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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15TH AFFAIR
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 82629
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Four bodies are found in a luxury hotel. The first a man who checked in under a false name. Two are in a room next door, full of surveillance equipment and the fourth is the house maid, who saw to...
STORMCHILD
BERNARD CORNWELL    Book Number: 82638
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A Penguin paperback from the bestselling creator of Sharpe. Blood is no protection from terror. Tim Blackburn's wife died in a ball of flame in the Channel, victim of a mystery bomber. His son h...
1001 RESTAURANTS YOU MUST EXPERIENCE BEFORE YOU DIE
JENNY LINFORD    Book Number: 82869
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Characterful food and charismatic chefs, splendid tastes from around the world, views to match, simple bistro perfection, enjoy snacks and watch the world go by, gutsy food in mellow surroundings, ...
KILLING ROOM
PETER MAY    Book Number: 82922
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When a mass grave containing 18 mutilated female corpses is discovered in Shanghai, Detective Li Yan is sent from Beijing to establish whether the bodies are linked to an unsolved murder in the cap...
LONDON BRIDGES
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 82929
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The clock is ticking. London's burning. Alex Cross, Washington DC FBI Agent, is back in his most explosive adventure yet, and so is the Wolf. And so is the Weasel. Alex is on vacation when he g...
ROSES ARE RED
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 82952
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Has Alex Cross met his match? A series of meticulously planned bank robberies ends in murder, and Washington DC Detective Alex Cross must pit his wits against the bizarre and sadistic mastermind b...
RUNAWAY
PETER MAY    Book Number: 82953
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In 1965 five teenage friends fled Glasgow for London to pursue their dream of musical stardom. Yet before the end of the year three of the five returned, damaged. In 2015 a brutal murder forces t...
SALEM WITCH SOCIETY
K. N. SHIELDS    Book Number: 73143
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For readers who love dark fairy tales, here is a twisting, terrifying thriller that is rich in history, mystery and witchcraft. It is Salem, New England, many dark nights ago. The most infamous w...
BRIGHTON BELLE
SARA SHERIDAN    Book Number: 82669
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Brighton 1951. With the war over, and the Nazis brought to justice at Nuremberg, retired Whitehall secretary Mirabelle Bevan thinks her skills are no longer required. After her lover's death, she...
BUCKINGHAM PALACE BLUES
JAMES CRAIG    Book Number: 82670
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When Inspector John Carlyle discovers a disorientated girl in a park near Buckingham Palace, he takes it upon himself to find out who she is and where she's come from. His hunt for the identity of...
CRUELLEST MONTH
LOUISE PENNY    Book Number: 82675
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Written by the winner of the CWA John Creasey Dagger Award. A vast abandoned house. A chilling séance. A sudden death. To Chief Inspector Armand Gamache it's the stuff of an old novel, but when...
END GAME
RAYMOND KHOURY    Book Number: 82682
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A high-octane thriller from the master of the genre. For months, FBI Special Agent Sean Reilly has sought the man who kidnapped and brainwashed his five year old son. But that man is a ghost, a h...
HISTORY OF BLOOD
PAUL MENDELSON    Book Number: 82693
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When the South African Police Service receive a panicked call for help from the wayward daughter of a former Apartheid-era politician, they discover not only her body but within it a message. Colo...
HUNTING THE HANGMAN
HOWARD LINSKEY    Book Number: 82695
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Two men, one mission - to kill the man with the iron heart. May 1942 and two assassins trained by the British SOE parachute into occupied Czechoslovakia to kill the man ruling their homeland. The...
LET'S DANCE
FRANCES FYFIELD    Book Number: 82705
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Isabel Burley returns to her childhood home to look after mother Serena who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. There she finds a bemused, angry, charming old woman, prey to the threats of fail...
PRESERVE THE DEAD
BRIAN MCGILLOWAY    Book Number: 82720
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A brilliant exploration of modern Ireland. Detective Sergeant Lucy Black is visiting her father in hospital on the banks of the River Foyle. He has been hurt badly in a suspicious accident and Lu...
