Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Crime and True Crime books are very popular and should carry a warning as they are true stories of horrific inhumanity and cruelty. Truth is often stranger than fiction.

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OTHER HOFFMANN SISTER
BEN FERGUSSON    Book Number: 84751
Published price: £14.99
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The multi-award winning novelist of 'The Spring of Kasper Meier' focusses his second book on German Southwest Africa (1884-1915) which shared its borders with present-day Namibia and Botswana. Ing...
PAPERS OF TONY VEITCH
WILLIAM MCILVANNEY    Book Number: 83744
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A companion to Laidlaw (code 83739), the good news is that Laidlaw is back! Eck Adamson, an alcoholic vagrant, summons Jack Laidlaw to his deathbed. Probably the only policeman in Glasgow who wou...
HIGH WINDOW
RAYMOND CHANDLER    Book Number: 84867
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Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is on a case. His client, a dried-up husk of a woman, wants him to recover a rare gold coin called a Brasher Doubloon, missing from her late husband's collection. Th...
TOURNAMENT OF BLOOD
MICHAEL JECKS    Book Number: 84955
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Lord Hugh de Courtenay's plan to host a tournament at his castle at Oakhampton gives the money-lenders an opportunity they cannot miss. A defeated knight unable to pay the ransom to his captor mus...
KING OF THE BADGERS: A Novel
PHILIP HENSHER    Book Number: 85103
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The centre of Hanmouth - unlike its less desirable outskirts, with their grim, flimsy housing stock and chain stores - is sleepy, picturesque, lined by cheese shops and antiques stores, and protect...
MAN WITHOUT A SHADOW
JOYCE CAROL OATES    Book Number: 85104
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A novel which 'opens in psychological thriller territory but develops into a subtler, more melancholic examination of the ways in which we define ourselves in terms of our work and relationships.' ...
SIDNEY CHAMBERS AND THE DANGERS OF TEMPTATION
JAMES RUNCIE    Book Number: 85106
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Actor James Norton starred as Arch Deacon Sidney Chambers in the ITV series Grantchester and here is the novel of that full time priest and part time detective in this light, escapist, small-town c...
MISSING YOU
HARLAN COBEN    Book Number: 85110
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A heart-pounding thriller about the lies and ties that bind us together. NYPD Detective Kat Donovan focusses on a picture on an online dating site. She feels her whole world explode as emotions s...
DEAD LINE
CHRIS EWAN    Book Number: 84996
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When hostage negotiator Daniel Trent's fiancée Aimée goes missing without a trace, he does everything he can to try and find her. Suspecting shady businessman Jerome Moreau has something to do wit...
SNATCH
GREGORY MCDONALD    Book Number: 85009
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Whether it's a Middle East crisis in the 1970s or the London Blitz during WW2, world events have a way of breeding trouble on the Home Front too. That's how Toby Rinaldi, son of a UN ambassador, w...
BABYLON BERLIN
VOLKER KUTSCHER    Book Number: 84919
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'Conjures up the dangerous decadence of the Weimar years, with blood on the Berlin streets and the Nazis lurking menacingly in the wings.' - Sunday Times. Here is the first book in the internation...
UNDER THE HARROW
FLYNN BERRY    Book Number: 84931
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When Nora takes the train from London to visit her sister in the countryside, she expects to find her waiting at the station or at home cooking dinner, but when she walks into Rachel's familiar hou...
MASTERPIECE OF CORRUPTION
L. C. TYLER    Book Number: 85234
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One of the captivating John Grey historical mystery series. It is December 1657 and John Grey it at his cramped desk in Lincoln's Inn, attempting to resume his legal career. A mysterious message ...
LOVE LIKE BLOOD: A Tom Thorne Novel
MARK BILLINGHAM    Book Number: 84976
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The fiendishly clever novelist creates stories and characters we don't want to leave and this one pairs Tom Thorne up with perfectionist Detective Inspector Nicola Tanner. Her partner Susan has be...
