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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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  • Scrublands

    by, Chris Hammer

    ‘A heatwave of a novel, scorching and powerful… Extraordinary’ AJ Finn A powerful, compelling, viv …

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  • Aftershock

    by, Adam Hamdy

    THE END IS NEAR. Adam Hamdy’s first PENDULUM novel was called ‘one of the best thrillers of the year …

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  • And So It Begins

    by, Rachel Abbott

    WHO WILL BELIEVE YOUR STORY IF THE ONLY WITNESS IS DEAD? Cleo knows she should be happy for her brot …

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  • Firefly

    The boy could help them bring down a deadly ISIS terror cell. They just have to find him before the …

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  • The Vanishing Box

    by, Elly Griffiths

    What do a murdered Brighton flowerseller, the death of Cleopatra and a nude tableau show have in com …

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  • The Stranger Diaries

    by, Elly Griffiths

    A gripping contemporary Gothic thriller from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway mysterie …

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  • Gerald Seymour

    Gerald Seymour

    Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY’S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubl …

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