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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BLOTTO, TWINKS AND THE STARS OF THE SILVER SCREEN
SIMON BRETT    Book Number: 84015
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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The end of the cricket seasons spells gloom for Blotto until he his invited to bat against the Hollywood cricket team out in sunny LA, where rain never stops play. So begins the latest adventure fo...
DARKEST DAY
TOM WOOD    Book Number: 84018
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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He is darkness. She wants him dead. She moves like a shadow, she kills silently - Raven. This elegant assassin has been on the run for years and now she has picked the wrong target. The hitman know...
FRIENDS OF THE DUSK: A Merrily Watkins Mystery
PHIL RICKMAN    Book Number: 82403
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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On a night of power cuts and storms, human bones are found amongst the roots of a tree blown down on Hereford's Castle Green. Then during the blackout, the grave is raided. At a nearby cathedral,...
PAINTED DOOM
KATE ELLIS    Book Number: 83722
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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From the wonderfully addictive Wesley Peterson series, each mystery can be read alone. Teenager Lewis Hoxworthy discovers a disturbing painting in a medieval barn, a find which excites archaeologi...
SEASON IN HELL
JACK HIGGINS    Book Number: 83045
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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First published in 1989 by the author of The Eagle Has Landed and The Judas Gate, Jack Higgins served on the East German border during the Cold War and is a multi-million bestselling author. Reven...
SPLINTER THE SILENCE
VAL MCDERMID    Book Number: 83837
Published price: $26
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Our friend Val's 29th novel stars the socially awkward but clever criminal profiler Tony Hill and ace detective Carol Jordan. A timely investigation into online abuse, the queen of psychological t...
UNFORTUNATE ENGLISHMAN
JOHN LAWTON    Book Number: 83839
Published price: $26
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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A gripping portrait of divided Berlin and Khrushchev's Moscow, the novel continues the adventures of unconventional MI6 man Joe Wilderness. Berlin 1963 and East End Londoner turned spy Joe is sitt...
INTENSITY
DEAN KOONTZ    Book Number: 84268
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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Chyna Shepherd's violent childhood taught her to be a survivor, but nothing prepared her for Edgler Vess. A sociopath intent on murder, Vess lives for one purpose only - to satisfy all appetites a...
IN A DRY SEASON
PETER ROBINSON    Book Number: 84325
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Set in the Summer of Love, August 1967, this novel was first published in 1999, here in paperback reprint, a chilling, evocative and deeply nuanced work of art. During that blistering summer, drou...
INNOCENT MAN
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 84332
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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By the biggest-selling author of legal thrillers, this terrible and beautiful book is based on a true story. As a young man, star sportsman Ron Williamson seemed destined for glory, but years were...
CASTING THE FIRST STONE
FRANCES FYFIELD    Book Number: 84281
Published price: £8.99
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"Picture a hot day on a steep shingle beach" is the invitation in the first line of Chapter One. A year after her husband's death, young widow and art collector Diana Porteous is introduced to her...
COME SUNDOWN
NORAH ROBERTS    Book Number: 84282
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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Bodine Longbow is the manager of her family's resort in Western Montana and there just aren't enough hours in the day for life, work and loved ones. She certainly doesn't have time for romance, no...
DEATH OF A GHOST
M. C. BEATON    Book Number: 84284
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Sergeant Hamish Macbeth, Loch Dubh's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman, is back in his 32nd mystery. When he hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim, he assumes the eerie noises and ...
FOURTEENTH LETTER
CLAIRE EVANS    Book Number: 84291
Published price: £7.99
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In London 1881, Phoebe Stanbury was murdered in the summer of secrets. A murdered bride, a cryptic message, a dangerous secret. One balmy June evening, Phoebe stands before the guests at her enga...
FREAKY DEAKY
ELMORE LEONARD    Book Number: 84293
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Burning with energy and imagination, "dialogue like broken glass, sharper and glittering and a raft of low-lifes", Elmore Leonard was born in New Orleans in 1925 and wrote 45 books during his pheno...
