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​What makes the perfect crime story? Murder, mystery, intrigue and more in our latest selection of criminally good reads. This list updates automatically with new titles.

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Maigret's failure by Georges Simenon

Maigret's failure

Georges Simenon

eBook

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Tannie Maria & the Satanic Mechanic by Sally Andrew

Tannie Maria & the Satanic Mechanic

Sally Andrew

eBook

Everybody's favourite agony aunt and crime fighter Tannie Maria needs some counselling advice of her own. Lingering troubles from a previous marriage still sit heavy on her, while fresh worries about Slimkat, a local man whose fighting for his people's...

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Trick of the mind by Cassandra Chan

Trick of the mind

Cassandra Chan

eBook

Scotland Yard Detective Sergeant Jack Gibbons has been shot twice, and even after the surgery he isn't out of the woods and may still be in danger because he can't remember how it all happened. While his colleagues dig into his personal life, his best...

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The power game  by Meg Keneally

The power game

Meg Keneally

Book

"Hugh Llewelyn Monsarrat and his trusty housekeeper, Mrs Mulrooney, are sent to remote Maria Island to solve the murder of Bart Harefield, the detested cutter skipper responsible for bringing supplies and correspondence to the island. Bart knows that...

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The French girl  by Lexie Elliott

The French girl

Lexie Elliott

Book

"An exhilarating psychological suspense debut that will propel readers into the darkest edges of friendship, for fans of Fiona Barton, Clare Mackintosh, and Ruth Ware. They were six university students from Oxford--friends and sometimes more than friends--spending...

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Down the river unto the sea  by Walter Mosley

Down the river unto the sea

Walter Mosley

Book

"Ten years after serving time at Rikers Island for assault, Joe King Oliver, an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to find out who on the police force...

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Death of an honest man  by M. C. Beaton

Death of an honest man

M. C. Beaton

Book

"Paul English moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh, and told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat. Angela Brody was told...

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Dead men whistling  by Graham Masterton

Dead men whistling

Graham Masterton

Book

"A Garda sergeant is found beheaded with an Irish tin whistle sticking out of his neck. He was due to give evidence at a major inquiry into police corruption. The murder sends a clear message to any future whistleblowers: silence is safe. The corruption...

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The woman in the water  by Charles (Charles B.) Finch

The woman in the water

Charles (Charles B.) Finch

Book

"London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective - without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends...

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Trouble on the Thames by Victor Bridges

Trouble on the Thames

Victor Bridges

eAudiobook

Owen Bradwell is a courageous naval officer who returns to England in the 1930s. He believes that his career is over because he has become colour-blind - but with Nazi Germany an increasing menace, the authorities cannot do without Bradwell, and he is...

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The chalk man by C. J. Tudor

The chalk man

C. J. Tudor

eAudiobook

Looking back, it all started on the day of the fair and the terrible accident. When twelve-year-old Eddie first met the Chalk Man. It was the Chalk Man who gave Eddie the idea for the drawings: a way to leave secret messages between his group of friends....

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The photographer by Craig Robertson

The photographer

Craig Robertson

eAudiobook

A dawn raid on the home of a suspected rapist leads to a chilling discovery, a disturbing collection hidden under floorboards. Narey is terrified at the potential scale of what they've found and of what brutalities it may signal. When the photographs...

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The shout by Stephen Leather

The shout

Stephen Leather

eAudiobook

Vicky Lewis is a force to be reckoned with: not yet 30 and already Crew Manager in the London Fire Brigade, she's destined for great things. But when she enters a burning building to save a man's life and leaves it with catastrophic injuries, all that...

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Line of fire by Andy McNab

Line of fire

Andy McNab

eAudiobook

Backed into a corner by a man he knows he cannot trust, ex-deniable operator Nick Stone strikes a devil's bargain. In exchange for his own safety, Stone is charged with locating someone who doesn't want to be found. And for the first time in a long time,...

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Nobody gets hurt by R. J. Bailey

Nobody gets hurt

R. J. Bailey

eAudiobook

Bodyguard Sam Wylde has had her British licence revoked. She is now operating in Europe, running security on a swanky motor yacht during the Historic Grand Prix race. And at the same time she trawls for news of her ex-husband and daughter. In fact, the...

