Our Books: crime and mystery

  • Sleeping Beauties

    Sleeping Beauties

    The inspector frowned and examined the earth under the trees. As he scanned the glade, his stomach lurched. One, two, three, four. Five, counting the mound of earth disturbed under the tent. Somebody had cleared the earth of its natural layer and sown …

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  • The Scarred Woman: Department Q Book 7

    The Scarred Woman: Department Q Book 7

    Jussi Adler-Olsen returns with his most captivating and suspenseful novel yet. In a Copenhagen park the body of an elderly woman is discovered. Though the case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide from over a decade ago, the police …

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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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  • The Binding Song

    The Binding Song

    by, Elodie Harper

    A chilling debut for fans of Mo Hayder and Sharon Bolton, THE BINDING SONG takes you on a trip to Halvergate Prison. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to leave… ‘Splendidly unsettling’ John Connolly Dr Janet Palmer is the new lead psychologist at HMP Halve …

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  • Cast Iron

    Cast Iron

    by, Peter May

    CAST IRON is the new thriller from the million-selling author of COFFIN ROAD  and THE BLACKHOUSE In 1989, a killer dumped the body of twenty-year-old Lucie Martin into a picturesque lake in the West of France. Fourteen years later, during a summer heat …

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  • Kill Me Twice

    Kill Me Twice

    by, Anna Smith

    Dangerous secrets threaten to destroy lives from the sink estates of Glasgow to the corridors of Westminster in this latest case for Rosie Gilmour   A beautiful model’s death uncovers an ugly conspiracy stretching all the way to Westminster in Ros …

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