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Thrillers, criminal investigation, court drama and more in our latest selection of criminally good reads. See what titles we offer in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Death in the Tuscan hills by Marco Vichi

Death in the Tuscan hills

Marco Vichi

Audio CD

Spring, 1967. Florence is beginning to recover from the previous winter's flood. But Inspector Bordelli has not had any peace since his investigation of a young boy's murder went disastrously wrong. Unsettled and embittered, Bordelli resigns from the...

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Death in Avignon by Serena Kent

Death in Avignon

Serena Kent

Audio CD

When Penelope Kite attends a gallery opening on the arm of the gorgeous mayor of St Merlot, her dream life in Provence seems finally to have become a reality. But beneath the glamour, scandal is brewing. Shockwaves ripple through the art world when a...

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The flood by Kristina Ohlsson

The flood

Kristina Ohlsson

Audio CD

A man, wearing his daughter's wedding ring, is found in front of his fireplace, shot in the chest. A funeral director searches desperately for his brother - a man who doesn't seem to be missed. A woman struggles to protect her children and her life as...

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Death at the Wychbourne Follies by Amy Myers

Death at the Wychbourne Follies

Amy Myers

Audio CD

1926, Kent. Lady Ansley's old Gaiety Theatre group are reuniting at Wychbourne Court for the weekend to perform the Follies. But, as Chef Nell Drury observes, Lady Ansley is worried. And rightly so, for as the group of actors and actresses - from the...

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Death's dark valley by P. C. author. Doherty

Death's dark valley

P. C. author. Doherty

Audio CD

1311. Edward I is dead, but at Holyrood Abbey, the old king's former bodyguards protect his relics and watch over a mysterious prisoner. When Abbot Henry is poisoned, and two of the brothers brutally slain, Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the Secret Seal,...

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The spotted dog by Kerry Greenwood

The spotted dog

Kerry Greenwood

Large Print

Corinna Chapman, baker extraordinaire, talented sleuth, stalwart friend and lover, is back! When a distraught Scottish veteran from Afghanistan is knocked unconscious, waking up to find his beloved ex-service dog missing, Corinna and her lover, Daniel,...

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The sound of her voice by Nathan Blackwell

The sound of her voice

Nathan Blackwell

Large Print

Some murder cases you can't forget, no matter how hard you try. For Detective Matt Buchanan, it's the death of fourteen-year-old Samantha Coates. And there have been other missing girls since; the litany of violence never stops. He's probably been in...

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55 by James Delargy

55

James Delargy

Large Print

Gardner's Hill in Western Australia is a sleepy, remote town. It is home to Police Sergeant Chandler Jenkins, who is proud to run the town's small, relatively untroubled station. All that changes when Gabriel stumbles in, covered in dried blood. Gabriel...

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A death overseas by Caroline Dunford

A death overseas

Caroline Dunford

Large Print

Euphemia Martins receives an invitation to the 1913 World Fair in Ghent, Belgium, which unbeknown to anyone will be the last great gathering of the greatest minds of the time before the world plunges into World War One. With Richenda expecting and unfit...

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Leverage in death by J. D. Robb

Leverage in death

J. D. Robb

Large Print

When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. He was a loving husband and father, with everything to live for. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and all becomes clear....

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Smoke and mirrors by Elly Griffiths

Smoke and mirrors

Elly Griffiths

Large Print

Brighton, winter, 1951, where falling snow hides a sinister secret. Two children lie dead beneath it, the girls' red hair bright against the white ground, colourful sweets scattered around them. The eerie scene reminds DI Edgar Stephens uncomfortably...

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The killing of Polly Carter by Robert Thorogood

The killing of Polly Carter

Robert Thorogood

Large Print

Supermodel Polly Carter was famed for her looks and party-girl lifestyle. Now she's dead, apparently having thrown herself from the clifftop near her home on the island of Saint-Marie. Those who knew her say Polly would never have killed herself; and...

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A murder to die for by Stevyn Colgan

A murder to die for

Stevyn Colgan

Large Print

How do you solve a murder when hundreds of wannabe detectives have the same goal? Every year, fans from all over the world descend upon a tiny picturesque English village to celebrate the life of the enigmatic author Agnes Crabbe and her fictional de...

