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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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Keeper of the bride/Thief of hearts by Tess Gerritsen

Keeper of the bride/Thief of hearts

Tess Gerritsen

eBook

Keeper of the bride: If Nina Cormier's wedding had taken place, she would be dead. But because the bride was left at the altar, the church stood empty when the bomb went off. It wasn't until a stranger tried to run her car off the road, that Nina rea...

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The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Michael Chabon

eBook

In an alternate world in which Alaska, rather than Israel, has become the homeland for the Jews following World War II, Detective Meyer Landsman and his half-Tlingit partner Berko investigate the death of a heroin-addicted chess prodigy.

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The taken by Vicki Pettersson

The taken

Vicki Pettersson

eBook

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From Aberystwyth with love by Malcolm Pryce

From Aberystwyth with love

Malcolm Pryce

eBook

"It is a sweltering August in Aberystwyth. A man wearing a Soviet museum curator's uniform walks into Louie Knight's office and spins a wild and impossible tale of love, death, madness and betrayal. Sure, Louie had heard about Hughesovka, the legend...

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Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Murder at the Mena House

Erica Ruth Neubauer

eBook

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Dead end by Nancy Mehl

Dead end

Nancy Mehl

eBook

When multiple corpses are found, their remains point to a serial killer with a familiar MO but who's been in prison for over twenty years--Special Agent Kaely Quinn's father. In order to prevent more deaths, she must come face-to-face with the man she's...

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Murder club by Mark Pearson

Murder club

Mark Pearson

eBook

Jack Delaney is looking forward to spending Christmas with Kate Walker and his daughter, but the past has a way of ruining the best-laid plans. Some years earlier, Delaney's testimony was crucial in putting Michael Robinson, a violent serial rapist, ...

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Diner knock out by Terri L. Austin

Diner knock out

Terri L. Austin

eBook

Rose Strickland's life is complicated. Besides her waitressing gig, she works part-time for Andre Thomas, a PI with no faith in Rose's ability to investigate, her love life with Sullivan has stalled, and her BFF, Roxy, has found a new bestie, leaving...

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London calling! by Matthew J. (Matthew John) Costello

London calling!

Matthew J. (Matthew John) Costello

eBook

From the authors of the best-selling series CHERRINGHAM When a prominent family's daughter flees sleepy Sussex to seek a career on the stages of a glittering West End, Harry and Kat are asked to check in on the young woman. But the two of them soon d...

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Broken prey by John Sandford

Broken prey

John Sandford

eBook

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Absolution by Caro Ramsay

Absolution

Caro Ramsay

eBook

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A child shall lead them by Kate Flora

A child shall lead them

Kate Flora

eBook

When a jogger discovers the brutalized body of a young girl along a park trail, the ever cranky and relentless, Detective Joe Burgess catches the case. With the body lacking head and hands, Burgess and his team face complex challenges as they follow...

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The art of theft by Sherry (Sherry M.) Thomas

The art of theft

Sherry (Sherry M.) Thomas

eBook

Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, is back solving new cases in the Victorian-set mystery series from the USA Today bestselling author of The Hollow of Fear. As "Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective," Charlotte Holmes has solved murders and found miss...

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All the rage by Cara Hunter

All the rage

Cara Hunter

eBook

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One dark, two light by Ruth Mancini

One dark, two light

Ruth Mancini

eBook

New Year's Eve, London.Outside the Hope & Glory pub, a man has been left to die. A victim of extraordinary violence, he will never walk or speak again. He remains in hospital, nameless, for months, until criminal defence lawyer Sarah Kellerman walks onto...

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Sherlock Holmes and the case of the disappearing diva by Gemma Halliday

Sherlock Holmes and the case of the disappearing diva

Gemma Halliday

eBook

If there's one thing Martha "Marty" Hudson can't say no to, it's her best friend Irene Adler. So when Irene's little white lie about a fake detective named Sherlock Holmes turns into a real case from an actual paying client, Marty is all in. But their...

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Where the truth lies by Karina Kilmore

Where the truth lies

Karina Kilmore

eBook

She was slipping away. The further she fell, the closer the clouds seemed to come. Wispy transparent slipstreams of white. Cirrus. Pain smashed her head. Floating When investigative journalist Chrissie O'Brian lands a senior job at The Argus, she is ...

