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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LOST GIRL
TANIA CARVER    Book Number: 83411
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When three men are found hanged in locations around Colchester, the man they are dressed to resemble is Detective Inspector Phil Brennan. Each body is discovered somewhere he has had a case, in pl...
BLUE GOLD
DAVID BARKER    Book Number: 83358
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In a world war for water, who keeps the peace? The near future. Climate change and geopolitical tension have given rise to a new international threat over water and the most vital of resources has...
THE BRIEF
SIMON MICHAEL    Book Number: 83359
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In the 1960s London gangsters, prejudice and terrifying gang wars, barrister Charles Holborne spends his life dealing with the worst examples of violent criminality. Building a reputation among Soh...
THE LIGHTERMAN
SIMON MICHAEL    Book Number: 83362
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The third book in a bestselling series of legal thrillers starring barrister Charles Holborne. When his cousin Izzy is accused of murder, Charles must dig up secrets of the past to defend him. Bu...
PRAGUE ULTIMATUM
JAMES SILVESTER    Book Number: 83364
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Fear stalks the newly reunited Czechoslovakia with the terror wrought by international terrorism overshadowing the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring, and threatening to burn the cou...
THE SPEECH
ANDREW SMITH    Book Number: 83367
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His words threatened rivers of blood, and they fought him with hope. April 20th 1968. Enoch Powell, MP for Wolverhampton South West, gives a speech that shakes Britain to its very core with words...
VERY BRITISH ENDING
EDWARD WILSON    Book Number: 83381
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An MI6 officer, haunted by the ghosts of an SS atrocity, kills a Nazi war criminal in the ruins of a bunker. The German turns out to be a CIA asset being rat-lined to South America. As a hungry B...
BLUEPRINT FOR MURDER: An Inspector James Mystery
ROGER BAX    Book Number: 83643
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Wealthy industrialist Charles Collison is found bludgeoned to death shortly after his son Geoffrey and nephew Arthur Cross return from World War Two. As the principal beneficiaries of Charles' will...
THROUGH A GLASS, DARKLY: Dr Basil Willing Investigates
HELEN MCCLOY    Book Number: 83645
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Gisela von Hohenems joins the teaching staff of an exclusive girls' school in upstate New York where she befriends fellow newcomer Faustina Coyle. But a climate of fear surrounds Faustina and afte...
WHIP HAND: A Rex Carver Mystery
VICTOR CANNING    Book Number: 83646
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A fast-paced thriller which opens with the laconic private eye Rex Carver accepting an apparently straightforward job of tracing a young German au pair. Never one to avoid trouble, Carver soon beco...
MURDER MOST ROYAL
JEAN PLAIDY    Book Number: 83668
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At the decadent French court of King François, the young Anne Boleyn grows into an enigmatic and striking woman, a temptation to many courtiers. But whilst her ambitions are high, Anne has learned ...
RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Case Notes
EDITED BY JOEL JESSUP    Book Number: 83777
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"Beyond the obvious facts that you are a bachelor, a solicitor, a Freemason and an asthmatic, I know nothing whatever about you." In a dramatic return from his faked death, Holmes is on classic for...
CALLING OUT FOR YOU
KARIN FOSSUM    Book Number: 83488
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'Sejer is the Morse of the fjords' - Crime Time. Gunder Jomann thinks his life has been made complete when he returns from a trip to India a married man, but on the day his bride arrives in Norway...
A COTSWOLD KILLING
REBECCA TOPE    Book Number: 83491
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Duntisbourne Abbots is a quintessentially English village nestled in the stunning Cotswold hills. Recently widowed Thea Osbourne fears three weeks house-sitting there may prove a little dull, but ...
CROSS BONES
KATHY REICHS    Book Number: 83492
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When an Orthodox Jew is found shot to death in Montreal, Temperance Brennan is called in to examine the body and to figure out the puzzling damage to the corpse. Unexpectedly, a stranger slips he...
NAMING OF THE DEAD
IAN RANKIN    Book Number: 83510
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A murder has been committed, but as the victim was a rapist, no one is too concerned about the crime. That is until DI John Rebus and DS Siobhan Clerk uncover evidence that a serial killer is on t...
