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Crime Files is the exciting new home of the best crime and thriller fiction from the dedicated teams at Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing Group and Quercus Books.

We’ll be sharing the latest releases from big-name authors and undiscovered talents, bringing you exclusive extracts and videos of new books, getting our authors to share their inspiration for writing, and offering fantastic prizes!

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  • The Rooster Bar

    by, John Grisham

    ‘The Best Thriller Writer Alive’ Ken Follett John Grisham’s newest legal thriller takes you inside a …

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  • Quieter Than Killing (D.I. Marnie Rome 4)

    by, Sarah Hilary

    Sarah Hilary, winner of the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year, returns with a new DI Marnie Rome no …

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  • The Other Woman

    by, Laura Wilson

    Out in hardback on October 5th. A breathtakingly tense thriller from the author of The Wrong Girl ab …

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  • Cruel Mercy

    by, David Mark

    ‘Effortlessly blends the brutal and the tender, the dark and the light. Aector McAvoy is a true orig …

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  • Sleeping Beauties

    The inspector frowned and examined the earth under the trees. As he scanned the glade, his stomach l …

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  • The Foster Child

    The brilliant new novel from Jenny Blackhurst, the #1 eBook bestselling author of HOW I LOST YOU, wh …

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  • Peter Robinson

    Peter Robinson

    Peter Robinson’s DCI Banks is now a major ITV1 drama starring Stephen Tompkinson (Wild at Heart, Ballykissangel) as Inspector Banks. The show consiste …

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