi-million-copy bestselling author of The Couple Next Door.

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Twenty Years Later

Twenty Years Later

Charlie Donlea

The terror attack that shocked the world ... A decades-old murder about to be solved ... A gripping new thriller from the author of the bestselling The Girl Who Was Taken.

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CSI Told You Lies

CSI Told You Lies

Meshel Laurie

Meshel Laurie, host of the incredibly successful Australian True Crime podcast speaks to the forensic pathologists, homicide detectives, defence barristers and victims' families in this moving and gripping study of violent crime...

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Cutters End

Cutters End

Margaret Hickey

A scintillating crime thriller, set in the South Australian outback town of Cutters End. A mysterious death on New Year's Eve 1989 leads to a shocking murder investigation 32 years later . . .

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 Read reviewThe Orchard Murders

The Orchard Murders

Robert Gott

A novel about revenge, obsession, and the dangerous gullibility of religious fanatics.

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 Special priceThe Long Game

The Long Game

Simon Rowell

A tightly-wound debut crime novel set in Melbourne and surrounds, for fans of Sarah Bailey, Garry Disher and J. M. Green

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Operation Jungle

Operation Jungle

John Shobbrook

A gripping blend of memoir, true crime and corruption in the tropics.

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Double Deal

Double Deal

John M. Green

As the ice melts in the Arctic, climate change spurs a new Cold War, and the world's superpowers race to snatch control of the region's vast resources

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Silver Tears

Silver Tears

Camilla Lackberg, Ian Giles

A gripping new novel from No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg

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Just Murdered: Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries

Just Murdered: Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

Katherine Kovacic

Introducing the fabulous Ms Peregrine Fisher, niece of the famous Phryne Fisher, as seen on 7plus and Acorn tv

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Girl One

Girl One

Sara Flannery Murphy

Eighteen women down to two, two down to.... Girl One.

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When You Are Mine

When You Are Mine

Michael Robotham

For as long as we both shall live? A pulse-racing standalone thriller by the #1 bestselling author of The Secrets She Keeps, now a major TV series

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The Maidens

The Maidens

Alex Michaelides

From the author of the global #1 bestselling debut The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding literary thriller which weaves together Greek mythology, psychology, and murder...

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 Read reviewNancy Business

Nancy Business

R.W.R. McDonald

Tippy, Uncle Pike and Devon are back for another camp cozy crime mystery from the award-winning author of The Nancys.

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The End of Men

The End of Men

Christina Sweeney-Baird

Compelling, confronting and devastating, The End of Men is the novel that everyone is talking about

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 Read reviewBefore You Knew My Name

Before You Knew My Name

Jacqueline Bublitz

An extraordinary, unputdownable debut novel exploring trauma, connection, and our cultural obsession with dead girls.

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The Khan

The Khan

Saima Mir

Be twice as good as men and four times as good as white men.

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You Love Me

You Love Me

Caroline Kepnes

The highly anticipated new thriller in Caroline Kepnes's hit You series, now a blockbuster Netflix show . . .Joe Goldberg is back. And he's going to start a family - even if it kills him.

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 Special priceThe Tribute

The Tribute

John Byron

Meticulously researched, hugely ambitious and superbly crafted, The Tribute is the most outstanding thriller of 2021.

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 Read reviewThe Others

The Others

Mark Brandi

From the bestselling author of Wimmera and The Rip comes an unforgettable novel that explores the darkness in our world with the light only a child can find.

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The Girl Remains

The Girl Remains

Katherine Firkin

A chilling police thriller set in a small coastal town on the Mornington Peninsula, where the discovery of human bones on an isolated beach has reawakened a twenty-year-old cold case...

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Tall Bones

Tall Bones

Anna Bailey

The biggest dark literary launch of 2021. Like The Girls rewritten by Gillian Flynn with all the atmosphere of Twin Peaks, Tall Bones marks the debut of an explosive new talent.

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 Read reviewThe 22 Murders of Madison May

The 22 Murders of Madison May

Max Barry

From the critically acclaimed author of Jennifer Government and Lexicon comes a mind-bending speculative psychological suspense about a serial killer pursuing his victim across time and space, and the woman who is determined to...

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The Fine Art of Invisible Detection

The Fine Art of Invisible Detection

Robert Goddard

But when an old friend of his late mother says there are things that Nick needs to know about his parents, he can't ignore it. When a chance encounter brings Wada and Nick together, they couldn't know the series of violent...

