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Eric and Holly are just a normal American family. Holly has had health problems in the past but she has courageously undertaken a double mastectomy to ensure her mother and sister's genetic legacy does not occur in her.

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This debut psychological thriller is deliciously dark - Before I go to Sleep meets Gone Girl. The Girl on the Train follows the life of Rachel, an alcoholic embittered by her lot in life and desperate for escapism.

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McBeth’s second novel builds on the success of her first psychological thriller, Precious Thing, but spins an even darker, more claustrophobic world of murder, lies and suspense.

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At a dark, dingy bar in San Francisco, Emily drinks whisky and contemplates what she should do with her life when a Russian businessman approaches her. Offering money and drugs, Emily is easily swayed and asks little questions about what her job would be.

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An intelligent, plot driven thriller Genocide of One is the first of Kazuaki Takano’s books to be translated into English.

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Jurado exploits the shady netherworld of conspiracy theories, underworld hit men and agonising choices in his page-turning thriller set in Washington D.C. Widower and top neurosurgeon Dr David Evans is to operate on the president in 55 hours.

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An exploration of the enemy within ourselves, High Crime Area is a collection of deliciously dark and sometimes truly disturbing tales. In this collection of eight stories, one in particular stands out: "The Rescuer" is a haunting tale of Lydia, a young woman

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Alison Graylin’s latest novel, And She Was, is the ideal illustration as to why the crime genre is currently running at a peak.

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When Detective Leone Scamarcio is assigned to the case of a murdered rent boy, he becomes suspicious his boss Garramone is trying to end his career.

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Joe Hill knows how to tell a story: he doesn't waste a word, even the chapter headings are part of the text and he rewards the thorough reader with a hidden extra that leaves the door open for a sequel.

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I Let you Go is the powerful debut novel from Clare Mackintosh, a former police officer turned freelance writer. The story is told from multiple viewpoints after a tragic accident results in the death of a young child.

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