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The pyramid of mud by Andrea Camilleri

The pyramid of mud

Andrea Camilleri

Large Print

It's been raining for days in Vigata, and the persistent downpours have led to violent floods overtaking Inspector Montalbano's beloved hometown. It is on one of these endless grey days that a man, a Mr Giugiu Nicotra, is found dead, his body discovered...

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The prime of Ms. Dolly Greene by E. V. author. Harte

The prime of Ms. Dolly Greene

E. V. author. Harte

Large Print

In the heart of southwest London, just a short stroll from the Thames, lies an enclosed and overgrown bike path and a single row of cottages. Foremost among Tinderbox Lane's hotchpotch of loyal residents is professional Tarot reader Dolly Greene. When,...

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Death in the stocks by Georgette Heyer

Death in the stocks

Georgette Heyer

Large Print

An English bobby returning from night patrol spots a corpse in the moonlight, wearing evening dress and locked in the stocks on the village green. The body is identified as wealthy Arnold Vereker, the occasional inhabitant of a nearby cottage. He was...

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Behold, here's poison by Georgette Heyer

Behold, here's poison

Georgette Heyer

Large Print

When the unpleasant Gregory Matthews, patriarch of the Poplars, is found dead in his bed one morning, imperious Aunt Harriet blames it on the roast duck he ate for supper. After all, she had warned him about his blood pressure. But after his sister demands...

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Punitive action by John Robb

Punitive action

John Robb

Large Print

Soldiers of Fort Valeau, a Foreign Legion outpost, discover the mutilated bodies of several men from their overdue relief column, ambushed and massacred by Dylaks. Captain Monclaire's radio report to the garrison at Dini Sadazi results in a promise that...

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Sherlock Holmes by N. (Nigel) author. Scott

Sherlock Holmes

N. (Nigel) author. Scott

Large Print

In these ten meticulously constructed cases, the intellectual prowess of Sherlock Holmes is tested to the utmost. Featuring a suspicious suicide, the mysterious disappearance of a Norwegian princess's jewels while she sleeps through a concert, an inv...

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To die for by Victor J. author. Banis

To die for

Victor J. author. Banis

Large Print

Kevin Norton and his friend are Russian agents about to go on a camper trip across Europe and western Asia, bringing support and money to terrorist cells. Their instructions are to take along a group of students, including Gemma and Marianne, as cover,...

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Village of fear by Noel Lee

Village of fear

Noel Lee

Large Print

After narrowly escaping death on a train, two people find themselves in an eerie deserted village - and make a grisly discovery... On a dark and stormy night, locals gather in an inn to tell a frightening tale... A writer's country holiday gets off to...

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17th suspect by James Patterson

17th suspect

James Patterson

Large Print

A reluctant informant puts her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer, and the tip leads her to disturbing conclusions. Her friends in the Women's Murder Club warn her against taking the crimes to heart, but with lives at stake, she can't help herself from ...

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Cross her heart by Sarah Pinborough

Cross her heart

Sarah Pinborough

Large Print

Someone is very angry. The letter he's reading has sent him into a rage. He starts to make a plan - he wants to destroy the woman who's rejected him... Lisa lives for her daughter Ava, her job, and her best friend Marilyn. But when a handsome client shows...

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Dark sacred night by Michael Connelly

Dark sacred night

Michael Connelly

Large Print

Having been shunted onto the late show, the Hollywood night beat, Renee Ballard has come to believe it suits her. One night after attending a grisly callout, she returns to the station in the early hours, only to find a stranger rifling through old f...

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The colour of lies by Lezanne Clannachan

The colour of lies

Lezanne Clannachan

Large Print

Anna knows what lies look like. She can see untruths spill from heads and colour the air. Only her sister knows about Anna's synaesthesia and how she can read a person's emotions - even when they're trying to hide them. When she gets a job as a mother's...

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Shamed  by Linda Castillo

Shamed

Linda Castillo

Book

In this riveting new thriller in Linda Castillo's New York Times bestselling series, Kate Burkholder races against the clock to find a missing Amish girl. An Amish grandmother is murdered on an abandoned farm, her seven year old granddaughter abducted....

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Bark of night  by David Rosenfelt

Bark of night

David Rosenfelt

Book

"When defense lawyer Andy Carpenter's veterinarian asks to speak to him privately at the checkup of his golden retriever, Tara, the last thing Andy expects is Truman. Tiny, healthy, French bulldog Truman was dropped off days ago with instructions to ...

