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Large print crime new titles

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Browse our collection of the latest large print crime fiction. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.
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Jailbird by Caro Savage

Jailbird

Caro Savage

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Detective Constable Bailey Morgan has been out of the undercover game since the last job went horribly wrong, leaving her with scars both inside and out. When her best friend Alice is murdered while working undercover in a women's prison, Bailey steps...

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Payback by Gemma Rogers

Payback

Gemma Rogers

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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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Best laid plans by Gwen Florio

Best laid plans

Gwen Florio

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"Nora Best is the envy of her friends. She's just turned fifty and has traded in her home with The Perfect-Ass Husband for an Airstream trailer and an adventure of a lifetime across the US. But during their leaving party, Nora finds her husband in a....

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Sarah's list by Elizabeth Gunn

Sarah's list

Elizabeth Gunn

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"Detective Sarah Burke and new cop Zivko 'Bogey' Boganicevic are sent to an incident at Fairweather Farms senior living center in Tucson. The center's van has suddenly been chased at reckless speed by a carload of bandits firing high-powered rifles, ...

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Every last fear by Alex Finlay

Every last fear

Alex Finlay

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"University student Matt Pine has just received devastating news. Nearly his entire family have been found dead while holidaying in Mexico. The local police claim it was an accident, but the FBI aren't convinced - and they won't tell Matt why. The tr...

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Girls who lie by 1988- author. Eva Bjo⁺rg ©їgisdo⁺ѓttir

Girls who lie

1988- author. Eva Bjo⁺rg ©їgisdo⁺ѓt...

When single mother Mari⁺ѓanna disappears from her home, leaving an apologetic note on the kitchen table, everyone assumes that she's taken her own life... until her body is found in the Gra⁺ѓbro⁺ѓk lava fields seven months later, clearly the victim of...

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The night village by Zoe Deleuil

The night village

Zoe Deleuil

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When Australian expat Simone moves to London to start a career, getting pregnant is not on her agenda. But she's excited to start a new life with her baby and determined to be a good mother. Even though her boyfriend Paul's cold and grey apartment in...

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Tragedy on the branch line by Edward Marston

Tragedy on the branch line

Edward Marston

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When Bernard Pomeroy, a young undergraduate at Corpus Christi College, finds a letter slipped under his door in the early hours of a rainy day, he flies into a panic. He hurries to the railway station. But he doesn't reach his destination alive. Insp...

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The last thing to burn by Will (Novelist) author. Dean

The last thing to burn

Will (Novelist) author. Dean

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He is her husband. She is his captive. Her husband calls her Jane. That is not her name. She lives in a small farm cottage, surrounded by vast, open fields. Everywhere she looks, there is space. But she is trapped. No one knows how she got to the UK:...

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Both of you by Adele Parks

Both of you

Adele Parks

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Leigh Fletcher, happily married stepmum to two gorgeous boys, goes missing on Monday. Her husband Mark says he knows nothing of her whereabouts. She simply went to work and just never came home. Their family is shattered. Kai Janssen, married to wealthy...

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The daughter in law by Nina Manning

The daughter in law

Nina Manning

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No one is good enough for her son... As a single mother, Annie has an especially close relationship with her son, Ben. They have always been together. Just the two of them. So, when Ben brings home his mysterious beautiful new wife, Daisy, immediately...

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The innocent girl by Alex Coombs

The innocent girl

Alex Coombs

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DCI Hanlon is going undercover. Oxford Philosophy lecturer Dr Gideon Fuller is in the frame, but Hanlon is not convinced. From the specialist brothels in Oxford and Soho, to the inner sanctum of a Russian people trafficker with a taste for hurting women,...

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The missing husband by Alex Coombs

The missing husband

Alex Coombs

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A security officer is assassinated. A small child grieves for his father. A psychopath commits their first crime... A frightened Russian woman seeks DCI Hanlon's help in finding her missing husband. Hanlon's not keen on the case. Until she hears a name...

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Jackpot by Stuart Woods

Jackpot

Stuart Woods

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"When Peter Barrington and Ben Bachetti come under threat while working at a film festival abroad, Teddy Fay is lured to the glittering city of Macau to resolve the problem. He'll soon come to find that world of posh casinos, luxurious developments, ...

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One by one by Ruth Ware

One by one

Ruth Ware

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"Snow is falling in the exclusive alpine ski resort of Saint Antoine, as the shareholders and directors of Snoop, the hottest new music app, gather for a make or break corporate retreat to decide the future of the company. At stake is a billion-dollar...

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The devil and the dark water by Stuart Turton

The devil and the dark water

Stuart Turton

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"'Compulsively readable.'--New York Times Book Review. The extraordinary new thriller from Stuart Turton, author of the bestselling murder mystery The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, winner of the Costa Best First Novel Award. A murder on the high...

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The Hunting Wives by May K. Cobb

The Hunting Wives

May K. Cobb

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"Sophie O'Neill left behind an envy-inspiring career and the stressful, competitive life of big-city Chicago to settle down with her husband and young son in a small Texas town. It seems like the perfect life with a beautiful home in an idyllic rural...

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The other black girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

The other black girl

Zakiya Dalila Harris

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"Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and the micro-aggressions, she's thrilled when Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They've only just...