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Puritan by David Hingley

Puritan

David Hingley

eAudiobook

Following adventures she would sooner forget in the newly renamed New York, Mercia Blakewood is hopeful that she has gained the leverage with the king she needs to reclaim her family's home back in England. The breathtaking new world piques her curiosity...

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The princess of Denmark by Edward Marston

The princess of Denmark

Edward Marston

eAudiobook

A fire at the Queen's Head deprives Westfield's Men of their home so they seize the opportunity to travel to Denmark with their patron, Lord Westfield, who is to marry a beautiful young Danish widow. When they reach Elsinore castle, they are given a warm...

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Lord James Harrington and the spring mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz

Lord James Harrington and the spring mystery

Lynn Florkiewicz

eAudiobook

It's 1958 and Lord James and his wife Beth are hosting the annual spring fair. Then wealthy recluse, Delphine Brooks-Hunter is murdered. James is summoned to the reading of her will and is tasked with solving an intriguing riddle. Meanwhile, Beth tackles...

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A distant banner by Roy Lewis

A distant banner

Roy Lewis

eAudiobook

Henry Jones ought to have been good for something more than working as a scaffolder on a building site. He had a degree, the offer of a job, a girlfriend only too eager to settle down to Welsh respectability. Yet instead, he worked with O'Hara, violent...

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Deaths of December by S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) Holliday

Deaths of December

S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) Ho...

eAudiobook

It looks like a regular advent calendar. Until DC Becky Greene starts opening doors...and discovers a crime scene behind almost every one. The police hope it's a prank. Because if it isn't, a murderer has just surfaced - someone who's been killing for...

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Munich by Robert Harris

Munich

Robert Harris

eAudiobook

September 1938. Hitler is determined to start a war. Chamberlain is desperate to preserve the peace. The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious for what takes place there. Munich. As Chamberlain's plane judders over...

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No dominion by Louise Welsh

No dominion

Louise Welsh

eAudiobook

It is seven years since the Sweats wiped out most of the world's population. But for those who survived the outbreak, life has gone on. Stevie Flint and Magnus McFall are now part of a small community on the Orkney Islands who are trying to rebuild the...

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If I die before I wake by Emily Koch

If I die before I wake

Emily Koch

eAudiobook

Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, and his friends talk about how his girlfriend Bea needs to move on, he can only listen. But Alex soon begins to suspect that the accident that...

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False fire by Veronica Heley

False fire

Veronica Heley

eAudiobook

Attending a birthday celebration for two young girls, Bea Abbot tries not to let superstition get the better of her when she realises they are 13 at dinner. What she doesn't anticipate is that the evening will end in sudden, violent death. Suddenly a...

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The bone garden by Kate Ellis

The bone garden

Kate Ellis

eAudiobook

An excavation at the lost gardens of Earlsacre Hall is called to a halt when a skeleton is discovered under a 300-year-old stone plinth, a corpse that seems to have been buried alive. But DS Wesley has a more recent murder case to solve. A man has been...

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Ghost  by Helen Grant

Ghost

Helen Grant

Book

"Langlands House is haunted, but not by the ghost you think. Augusta McAndrew lives on a remote Scottish estate with her grandmother, Rose. For her own safety, she hides from outsiders, as she has done her entire life. Visitors are few and far between...

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Twist of faith  by Ellen J. Green

Twist of faith

Ellen J. Green

Book

"After the death of her adoptive mother, Ava Saunders comes upon a peculiar photograph, sealed and hidden away in a crawl space. The photo shows a shuttered, ramshackle house on top of a steep hill. On the back, a puzzling inscription: Destiny calls us....

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A dangerous crossing  by Ausma Zehanat Khan

A dangerous crossing

Ausma Zehanat Khan

Book

"The Syrian refugee crisis becomes personal for Inspector Esa Khattak and Sergeant Rachel Getty when they are called in to search for a missing Canadian volunteer. Nathan Clare's sister, Audrey, has vanished from the Greek islands, where she was working...