A KISS BEFORE DYING
IRA LEVIN    Book Number: 85303
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Dorothy meets a handsome young man with an eye for her inheritance while she is in her first year of university. They are to be married and her life will be blissful, but Dorothy is pregnant and h...
BROKEN
MARTINA COLE    Book Number: 85314
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Children in Grantley are disappearing. At first they are found unscathed, but when one meets a dark end, DI Kate Burrows knows the clock is ticking. Pushed to her limits, she needs the support of...
FACELESS
MARTINA COLE    Book Number: 85331
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Marie Carter lost everything the day she went to prison for a double murder she doesn't remember committing. Her parents abandoned her and her friends disappeared, and even her children didn't wan...
LIFEGUARD
JAMES PATTERSON & ANDREW GROSS    Book Number: 85365
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Working for an easy-going boss at his sprawling, luxurious mansion by the sun-kissed beach, watching beautiful women walk by, is the perfect job. Tess is gorgeous, funny, apparently very rich and ...
REVENGE
MARTINA COLE    Book Number: 85395
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Michael Flynn is untouchable. He's the boss of a dangerous empire, the biggest the criminal world has ever seen. No one crosses him and no one gets in his way - everyone does what he says, includ...
FOURTH SACRIFICE
PETER MAY    Book Number: 85418
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The Chinese police have once more been forced to enlist the services of American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell - this time to investigate a series of four horrific ritual executions that h...
ABATTOIR BLUES
PETER ROBINSON    Book Number: 84945
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When DCI Banks and his team are called to investigate the theft of a tractor from a North Yorkshire village, they're far from enthusiastic about what seems to be a simple case of rural crime. Then...
KILLING HABIT
MARK BILLINGHAM    Book Number: 85430
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Inspired by a dramatic real-life case, here is a twisting and unbearably gripping thriller and multimillion copy number one bestseller. We all know the signs - cruelty, lack of empathy, the killin...
PRICE OF GUILT
MARGARET YORKE    Book Number: 85438
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A novel of follies, vanities and ambitions and real, unadulterated evil. Louise Widdows has never been happy in her marriage. Providing support and supplication in exchange for a secure roof over...
WOLVES OF LONDON: Obsidian Heart
MARK MORRIS    Book Number: 85077
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Part crime novel, part fantasy, part science fiction, Mark Morris is now known as one of the best horror writers we have. Alex Locke is a reformed ex-con, forced back into London's criminal underw...
RAYMOND CHANDLER: Set of Four
RAYMOND CHANDLER    Book Number: 85112
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Set consists of Big Sleep, High Window, Lady in the Lake and Long Good-Bye. Buy all four Penguin paperback reprints and save even more.
BEFORE THE POISON
PETER ROBINSON    Book Number: 85458
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This novel was the winner of the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards and has a labyrinthine plot and deft characterisation. After years of Hollywood success, composer Chris Lowndes wanted only one th...
BLINDSIGHTED
KARIN SLAUGHTER    Book Number: 85462
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The sleepy town of Heartsdale Georgia is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, paediatrician and medical examiner, finds Sibyl Adams dead in the local diner. As well as being viciously raped, Sibyl h...
BULLSEYE
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 85467
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As the most powerful men on earth gather in New York for a meeting of the UN, Detective Michael Bennett receives intelligence warning that there will be an assassination attempt on the US president...
CODE
KATHY AND BRENDAN REICHS    Book Number: 85469
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Blending fascinating science and dead-on psychological portraits, this novel is from the Virals series featuring Tempe Brennan's great-niece, Tory. Life appears peaceful on Loggerhead Island. Res...
DEATH OF A FRIEND: A West Country Mystery
REBECCA TOPE    Book Number: 85475
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Nina Cattermole had an unusual death - head butted by a horse as she protested against the local Devon hunt. The official verdict was that it was a freak accident, but when a hunt saboteur is foun...
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