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Till death do us part by Stephen Edger

Till death do us part

Stephen Edger

eBook

The wedding vows are exchanged, then the nightmare begins... 'A heart-in-the-mouth, tense and incredibly gripping read that kept me awake until the small hours' Carol Wyer, author of The Birthday It was supposed to be the happiest day of her life... ...

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#taken by Tony Parsons

#taken

Tony Parsons

eBook

#taken in the night. They thought they were kidnapping the mistress of one of London's most powerful gangsters. But they've taken the wrong woman. And crossed the wrong detective. #taken underground. Detective Max Wolfe's hunt for the missing woman takes...

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Unto us a son is given by Donna Leon

Unto us a son is given

Donna Leon

eBook

The latest of Donna Leon's bestselling Venice crime novelsAs a favour to his wealthy father-in-law, the Count Falier, Commissario Guido Brunetti agrees to investigate the seemingly innocent wish of the Count's best friend, the elderly and childless Gonzalo,...

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Beautiful Death by Fiona McIntosh

Beautiful Death

Fiona McIntosh

eBook

DCI Jack Hawksworth is back, working on a high-profile case breaking in London. A calculating serial killer is on the loose, committing the most gruesome of murders as he 'trophies' the faces of his victims. With each new atrocity, the public and police...

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Bewitched and betrothed by Juliet Blackwell

Bewitched and betrothed

Juliet Blackwell

eBook

When Lily Ivory stumbles on the uniform of a former prisoner from Alcatraz and SFPD inspector Carlos Romero's cousin is kidnapped, Lily suspects something dangerous has been unleashed on the ghost-ridden island of Alcatraz. She'll have to sleuth out ...

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Clause & effect by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Clause & effect

Kaitlyn Dunnett

eBook

"As a professional editor, Mikki Lincoln is used to crimes against the English language. As an amateur sleuth, she's finding catching criminals a lot more dangerous than catching typos ... Nestled in the picturesque Catskills, the village of Lenape H...

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All the dirty secrets by Marian Lanouette

All the dirty secrets

Marian Lanouette

eBook

It's a shocking blast from the past when homicide detective Jake Carrington finds himself investigating the last woman he'd suspect of murder... Recovering from a stab wound to the gut, and dealing with the news that his sister's killer might beat the...

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None so deadly by David A. Poulsen

None so deadly

David A. Poulsen

eBook

"It's the case that has haunted Cullen and Cobb - the twenty-five-year-old cold case murder of eleven-year-old Faith Unruh. And now the brutal killing of a police investigator who was similarly obsessed with the little girl's murder has put the ex-co...

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Strangled eggs and ham by Maddie Day

Strangled eggs and ham

Maddie Day

eAudiobook

"Robbie Jordan's rustic country store is growing in popularity. But when a dead body appears, it turns out that Robbie's home-style cooking attracts hungry customers and murder! While Robbie scrambles through breakfast orders for her expanding clientele...

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Murder's no votive confidence by Christin Brecher

Murder's no votive confidence

Christin Brecher

eAudiobook

Christin Brecher presents Book 1 in the Nantucket Candle Maker Mystery series.

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Solus by Peter Bowen

Solus

Peter Bowen

eAudiobook

Gabriel Du Pré is back in action, coming to the aid of a whistleblower on the run, in this all-new novel in a "wonderfully eclectic and enjoyable series" (Booklist). When a hunted military whistleblower and his family need someplace to hide and someone...

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Barbecue & brooms by Bella Falls

Barbecue & brooms

Bella Falls

eAudiobook

Bella Falls presents the fourth book in her Southern Charms Cozy Mystery series.

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The boy in the headlights by Samuel Bjørk

The boy in the headlights

Samuel Bjørk

eAudiobook

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Boy in Headlights by Samuel Bjork, read by Laura Paton. The bestselling series, a former Richard and Judy bookclub pick, returns with another chilling case. Munch and Krüger. An unexpected pairing. A...

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Better dead by Pamela McConathy Kopfler

Better dead

Pamela McConathy Kopfler

eAudiobook

Burl Davis checked out of this life a little earlier than expected--before Holly could serve him with divorce papers over his extramarital flings. Unfortunately, it was not before he nearly bankrupted her beloved B&B, Holly Grove, a converted plantation...

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You better knot die by Betty Hechtman

You better knot die

Betty Hechtman

eAudiobook

Betty Hechtman presents Book 5 in the Crochet Mystery series.