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Mephisto waltz  by F. R. Tallis

Mephisto waltz

F. R. Tallis

Book

"When the body of a badly mutilated victim is discovered in an abandoned piano factory in 1904 Vienna, psychiatrist Max Lieberman assists Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt in an investigation that draws them into the shadowy and sexually unconventional...

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A cold day in hell  by Lissa Marie Redmond

A cold day in hell

Lissa Marie Redmond

Book

"Buffalo Detective Lauren Riley has always been on the opposite side of the courtroom from slick defense attorney Frank Violanti. Now he's begging to hire her as a private investigator to help clear his client of murder. She wants nothing to do with the...

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My name is Nathan Lucius  by Mark Winkler

My name is Nathan Lucius

Mark Winkler

Book

"How far would you go for your best friend? If she begged you to, would you kill her? Nathan Lucius, 31, is an ad salesman at a Cape Town newspaper. Disaffected, hard-drinking and plagued by blackouts, Nathan lives alone and has only one true friend,...

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The perfect neighbours  by Rachel Sargeant

The perfect neighbours

Rachel Sargeant

Book

"The perfect neighbours tell the perfect lies… When Helen moves into an exciting new neighbourhood, she finds herself in a web of evil with no escape. Behind the shutters lies a devastating secret… When Helen moves abroad with her loving husband Gary,...

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The wicked cometh  by Laura (Author) Carlin

The wicked cometh

Laura (Author) Carlin

Book

"Down the darkest London streets and alleyways, acts of unspeakable wickedness are left unchecked and some of the poorest in society are disappearing with no one willing to speak for them. But Hester White, a bright young woman from the slums of Bethnal...

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Mile High murder  by Marcia Dutton Talley

Mile High murder

Marcia Dutton Talley

Book

"It's a fact that some of the cancer support group survivors Hannah Ives works with take marijuana. Recreational use of the drug may be illegal in Maryland, but a few patients, like Maryland Sate Senator Claire Thompson, are prescribed it on medical grounds....

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The dark angel  by Elly Griffiths

The dark angel

Elly Griffiths

Book

"Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Franco Scarlatti, asking for her help. He's discovered a group of bones in a tiny hilltop village but doesn't know what to make of them. It's years since Ruth has...

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19 souls  by J. D. Allen

19 souls

J. D. Allen

Book

"Private Investigator Jim Bean is a straightforward, to-the-point man. When his latest client, Sophie Evers, asks him to find her brother Daniel, Jim has no idea how complicated his life is about to become. Daniel is not Sophie's brother. He is her most...

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Robicheaux by James Lee Burke

Robicheaux

James Lee Burke

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"Dave Robicheaux is a haunted man. From the acts he committed in Vietnam, to his battles with alcoholism, to the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts pepper his reality....

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The bones will speak by Carrie Stuart Parks

The bones will speak

Carrie Stuart Parks

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When forensic expert Gwen Marcey discovers a skull and a tortured girl in a cabin near her Montana home, her investigations into the matter lead her to believe that she is dealing with a neo-Nazi serial killer with a score to settle with Gwen.

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A promise of ruin by Cuyler Overholt

A promise of ruin

Cuyler Overholt

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"In early 1900s New York, the formidable crime syndicate known as the Black Hand has been terrorizing the city's Italian community with bombings and kidnappings. When a young Italian girl is found drowned and sexually defiled, Dr. Genevieve Summerford...

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The Chateau by Paul Goldberg

The Chateau

Paul Goldberg

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Death at Hyde Park by Robin Paige

Death at Hyde Park

Robin Paige

eBook

CRIME & MYSTERY. Queen Victoria is dead, long live King Edward! Kate and Charles Sheridan are attending the new king's coronation ceremony when an anarchist blows himself up in Hyde Park with a bomb that was obviously meant for the Royals. Now, it's up...

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Death at Blenheim Palace by Robin Paige

Death at Blenheim Palace

Robin Paige

eBook

CRIME & MYSTERY. The marriage between the Duke of Marlborough and 17-year-old Consuelo Vanderbilt, the American railroad heiress, was the talk of two nations when it occurred in 1895. By 1903, the Duchess had produced the requisite heir-and-a-spare, and...