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Blutiger Januar by Alan Parks

Blutiger Januar

Alan Parks

eBook

An exciting, evocative noir novel set in 1973 Glasgow, a city on the cusp of a heroin epidemic, featuring detective Harry McCoy. When an 18-year-old boy shoots a young woman dead in the middle of a busy Glasgow street and then commits suicide, McCoy knows...

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Revenge is sweet by Kaye George

Revenge is sweet

Kaye George

eAudiobook

Tally Holt has poured her heart, soul, and bank account into Tally's Olde Tyme Sweets, specializing in her grandmother's delicious recipes. Tally's homemade Mallomars, Twinkies, fudges, and taffy are a hit with visiting tourists-and with Yolanda Bella,...

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In harm's way by Owen Mullen

In harm's way

Owen Mullen

eAudiobook

The Baxter house has been on the estate agent's books for decades. Dilapidated and near derelict, nobody is interested in it. But, for one buyer, the remote location and rat-infested cellar are perfect. For the first year, Mackenzie's marriage to Derek...

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Blackstone and the Rendezvous with Death by Sally Spencer

Blackstone and the Rendezvous with Death

Sally Spencer

eAudiobook

Blackstone and the Rendezvous with Death is an expertly plotted Victorian mystery that will keep readers guessing to the last page. The body of a young man fished out of the Thames is of little interest to Londoners caught up in the excitement of Que...

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A shameful murder by Cora Harrison

A shameful murder

Cora Harrison

eAudiobook

A dead body washed up after a flood dressed in evening finery is not a sight often seen in the slums of Cork City, Ireland. When Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers the body at the gate of the convent chapel she teams up with former pupil, Police Serge...

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Schlaflied by Cecilia Börjlind

Schlaflied

Cecilia Börjlind

eAudiobook

Der neue Fall des schwedischen Ermittlerteams Olivia Rönning und Tom Stilton. Am Stockholmer Hauptbahnhof schlägt sich ein Mädchen im Strom der Asylsuchenden ganz alleine durch. Aus Angst vor den Behörden lebt sie auf den Strassen Stockholms. Gemeinsam...

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Die dritte Stimme by Cecilia Börjlind

Die dritte Stimme

Cecilia Börjlind

eAudiobook

Der zweite Fall für Olivia Rönning und Tom Stilton Marseille: In einem Naherholungsgebiet wird die Leiche einer jungen Frau gefunden. Sie wurde brutal ermordet. Man weiss nicht viel über sie - nur dass sie in einem Zirkus ganz in der Nähe gearbeitet hat....

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Bricks and Mortality by Ann Granger

Bricks and Mortality

Ann Granger

eAudiobook

In the cold light of dawn, a dead body is found in the smouldering remains of a burnt-out Cotswold manor. Key House has stood empty for years, but its owner, Gervase Crown, was seen nearby just before the blaze. Is he responsible, or was he the inten...

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Lavender blue murder by Laura Childs

Lavender blue murder

Laura Childs

Large Print

"Tea-Maven Theodosia Browning brews up trouble in the latest Tea Shop Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. Tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier Drayton Conneley are guests at a bird hunt styled in the precise manner...

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Behind every lie by Christina McDonald

Behind every lie

Christina McDonald

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"Eva Hansen wakes in the hospital after being struck by lightning and discovers her mother, Kat, has been murdered. Eva was found unconscious down the street. She can't remember what happened but the police are highly suspicious of her. Determined to...

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The other Mrs. by Mary Kubica

The other Mrs.

Mary Kubica

Large Print

"Sadie and Will Foust have only just moved their family from bustling Chicago to small-town Maine when their neighbor Morgan Baines is found dead in her home. The murder rocks their tiny coastal island, but no one is more shaken than Sadie. But it’s not...

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You are not alone by Greer Hendricks

You are not alone

Greer Hendricks

Large Print

"Shay Miller has three strikes against her: no job, no apartment, no love in her life. But when she witnesses a perfectly normal looking young woman about her age make the chilling decision to leap in front of an ongoing subway train, Shay realizes she...

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The office of the dead by Andrew Taylor

The office of the dead

Andrew Taylor

eBook

The final novel in Andrew Taylor's ground-breaking Roth trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed drama Fallen Angel. A powerful thriller for fans of S J Watson. Janet Byfield has everything Wendy Appleyard lacks: she's beautiful; she has a hands...