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Brought in dead by Jack Higgins

Brought in dead

Jack Higgins

eAudiobook

The second of two classic police thrillers featuring detective Nick Miller, set in London's seedy underworld. After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way home - only to become the first policeman at the scene of a young...

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Chasing the wind by Chris Humphreys

Chasing the wind

Chris Humphreys

eAudiobook

You should never fall in love with a flyer. You should only be in love with flight. That's the rule that Roxy Loewen--aviatrix, and protege of the great Amelia Earhart--always lives by. Until she falls hard for fellow pilot Jocco Zomack and he leads her...

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The gun also rises by Sherry (Mystery writer) Harris

The gun also rises

Sherry (Mystery writer) Harris

eAudiobook

A wealthy widow has asked Sarah Winston to sell her massive collection of mysteries through her garage-sale business. While sorting through piles of books stashed in the woman's attic, Sarah is amazed to discover a case of lost Hemingway stories, stolen...

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Kitty confidential by Molly Fitz

Kitty confidential

Molly Fitz

eAudiobook

Molly Fitz presents Book 1 in the Pet Whisperer P.I. series.

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Murder at the Mousetrap by Helena Marchmont

Murder at the Mousetrap

Helena Marchmont

eAudiobook

Miss Marple meets Oscar Wilde in this new series of cosy mysteries set in the picturesque Cotswolds village of Bunburry. Alfie McAlister has retreated from London to the peace and quiet of the country to recover from a personal tragedy. But an accidental...

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Wired truth  by Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Wired truth

Toby (Toby Wilson) Neal

Book

"Paradise hides a master thief. What if diamonds aren’t a girl’s best friend? ... A heist at a high-end auction house sends tech specialist Sophie on a new case hunting down a thief whose skills match her own. Even as she chases a cache of precious g...

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Murder under a blood moon  by Abigail Keam

Murder under a blood moon

Abigail Keam

Book

"Mona Moon is not your typical young lady. She is a cartographer by trade, explorer by nature, and adventurer by heart. But there's a problem. Mona is eating breakfast with Jetta Dressler, her personal secretary, and Chloe, her poodle, when she receives...

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A crime of hate  by L. J. Sellers

A crime of hate

L. J. Sellers

Book

"When a victim with no ID is found murdered, Detective Jackson believes it's another hate crime. He rounds up members of a local white nationalist group, but his task force doesn't have enough evidence to hold them. Soon after, another woman dies of what...

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Murder under a blue moon  by Abigail Keam

Murder under a blue moon

Abigail Keam

Book

"Mona Moon is not your typical young lady. She is a cartographer by trade, explorer by nature, and adventurer by heart. But there's a problem. Mona is eating breakfast with Jetta Dressler, her personal secretary, and Chloe, her poodle, when she receives...

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Darkwater truth  by Robin Caroll

Darkwater truth

Robin Caroll

Book

"Has the past come back to haunt the Darkwater Inn? Adelaide Fountaine, general manager, is enthusiastically renovating parts of the Darkwater Inn. Her intentions come to a screeching halt when a skeleton is found behind a makeshift wall - an axe beside...

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Whisper in the night  by D. K. Hood

Whisper in the night

D. K. Hood

Book

"Fifteen-year-old Lindy Rosen has been having nightmares for weeks, waking in a panic, screaming that there’s a man in her room watching her sleep. Her parents assumed it was her overactive imagination, but when one morning they find Lindy missing from...

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Murder in the fens  by Clare Chase

Murder in the fens

Clare Chase

Book

"When the body of twenty-year-old Julie Cooper is found - her pockets stuffed full of wilting flowers - in an iron-age hill fort on the edge of the fens, Detective Tara Thorpe and her team are called in to investigate. The evidence points to an illicit...

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The trouble boys  by E. R. Fallon

The trouble boys

E. R. Fallon

Book

"The Trouble Boys is an historical crime novel about the Irish mob in New York City from the 1920s to the 1950s. The story opens in pre-WWII Europe when young Irish immigrant Colin O’Brien settles with his family in New York City. There Colin befriends...

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Island of last resorts  by Mary Ellis

Island of last resorts

Mary Ellis

Book

"Kate Weller's boss, Nate Price, has some exciting news: Julian Frazier, a friend of one of the agency's wealthy clients, has invited the Nate Price Investigations team and their partners on a trip of a lifetime to his home on Elysian Island, an excl...

