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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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...
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...
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 ...
LOST SOULS: Frankenstein Book Four
DEAN KOONTZ    Book Number: 87530
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Dr Frankenstein lives on, seemingly indestructible, more sinister than ever. Terrifyingly, with each new incarnation, the technology he can use to build a new human race, which he will control, is...
DROWNED BOY
KARIN FOSSUM    Book Number: 87987
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A 16 month old baby boy is found drowned in a pond very near his home. Chief Inspector Sejer is called to the scene as there is something troubling about the mother's story. As even her own family ...
BANKER
DICK FRANCIS    Book Number: 87979
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Tim Ekaterin's merchant bank, like all banks, only invests in sure things. Now he is about to involve it in five million pounds of prime horseflesh - to fund a champion racing stallion stud called...
C IS FOR CORPSE
SUE GRAFTON    Book Number: 87239
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A companion to 87231 and 87233, this is the third in the exciting Alphabet series. Kinsey Millhone met Bobby Callahan in the gym on a Monday morning. His story was hard to credit - a murderous as...
DARKEST FEAR
HARLAN COBEN    Book Number: 88177
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Life isn't going well for Myron Bolitar. His business is struggling and his father has recently suffered a heart attack when, out of the blue, Myron's college sweetheart Emily appears. Her 13 yea...
DEATH IN A SCARLET COAT
DAVID DICKINSON    Book Number: 86315
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Lord Francis Powerscourt investigates the case of the dissolute and dead aristocrat. Master of the Hunt, the 15th Earl of Candlesby, has come to lead his riders once again, but this time he comes ...
HOUSE OF FAME
OLIVER HARRIS    Book Number: 87679
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DC Nick Belsey is less celebrated. He can't shake his habit of getting into serious trouble, and his career at Hampstead CID is coming to a dishonourable end. He is currently of no fixed address,...
LAST CHANCE
GREGG HURWITZ    Book Number: 88362
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Chance - that's me, the youngest Rain brother, and right now I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place. More specifically, tied up and kidnapped. My captors? We call them Drones, and they serve the...
TELL NO LIES
GREGG HURWITZ    Book Number: 88369
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Sharing a room with criminals is an occupational hazard for probation counsellor Daniel Brasher. He's ready to move on, looking forward to leaving it behind for good - that was at least the plan u...
STARING AT THE LIGHT
FRANCES FYFIELD    Book Number: 88379
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Someone has stolen the only person John Smith has ever loved, his twin brother Cannon. Johnny will stop at nothing to get him back, but Cannon doesn't feel the same way anymore. He's married now ...
SOUTH ATLANTIC REQUIEM
EDWARD WILSON    Book Number: 88457
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It is 1982 and both the British Prime Minister and the Argentine President are clinging to power. Having ignored the warning bells ringing in the South Atlantic for months, Britain finds itself in ...
GREGG HURWITZ: Set of Four
GREGG HURWITZ    Book Number: 88551
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Set includes The Rains, Tell No Lies, Don't Look Back and Last Chance. Buy all four paperbacks and save even more.
DEAL BREAKER
HARLAN COBEN    Book Number: 88181
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Investigator and sports agent Myron Bolitar is poised on the edge of the big-time. So is Christian Steele, a rookie quarterback and Myron's prized client. But when Christian gets a phone call from...
FADE AWAY
HARLAN COBEN    Book Number: 88189
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Myron Bolitar once had a promising career as a sportsman, until an accident forced him to quit. After a spell in the FBI, he now runs his own sports agency business. He is asked to find a missing...
KILL THE FATHER
SANDRONE DAZIERI    Book Number: 88215
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A darkly compelling thriller which was a European bestseller and a Richard & Judy Book Club pick. Dante Torre spent 11 young years in captivity held by a man known only as The Father before outwit...
DARK WATER
CARO RAMSAY    Book Number: 88587
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In the attic of a deserted tenement, the body of a criminal is found hanging with his face horribly disfigured. Investigating officers DI Anderson and DS Costello believe he was a suspect in the d...
WICKED GIRLS
ALEX MARWOOD    Book Number: 88607
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"An absolutely gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines psychological thriller", this was a word-of-mouth bestselling debut. One fateful summer morning in 1986, two 11 year old girls meet for the first...
LAST OF HER KIND
SIGRID NUNEZ    Book Number: 88857
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Ann Drayton and Georgette George meet as freshmen roommates at Barnard College in 1968. Ann, who comes from a wealthy New England family is bright and idealistic. Georgette, who comes from a bleak...
KISS KISS, BANG BANG
MIKE RIPLEY    Book Number: 88784
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A tense, dramatic and thrilling story with lashings of suspense and mystery, less of a Whodunnit than a How can they survive this? There are wartime classics about the Arctic convoys like HMS Ulys...
DEVIL'S WORKSHOP: A Novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad
ALEX GRECIAN    Book Number: 88515
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It is April 1890 and it seems that the reign of terror perpetrated on the women of London's East End by Jack the Ripper has come to an end. No more murders, yet it is not his capture by the police ...
TRIGGER MORTIS: 007 A James Bond Novel
ANTHONY HOROWITZ    Book Number: 88544
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Welcoming back familiar faces including M and Miss Moneypenny, Bond is back in his 1950s heyday in this exhilarating thriller by the bestselling writer who uses original material by Ian Fleming. I...
ALL THAT REMAINS
PATRICIA CORNWELL    Book Number: 88908
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The third in the series finds a killer is stalking young lovers, taking their lives and leaving just one tantalising clue. When the bodies of young courting couples start turning up in remote wood...
BODY FARM
PATRICIA CORNWELL    Book Number: 88910
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The fifth in the series. The Body Farm is a research institute that tests the decomposition of corpses. Black Mountain, North Carolina, a sleepy little town where the local police deal with one h...
BOOK OF THE DEAD
PATRICIA CORNWELL    Book Number: 88912
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The fifteenth in the series. 'The 'Book of the Dead' is the morgue log, the ledger in which all cases are entered by hand. For Kay Scarpetta however it is about to have a new meaning. Fresh from...
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