Our Books: British Crime

  • Blood Daughter

    Blood Daughter

    by, Dreda Say Mitchell

    BLOOD DAUGHTER sees the Miller sisters’ loyalties put to the ultimate test in a gripping thriller, perfect for fans of Kimberley Chambers and Mandasue Heller.  They say blood is thicker than water.  That’s not going to stop it being spilled.  Life hasn …

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  • The Zealot’s Bones

    The Zealot’s Bones

    by, David Mark

    From Hell, Hull and Halifax, may the Good Lord deliver us. In 1849, Hull is a city forgotten and abandoned; in the grip of a cholera outbreak that sees its poorest citizens cut down by the cartload. Into this world of flame and grief comes Mesach Stone …

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  • Did You See Melody

    Did You See Melody

    by, Sophie Hannah

    Pushed to breaking point, Cara Burrows abandons her home and family and escapes to a five-star spa resort she can’t afford. Late at night, exhausted and desperate, she lets herself into her hotel room and is shocked to find it already occupied – by a m …

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  • Her Nightly Embrace

    Her Nightly Embrace

    by, Adi Tantimedh

    A destructive private investigator and his eccentric coworkers handle cases so high-profile that they never make the headlines. The first in a fun, topical London-based detective series, currently in development as a TV series set to star Sendhil Ramam …

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  • When the Music’s Over

    When the Music’s Over

    by, Peter Robinson

    The Sunday Times NUMBER ONE bestseller Two young girls. Two unspeakable crimes. Fifty years separate them – their pain connects them. When the body of a 15-year-old is found in a remote countryside lane, beaten and broken, DI Annie Cabbot is brought in …

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  • 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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