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Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall

Roseanna

Maj Sjöwall

eBook

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The magus of hay by Philip Rickman

The magus of hay

Philip Rickman

eBook

"A man's body is found below a waterfall. It looks like suicide or an accidental drowning - until DI Frannie Bliss enters the dead man's home. What he finds there sends him to Merrily Watkins, the Diocese of Hereford's official advisor on the paranormal....

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Kiss of the bees by Judith A. Jance

Kiss of the bees

Judith A. Jance

eBook

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Edge of evil by Judith A. Jance

Edge of evil

Judith A. Jance

eBook

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Day of the Dead by Judith A. Jance

Day of the Dead

Judith A. Jance

eBook

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The judgement of strangers by Andrew Taylor

The judgement of strangers

Andrew Taylor

eBook

The second novel in Andrew Taylor's ground-breaking Roth trilogy, which was adapted into the acclaimed drama Fallen Angel. A haunting thriller for fans of S J Watson. It is 1970. David Byfield, a widowed parish priest with a dark past and a darker fu...

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A conspiracy of bones by Kathy Reichs

A conspiracy of bones

Kathy Reichs

eBook

It's sweltering in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Temperance Brennan, still recovering from neurosurgery following an aneurysm, is battling nightmares, migraines, and what she thinks might be hallucinations when she receives a series of mysterious te...

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Snowball in Hell by Josh Lanyon

Snowball in Hell

Josh Lanyon

eBook

Los Angeles, 1943. Reporter Nathan Doyle had his reasons to want Phil Arlen dead, but when he sees the man's body pulled from the La Brea tar pit, he knows he'll be the prime suspect. He also knows that his life won't stand up to intense police scrutiny,...

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Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day

Murder on Cape Cod

Maddie Day

eBook

First in a New Series! A Cape Cod shop owner and her book club must find a crafty killer in thischarming newseriesfromtheAgatha-nominatedauthor of theCountry Store Mystery series.Summer is busy season for Mackenzie "Mac "Almeida's bicycle shop, nestled...

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Dark queen waiting by P. C. Doherty

Dark queen waiting

P. C. Doherty

eBook

"October, 1471. Edward IV sits on the English throne; the House of York reigns supreme. With her young son, Henry Tudor, in exile in France, Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, shelters deep in the shadows, secretly plotting for the day when Henry...

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Black cherry blues by James Lee Burke

Black cherry blues

James Lee Burke

eAudiobook

Dave Robicheaux is still recovering from his wife's death when an old friend pulls him back into a world of professional killers.

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Trace elements by Donna Leon

Trace elements

Donna Leon

Large Print

"When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding. "They killed him. It was...

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Eight perfect murders by Peter Swanson

Eight perfect murders

Peter Swanson

Large Print

"Years ago, bookseller and mystery aficionado Malcolm Kershaw compiled a list of the genre's most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack - which he titled "Eight Perfect Murders" - chosen from among the best of the best including...

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The case of the wandering scholar by Kate Saunders

The case of the wandering scholar

Kate Saunders

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"It is 1851 and Mrs Rodd has received an unusual commission: wealthy businessman Jacob Welland is dying of consumption and implores our redoubtable detective to find his beloved brother, whom he has not seen for fifteen years. Joshua Welland was an O...

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Bomber's moon by Archer Mayor

Bomber's moon

Archer Mayor

Large Print

"The murder of a small-time drug dealer snowballs into the most complex case ever faced by Joe Gunther and his VBI team. It is said a bright and clear bomber's moon is the best asset to finding one's target. But beware what you wish for: What you can...

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The case of the careless kitten by Erle Stanley Gardner

The case of the careless kitten

Erle Stanley Gardner

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"Helen Kendal's woes begin when she receives a phone call from her vanished uncle Franklin, long presumed dead, who urges her to make contact with criminal defense attorney Perry Mason; soon after, she finds herself the main suspect in the murder of ...

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Coconut layer cake murder by Joanne Fluke

Coconut layer cake murder

Joanne Fluke

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"Bakery owner Hannah Swensen is leaving Lake Eden to help a friend in sunny California. But an unexpected phone call swiftly brings her back to a cold Minnesota winter ... and murder ... When Hannah learns that her sister Michelle's boyfriend, Detective...