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Ball park  by John Farrow

Ball park

John Farrow

Book

"Montreal, 1975. Detective Émile Cinq-Mars is transferring from the Night Patrol - the notoriously tough department of officers in charge of watching over the city as it sleeps - to the day shift. His old superior has seen to it that he's assigned to...

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The thunder girls  by Melanie Blake

The thunder girls

Melanie Blake

Book

"Chrissie, Roxanne, Carly and Anita, an eighties pop sensation outselling and out-classing their competition. Until it all comes to an abrupt end and three of their careers are over, and so is their friendship. Thirty years later, their old record label...

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The housemate  by C. L. Pattison

The housemate

C. L. Pattison

Book

"YOU LET A STRANGER INTO YOUR HOME. Best friends Megan and Chloe have finally found the perfect house. And when they meet Samantha, she seems like the perfect housemate. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT SHE'S HIDING. But Megan thinks there might be more to Samantha...

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The bear pit  by Shona MacLean

The bear pit

Shona MacLean

Book

"Captain Damian Seeker is busy with the most complex intelligence operation of his career since he started working for Secretary Thurloe. His task is to use double agent Thomas Faithly to infiltrate illegal gambling dens around London, as well as mor...

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The dance of death  by Oliver Bottini

The dance of death

Oliver Bottini

Book

"One wet and misty weekend in October, the Niemann family find a stranger in their garden. He is armed and tries to force his way into the house, but disappears as soon as the police are alerted. That night he's back with an impossible ultimatum . . ...

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Girl at midnight  by Katarzyna Bonda

Girl at midnight

Katarzyna Bonda

Book

"A woman is reading in her flat in a town in the north of England. Her daughter is asleep in her bedroom. Sasha Zulaska has lived here for nearly seven years. Away from Poland. Away from her career as an undercover police officer. Away from the drink...

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The last stage  by Louise Voss

The last stage

Louise Voss

Book

"At the peak of her career as lead singer of a legendary 1980s indie band, Meredith Vincent was driven off the international stage by a horrific incident. Now living a quiet existence in a cottage on the grounds of an old stately home, she has put her...

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Call him mine  by Tim MacGabhann

Call him mine

Tim MacGabhann

Book

"Jaded reporter Andrew and his photographer boyfriend, Carlos, are sick of telling just another story: from cartel massacres to corrupt politicians, sifting the dregs of Mexico's drug war, they think they've seen it all. But when they find a body even...

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Demise in denim  by Duffy Brown

Demise in denim

Duffy Brown

Book

"When Reagan Summerside turned the first floor of her old Victorian home into a consignment shop, she never imagined she'd be harboring a fugitive in her attic. But after a dead man is found in a bathtub and local lawyer Walker Boone is accused of doing...

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The room of the dead  by M. R. C. (Martin R. C.) Kasasian

The room of the dead

M. R. C. (Martin R. C.) Kasasian

Book

"December, 1939.Having solved the case of the Suffolk Vampire, Inspector Betty Church and her colleagues at Sackwater Police Station have settled back down to business. There's the elderly Mr Fern who keeps losing his slippers, Sylvia Satin's thirtee...

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Barking boy  by Kerry Kaya

Barking boy

Kerry Kaya

Book

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Without measure  by Scott Blade

Without measure

Scott Blade

Book

"Shots fired... A mass shooting on a remote Marine base... The shooter kills himself. The Miltary Police #1 suspect? An outsider named Jack Widow. In this explosive whodunit, Jack Widow digs deep to uncover a horrifying terrorist network. Hitchhiking...

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Dressed to kill  by Kathleen Delaney

Dressed to kill

Kathleen Delaney

Book

"Mary McGill and her cocker spaniel Millie get the fright of their lives on Halloween when they hear gunshots coming from the bank and the robber, dressed in a clown costume, points his gun at them before fleeing the scene. Mary is horrified when she...

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The sleepwalker  by Joseph Knox

The sleepwalker

Joseph Knox

Book

"As a series of rolling blackouts plunge the city into darkness, Detective Aidan Waits sits on an abandoned hospital ward, watching a mass murderer slowly die. Transferred from his usual night shift duties and onto protective custody, he has just one...

