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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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  • 2017 SPOTLIGHT

    2017 Spotlight Titles

    Get ahead on 2017's top crime writing with our spotlight on the very best books coming from Crime Files throughout the year.

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    2017 Spotlight Titles
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    HE SAID/SHE SAID

    A letter from Erin Kelly on why her new novel is the most important story she's ever told

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    HE SAID/SHE SAID
  • DEBUT OF THE MONTH

    Discover a debut

    Uncover the very best new crime writing with the Crime Files debut of the month.

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    Discover a debut

LATEST BOOKS

  • Cast Iron

    by, Peter May

    CAST IRON is the new thriller from the million-selling author of COFFIN ROAD  and THE BLACKHOUSE In …

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  • Playing with Death

    by, Simon Scarrow

    PLAYING WITH DEATH is a terrifying contemporary thriller from legendary bestselling author Simon Sca …

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  • THE CHALK PIT

    by, Elly Griffiths

    The Chalk Pit is the 9th in the Dr. Ruth Galloway mysteries. Something evil is waiting in the dark t …

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  • No Dominion

    by, Louise Welsh

    ‘A vivid, action-packed journey through a post-apocalyptic world. Terrifying and touching in equal m …

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  • Sleeping in the Ground

    by, Peter Robinson

    A terrible crime. No obvious motive. Banks is on the case. ‘Top-notch police procedure’ – Jeffery De …

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  • Three Days and a Life

    by, Pierre Lemaitre

    Three days at the edge of the new millennium, one moment of madness and one young life’s course alte …

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LATEST POSTS

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  • Deon Meyer

    Deon Meyer

    Deon Meyer lives near Cape Town in South Africa. His big passions are motorcycling, music, reading, cooking and rugby. In January 2008 he retired from …

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