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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  • Playing with Death

    by, Simon Scarrow,

    PLAYING WITH DEATH is a terrifying contemporary thriller from legendary bestselling author Simon Sca …

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  • Believe Me

    by, JP DELANEY

    The sensational new psychological thriller from the internationally bestselling author of The Girl B …

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  • Yellowhammer

    by, James Henry

    The new Essex-based thriller from the author of Blackwater and the Detective Jack Frost prequels Jul …

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  • I’ll Keep You Safe

    by, Peter May

    From the bestselling author of Cast Iron, Coffin Road and The Blackhouse comes an explosive new thri …

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  • The Dark Angel

    by, Elly Griffiths

    ‘My favourite current crime series’ Val McDermid Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a l …

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  • Damaged

    by, Martina Cole

    A serial killer is in town and the race is on for DCI Kate Burrows. Stop the killer before more inno …

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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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