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Lacey Flint has left her career as an inspector, returning to work in uniform with the Metropolitan Police’s marine unit, and patrols the River Thames while she tries to get over undercover detective Mark Joesbury.

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Fans of Peter James will be delighted with this new Roy Grace thriller. The tension coils unbearably as events bear out the follies of too provocative an advertisement on a dating website.

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The Baklava Club offers the latest instalment in Jason Goodwin’s historical detective series about nineteenth-century Turkish investigator, Yashim.

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Myth and murder combine in Sylvester's lyrical yet gripping debut novel. 17-year-old Flora is itching to leave the remote Scottish island of Bancree. Her boyfriend has escaped to university and she has one more year at school to endure before she can spread her wings.

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Hodges was one of the best cops on the force - breaking cases and putting criminals behind bars - but when he hits retirement his daily action is replaced by depressing chat shows and reality television.There are certain cases he keeps thinking about though - the ones that got away.

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"The Three" in this book's title refers to the three child survivors of four plane crashes that happen at the same time across the world. Having escaped catastrophe virtually unharmed, the children are subject to intense speculation.

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In the space of four or five books, Craig Robertson has established himself as one of the most adroit practitioners of the crime novel at work today with an unerring command of narrative.

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The Killing Club is the latest explosive thriller from Paul Finch. Detective Sergeant Mark ‘Heck’ Heckenburg is on the trail of the Nice Guys Club once again when he hears Mad Mike Silver has had a heart attack and is being transferred to a hospital for treatment.

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Combining the best of the grisly psycho-thrillers with the old-fashioned whodunnit detective novels, Five is a gripping read with broad appeal.

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Having finished this (and immediately started it again) I was delighted to see that this is the first in a trilogy as the main character is a very appealing, convincing and enthralling creation with a truly bizarre occupation.

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The Murder Bag is the first crime novel by bestselling author Tony Parsons. Set in the homicide division of London's West End Central, 27 Saville Row, DC Max Wolfe begins an investigation into the gruesome murder of a city banker.

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