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Cruise ships can prove rich pickings for thriller writers with hundreds of people forcibly enclosed together in the wide-open sea. Throw in a power failure and a character who is not purely on the ship for a sun, sea and sangria holiday and you have a heady set up for horror.

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This is a big gutsy rollicking novel with the energy, verve and visceral impact of Scorsese’s "Gangs of New York".

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Five-year-old Jacob Jordan is knocked down and killed on his way back from school in a hit and run accident.

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Often disturbing, completely riveting and consistently well written, Sarah Hilary’s second Marnie Rome novel, No Other Darkness, is a marvellous addition to 2015s burgeoning menu of unmissable reads. 

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Holmes and Watson, Poirot and Hastings and now Blake and Avery. This is Carter’s second novel featuring her two investigators: tortured, maverick genius Blake and his friend and the novel’s narrator the more phlegmatic, gentlemanly Avery.

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Jane Hughes has been lying to everyone she knows about who she really is. As her and her three best friends embark on the trip of a lifetime to a retreat in Nepal, Jane could never know that the trip would change her for the rest of her life and leave only two of them coming back.

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The world is holding its breath as a group of explorers and scientists delve into the depths of a cave. Deaf for several years, Ali watches the excitement through her television screen, the news reporter’s narration only clear to her through the subtitles that pop up on screen.

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When Alice Salmon’s dead body is found in a river professor Jeremy Cooke, an academic at Salmon’s university, takes a particular interest.

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One hundred and fifty years after the flu ravaged the population, the world is a very different place. The sun bakes the desert land, pumping cancerous rays onto the few human survivors and the mutant creatures that stalk the land.

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