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The chocolate shark shenanigans by JoAnna Carl

The chocolate shark shenanigans

JoAnna Carl

Large Print

"When a house near Lee and Joe's home goes up for sale, the couple teams up with Lee's aunt and uncle, Nettie and Hogan, to buy it, remodel it, and resell it for a sweet profit. But after the owners of the house, the Baileys, accept their offer, a lo...

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Your house will pay by Steph Cha

Your house will pay

Steph Cha

Large Print

"In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it's been since the unrest of the early 1990s. But Grace Park and Shawn Matthews have their own problems. Grace is sheltered and largely oblivious, living in the Valley...

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A cold brew killing by Lena Gregory

A cold brew killing

Lena Gregory

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"When an ice cream vendor discovers a frozen stiff, Florida diner owner Gia Morelli has to serve up some just desserts ... Gia has become good friends with Trevor, a fun, flirtatious bachelor who owns the ice cream parlor down the street from her pop...

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In want of a knife by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

In want of a knife

Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

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"When they investigate a string of disappearances of young girls, will Jenny Weston and Zoe Zola be dispatched with extreme pride and prejudice? Amateur sleuth and little librarian Jenny Weston is set on edge when the police discover a young girl's b...

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Something borrowed, something mewed by Bethany Blake

Something borrowed, something mewed

Bethany Blake

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"Daphne Templeton's sister Piper is getting married - and their mother is getting carried away. She insists on hiring Sylvan Creek's top event planner, Abigail Sinclair, who proposes an Independence Day theme complete with Statue of Liberty-inspired ...

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Echoes among the stones by Jaime Jo Wright

Echoes among the stones

Jaime Jo Wright

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"After Aggie Dunkirk's career is unceremoniously ended by her own mistakes, she finds herself traveling to Wisconsin, where her grandmother, Mumsie, lives alone in her rambling old home. She didn't plan for how eccentric Mumsie has become, obsessing over...

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Dreamed it by Maggie Toussaint

Dreamed it

Maggie Toussaint

Large Print

"Justice for the dead and solace for the living is Baxley Powell’s creed, but she faces uncharted territory in this sixth book of the Dreamwalker Mystery Series. The Suitcase Killer has struck again, only this big city menace is now a problem for Bax...

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Deros by John A. Vanek

Deros

John A. Vanek

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"When Father Jake Austin is assigned to his hometown of Oberlin, Ohio, in July of 2002, he has been away for a long time. A physician and a war veteran before entering a Catholic seminary, he is now a member of the Camillian Order. He takes comfort in...

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Lost you by Haylen Beck

Lost you

Haylen Beck

Large Print

"Libby needs a break. Three years ago her husband split, leaving her to raise their infant son Ethan alone as she struggled to launch her writing career. Now for the first time in years, things are looking up. She's just sold her first novel, and she...

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Mrs. Jeffries and the alms of the angel by Emily Brightwell

Mrs. Jeffries and the alms of the angel

Emily Brightwell

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"When a wealthy widow is murdered, Mrs. Jeffries investigates what happens when money can't buy your life in this all-new installment in the beloved Victorian Mystery series. Margaret Starling wasn't the sort of woman anyone expected to be murdered. She...

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Finders keepers by Belinda Bauer

Finders keepers

Belinda Bauer

eBook

At the height of summer a dark shadow falls across Exmoor. Children are being stolen from cars. Policeman Jonas Holly faces a precarious journey into the warped mind of the kidnapper if he's to stand any chance of catching him. But--still reeling from...

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Fatal frost by James Henry

Fatal frost

James Henry

eBook

"May, 1982. Britain celebrates the sinking of the Belgrano, Princess Diana prepares for the birth of her first child and Denton Police Division welcomes its first black policeman, DS Waters - recently relocated from East London. While the force is b...

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The death of Dalziel by Reginald Hill

The death of Dalziel

Reginald Hill

eBook

Caught in the blast of a huge Semtex explosion, the only thing preventing Superintendent Andy Dalziel from stepping through Death's door might be his own size (and indomitable willpower). As he lies on a hospital bed, it falls on DCI Peter Pascoe to ...

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Another time, another life by Leif G. W. Persson

Another time, another life

Leif G. W. Persson

eBook

The story, based on real events linked to the assassination of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme, picks up in 1989, as the seemingly unrelated stabbing death of a civil servant is investigated by officers Bo Jarnebring and Anna Holt. Under the supervision...

