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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SHADOWS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
DAVID STUART DAVIES    Book Number: 29430
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Meet The Crime Doctor, Professor Augustus S.F.X.Van Dusen - The Thinking Machine, Max Carrados - the incredible blind detective, the repulsive but brilliant Skin o' My Teeth, and the natty, ingenio...
TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
EDGAR ALLEN POE    Book Number: 58180
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This collection of Poe’s best stories contains all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterize his work. As well as the Gothic horror of such famous stories as 'The Pit and the Pendulum...
SWEENEY TODD - THE STRING OF PEARLS: Second Edition
JAMES MALCOLM RYMER    Book Number: 64986
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With a new Introduction by Dick Collins. The exploits of Sweeney Todd, 'The Demon Barber of Fleet Street', have been recounted many times in plays, films and musicals, but the origins of the charac...
MOONSTONE

New MOONSTONE

WILKIE COLLINS    Book Number: 100415
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The Moonstone, a priceless Indian diamond which had been brought to England as spoils of war, is given to Rachel Verrinder on her 18th birthday. That very night, the stone is stolen. Suspicion th...
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 31854
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Featuring the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, in his most challenging case. The Baskerville family is haunted by a phantom beast "with blazing eyes and dripping jaws" which roams the ...
RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 23793
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With an Introduction by John S. Whitley, University of Sussex. After Sherlock Holmes's apparently fatal encounter with the sinister Professor Moriarty at the Reichenbach Falls, the great detective...
STUDY IN SCARLET AND THE SIGN OF FOUR
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 33873
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This novel not only establishes the magic of the Holmes myth but also provides the reader with a dramatic adventure yarn, which ranges from the foggy, gas-lit streets of London to the burning plane...
OTHER HOFFMANN SISTER
BEN FERGUSSON    Book Number: 84751
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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...
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...
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...
FATAL INVERSION
BARBARA VINE    Book Number: 85484
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In the long hot summer of 1976, a group of young people are camping in Wyvis Hall. Adam, Rufus, Shiva, Vivien and Zosie hardly ask why they are there or how they are to live - they scavenge, steal...
INDIA BLACK AND THE WIDOW OF WINDSOR
CAROL K. CARR    Book Number: 85737
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Whether running a brothel or running from danger as a spy for Her Majesty, India Black knows how to use the tricks of her trade. This time she's off to Scotland to ensure that the Queen doesn't en...
ILLUSTRATED ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 86604
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Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson and Lestrade face Moriarty, Jabez Wilson and Grimesby Roylott in this collection of 12 stories selected by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself from his 60-story canon. Publis...
EDITH'S DIARY
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH    Book Number: 86569
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Edith Howland's precious diary provides a reflective interlude in her busy day. This 'fine and chilling character study' (Newsweek) charts a diary gone wrong. As Edith's American 1950s suburban l...
DARK SACRED NIGHT
MICHAEL CONNELLY    Book Number: 86861
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Detective Renée Ballard works the graveyard shift and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours to find a stranger rifling through old files. The intruder is none other than the legendary LA...
UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE
HOWARD LINSKEY    Book Number: 86875
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A soldier and a spy, an officer but not quite a gentleman. Captain Harry Walsh is an SOE secret weapon. Loathed by his own commanding officer, haunted by the death of his closest friend, and trap...
MAD COURTESAN: An Elizabethan Mystery
EDWARD MARSTON    Book Number: 79226
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Butchery outside a London brothel leaves Westfield's Men in disarray. While England is brought low by rumours of Queen Elizabeth's declining health, celebrated theatre company Lord Westfield's Men...
INDELIBLE
KARIN SLAUGHTER    Book Number: 87044
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When medical examiner Sara Linton and police chief Jeffrey Tolliver take a trip away from the small town of Heartsdale, it should be a straightforward weekend at the beach, but they decide to take ...
BUTCHERS OF BERLIN
CHRIS PETIT    Book Number: 87136
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Berlin 1943. August Schlegel hadn't touched anyone in years and even avoided shaking hands. He lives in a dark world. Why has he been placed on a homicide case when he works in financial crimes? ...
PLACE OF CONFINEMENT OR, THE EXAMINATIONS OF MISS DIDO KENT
MISS ANNA DEAN    Book Number: 87149
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Author Louise Penny said of this "Bliss. Like being wrapped in a comforter and transported to 1805... Rich in suspense, period detail, humour and most of all characters. They come alive, and none m...
QUICK SAND
MALIN PERSSON GIOLITO    Book Number: 87152
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"Lying next to the left-hand row of desks is Dennis...from Uganda. He says he's 17, but he looks like a fat 25 year old... Samir and I are in the same class because Samir managed to be accepted to ...
TWISTED PREY
JOHN SANDFORD    Book Number: 87160
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By the author of 29 Prey novels featuring Lucas Davenport who confronts an old nemesis in this thrilling new novel in this popular series. Lucas has not crossed paths with her before. A rich psyc...
COLONEL SUN: A James Bond Adventure
KINGSLEY AMIS    Book Number: 87189
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The novelist, poet and satirist Kingsley Amis who died in 1995 wrote this, the first James Bond novel published after the death of Ian Fleming in 1964. Exotic, an international setting, a beautifu...
VERDICT
NICK STONE    Book Number: 87202
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A fast-paced legal thriller and a nitty-gritty portrayal of London's seamier side. Publisher's Weekly starred this book with this review "The Machiavellian plotting, Old Bailey fireworks, and almo...
WAGES OF DESIRE: An Inspector Lamb Novel
STEPHEN KELLY    Book Number: 87204
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In the late summer of 1942, DCI Thomas Lamb must risk his life to solve a mystery brimming with buried secrets. As the war in Europe drags on, long-buried secrets begin to surface in the Hampshire...
BLACK WATER LILIES
MICHEL BUSSI    Book Number: 87454
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Gérôme Morval, a man whose passion for art was matched only by his passion for women, has been found dead in the stream that runs through the gardens at Giverny, where Monet created his famous pain...
BREATHE
DOMINICK DONALD    Book Number: 87457
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A killer lurks in the worst fog London has ever known. Dick Bourton is not like other probationer policemen in Notting Hill. He's older, having fought in Europe and then Korea and is no Londoner,...
DARK IN DEATH
J. D. ROBB    Book Number: 87461
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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...
FURTHER ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
CAROLE BUGGE    Book Number: 87402
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The world's greatest detective Sherlock Holmes returns and receives a request for aid from Lord Cary whose family home Torre Abbey is seemingly haunted. While sceptical, Holmes believes that the C...
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