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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CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 100543
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This volume completes the canon of the illustrated Sherlock Holmes stories reprinted from The Strand Magazine. It contains the short story series Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fe...
BEST OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 27151
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A collection of twenty of the very best tales from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 short stories featuring the arch-sleuth. Within these pages the reader will encounter the greatest collection of villa...
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...
SWEENEY TODD OR THE STRING OF PEARLS
ANONYMOUS    Book Number: 56204
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'The String of Pearls' - the original tale of Sweeney Todd, a classic of British horror, was first published as a weekly serial in 1846-47 by Edward Lloyd, the King of the Penny Dreadfuls. One of t...
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...
DR NIKOLA - MASTER CRIMINAL
GUY BOOTHBY    Book Number: 59977
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Elegant, ruthless, hypnotic: enter Dr Nikola and his black cat Apollyon. He was the world's first master villain, a Victorian forerunner of Dr Fu Manchu and the mad cat-stroking evil genius Blofel...
LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM AND THE LADY OF THE SHROUD
BRAM STOKER    Book Number: 62721
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Here are two great, neglected horror novels by Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, together in one volume for the first time. It is a double treat for lovers of blood-curdling fantasy fiction. The Lady...
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...
BEGGARS BANQUET
IAN RANKIN    Book Number: 78994
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Rankin started off life as a short story writer and here are 22 mini masterpieces with titles such as Someone Got To Eddie, The Only True Comedian, Video, Nasty, The Hanged Man and Death Is Not The...
ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED STRAND SHERLOCK HOLMES
CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 25387
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'Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Stories'. It is more than a century since the ascetic, gaunt and enigmatic detective, Sherlock Holmes, made his first appearance in A Study in Scarlet. From 1891, beg...
BRITISH LION
TONY SCHUMACHER    Book Number: 80979
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An alternate history thriller in which John Rossett joins forces with his Nazi superior to save the commander's family as the Germans race to make the first atomic bomb. The Germans occupy a defea...
ABYSS BEYOND DREAMS
Peter F. Hamilton    Book Number: 81464
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The multi-million copy bestseller here in glamorous MacMillan 674 page heavyweight large softback by one of the best British sci-fi writers. When images of a lost civilisation are 'dreamed' by a s...
TIM FRAZER AGAIN
FRANCES DURBRIDGE    Book Number: 81660
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A companion to The World of Tim Frazer code 81659. Top special secret agent Leo Salinger is run over by a car in Amsterdam. But was his death a genuine accident and is the driver of the car as in...
TIME & TIDE
SHIRLEY MCKAY    Book Number: 82216
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St Andrews, 1582 and a violent storm wrecks a ship offshore and the only man aboard dies without revealing how he came to be there alone or where the ship was headed. Neither he nor the wreck is o...
14TH DEADLY SIN
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 82628
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A new terror is sweeping the streets of San Francisco and the killers look a lot like cops. As Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates whether the perpetrators are brilliant imposters or police offic...
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...
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...
INTENSITY
DEAN KOONTZ    Book Number: 84268
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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...
DEATH OF A GHOST
M. C. BEATON    Book Number: 84284
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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 ...
LOOKING GLASS WAR
JOHN LE CARRÉ    Book Number: 84216
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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...
HIDDEN ROOM
STELLA DUFFY    Book Number: 84547
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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
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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...
BLOOD
E. S. THOMSON    Book Number: 84730
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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...
DARK IN DEATH
J. D. ROBB    Book Number: 84732
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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...
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...
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...
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