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A time of mourning by Christobel Kent

A time of mourning

Christobel Kent

eBook

When a young English girl goes missing from among Florence's hard-drinking, high-living community of foreign art students, ex-policeman, good husband and newly-minted private detective Sandro Cellini is at first unwilling to see any connection with h...

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Darkhouse by Alex Barclay

Darkhouse

Alex Barclay

eBook

"In 1985 in a North Texas backwater, two teenage boys made a chilling pact that would unite them forever in a dark and twisted loyalty... When a routine investigation comes to a violent and tragic end, Detective Joe Lucchesi takes leave from the NYPD...

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Time of death by Alex Barclay

Time of death

Alex Barclay

eBook

"FBI agent Ren Bryce's hunt for some of the country's most dangerous killers is about to turn into a nightmare. There is unfinished business between Ren and those she is pursuing, and soon she is forced to confront both personal and professional traumas....

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The cruel stars of the night by Kjell Eriksson

The cruel stars of the night

Kjell Eriksson

eAudiobook

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Mrs Jeffries sweeps the chimney by Emily Brightwell

Mrs Jeffries sweeps the chimney

Emily Brightwell

eAudiobook

Inspector Witherspoon is perplexed. No one seems to know the identity of the dead man dressed like a vicar and propped up against the outside wall of St Paul's Church. A paper clutched in the corpse's hand reveals the address of a dilapidated and see...

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The Venice atonement by Merryn Allingham

The Venice atonement

Merryn Allingham

eAudiobook

While watching the opera at La Fenice, Nancy Tremayne is shocked to see a woman fall to her death. But how did this tragedy occur? Newlywed Nancy is accompanying her art professor husband, Leo, on a work trip. As she explores Italy's beautiful city on...

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Murder on the moorland by Helen (Helen R.) Cox

Murder on the moorland

Helen (Helen R.) Cox

eAudiobook

Kitt Hartley wakes to the news that a murder has been committed in Irendale, a village high on the wild Yorkshire moors where her boyfriend, DI Malcolm Halloran lived with his ex-wife until she, too, was murdered. The MO of the two crimes is identical,...

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One fatal flaw by Anne Perry

One fatal flaw

Anne Perry

eAudiobook

It is 1910 and a warehouse fire on the banks of the Thames has left one criminal dead and another charged with his murder. Convinced of his innocence, Jessie Beale begs barrister Daniel Pitt to defend the accused. It's a hopeless case - unless Daniel...

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Deep state by Chris Hauty

Deep state

Chris Hauty

eAudiobook

The White House Chief of Staff is dead, discovered collapsed in his home. Paramedics say it was a heart attack, but something's not right - and only his intern, Hayley Chill, sees it. After her fears are dismissed by police, Hayley uncovers a secret....

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Grace is gone by Emily Elgar

Grace is gone

Emily Elgar

eAudiobook

Meg and her daughter Grace are the most beloved family in Ashford, the lynchpin that holds the community together. So when Meg is found brutally murdered and her daughter missing, the town is rocked by the crime. Not least because Grace has been sick...

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A deathly silence by Jane Isaac

A deathly silence

Jane Isaac

eAudiobook

When the mutilated body of a police officer is found in a derelict factory, the Hamptonshire police force is shocked to the core. DCI Helen Lavery returns from injury leave and is immediately plunged into an investigation like no other. Is this a random...

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Mexico Street by Simone Buchholz

Mexico Street

Simone Buchholz

eBook

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Lost by James Patterson

Lost

James Patterson

eBook

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Promise not to tell by Jayne Ann. Krentz

Promise not to tell

Jayne Ann. Krentz

eAudiobook

Seattle gallery owner Virginia Troy has spent years battling the demons that stem from her childhood time in a cult and the night a fire burned through the compound, killing her mother. And now one of her artists has taken her own life, but not before...

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Faceless killers by Henning Mankell

Faceless killers

Henning Mankell

eAudiobook

One frozen January morning, Inspector Wallander responds to a seemingly routine call out. But when he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath. An old man has been tortured and beaten to death, his wife lies barely alive beside his sha...

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The Christmas wassail by Kate Sedley

The Christmas wassail

Kate Sedley

eBook

Christmas, 1483: Roger the Chapman is looking forward to twelve days of peace and celebration with his wife and children in Bristol. The family is particularly excited by the arrival of a troupe of mummers, who will perform their plays in the outer ward...