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I looked away  by Jane Corry

I looked away

Jane Corry

Book

"Every Monday Ellie looks after her 4-year-old grandson Josh. The love she feels for him is different to anything she's experienced before. The only thing that can mar her happiness is her husband's affair. But he swore it was over, and Ellie has decided...

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The golden hour by Beatriz Williams

The golden hour

Beatriz Williams

eBook

"The Bahamas, 1941. Newly-widowed Leonora "Lulu" Randolph arrives in Nassau to investigate the Governor and his wife for a New York society magazine. After all, American readers have an insatiable appetite for news of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor,...

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The Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams

The Golden Hour

Beatriz Williams

eAudiobook

The New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives and A Certain Age creates a dazzling epic of World War II-era Nassau?a hotbed of spies, traitors, and the most infamous couple of the age, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. The Bahamas, 1941......

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Maigret in Vichy  by Georges Simenon

Maigret in Vichy

Georges Simenon

Book

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Maigret hesitates  by Georges Simenon

Maigret hesitates

Georges Simenon

Book

When a series of letters, written on expensive stationery, arrive at Maigret's desk stating that a murder will take place but that the writer is unsure as to who will die, who will do the killing, and when the killing will occur, Maigret's interest is...

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Hudson's kill  by Paddy Hirsch

Hudson's kill

Paddy Hirsch

Book

"New York, 1803. The expanding city is rife with tension, and violence simmers on every street as black and Irish gangs fight for control. When a young girl is found brutally murdered, Marshal Justy Flanagan must find the killer before a mob takes the...

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A dream to die for  by Susan  Z. Ritz

A dream to die for

Susan Z. Ritz

Book

In Riverton Falls, a small New England town, globe-trotting bartender Celeste Fortune stands in her kitchen puzzling over last night's frightening dream--a woman at a window, lilacs blowing in the breeze, someone's hands tight around her neck. Celeste...

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Minotaur  by Peter Goldsworthy

Minotaur

Peter Goldsworthy

Book

Detective Sergeant Rick Zadow is angry, unmotivated, unwashed, unkempt, and almost entirely reliant on his guide dog, Scout, and voice-controlled personal assistant Siri to make it through each day: one a voice without a body, the other a body without...

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Murder by the Minster  by Helen (Novelist) Cox

Murder by the Minster

Helen (Novelist) Cox

Book

Meet Kitt Hartley: librarian, trilby-wearer, Lady Grey tea-drinker, taker of no nonsense... detective? It's a perfectly normal day for Kitt Hartley at her job at the University of the Vale of York library, until Detective Inspector Halloran arrives at...

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Purgatory  by Guido Eekhaut

Purgatory

Guido Eekhaut

Book

"If the world will end in flames, who is stoking the fire? Walter Eekhaut, the veteran chief inspector from the Brussels police force who has a problem with authority, remains in Amsterdam, where he was dispatched to aid the Dutch security service. When...

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The stories you tell  by Kristen Lepionka

The stories you tell

Kristen Lepionka

Book

A late-night phone call is never good news, especially when you're Roxane Weary. This one is from her brother Andrew whose evening was interrupted by a visit from Addison, a hip young DJ he knows from the hotel bar where he works. She was drunk, bloody,...

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A breath on dying embers  by Denzil Meyrick

A breath on dying embers

Denzil Meyrick

Book

"When the luxury cruise ship Great Britain berths in Kinloch harbour, the pressure mounts on D.C.I. Jim Daley. The high-powered international delegates on board are touring the country, golfing and sightseeing, as part of a UK Government trade mission....

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A shroud of leaves  by Rebecca Alexander

A shroud of leaves

Rebecca Alexander

Book

"Archaeologist Sage Westfield has her first forensics case: investigating the murder of a teenage girl. Hidden by holly leaves, the girl's body has been discovered on the grounds of a stately home, where another teenage girl went missing twenty years...

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Tightrope  by Marnie Riches

Tightrope

Marnie Riches

Book

"Having lost everything after a failed marriage, Beverley Sanders now lodges in the basement flat of a house owned by her best friend Sophie and husband, Tim. With her former glittering marketing career in the gutter, she begins to do investigative work...

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Gone in the night  by Mary-Jane Riley

Gone in the night

Mary-Jane Riley

Book

"When the victim of a car crash begs journalist Alex Devlin for help before disappearing without trace, Alex finds herself caught up in a mystery that won’t let her go.Determined to find the missing man, she is soon investigating a conspiracy that th...