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A grave issue by Lillian Bell

A grave issue

Lillian Bell

eBook

After an on-air gaffe goes viral and jeopardizes her career, journalist Desiree Turner retreats home to Verbena, California for some peace and quiet. She begins working one of the quietest jobs around: presiding over funerals for her great-grandfather's...

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Death on the Lizard by Robin Paige

Death on the Lizard

Robin Paige

eBook

CRIME & MYSTERY. Lizard Village, 1903. Cornwall is rich with natural wonders, but these natural beauties conceal dangerous secrets, as amateur detectives Lord and Lady Sheridan discover. Wireless telegraph companies around the world are scrambling to...

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Parchment and old lace by Laura Childs

Parchment and old lace

Laura Childs

eAudiobook

The New York Times bestselling author of Gossamer Ghost returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery. Carmela couldn't imagine...

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December boys  by Joe Clifford

December boys

Joe Clifford

Book

"Jay Porter, the newest employee at NorthEastern Insurance in New Hampshire, is investigating an accident claim when he learns the teenager behind the wheel was arrested for minor drug possession and sentenced to a hardcore behavioral modification center....

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Lamentation  by Joe Clifford

Lamentation

Joe Clifford

Book

"In a frigid New Hampshire winter, Jay Porter is trying to eke out a living and maintain some semblance of a relationship with his former girlfriend and their two-year-old son. When Jay attempts to aid his drug-addicted brother, who is being questioned...

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The orphans  by Annemarie Neary

The orphans

Annemarie Neary

Book

"Eight-year-old Jess and her little brother were playing at the water's edge when their parents vanished. For hours the children held hands and waited for them to return. But nobody ever came back. Years later, Jess has become a locker of doors. Now a...

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Cut you down  by Sam Wiebe

Cut you down

Sam Wiebe

Book

"Tabitha Sorenson is missing. The bright but unstable student disappeared in the aftermath of a scandal involving millions of dollars in college funds. Professor Dana Essex doesn't think the missing money and the missing student are connected, but she...

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No one can know  by Lucy Kerr

No one can know

Lucy Kerr

Book

"Three months. That's how long ER nurse Frankie Stapleton has agreed to stay in her sleepy little hometown of Stillwater, Illinois, helping her estranged sister save the family hardware store, working a few shifts at the local hospital, and most importantly,...

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Death by a whisker  by T. C. LoTempio

Death by a whisker

T. C. LoTempio

Book

"Getting used to life back home in Deer Park, North Carolina, Sydney McCall and her right-hand tabby, Toby, are helping her sister Kat run the local animal shelter. Syd and Kat are all excited about the prospect of the shelter's newest fundraiser: shopping...

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Straight and level  by Penelope Haines

Straight and level

Penelope Haines

Book

"In this instalment of the Claire Hardcastle Mysteries, pilot Claire once again has her hands full. All she wants is to get through Dry July, look forward to boyfriend Jack's return from overseas and enjoy a quiet life. If only life were that simple!...

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Death beneath Jerusalem  by Roger Bax

Death beneath Jerusalem

Roger Bax

Book

"Philip Garve, a journalist on secondment in Jerusalem for a British newspaper, is more than familiar with the perils of the ancient city and the skirmishes between its people, so when he discovers a secret weapons stash by a roadside he begins to sense...

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Death around the bend  by T. E. (Thomas E.) Kinsey

Death around the bend

T. E. (Thomas E.) Kinsey

Book

"September 1909, and Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, have been invited to Lord Riddlethorpe's country estate for a week of motor racing and parties. They both agree that it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers...

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Honey-baked homicide  by Gayle Leeson

Honey-baked homicide

Gayle Leeson

Book

"It's fall in Winter Garden, Virginia, and business at Amy Flowers' Down South Cafe has never been better. So when struggling beekeeper Stuart Landon asks Amy to sell some of his honey, she's happy to help. The jars of honey are a sweet success, but their...

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A crime of poison  by Nancy Haddock

A crime of poison

Nancy Haddock

Book

"The Silver Six are known for their arts and crafts--but they're about to be tested in the art of catching a crafty killer. It's early October, time for the Fall Folk Art Festival and Bake Sale in Lilyvale, Arkansas. Every business along the town square...