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A deadly business by Lenny Bartulin

A deadly business

Lenny Bartulin

eBook

"Jack Susko is trying for a quiet life in his second-hand bookshop in downtown Sydney. It's more tin mine than gold mine, yet it's his and that's something. But when a wealthy businessman hires Jack to locate some books for him, life starts to get a ...

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1222 by Anne Holt

1222

Anne Holt

eBook

A snowbound mountain pass, a derailed train, a locked, shuttered and heavily guarded carriage, an apocalyptic storm, an ancient hotel, old betrayals, murder and state secrets. 1222 metres above sea level: train 601 from Oslo to Bergen careens off iced...

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Dead Ringer by Annelise Ryan

Dead Ringer

Annelise Ryan

eBook

A new murder victim with an old M.O. puts Mattie Winston on the trail of a killer who gives a grim new meaning to flower power... ' Spring is beginning to brighten Sorenson, Wisconsin, for Mattie and Steve Hurley and their family. While their son Matthew...

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Stamped out by Tonya Kappes

Stamped out

Tonya Kappes

eAudiobook

Everyone in Sugar Creek Gap has tried to fix up widow and beloved mail carrier Bernadette Davis on several dates. They say she has to be lonely. What they don't know is how Bernadette's life is filled . . . filled with everyone's hidden secrets and o...

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Roger Ascham and the King's lost girl by Matthew Reilly

Roger Ascham and the King's lost girl

Matthew Reilly

eAudiobook

In this special prequel to Matthew Reilly's The Tournament, Roger Ascham, the unorthodox tutor of Princess Elizabeth, is tasked by King Henry VIII with a most unusual and dangerous mission - tracking down a favourite prostitute of the King's who has ...

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Ash by James Herbert

Ash

James Herbert

eAudiobook

Who - or what - is the reclusive hooded figure that Ash has seen from the window walking across the courtyard in the dead of night? What are the strange, animal-like sounds that come from the surrounding woods? And why are the castle's inhabitants so...

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Death at the president's lodging by Michael Innes

Death at the president's lodging

Michael Innes

eAudiobook

Inspector Appleby is called to St Anthony's College, where the president has been murdered in his lodging. Scandal abounds when it becomes clear that the only people with any motive to murder him are the only people who had the opportunity - because ...

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The jigsaw man by Elena Forbes

The jigsaw man

Elena Forbes

eAudiobook

DI Mark Tartaglia spends a night in a west London hotel with a woman he has just met. When he is called out to the same hotel the next morning to investigate a murder, he realises it must have taken place while he was there. If things weren't already...

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Creed by James Herbert

Creed

James Herbert

eAudiobook

Creed, himself, is a sleaze of the first order, but good at his job; nothing will stop him getting the right shot. He's a coward, a liar and a would-be blackmailer. He's also a womaniser and a divorcée. He looks a little like the actor Mickey Rourke (and...

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Sweet danger by Margery Allingham

Sweet danger

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

Way back during the Crusades, Richard I presented the Huntingforest family with the tiny Balkan state of Averna but since then the kingdom has been forgotten.... Until circumstances in Europe suddenly render it extremely strategically important to the...

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Mystery mile by Margery Allingham

Mystery mile

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

After four attempts on his life, he ends up seeking the help of the enigmatic and unorthodox amateur sleuth, Albert Campion. After Campion bundles Lobbett off to a country house in Mystery Mile deep in the Suffolk countryside, all manner of adventures...

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Death of a ghost by Margery Allingham

Death of a ghost

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

The unrivalled Albert Campion returns to solve another shocking murder - classic crime fiction at its very best. J.S. Lafcadio, the painter, is dead. He wanted lasting fame and he left instructions to his wife for one painting to be exhibited every year...

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Means of evil and other stories by Ruth Rendell

Means of evil and other stories

Ruth Rendell

eAudiobook

Innocence is in the eye of the beholder ... A collection of short stories, ranging from crimes of passion and violence in Kingsmarkham to a bizarre murder in Yugoslavia, featuring the world-famous Detective Chief Inspector Wexford. 'I just know,' said...

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The Barrakee mystery by Arthur W. Upfield

The Barrakee mystery

Arthur W. Upfield

eAudiobook

Why was the redoubtable King Henry, an aborigine from Western Australia, killed during a thunderstorm in New South Wales? What was the feud that led to murder after nineteen long years had passed? And who was the woman who saw the murder and kept silent?...

