Our Books: British Crime

  • A Handful of Ashes: Dr Harry Kent Book 2

    A Handful of Ashes: Dr Harry Kent Book 2

    The second thrilling book in the London-set Dr Harry Kent series, the perfect mix of detective novel and medical drama. Susan Bayliss became notorious when she blew the whistle on her boss, a heart surgeon at a renowned children’s hospital. She accused …

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

    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 novel, QUIETER THAN KILLING. ‘Hilary is my drop-everything writer; always original, always bang-on psychologically, always gripping. I am a huge fan’ Alex …

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  • Dangerous Lady

    Dangerous Lady

    by, Martina Cole

    DANGEROUS LADY is the iconic first novel by Sunday Times No.1 bestseller Martina Cole which catapulted her to fame and made her the ‘undisputed queen of crime writing’ (Guardian). This special **25th anniversary hardback edition** is a must for fans ol …

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  • One False Move (Quick Read)

    One False Move (Quick Read)

    by, Dreda Say Mitchell

    A thrilling story from the author of BLOOD SISTER about a young woman’s race against time to save her family. Hayley swore when she got out of prison that she would turn her life around. But living on the Devil’s Estate doesn’t make that easy. She spen …

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  • The Fatal Tree

    The Fatal Tree

    by, Jake Arnott

    A seductive, clever tale of crime, punishment and love among thieves set in 1720s London – Jake Arnott does for the 18th century what he did for the 1960s in his cult hit THE LONG FIRM. London, the 1720s. Welcome to ‘Romeville’, the underworld of that …

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  • Blood Mother

    Blood Mother

    by, Dreda Say Mitchell

    Book 2 in a trilogy following one family over forty years on an East London estate, BLOOD MOTHER goes back to the 70s to tell the next story in the Flesh and Blood series, perfect for fans of Kimberley Chambers and Mandasue Heller. 1970s London has sto …

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  • The Girl Before

    The Girl Before

    by, JP DELANEY

    Enter the world of One Folgate Street and discover perfection . . . but can you pay the price? For all fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl, The Girl BeforeĀ is a spellbinding Hitchcockian thriller which takes psychological suspense to the next l …

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  • Her Husband’s Lover

    Her Husband’s Lover

    by, book-to-author 4736

    A woman has to stop her rival from ruining her life in HER HUSBAND’S LOVER, the stunning new novel from the acclaimed Julia Crouch. ‘Psychological thrillers don’t come much better than this’ Claire Mackintosh She stole her husband. Now she wants to tak …

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  • The Dead Woman of Deptford

    The Dead Woman of Deptford

    THE DEAD WOMAN OF DEPTFORD is the sixth Inspector Ben Ross mystery set in Victorian London by much-loved crime writer Ann Granger. On a cold November night in a Deptford yard, dock worker Harry Parker stumbles upon the body of a dead woman. Inspector B …

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  • Gone Without A Trace

    Gone Without A Trace

    by, Mary Torjussen

    GONE WITHOUT A TRACE is a twisty, compulsive thriller about a woman who gets home from work to find her boyfriend has vanished. Fans of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS and THE SISTER will be gripped. ‘A clever and uncompromising thriller’ Katerina Diamond ‘Has a t …

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