The Neighbour

Written by Fiona Cummins — Anyone remember Brookside? It was a Channel 4 soap opera, set in Liverpool, which was very popular during the 1980s,…

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Written by James Delargy — Books with numbers as a title do well on this site – 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough and Steve Cavanagh’s…

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A Gift for Dying

Written by MJ Arlidge — He’s best known for the popular DI Helen Grace series set in Southampton, and now MJ Arlidge is branching out…

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Secrets of the Dead

Written by Murray Bailey — This is the second of Murray Bailey’s crime thrillers to follow the Egyptian adventures of British archaeologist Alex MacLure, and it’s…

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Interview: MJ Arlidge

MJ Arlidge wears several hats. As well as being the creator of the hugely popular series of crime novels featuring DI Helen Grace, he has…

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Hunted

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Arne Dahl, internationally known for his Stockholm-based Intercrime book and TV series, has recently brought a new series…

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The Tattoo Thief

Written by Alison Belsham — When I were a lass, tattoos were just for sailors. Move on X years and they’re the must-have fashion accessory for…

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The One That Got Away

Written by Joe Clifford — Joe Clifford has an innovative premise for this crime thriller about what turned out to be the last victim of…

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Her Last Move

Written by John Marrs — It’s great to hitch up with an unfamiliar name, isn’t it? Especially when the book you read is so good!…

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Breathe

Literally a breath-taking debut from Dominick Donald, who captures a compelling sense of place and time in a book which is set in smoggy London…

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Eight Million Ways to Die

Written by Lawrence Block, artwork by John K Snyder III — This hardback graphic novel version of Lawrence Block’s classic fifth Matt Scudder book is…

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Smoking Kills

Written by Antoine Laurain, translated by Louise Rogers-Lalaurie — The title of this book is marketing genius, with a wink in the direction of every…

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Thirteen

Written by Steve Cavanagh — The courtroom drama market seems to have been cornered for many years by John Grisham, with a little Michael Connelly…

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The Puppet Show

Written by MW Craven — Cumbrian writer Mike Craven burst onto the scene in 2015 with his CWA Debut Dagger nominated police procedural, Born in a…

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The Chosen Ones

Written by Carol Wyer — Can it really only be a year since we first met Carol Wyer and DI Robyn Carter? We’re now five…

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The Cutting Edge

Written by Jeffery Deaver — Can you imagine the reaction when Jeffery Deaver pitched his first Lincoln Rhyme novel. ‘Oh yes, and my protagonist is…

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