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The château  by Paul Goldberg

The château

Paul Goldberg

Book

"January 2017. William M. Katzenelenbogen, science reporter at The Washington Post, is suddenly fired from his job, aimless, with exactly $1,219.37 in his checking account. When he learns that his college roommate, a plastic surgeon, has fallen to his...

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In strangers' houses  by Elizabeth Mundy

In strangers' houses

Elizabeth Mundy

Book

"When you clean strangers' houses you learn their dirty secrets...Lena Szarka, a Hungarian cleaner working in London, knows that all too well. So when her friend Timea disappears, she suspects one of her clients is to blame. The police don't share her...

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Buried lies by Kristina Ohlsson

Buried lies

Kristina Ohlsson

Audio CD

"How do you vindicate a deceased, self-proclaimed killer? A criminal lawyer in Stockholm, Martin Benner sees himself as a man who has it all. Then Bobby barges into his office one day, demanding his help. Bobby says he's the brother of Sara Tell, a young...

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Shadow man by Margaret Kirk

Shadow man

Margaret Kirk

Audio CD

"Two brutal killings rock Inverness, and bring ex-Met Detective Inspector Lukas Mahler the biggest challenge of his career ... The body of the queen of daytime TV, Morven Murray, is discovered by her sister, Anna, on the morning of her wedding day. But...

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Thirteen  by Steve Cavanagh

Thirteen

Steve Cavanagh

Book

"They were Hollywood's hottest power couple. They had the world at their feet. Now one of them is dead and Hollywood star Robert Solomon is charged with the brutal murder of his beautiful wife. This is the celebrity murder trial of the century and the...

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Live and let fly  by Clover Tate

Live and let fly

Clover Tate

Book

"Kite shop owner Emmy Adler becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation that could send her dreams crashing to the ground... With summer drawing to a close in Rock Point, Oregon, Emmy Adler hopes to beat the seasonal drop in business by winning...

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A lady in shadows  by Lene Kaaberbøl

A lady in shadows

Lene Kaaberbøl

Book

"On June 2nd, 1894, in the wake of President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot's assassination, France descends into chaos and riots in the streets of Varbourg. Many lives are lost in the mayhem, but when one lady of the night is found murdered with brutal incisions...

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A death in Live Oak  by James Grippando

A death in Live Oak

James Grippando

Book

"When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the preeminent black fraternity at Florida's flagship university, is discovered hogtied in the stygian swamps of the Suwanee River, his death sets off a firestorm. And when a fellow student, Mark Towson, the...

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The body in the casket  by Katherine Hall Page

The body in the casket

Katherine Hall Page

Book

"For most of her adult life, resourceful caterer Faith Fairchild has called the sleepy Massachusetts village of Aleford home. While the native New Yorker has come to know the region well, she isn't familiar with Havencrest, a privileged enclave, until...

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The whispering room by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The whispering room

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

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No time to delay. Do what you were born to do. Fame will be yours when you do this.' These are the words that ring in the mind of mild-mannered, beloved schoolteacher Cora Gundersun-- just before she takes her own life, and many others, in a shocking...

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The last day of Emily Lindsey by Nic Joseph

The last day of Emily Lindsey

Nic Joseph

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Detective Steven Paul has had the same nightmare for as long as he can remember, a strange symbol figuring prominently into his terror. He decided long ago that the recurring dreams are nothing more than an unfortunate side effect of his often traumatic...

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The lioness is the hunter by Loren D. Estleman

The lioness is the hunter

Loren D. Estleman

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Investigating the disappearance of an entrepreneur, Amos Walker becomes embroiled in a mystery involving a murder, questionable real estate practices, and a dangerous international fugitive.

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Mining for justice by Kathleen Ernst

Mining for justice

Kathleen Ernst

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"Chloe Ellefson is excited to be learning about Wisconsin's Cornish immigrants and mining history while on temporary assignment at Pendarvis, a historic site in charming Mineral Point. But when her boyfriend, police officer Roelke McKenna, discovers long-buried...