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The crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

The crime at Black Dudley

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

Unfortunately for George, things don't quite go according to plan. A harmless game turns decidedly deadly and suspicions of murder take precedence over matrimony. Trapped in a remote country house with a murderer, George can see no way out. But Albert...

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Police at the funeral by Margery Allingham

Police at the funeral

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

When Albert Campion is called in by the fiancee of an old college friend to investigate the disappearance of her uncle, he little expects the mysterious spate of death and dangers that follows among the bizarre inhabitants of Socrates Close, Cambridge....

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Look to the lady by Margery Allingham

Look to the lady

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

A sacred chalice leads to murder, The Gyrth family had guarded the Chalice for hundreds of years. It was held by them for the Crown. Its antiquity, its beauty, the extraordinary legends that were connected with it, all combined to make it unique of its...

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Coroner's pidgin by Margery Allingham

Coroner's pidgin

Margery Allingham

eAudiobook

Just returned from years overseas on a secret mission, Albert Campion is relaxing in his bath when his servant Lugg and a lady of unmistakably aristocratic bearing appear in his flat carrying the corpse of a woman. At first Campion is unwilling to ge...

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The ghosts of Sleath by James Herbert

The ghosts of Sleath

James Herbert

eAudiobook

Menace awaits. Sleath. Quiet, peaceful. A small village hidden away in the Chiltern Hills, almost forgotten by the modern world... Menace awaits. Sleath. Quiet, peaceful. A small village hidden away in the Chiltern Hills, almost forgotten by the modern...

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Murder by the book by Eric Brown

Murder by the book

Eric Brown

eBook

London, 1955. When crime writer Donald Langham's literary agent asks for his help in sorting out 'a delicate matter', little does Langham realize what he's getting himself into. For a nasty case of blackmail leads inexorably to murder as London's lit...

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Hugger mugger by Robert B. Parker

Hugger mugger

Robert B. Parker

eBook

Spenser is back and embroiled in a dangerous and multi-layered case. Someone has been killing racehorses at stables across the south, and Walter Clive, president of Three Fillies Stables, hires him to find out who. Spenser goes to Georgia to protect ...

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Gift wrapped by Peter Turnbull

Gift wrapped

Peter Turnbull

eBook

When four postcards are sent anonymously to an advice centre, each with the word "murder" scribbled in a foreign language and the same precise OS map reference, DCI Hennessey and his team visit the sinister location and make a chilling discovery: the...

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Bad tidings by Nick Oldham

Bad tidings

Nick Oldham

eBook

The possibility of catching a serial killer is the bait used by Detective Superintendent Henry Christie's chief constable to lure him away from his planned Christmas festivities. In his thirty years with the Lancashire constabulary, Henry Christie has...

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The Family Corleone [electronic resource]  by Edward Falco

The Family Corleone [electronic resource]

Edward Falco

eAudiobook

New York, 1933. The crime families have prospered in the Depression, but with the coming end of Prohibition a battle is looming ... one which will determine which organizations will rise, and which will face a violent end. Vito Corleone pushes his ol...

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Unknown male by Nicolás Obregón

Unknown male

Nicolás Obregón

eBook

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The silent house by Nell Pattison

The silent house

Nell Pattison

eBook

"If someone was in your house, you'd know. Wouldn't you? But the Hunter family are deaf, and don't hear a thing when a shocking crime takes place in the middle of the night. Instead, they wake up to their worst nightmare. The police call Paige Northwood...

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A famished heart by Nicola White

A famished heart

Nicola White

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At first glance by Paul Gitsham

At first glance

Paul Gitsham

eBook

'A must read...'ripping.' NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars When a small-time drug dealer is found with his throat cut, a trail of blood leading to the weapon and killer, DCI Warren'Jones looks forward to a fast resolution. But what seemed like an open-and-shut...

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The second hostage by Jeffery Deaver

The second hostage

Jeffery Deaver

eBook

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The one night stand by Carissa Ann Lynch

The one night stand

Carissa Ann Lynch

eBook

FROM THE USA TODAY BESTSELLING-AUTHOR OF LIKE, FOLLOW, KILL AND WITHOUT A TRACE! A night she won't forget...''When single mum Ivy wakes up to a complete stranger lying next to her, she knows her one-night stand hook-ups have to stop.'The encounters m...

