Welcome to Crime Files

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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  • And So It Begins

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

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  • No Time To Cry

    by, James Oswald

    From one of the UK’s biggest crime writers – the man brought you the bestselling Inspector McLean no …

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  • The Night She Died

    by, Jenny Blackhurst

    The addictive new psychological thriller from Jenny Blackhurst, the #1 eBook-bestselling author of H …

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  • Inhuman Resources

    by, Pierre Lemaitre, Pierre Lemaitre

    Alain Delambre is a 57-year-old former HR executive, drained by four years of hopeless unemployment. …

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  • Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia

    by, Mindy Mejia

    ‘You definitely need to pick this up’ Bustle’s 13 Best New Fiction Books for September A hostile wil …

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  • An Autumn Hunting

    by, Tom Callaghan

    ‘Even better than Child 44. Akyl Borubaev is a terrific creation’ Anthony Horowitz ‘Just keeps getti …

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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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