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The Lamplighters

The Lamplighters

Emma Stonex

Inspired by real events, The Lamplighters is an intoxicating, suspenseful and deeply moving mystery, and an unforgettable story of love, grief and obsession.

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The Bombay Prince

The Bombay Prince

Sujata Massey

The redoubtable Perveen Mistry makes her triumphant return to solve a shocking murder on the streets of 1920s Bombay

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 Read reviewThe Long, Long Afternoon

The Long, Long Afternoon

Inga Vesper

A gripping and beguiling debut reading group mystery for fans of Tigers in Red Weather and Tangerine.

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The Serpent's Skin

The Serpent’s Skin

Erina Reddan

From a Walkley Award-winning journalist comes a gripping, literary crime novel about male power and the secrets that can haunt a family.

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Bullet Train

Bullet Train

Kotaro Isaka, Sam Malissa

Five killers find themselves on a bullet train from Tokyo competing for a suitcase full of money. Kimura's young son is in a coma thanks to Satoshi, and he's tracked him onto the bullet train headed from Tokyo to Morioka to exact...

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The Missing Among Us

The Missing Among Us

Erin Stewart

Blending long-form journalism with true crime and philosophy, Erin Stewart's The Missing Among Us takes us from the Australian bush, to the battlefields of Northern France and the perilous space of a refugee camp to explore...

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Dead Letters

Dead Letters

Michael Brissenden

A compulsive thriller that takes up from the seedy streets of Sydney to the corridors of power in Canberra. For readers who love Peter Temple and Michael Connelly.

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Dial A For Aunties

Dial A For Aunties

Jesse Sutanto

Your family would kill to see you happy

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The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

Faye Kellerman

The twenty-sixth book in the hugely popular Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus series from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman

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 Special priceStill

Still

Matt Nable, Johnny Carr

Still is an evocative, page-turning thriller from a brilliant Australian writer. If you loved The Dry and Scrublands, you will love Still.

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Shiver

Shiver

Allie Reynolds

A spectacular debut thriller set in the uniquely dangerous world of high-stakes, professional snowboarding.

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The Last Thing to Burn

The Last Thing to Burn

Will Dean

A dark and brilliant new standalone thriller from a rising star in the crime genre.

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Girl, 11

Girl, 11

Amy Suiter Clarke

An unmissable debut thriller by Melbourne-based author Amy Suiter Clarke, in which a true-crime podcaster finds herself horribly entangled in a case that's captivated her for decades.

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The Frenchman

The Frenchman

Jack Beaumont

Alec de Payns is an operative in the secretive Y Division of the DGSE, France's famed foreign intelligence service. He's the agent at the sharp end of clandestine missions, responsible for eliminating terror threats and disrupting...

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Scatter Her Ashes

Scatter Her Ashes

Heine Bakkeid, Anne Bruce

Thorkild Aske returns in the second novel in this brilliant, darkly funny crime series from a fresh voice in Nordic Noir.

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The Schoolgirl Strangler

The Schoolgirl Strangler

Katherine Kovacic

With all the pace of a thriller, Katherine Kovacic recounts this extraordinary, chilling true story - of failed police enquiries, a killer with a Jekyll and Hyde personality, and the families shattered when four innocent lives...

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The Bone Code

The Bone Code

Kathy Reichs

Number One New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her next edge-of-your seat thriller featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan.

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Mirrorland

Mirrorland

Carole Johnstone

The most dangerous stories are the ones we tell ourselves...

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 Read reviewThe Truth About Her

The Truth About Her

Jacqueline Maley

How can you write other people's stories, when you won't admit the truth of your own? An absorbing, moving, ruefully tender, witty and wise novel of marriage, motherhood and the paths we navigate through both, for fans of Ann...

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The Girls Are All So Nice Here

The Girls Are All So Nice Here

Laurie Elizabeth Flynn

A darkly intoxicating novel of female friendship and obsession, perfect for fans of My Dark Vanessa, The Girls and The Virgin Suicides.

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 Read reviewThe Chase

The Chase

Candice Fox

The new novel by New York Times #1 bestselling author Candice Fox is an electrifying cat-and-mouse thriller set in the Nevada desert.

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The Silent Listener

The Silent Listener

Lyn Yeowart

Propelling the reader back and forth between the 1940s, 1960s and 1980s, The Silent Listener is an unforgettable literary suspense novel set in the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.    

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