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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RAFFLES: The Complete Innings
RICHARD FOREMAN    Book Number: 84408
Published price: £7.99
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The entire collection of Raffles stories by Richard Foreman are brought together in this one volume of wit, crime and romance. They include The Gentleman Thief, Bowled Over, A Perfect Wicket, Caug...
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...
STRANGE LOYALTIES
WILLIAM MCILVANNEY    Book Number: 83754
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Mark Billingham says, 'The Laidlaw books are not just great crime novels, they are important ones.' This transfixing story starts on the streets and ends up in the soul. When his brother dies ste...
MALICE IN THE COTSWOLDS
REBECCA TOPE    Book Number: 83509
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Thea and her beloved spaniel Hepzie have a new assignment for the mysterious Yvonne Parker. The somewhat unsettling village of Snowshill has Thea on edge as soon as she arrives and soon enough she ...
BIG SLEEP
RAYMOND CHANDLER    Book Number: 84845
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'I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it. I was everything the well-dressed private detective ought to be. I was calling on four million dollars.' Los Angeles Private In...
DISTANT VIEW OF EVERYTHING
ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH    Book Number: 84853
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Isabel Dalhousie is feeling unsettled. She is adjusting to life as a new mother, alongside her work as a philanthropist and as editor of the Review of Applied Ethics. With a desire to create some...
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...
JUDGEMENT OF CAESAR
STEVEN SAYLOR    Book Number: 84875
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48BC and for years, the rivals Roman General Caesar and Pompey have fought for world domination. Now Pompey, his forces destroyed at the Battle of Pharsalus in Greece, flees to Egypt, hoping to ma...
MURDER ON THE APPIAN WAY
STEVEN SAYLOR    Book Number: 84889
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A Roma sub Rosa mystery featuring Gordianus the Finder. 52BC and Rome is in turmoil. Rival gangs prowl the streets as Publius Clodius, a high-born populist politician, and his arch-enemy Titus Mi...
SERVICE OF ALL THE DEAD: Inspector Morse
COLIN DEXTER    Book Number: 84938
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'The sweet countenance of reason greeted Morse serenely when he woke, and told him that it would be no bad idea to have a quiet look at the problem itself before galloping off to a solution.' Chie...
CAPTURING ANGELS
VIRGINIA ANDREWS    Book Number: 84949
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Mary is an angelic five year old who charms everyone she meets and life is perfect until one day at a shopping mall, her mother Grace looks down to realise that her daughter has disappeared from he...
TEMPLAR'S ACRE
MICHAEL JECKS    Book Number: 84954
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Holy Land 1291 and a war has been raging for decades. One city stands between the past and the future and must be defended at all costs and that city is Acre. Into this battle comes a young boy w...
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...
EASY GO
MICHAEL CRICHTON AS JOHN LANGE    Book Number: 84856
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Long before he wrote Jurassic Park, the film Twister or the TV series ER, Michael Crichton was an honours student at Harvard Medical School and writing paperback suspense novels on the side under t...
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.' ...
POISONERS
MARJORIE BOWEN    Book Number: 85105
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The Scotsman said: 'Miss Bowen's work is of the exceptional class.' Here is her novel about the murder and devil-worship menace of the court of Versailles, remarkable for its vividness and histori...
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...
SPENCE IN PETAL PARK
MICHAEL ALLEN    Book Number: 85107
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'In the top ten of crime writers' according to The Bookseller, here is a Detective Superintendent Spence mystery. Roger Parnell is a rich, good-looking young man living in the plushest suburb of a...
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...
SAFE HOUSE
CHRIS EWAN    Book Number: 85008
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By the author of 'The Good Thief's Guide To...' series of mystery novels, this is a high-octane thriller. When Rob Hale wakes up in hospital after a motorcycle crash he is told that Lena, the woma...
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...
BELOVED POISON
E. S. THOMSON    Book Number: 85221
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Ramshackle and crumbling, trapped in the past and resisting the future, St Saviour's Infirmary awaits demolition. Within its stinking wards and cramped corridors, the doctors bicker and fight. Am...
DEAD IN THE DARK
STEPHEN BOOTH    Book Number: 85227
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How do you prove a murder without a body? Ten years ago, Reece Bower was accused of killing his wife, a crime he always denied. Extensive police searches near his home in Bakewell found no trace ...
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 ...
RUSSIAN ROULETTE
SARA SHERIDAN    Book Number: 85239
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Set in Brighton in 1956. Mirabelle Bevan has an on-off boyfriend, Superintendent Alan McGregor. McGregor is taken off a gruesome murder case because the key suspect is an old school friend. Mirab...
CHELSEA STRANGLER
SUSANNA GREGORY    Book Number: 85252
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In the sapping summer heat of 1665, the king, his retinue and anyone with sufficient means has fled the plague-ridden city, its half-deserted streets echoing to the sound of bells tolling the mount...
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