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Am I guilty?  by Jackie Kabler

Am I guilty?

Jackie Kabler

Book

"One moment I had it all - a gorgeous husband, a beautiful home, a fulfilling career and two adorable children. The next, everything came crashing down around me. They said it was my fault. They said I'm the worst mother in the world. And even though...

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Death treads the boards  by Lesley Cookman

Death treads the boards

Lesley Cookman

Book

"Summer 1908. The Alexandria introduces an unconventional male impersonator to the stage. Played by the very well known Jessie James, this entertainer is very much in the vein of Vesta Tilley. Chased from her home by her strict Baptist father, Jessie...

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Killer in the carriage house  by Sheila Connolly

Killer in the carriage house

Sheila Connolly

Book

"The second book in the Victorian Village Mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly! Kate Hamilton's plans for recreating Asheboro, Maryland as a Victorian village and tourist attraction are progressing nicely, and most of...

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Framed to death by Christina Freeburn

Framed to death

Christina Freeburn

eBook

Eden has turned into a hotspot of crime, and Faith finds herself smack dab in the middle of the flare-up. When a favor for a friend links Faith to the synthetic marijuana problem invading her town, no good deed goes unpunished becomes the title of her...

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The drowned man by Matthew J. (Matthew John) Costello

The drowned man

Matthew J. (Matthew John) Costello

eBook

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A thread of darkness by Sally Goldenbaum

A thread of darkness

Sally Goldenbaum

eBook

The French Quarter restaurant is a favorite of Portia "Po" Paltrow and her happy band of quilters, the Queen Bees -- and not just because the proprietor and chef, Picasso, does wonders for their collective palates, but because the relative newcomer is...

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A grave for two by Anne Holt

A grave for two

Anne Holt

eBook

A Grave For Two is the first instalment in Anne Holt's new crime series featuring Selma Falck. Selma Falck's personal life and career as a lawyer have hit rock bottom. That is until Hege Chin Morell - Norway's best female skier - approaches her desperate...

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Designed to death by Christina Freeburn

Designed to death

Christina Freeburn

eBook

"Faith Hunter planned the perfect event at her grandmother's shop, Scrap This, featuring local scrapbooker and Life Artist Diva, Belinda Watson. But the extravaganza goes up in a cloud of glitter when Belinda and her cousin, Darlene, brawl over scrap...

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The girl in the woods by Patricia J. MacDonald

The girl in the woods

Patricia J. MacDonald

eBook

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Booking the crook by Laurie Cass

Booking the crook

Laurie Cass

eBook

"Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, cruise around lovely Chilson, Michigan delivering happiness and good reads in their bookmobile. But the feisty librarian is worried that the bookmobile's future could be uncertain when a new library board c...

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The blood card by Elly Griffiths

The blood card

Elly Griffiths

eAudiobook

Elizabeth II's coronation is looming, but the murder of their wartime commander, Colonel Cartwright, spoils the happy mood for DI Edgar Stephens and magician Max Mephisto. Edgar is sent to New York on the trail of a small-town mesmerist who may provide...

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The murder on the links by Agatha Christie

The murder on the links

Agatha Christie

eAudiobook

When a man is found dead in a freshly dug grave adjacent to a golf course, Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings arrive on the scene only to be met by a hostile local police detective who is unwilling to share information. But Poirot's methodical inves...

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The birdwatcher by William Shaw

The birdwatcher

William Shaw

eAudiobook

Police Sergeant William South has a good reason to shy away from murder investigations: he is a murderer himself. Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. A methodical, diligent, and exceptionally bright detective, South is an...

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With our blessing by Jo Spain

With our blessing

Jo Spain

eAudiobook

1975: A baby is forcibly taken from its devastated mother. 2010: The body of an elderly woman is found in a Dublin public park. Detective Inspector Tom Reynolds is convinced the murder is linked to historical events that took place in the notorious M...

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Buried by Graham Masterton

Buried

Graham Masterton

eAudiobook

In Blarney, Cork, an old millworker's cottage guards its secrets. In 1921, a mother, father and their two young children disappeared from this house. And now, ninety-five years later, their mummified bodies have been discovered under the floorboards....