REVENGE IN THE COTSWOLDS
REBECCA TOPE    Book Number: 83517
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No.13 in the Cotswold Mysteries series, each one of which may be read as a stand alone. Thea Osborne is determined to avoid trouble during her latest commission house-sitting in the pretty Cotswol...
SHADOWS IN THE COTSWOLDS
REBECCA TOPE    Book Number: 83519
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When Thea Osborne agrees to house-sit for Oliver Meadows, she expects a few days of peace and quiet. Unsure of how to deal with her feelings for Drew Slocombe, she hopes that some time alone in th...
OUT OF BOUNDS
VAL MCDERMID    Book Number: 81843
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When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car, a routine DNA test could be the key to unlocking the mystery of a 20 year old murder enquiry. DCI Karen Pirie is an expert at solving the unsolvable. ...
DEATH AT FOUNTAINS ABBEY
ANTONIA HODGSON    Book Number: 83721
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Late spring 1728. Fresh from his escape from the gallows, Thomas Hawkins has arrived in Yorkshire with his ward, Sam Fleet. But death still has a hand upon his shoulder, even in such idyllic surr...
DEATH AT THE ALMA MATER
G. M. MALLIET    Book Number: 83730
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Peter Lovesy said of this, 'Wicked, witty and full of treats.' St Michael's College Cambridge is prestigious, stately, and in frightful disrepair. To replenish its dwindling coffers, the College'...
DEATH IN THE STARS: A Kate Shackleton Mystery
FRANCES BRODY    Book Number: 83731
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Yorkshire 1927. Eclipse fever grips the nation and when beloved theatre star Selina Fellini approaches trusted sleuth Kate Shackleton to accompany her to a viewing party, Kate suspects an ulterior ...
DEVIL'S BREATH: A Dr Thomas Silkstone Mystery
TESSA HARRIS    Book Number: 83732
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A mysterious poisonous fog rolls over the English countryside bringing death and destruction in its wake. Dr Thomas Silkstone uses his considerable skills to investigate why so many people are dyi...
SPOOK STREET
MICK HERRON    Book Number: 83753
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20 years retired, David Cartwright can still spot when the stoats are on his trail. 'The old bastard' has raised his grandson with a head full of guts and glory, but far from joining the myths and...
SUMMARY JUSTICE
JOHN FAIRFAX    Book Number: 83755
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An all-action court drama. He'd said he was innocent. She'd believed him. 16 years after Tess de Vere saw William Benson led from the dock to begin a life sentence for murder, she joins his team...
1588 A CALENDAR OF CRIME: A Novel in Five Books
SHIRLEY MCKAY    Book Number: 83879
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Each short story in the five included here is set in St Andrews, Scotland, in the year 1588, year of the Armada. The stories are centred in turn around Candlemas, Whitsun, Lammas, Martinmas or Yule...
BRYANT & MAY AND THE BLEEDING HEART
CHRISTOPHER FOWLER    Book Number: 83888
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"A trademark mix of whimsical humour and macabre thrills, grumpy old men does CSI with a touch of Dickens." London's wiliest detectives Arthur Bryant and John May are back on the case in this fien...
CURSE OF THE POGO STICK
COLIN COTTERILL    Book Number: 83896
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Dr Siri Paiboun Laos' reluctant national coroner, confused shaman and disheartened communist, takes an unwanted holiday and finds himself facing kidnap, demonic possession and obviously, a cursed p...
DAUGHTERS OF GENTLEMEN
LINDA STRATMANN    Book Number: 83897
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Frances Doughty is a young sleuth on her first professional case, trying to discover who distributed dangerously feminist pamphlets to the girls of the Bayswater Academy for the Education of Young ...
MR BAZALGETTE'S AGENT
LEONARD MERRICK    Book Number: 83924
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Miriam Lea is only the third-ever professional female detective to appear in a work of fiction. She is a determined and resourceful heroine who grapples with some very modern dilemmas of female vir...
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