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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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Another crime writer once expressed the opinion that good crime writing could only be the product of twisted, devious minds with dark, secret places tucked well away from public view. He must have met Peter James!

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A chilling, thrilling, glorious, insidious English ghost story. All is well when the Naremore family escape from the city ratrace and run with their arms wide open to The Hollow, a wondrous house in the country.

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