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The Last Crossing/Blood Ties

We are so excited here to be publishing Brian McGilloway’s marvellous and gripping Blood Ties in March; after an overlong break of ten years, Ben Devlin is back in a new thriller set in the […]

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Faithless in Death

  Faithless in Death is the brand new instalment in the bestselling In Death series. If you already know the series then you’ll know how good they are but if you haven’t then let me […]

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Black Rain Falling

  This excellent book is now out in paperback; this is what Ed said earlier this year: Jacob Ross doesn’t need any superlatives from me: he was the winner of the Jhalak Prize, the Guardian called his […]

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If I Disappear

If you love creepy, small-town American thrillers like The Sinner, True Detective and Sharp Objects, and are partial to a true-crime podcast, then Eliza Jane Brazier’s debut thriller If I Disappear is the perfect eerie […]

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Blotto, Twinks and the Maharajah’s Jewel

Despite present times, we’ve every reason to view 2021 with optimism – with the global vaccine available now for this wretched virus, the world may start to open up again. I’m excited by the thought […]

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Three Single Wives

If you belong to a book club, you’ll know the conversation rarely sticks to the book, especially when there’s wine involved. So when the women of this particular book club make a passing joke about […]

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One Minute Out

Happy New Year! International bestseller Mark Greaney stretches his wings with One Minute Out, moving into the first-person to bring us to close and personal to the Gray Man, Court Gentry. It’s also an action […]

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The Curator

  It’s nearly Christmas (not that anyone needs reminding), and if – like me – you’re a bit overwhelmed by the festive cheer and desperate gift-hunting, then this week’s Friday Read will be great catharsis; […]

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Hard as Nails

  What is more traditional at Christmas than warring families? Although, of course, things this year will be very different and scaled down, and we may well end up longing for those Christmases past where […]

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Christmas is Murder

This book is already proving a hit, with its beautiful, grimly festive cover, the fact that it’s the perfect dip-in-able read over Christmas, and the bonus of an extra book this year from the Queen […]

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12 Days of Killer Christmas Recommendations

Welcome to…Twelve Days of Criminal Christmas Content     Over the next 12 days, bestselling crime and thriller authors will reveal what they’ll be reading over the festive period. From Val McDermid and Mark Billingham […]

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The House of the Hanged Woman

You might already be familiar with award-winning crime writer Kate Ellis’s DI Wesley Peterson novels, but have you read her historical mysteries featuring Albert Lincoln? The House of the Hanged Woman is the third and […]

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