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Blood sisters by Graham Masterton

Blood sisters

Graham Masterton

eAudiobook

In a nursing home on the outskirts of Cork, an elderly nun lies dead. She has been suffocated. It looks like a mercy-killing - until another sister from the same convent is found viciously murdered, floating in the Glashaboy river. Why would anyone want...

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The pact  by Carol Coffey

The pact

Carol Coffey

Book

"When Richmond homicide detective Locklear is called in to investigate the attempted murder of a young Mennonite in a Virginian farming town, he is instantly drawn into a web of secrecy and lies spanning back to the American Civil War. Frustrated by ...

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Run away by Harlan Coben

Run away

Harlan Coben

Audio CD

After discovering his drug-addicted daughter Paige, who he has not seen in six months, panhandling in Central Park, Simon follows her into a dark and dangerous world he never knew existed that puts his family and his life on the line.

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Sisters  by Gabrielle Lord

Sisters

Gabrielle Lord

Book

"A few words on a postcard from Crete concerning her younger sister, and Greta Maitland's world starts spinning out of control: ̀Sorry to tell you this but Xanthe has been missing since May. Police informed but have found no trace...' In Crete, determined...

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The coffee club mysteries

The coffee club mysteries

Large Print

"Six Mysteries Are Brewing in Small-Town Kansas The coffee shop on the corner of First and Main in Oak Grove, Kansas, seems to attract a series of mysterious events. Or perhaps it is the six women who frequent the shop for book club who are magnets f...

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The spook in the stacks by Eva Gates

The spook in the stacks

Eva Gates

Large Print

"Wealthy businessman Jay Ruddle is considering donating his extensive collection of North Carolina historical documents to the Bodie Island Lighthouse Library, but the competition for the collection is fierce. Unfortunately, while the library is hosting...

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Hope rides again  by Andrew Shaffer

Hope rides again

Andrew Shaffer

Book

"Following a successful but exhausting book tour, Joe Biden is looking forward to returning home. However, before he does, he's got one last stop to make: Chicago, where the Obama Foundation is holding its first annual global economics forum. Barack Obama...

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The substitution order  by Martin Clark

The substitution order

Martin Clark

Book

"Kevin Moore, once a high-flying Virginia attorney, hits rock bottom after an inexplicably tumultuous summer leaves him disbarred and separated from his wife. Short on cash and looking for work, he lands in the middle of nowhere with a job at SUBstitution,...

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The two Lila Bennetts  by Liz Fenton

The two Lila Bennetts

Liz Fenton

Book

"Lila Bennett's bad choices have finally caught up with her. And one of those decisions has split her life in two. Literally. In one life, she's taken hostage by someone who appears to be a stranger but knows too much. As she's trapped in a concrete cell,...

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The man that got away  by Lynne Truss

The man that got away

Lynne Truss

Book

"It is summer in Brighton and the Brighton Belles are on hand to answer any holidaymaker's queries, no matter how big or small. The quickest way to the station, how many pebbles are on the beach and what exactly has happened to that young man lying in...

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Maltese herring  by L. C. Tyler

Maltese herring

L. C. Tyler

Book

"Dr Hilary Joyner is neither well liked nor well respected among his academic peers. However, he believes his next project will bring him the recognition he deserves. He's working to uncover the truth behind the 'buried treasure story', a local Sussex...

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Layover  by David Bell

Layover

David Bell

Book

"Joshua Fields takes the same flights every week for work. His life is a series of departures, arrivals, and airports. But during yet another layover, Joshua meets Morgan, a beautiful stranger with whom he feels an immediate connection. When it's time...

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City in flames  by Michael (Fiction writer) Russell

City in flames

Michael (Fiction writer) Russell

Book

"1940. A woman lands on the Scottish coast from a German flying boat and goes to ground, hunted by British Intelligence.Suspended from the Irish police for reasons he won't explain, Detective Inspector Stefan Gillespie is working on his father's farm...

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Murder at the Ashmolean  by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the Ashmolean

Jim Eldridge

Book

"1895. A senior executive at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is found in his office with a bullet hole between his eyes, a pistol discarded close by. The death has officially been ruled as suicide by local police, but with an apparent lack of motive for...

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Booking the crook  by Laurie Cass

Booking the crook

Laurie Cass

Book

"Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, cruise around lovely Chilson, Michigan delivering happiness and good reads in their bookmobile. But the feisty librarian is worried that the bookmobile's future could be uncertain when a new library board c...

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