Summer Reading Guide: Crime & thrillers

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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Kill Shot: A Wyatt Thriller

Kill Shot: A Wyatt Thriller

Garry Disher

The latest gripping story in the popular Wyatt thriller series kicks off in Sydney and then unfolds on the beaches of Newcastle

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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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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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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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November 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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 Special pricePast Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Past Tense (Jack Reacher 23)

Lee Child

The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising,blood-curling ticking-time- bomb of an adventure...

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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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 Special priceThe 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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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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Dinner with the Dissidents

Dinner with the Dissidents

John Tesarsch

It is 1970, and cracks are appearing in the Soviet Union as it struggles to quell dissident voices. Censored at home, the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn is lauded in the West for exposing the underbelly of communism, and...

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Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Philip Kerr

Bernie Gunther returns in the thirteenth book in the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling series, perfect for fans of John le Carre and Robert Harris.

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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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 Read reviewThe Nowhere Child

The Nowhere Child

Christian White

On a break between teaching photography classes, Kim Leamy is approached by a stranger investigating the disappearance of a little girl from her Kentucky home twenty-eight years earlier. He believes she is that girl.

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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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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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 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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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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