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Oath of honor by Lynette Eason

Oath of honor

Lynette Eason

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This inspirational thriller from Eason (Moving Target) nicely mixes crime and romance in rural South Carolina. Childhood friends police officer Izzy St. John and rookie Kevin Marshall are now police partners. One night, acting on a tip from an informant...

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Death by chocolate cherry cheesecake by Sarah Graves

Death by chocolate cherry cheesecake

Sarah Graves

eAudiobook

Jake and Ellie have been through a lot together, from home repair to homicide investigation. So when they decide to open a chocolate-themed bakery, they figure it'll be a piece of cake. With Ellie's old family recipes luring in customers, they expect...

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Punishment  by Scott J Holliday

Punishment

Scott J Holliday

Book

"Detroit-based homicide detective John Barnes has seen it all, literally. Thanks to a technologically advanced machine, detectives have access to the memories of the living, the dying, and the recently dead. But extracting victims' experiences first hand...

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Death on D'Urville  by Penelope Haines

Death on D'Urville

Penelope Haines

Book

"Claire Hardcastle is fiery, clever, daring and she's trying to prove herself in a man's world. When her routine flight to pick a passenger up from a remote island in the Marlborough Sounds turns into a murder investigation she is excited to discover...

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Dark in death by J. D. Robb

Dark in death

J. D. Robb

Audio CD

As Eve Dallas puzzles over a carefully planned yet oddly personal homicide, she receives a tip from an unexpected source: an author of police thrillers who recognizes the crime from the pages of her own book. A recent strangulation seems to fit the pattern...

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Chambers of death by Priscilla Royal

Chambers of death

Priscilla Royal

Audio CD

"It is the autumn of 1278. The harvest is in. The air is crisp. Dusty summer breathes a last sigh before the dark seasons arrive. For Prioress Eleanor, dark times arrive early in Norfolk. The head of her order, Abbess Isabeau, has sent Father Etienne...

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Black and blueberry die by L. J. Washburn

Black and blueberry die

L. J. Washburn

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"It's late summer in Weatherford, Texas and Mike Newsom's childhood friend is sweltering in prison for a crime he claims he didn't commit, murdering his wife. So instead of asking his mother to please stop investigating a murder, as he usually does,...

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Death in St. Petersburg by Tasha Alexander

Death in St. Petersburg

Tasha Alexander

Book

After the final curtain of Swan Lake, an animated crowd exits the Mariinsky theatre brimming with excitement from the night's performance. But outside the scene is somber. A ballerina's body lies face down in the snow, blood splattered like rose petals...

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The bomb maker by Thomas Perry

The bomb maker

Thomas Perry

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"A bomb is more than a weapon. A bomb is an expression of the bomber's thoughts about you, his predictions of your behavior--a performance designed to fool you into making one fatally wrong move. In The Bomb Maker, Edgar Award-winning author Thomas Perry...

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Dead woman walking by S. J. Bolton

Dead woman walking

S. J. Bolton

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The twelve sightseers in a hot-air balloon are drifting over Northumberland. They're passing over an isolated farmhouse when Jessica and her sister, Bella see a man killing a young woman. Everyone in the balloon is watching the man when he looks up and...

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Weycombe by G. M. Malliet

Weycombe

G. M. Malliet

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Weycombe is the chocolate-box village of everyones dreams. For American Jillian White, a gated life of pleasure and comfort with her titled English husband was a fantasy come true. But the murder of a local estate agent mars the villages so-pretty surface....

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LoveMurder  by Saul Black

LoveMurder

Saul Black

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"When she's called to the murder scene, the last thing San Francisco Homicide detective Valerie Hart is expecting is for Katherine Glass to walk back into her life. Six years earlier, revulsion and fascination had gripped the nation in equal measure,...

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The case of the angry first wife by Melodie Campbell

The case of the angry first wife

Melodie Campbell

eBook

Del's great-aunt, Kitty, has retired from a life of crime and embarked on a new venture, the B-Team. Although Del works at an animal shelter by day, by night she, her great-aunt and their cohorts, Dino and Ritz, use their criminal skills to right wrongs....

