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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  • No Bad Deed

    ‘A sensational debut – compelling, hypnotic, full of suspense and quiet menace. Don’t miss it!’ Lee …

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  • Woman on the Edge

    ‘Woman on the Edge begins with a shocking, tragic event and doesn’t stop there. An impressive debut …

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  • Nothing to Hide

    by, James Oswald

    The new book in the brilliant Constance Fairchild series, from one of Scotland’s foremost crime writ …

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  • Someone is Lying

    by, Jenny Blackhurst

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

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  • Metropolis

    by, Philip Kerr

    Berlin detective Bernie Gunther bows out at last in the 14th and final book of the Sunday Times and  …

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  • Now You See Them

    by, Elly Griffiths

    The fifth gripping Brighton-based mystery from the bestselling author of the Dr Ruth Galloway series …

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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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