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The Hunt

The Hunt

Written by Tim Lebbon — Tim Lebbon is already established as a fantasy writer with over 30 books to his name, and The Hunt is his first crime thriller. So does this pursuit thriller provide a sprint finish, or is it more of a gruelling marathon? Chris Sheen is an ordinary guy, married with two daughters.[…]

The Cartel

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Written by Don Winslow — The Power of the Dog, Don Winslow’s first depiction of America’s war on drugs, changed perceptions of its author when it was published in 2005. Winslow was already an established writer stateside and a winner of the Edgar Award, but became an international success thanks to The Dog. Epic in[…]

This Thing of Darkness

This Thing of Darkness

Written by Harry Bingham — You can soon tell that Fiona Griffiths isn’t just your average Detective Constable. Firstly, while examining a cold case file concerning a security guard who apparently stumbled to his death from a cliff-top, she takes a particular interest in the photograph of the head injury that killed him. So, she[…]

In Bitter Chill

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Written by Sarah Ward — Family history is a remarkable obsession shared by millions of people in Britain and around the world. They say it’s a pastime more popular than fishing. And it has some remarkable similarities with crime fiction. There are so many mysteries to be solved as you trace your ancestry, and it’s almost forensic in[…]

Dying Wish

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Written by James Raven — Dying Wish is set in The New Forest. Well, it’s not new but it was recorded as Nova Foresta in The Domesday Book. That was in 1086, but this is the present day and Grant Mason, a popular local author who has written guide books on the walks and natural history of the forest,[…]

In a Dark, Dark Wood

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Written by Ruth Ware — With a tagline reading ‘Someone’s getting married, someone’s getting murdered’ on its cover, this debut novel by Ruth Ware is one of Harvill Secker’s big releases this summer. It’s a story of broken friendships, tense reunions and the sheer silliness of that social construct called the hen night, all set against a backdrop[…]

London Rain

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Written by Nicola Upson — If you like your detective fiction with a pin-sharp historical setting, then Nicola Upson is the author for you. Her series of novels features real-life Golden Age writer Josephine Tey as a detective, and Upson’s attention to detail is jaw-dropping in its thoroughness. Suffolk-born Upson read English at Downing College, Cambridge and this city[…]

A Book of Scars

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Written by William Shaw — You have to feel sorry for Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen, the battered, bruised and emotionally confused cop in William Shaw’s series set in the late 60s. In A Book of Scars, he’s recovering from a bullet wound to the shoulder following the events of the second novel, A House of Knives.[…]

Those We Left Behind

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Written by Stuart Neville — When the police burst their way into the neat Belfast suburban house, after an alarm call from neighbours, they walk straight into a scene from hell. Two children, brothers, clutch each other on the bed, while on the floor is the ruined body of their foster father. He has been[…]

Jack of Spades

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Written by Joyce Carol Oates — This rather short (200-page) psychological thriller is told as a first-person narrative by successful mystery author Andrew J Rush. Rush thinks of himself with quote marks around his name, perhaps because he’s beginning to realise identity is more ephemeral than he’s heretofore believed. We soon learn he’s begun secretly writing a[…]

The Scarlet Gospels

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Written by Clive Barker — Harry D’Amour is an occult detective created by horror author Clive Barker three decades ago. He’s appeared in short stories, novels and film adaptations (1995’s Lord of Illusions), and now D’Amour takes on one of Barker’s most hellish characters. The Scarlet Gospels pits the detective against the sadomasochistic Cenobite known as[…]

Half the World Away

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Written by Cath Staincliffe — Gap years have become such a rite of passage for university students in the UK, that parents hardly dare to admit their dismay when their children set off to face the dangers of travelling around the world by themselves. After all, in an age of mobile phones, blogging, Facebook and Skype,[…]

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