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Blood on the Bayou by Heather Graham

Blood on the Bayou

Heather Graham

eBook

It's winter and a chill has settled over the area near New Orleans. Finding a stream of blood, a tourist follows it to a dead man, face down in the bayou. The man has been done in by a vicious beating, so violent that his skull has been crushed in. It's...

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The price of vengeance by James R. Scarantino

The price of vengeance

James R. Scarantino

eBook

Detective Denise Aragon, caught in the middle of a standoff between a hostage-taker and a US senator, finds herself under suspicion of conspiracy and terrorism.

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A cold day in hell by Lissa Marie Redmond

A cold day in hell

Lissa Marie Redmond

eBook

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19 souls by J. D. Allen

19 souls

J. D. Allen

eBook

Vegas PI Jim Bean is conned into leading a dangerous woman straight to her target.

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No regrets by Julie Moffett

No regrets

Julie Moffett

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Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

eAudiobook

The author of Murder on Amsterdam Avenue returns to nineteenth-century New York City to find Christmas in the air, a police detective and a midwife with love in their hearts, and a wealthy newlywed with blood on her hands. Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy...

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Ursula's secret by Mairi Wilson

Ursula's secret

Mairi Wilson

eAudiobook

In just a few heartbreaking days, Lexy Shaw's world has fallen apart. After her mother is killed in a tragic hit-and-run, her mother's childhood guardian, Ursula, also dies suddenly, leaving everything to Lexy. But as Lexy reads through Ursula's hidden...

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Armed and fabulous by Camilla Chafer

Armed and fabulous

Camilla Chafer

eAudiobook

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Purrfect revenge by Nic Saint

Purrfect revenge

Nic Saint

eAudiobook

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What the cat dragged in by Molly Milligan

What the cat dragged in

Molly Milligan

eAudiobook

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A dead husband by Anna Celeste Burke

A dead husband

Anna Celeste Burke

eAudiobook

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I am missing by Tim Weaver

I am missing

Tim Weaver

eAudiobook

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of I Am Missing by Tim Weaver. Read by Joe Coen, Charlotte Ritchie and featuring the author himself. When a young man wakes up bruised and beaten, with no memory of who he is or where he came from, the press immediately...

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Murder in Bloomsbury  by D. M. (Diana) Quincy

Murder in Bloomsbury

D. M. (Diana) Quincy

Book

"Aristocratic adventurer Atlas Catesby has spent the last year trying to forget Lady Lilliana Warwick, but when she reappears in his life imploring him to help her solve a murder, Atlas feels compelled to say yes.The nerre-do-well brother of Lillianas...

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Poison  by John T. Lescroart

Poison

John T. Lescroart

Book

"Dismas Hardy is looking forward to cutting back his work hours and easing into retirement after recovering from two gunshot wounds. He is determined to spend more time with his family and even reconnect with his distant son, Vincent. But Dismas just...

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Night moves  by Jonathan Kellerman

Night moves

Jonathan Kellerman

Book

"An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual and emotional limits"--

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Exposed  by Alex Kava

Exposed

Alex Kava

Book

"FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell believes she's responding to a threat, but instead walks into a trap. The killer's weapon is a deadly virus, virtually invisible and totally unexpected. Maggie knows dangerous minds - from hauntingly perverse child predators...

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Murder wears mittens  by Sally Goldenbaum

Murder wears mittens

Sally Goldenbaum

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As autumn washes over coastal Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, the Seaside Knitters anticipate a relaxing off-season. But when murder shatters the peace, the craftiest bunch in town must unravel a killer's deadly scheme ... After retrieving fresh lobster nets...

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The pyramid of mud by Andrea Camilleri

The pyramid of mud

Andrea Camilleri

eBook

On a gloomy morning in Vigàta, a call from Fazio rouses Inspector Montalbano from a nightmare. A man called Giugiù Nicotra has been found dead in the skeletal workings of a construction site--a place now entombed by a sea of mud from recent days of rain...

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Scone cold killer by Lena Gregory

Scone cold killer

Lena Gregory

eBook

For Florida diner owner Gia Morelli, there's no such thing as too much breakfast--unless it kills you . . . When Gia Morelli's marriage falls apart, she knows it's time to get out of New York. Her husband was a scam artist who swindled half the millionaires...