RED WINTER
DAN SMITH    Book Number: 82721
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Russia 1920, lawless and corrupt. Kolya has deserted his Red Army unit and returns home to reunite with his wife and sons. But he finds the village silent and empty and everyone has disappeared. ...
SILVER LOCOMOTIVE MYSTERY
Edward Marston    Book Number: 81491
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Very much in the tradition of Holmes and Watson, here is a Victorian romp as the Railway Detective finds us puzzling a new case. 1845. As the Cardiff-bound train puffs out of Paddington Station, y...
THE ASSASSIN: An Isaac Bell Adventure
CLIVE CUSSLER & JUSTIN SCOTT    Book Number: 83060
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A Penguin paperback, the author Cussler is billed as 'The world's no.1 adventure writer'. Kansas, 1905. On a new oil well out on the plains, an assassin's bullet kills oilman Spike Hopewell. Minu...
MAYFAIR MYSTERY: 2835 Mayfair
FRANK RICHARDSON DAVID BRAWN I    Book Number: 83118
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The body of a wealthy doctor is discovered by his valet who runs off for help but when he returns, the body has disappeared without a trace. With no evidence and no motive, there is no mystery, ju...
AUTOGRAPHS IN THE RAIN
QUINTIN JARDINE    Book Number: 83123
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Attempted murder and a mysterious stalker are a little too close for comfort for DCC Skinner. As Bob Skinner takes an evening stroll with a gorgeous film star on his arm, a shotgun attack sends hi...
BAKLAVA CLUB
JASON GOODWIN    Book Number: 83124
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By the author of The Janissary Tree, this novel asks whether investigator Yashim has met his match at last. We go on a dark adventure which whirls us through the majesty and corruption of Istanbul...
FIRE ENGINE THAT DISAPPEARED: A Martin Beck Novel
MAJ SJOWALL & PER WAHLOO    Book Number: 83141
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The novels that shaped the future of Scandinavian crime writing, the hugely acclaimed Martin Beck series inspired the writings of Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo (who provides the intro...
FLESHMARKET CLOSE
IAN RANKIN    Book Number: 83142
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An elaborate stunt, or murder? An illegal immigrant is found dead in an Edinburgh housing scheme and Rebus is drawn into the case. But he has other problems - his old police station has closed fo...
LAUGHING POLICEMAN: A Martin Beck Novel
MAJ SJOWALL & PER WAHLOO    Book Number: 83165
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The novels that shaped the future of Scandinavian crime writing, the hugely acclaimed Martin Beck series inspired the writings of Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo (who provides the intro...
MAN WHO WENT UP IN SMOKE: A Martin Beck Novel
MAJ SJOWALL & PER WAHLOO    Book Number: 83171
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The novels that shaped the future of Scandinavian crime writing, the hugely acclaimed Martin Beck series inspired the writings of Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo (who provides the intro...
PERFECT CRIME: The Big Bow Mystery
ISRAEL ZANGWILL    Book Number: 83184
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What we have here is the first in a new series of classic detective stories from the vaults of HarperCollins publishers, first published in 1892 and by the Detective Story Club in 1929. Zangwill's...
STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN'S GRAVE
IAN RANKIN    Book Number: 83194
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Rebus is back. A series of seemingly random disappearances stretching back to the millennium. A mother determined to find the truth. A retired cop desperate to get his old life back. It's been ...
TIME OF TORMENT: A Charlie Parker Thriller
JOHN CONNOLLY    Book Number: 83199
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Harlan Coben said, "One of the best thriller writers we have." And Connolly is the author of supernatural collections like Nocturns and Night Music. Jerome Burnel was once a hero. He intervened ...
HANGING WOOD
MARTIN EDWARDS    Book Number: 82692
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20 years after her brother Callum mysteriously vanished, Orla Payne is still haunted by his disappearance. The case was closed after her uncle's suicide - the police believed he killed himself in ...
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