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Click here for murder by Donna Andrews

Click here for murder

Donna Andrews

eAudiobook

Ray Santiago's friends from work know him as a brilliant-but-easygoing systems engineer who spends a lot of time on his favorite online role-playing game. But the game is over for Ray: his colleagues from work, Maude, Tim, and Turing, have just found...

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50% off murder by Josie Belle

50% off murder

Josie Belle

eAudiobook

Maggie Gerber--one of the founding members of the Good Buy Girls--loves her quiet life in St. Stanley, Virginia. But all that changes when Sam Collins, her old flame, moves back to town as the new sheriff. On top of that, Claire Freemont, a librarian...

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The silent house by Nell Pattison

The silent house

Nell Pattison

eAudiobook

If someone was in your house, you'd know ... Wouldn't you? But the Hunter family are deaf, and don't hear a thing when a shocking crime takes place in the middle of the night. Instead, they wake up to their worst nightmare: the murder of their daughter....

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Velocity by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Velocity

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

eBook

Bill Wile is an easygoing, hardworking guy who leads a quiet, ordinary life. One evening, after his usual eight-hour bartending shift, he finds a typewritten note under the windshield wiper of his car. If you don't take this note to the police and get...

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The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

The hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

eBook

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'They all agreed that it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly and spectral.' Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles...

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The fire witness by Lars Kepler

The fire witness

Lars Kepler

eBook

The No 1 Swedish thriller by the author of The Hypnotist and The Nightmare One girl is dead Detective Inspector Joona Linna has been called to a home for troubled girls, north of Stockholm. A young girl has been brutally murdered, her body arranged in...

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The deceit by Tom Knox

The deceit

Tom Knox

eBook

When a renowned historian is found dead in a cave in the Sahara, his former student Ryan Harper vows to find out what happened. Rumour suggests he'd uncovered a priceless religious text, obsessively hidden for centuries by a network of holy men. Meanwhile,...

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The cutting room by Jilliane Hoffman

The cutting room

Jilliane Hoffman

eBook

The body of a student who went missing from a Florida nightclub is found in a dumpster. A horrifying scene, but nothing compared to what she had to endure before her murder. She was drugged and tortured -- all broadcast live for the twisted pleasure of...

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Morning Frost by James Henry

Morning Frost

James Henry

eBook

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Bark of night by David Rosenfelt

Bark of night

David Rosenfelt

eBook

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Trent intervenes by E. C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley

Trent intervenes

E. C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley

eBook

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Chocolate quake by Nancy Fairbanks

Chocolate quake

Nancy Fairbanks

eBook

Carolyn Blue has arrived in San Francisco to sample the Frisco fare for her job as a food writer. She dutifully calls her mother-in-law and finds she's in jail for murder!

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Praying for time  by Carlene Thompson

Praying for time

Carlene Thompson

Book

"She thought her prayers had been answered. Now she's praying for time... Vanessa Everly is a successful actress in Los Angeles, but she's still traumatized by the night that ripped her world apart. Eight years ago, Vanessa and her younger sister Roxanne...

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Payback  by Gemma Rogers

Payback

Gemma Rogers

Book

"In 1997 teenager Sophie White and her three girlfriends decide they want to lose their virginity before summer is over. Roping in her childhood buddy Gareth and his mates, Sophie holds a party to get the deed over and done with, but the night doesn't...

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The keeper  by Diane Saxon

The keeper

Diane Saxon

Book

"Responding to reports of deadly screams in the Ironbridge Gorge, Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan is first on the scene to investigate. As the search intensifies, Jenna soon discovers her sister Fliss's severely injured Dalmatian, Domino and the nake...

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Stalker  by Gemma Rogers

Stalker

Gemma Rogers

Book

"Eve Harding's world implodes one Sunday morning when she is violently assaulted and raped walking to a South London train station. As her attacker evades the Police and is left to roam the streets to stalk his next victim, Eve is forced to seek out ...

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While you were sleeping  by Kathryn (Novelist) Croft

While you were sleeping

Kathryn (Novelist) Croft

Book

"You wake up to find the man beside you is dead. He is not your husband. This is not your bed. What do you do? Tara Logan lives a quiet life with her husband, Noah, and two children, teenager Rosie and eleven-year-old Spencer. But her peace is shattered...

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