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Walking the bones by Randall Silvis

Walking the bones

Randall Silvis

eBook

When long-buried secrets come back to the surface...

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Christmas cookie mystery by Naomi Miller

Christmas cookie mystery

Naomi Miller

eBook

"With a winter chill settling in and Christmas right around the corner, no one would expect a mystery, but a mystery does indeed appear... Katie Chupp is spending her days catering to the holiday rush, but she soon finds herself in the midst of a secret...

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The passing of Mr Quinn by G. Roy McRae

The passing of Mr Quinn

G. Roy McRae

eBook

Reprinted for the first time in almost 90 years, this original novelisation of the very first Agatha Christie film is a unique record of the Queen of Crime's movie debut and a bold attempt to turn one of her favourite short stories into a thrilling silent...

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The family lawyer by James Patterson

The family lawyer

James Patterson

eBook

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Unbound by Stuart Woods

Unbound

Stuart Woods

Large Print

"In the wake of a personal tragedy, former CIA operative Teddy Fay--now a successful Hollywood film producer known as Billy Barnett--takes a leave of absence to travel and grieve, and lands in Santa Fe in the company of his friends Stone Barrington and...

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Sunday silence by Nicci French

Sunday silence

Nicci French

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"Lover of London, gifted psychologist, frequent police consultant -- Frieda Klein is many things. And now she's a person of interest in a murder case. A body has been discovered in the most unlikely and horrifying of places: beneath the floorboards of...

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Long Isle iced tea by Gina LaManna

Long Isle iced tea

Gina LaManna

eAudiobook

A childhood chant turns near deadly for Lily Locke when she's swept into The Faction's latest triumph--the overthrowing of the hidden, magical city of Wishery.

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Of spice and men by Sarah (Mystery writer) Fox

Of spice and men

Sarah (Mystery writer) Fox

eAudiobook

Sarah Fox presents the third novel in the Pancake House Mystery series.

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Perfect death by Helen Fields

Perfect death

Helen Fields

eBook

'Relentless pace, devilish cleverness and a laser-sharp focus on plot.' Chris Brookmyre 'Without doubt, this is one of the best detective series I have read.' Woman's Way Magazine Your new addiction starts here: get hooked on the #1 bestselling series....

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Lady Julia Grey. Volume 1 by Deanna Raybourn

Lady Julia Grey. Volume 1

Deanna Raybourn

eBook

Return to the beginning of Deanna Raybourn's adored Lady Julia Grey's Victorian mystery series, and be carried off by adventure in this first-time digital collection.

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Unhinged  by Barbra Leslie

Unhinged

Barbra Leslie

Book

"Danny Cleary is back. Clean of drugs and fighting fit, she settles into Toronto and jumps back into the ring. Between staying in a crowded house with her musician brother, emotionally empty brother-in-law and adolescent twin nephews while hunting for...

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City of ghosts  by Kelli Stanley

City of ghosts

Kelli Stanley

Book

"PI Miranda Corbie will do anything to save her mother, but first she must clear her name of the murder of a Nazi spy. June 1940, Hitler's army has conquered France and is turning on England. While the United States is only now waking up to the war, it...

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The Calamity Café  by Gayle Leeson

The Calamity Café

Gayle Leeson

Book

"Aspiring chef and small-town Virginia native Amy Flowers is ready to open her own café offering old-fashioned Southern food. But her dream may go up in smoke when someone kills the competition... Tired of waiting tables at Lou’s Joint, Amy Flowers doesn’t...

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Comic sans murder  by Paige Shelton

Comic sans murder

Paige Shelton

Book

"The visit of quirky world-famous horror author Nathan Grimes to Star City is especially thrilling for Clare Henry and her grandfather Chester. As the owners of The Rescued Word, a charming boutique shop in town, Clare and Chester specialise in restoring...

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The grave's a fine and private place  by C. Alan Bradley

The grave's a fine and private place

C. Alan Bradley

Book

"Twelve-year-old Flavia is enjoying the summer, spending her days punting along the river with friends. Languishing in boredom, she drags a slack hand in the water, and catches her fingers in the open mouth of a drowned corpse. Brought to shore, the corpse...

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