LOOKING GLASS WAR
JOHN LE CARRÉ    Book Number: 84216
Published price: $17
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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This George Smiley novel was written in the aftermath of 'The Spy Who Came In From the Cold' and first published in 1965, here with an introduction by the author. "I'll describe a Secret Service t...
TRAVELERS
CHRIS PAVONE    Book Number: 84525
Published price: £7.99
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Hailed as the Sunday Times Thriller of the Month this is written by the bestselling author of The Expats. Meet Will Rhodes, travel writer, recently married, barely solvent, his idealism rapidly gi...
DEATH BOX
LORNA NICHOLL MORGAN    Book Number: 84545
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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First published in 1946, here is a twisty tale of murder and suspense from the author of 'Another Little Christmas Murder'. On a warm summer's night in London, the last thing Joe Trayne expects is...
HIDDEN ROOM
STELLA DUFFY    Book Number: 84547
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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Stella Duffy OBE is an acclaimed novelist and theatre maker and winner of the Crime Writers Association Dagger Award. Here she roars back into crime writing with her trademark intensity in this sp...
TWO KINDS OF TRUTH
MICHAEL CONNELLY    Book Number: 84561
Published price: £19.99
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A former police reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Connelly is the bestselling author of the Harry Bosch series. Harry works on cold cases, helping out the under-funded San Fernando polic...
CHALICE
PHIL RICKMAN    Book Number: 82450
Published price: £12.99
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The Isle of Avalon or Glastonbury is the legendary resting place of the Holy Grail and a mysterious and haunting town. When plump, dizzy Diane Ffitch returns home, it's with a sense of deep unease...
SPEAKING IN BONES
KATHY REICHS    Book Number: 83522
Published price: £7.99
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An amateur detective is convinced she has identified remains in Tempe's lab. A tape recording of a woman tortured, crying 'Please don't kill me. Please don't kill me. Please kill me.' A case more...
WATCHING THE DARK: A DCI Banks Novel
PETER ROBINSON    Book Number: 83762
Published price: £8.99
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Banks is back and investigating the murder of one of his own. DI Bill Quinn is killed by a crossbow in the tranquil grounds of a police rehabilitation centre, and compromising photos are found in h...
BLOOD
E. S. THOMSON    Book Number: 84730
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Gothic, gory and glorious, this is one of the popular Jem Flockhart series. Summoned to the riverside by the desperate, scribbled note of an old friend, Jem and Will Quartermain find themselves on...
A CASE TO ANSWER
MARGARET YORKE    Book Number: 84731
Published price: £9.99
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Jerry and Peter have been successfully conning vulnerable householders for years, but then Jerry decides to try the straight and narrow, getting an honest job in a chip shop. Once there he meets I...
DARK IN DEATH
J. D. ROBB    Book Number: 84732
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Nora Roberts first published under the pseudonym J. D. Robb in 1995 introducing readers to an emotionally damaged homicide cop Eve Dallas and billionaire Irish rogue, Roarke. There's always a reas...
HANGOVER SQUARE
PATRICK HAMILTON    Book Number: 84742
Published price: £9.99
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In the grimy pub lands of Earl's Court, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation. Netta is cool, contemptuous and hopelessly desirable to George who is adrift in a drunken hell, excep...
OTHER HOFFMANN SISTER
BEN FERGUSSON    Book Number: 84751
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Hardback

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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...
QUESTION OF BELIEF
MARGARET YORKE    Book Number: 84752
Published price: £9.99
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Philip Winter has no other option but to fake his own death. A mild-tempered salesman, he never expected a glamorous woman to make a pass at him - and then accuse him of rape when he turns her dow...
LAIDLAW
WILLIAM MCILVANNEY    Book Number: 83739
Published price: £8.99
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'A bloody good read' says our friend Val McDermid. Meet Jack Laidlaw, the original damaged detective. When a young woman is found brutally murdered in Kelingrov Park, only Laidlaw stands a chance...
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