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Unfinished business by Judith A. Jance

Unfinished business

Judith A. Jance

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"Mateo Vega, a one-time employee of Ali Reynold's husband, B. Simpson, has spent the last sixteen years of his life behind bars. According to the courts, he murdered his girlfriend. But Mateo knows that her real killer is still on the loose, and the ...

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Castle shade by Laurie J. King

Castle shade

Laurie J. King

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"A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar...

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Northern spy by Flynn Berry

Northern spy

Flynn Berry

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"A producer at the Belfast bureau of the BBC, Tessa is at work one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. The IRA may have gone underground after the Good Friday agreement, but they never really went away, and lately, bomb threats, arms drops,...

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All that fall by Kris Calvin

All that fall

Kris Calvin

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"When Emma Lawson, the youngest lead government ethics investigator in California's capital, takes a day off to help her best friend, Kate, prepare for the opening of her new business, Rainbow Alley Preschool, the morning takes a shocking turn. The s...

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Finding Tessa by Jaime Lynn Hendricks

Finding Tessa

Jaime Lynn Hendricks

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"A woman disappears and frames her husband for her murder – but she soon learns the past isn't so easily left behind. Jace and Tessa appear to be a young couple in love with nothing to hide. But looks can be deceiving. When Jace Montgomery comes home...

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The cook of the Halcyon by Andrea Camilleri

The cook of the Halcyon

Andrea Camilleri

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"Two deaths - the suicide of a recently fired worker and the murder of an unscrupulous businessman - lead Inspector Montalbano to the Halcyon, a mysterious ship that visits Vigàta’s port each day. With very few crewmen, no passengers and a stern large...

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Out of hounds by Rita Mae Brown

Out of hounds

Rita Mae Brown

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"Fox-chasing Virginians go up against a band of outsiders in this riveting new foxhunting mystery featuring "Sister" Jane Arnold and her incorrigible hounds, from New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown. "Sister" Jane Arnold tries to keep an...

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Call me Elizabeth Lark by Melissa Colasanti

Call me Elizabeth Lark

Melissa Colasanti

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"20 years ago, Myra Barkley's daughter disappeared from the rocky beach across from the family inn, off the Oregon coast. Ever since, Myra has waited at the front desk for her child to come home. One rainy afternoon, the miracle happens – her missing...

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What the devil knows by C. S. Harris

What the devil knows

C. S. Harris

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"It's October 1814. The war with France is finally over, Europe's diplomats are convening in Vienna for a conference that will put their world back together, and London finds itself in the grip of a series of terrifying murders eerily similar to the ...

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Murder on Wall Street by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder on Wall Street

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

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"Reformed gangster Jack Robinson is working hard to bolster his image in Gilded Age New York City society as he prepares to become a new father. But when Hayden Norcross, the man who nearly ruined his wife, is shot in cold blood, Jack knows the police...

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The dog who knew too much by Krista Davis

The dog who knew too much

Krista Davis

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"America's favorite dog comes to pet-friendly Wagtail for some rest and relaxation, but Holly quickly discovers that this perfect pup is a total scamp who takes every opportunity to run off and misbehave. During an outdoor treasure-hunting game, the star...

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From the grave by Jay Brandon

From the grave

Jay Brandon

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"Disbarred Texas lawyer Edward Hall returns to the courtroom after accepting an offer from the District Attorney to represent the most obviously guilty defendant in town. It's a poisoned chalice. Not only is his client charged with kidnapping the DA's...

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The indigo ghosts by Alys Clare

The indigo ghosts

Alys Clare

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"October, 1604. Former ship's surgeon turned country physician Gabriel Taverner is surprised to receive an urgent summons from his old naval captain. Now docked in Plymouth harbour, having recently returned from the Caribbean, Captain Colt believes his...

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Collision course by Matt Hilton

Collision course

Matt Hilton

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"Private investigator Tess Grey's latest case involves tracking down Hayley Cameron, a young girl who has fled after the revelation that she was adopted. Tess, aided by her fiancé Po Villere, traces Hayley to the apartment of Madison Toner - one of H...

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The murals by William Bayer

The murals

William Bayer

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"Jason Poe, a former war photographer, has been breaking into abandoned houses for an art project to document what previous tenants have left behind. One night he finds more than he expected when he ascends to an attic and is confronted by a haunting...

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Find you first by Linwood Barclay

Find you first

Linwood Barclay

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"It's a deadly race against time ... Tech billionaire Miles has more money than he can ever spend, and everything he could dream of - except time. Now facing a terminal illness, Miles knows he must seize every minute to put his life in order. And that...

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21st birthday by James Patterson

21st birthday

James Patterson

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"Detective Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a young woman from a serial killer long enough to see her twenty-first birthday. When young wife and mother Tara Burke goes missing with her baby girl, all eyes are on her husband, Lucas. He paints her not as a...

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Present tense by Natalie Conyer

Present tense

Natalie Conyer

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Retired police chief Piet Pieterse has been murdered, necklaced in fact. A tyre placed round his neck, doused with petrol, set alight. An execution from the apartheid era and one generally confined to collaborators. Who would target Pieterse this way,...

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The Ullswater undertaking by Rebecca Tope

The Ullswater undertaking

Rebecca Tope

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Spring has brought many new beginnings into the world of Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown. Not only has her baby arrived, but she and her fiancé Christopher have moved to the historic village of Hartsop - and their forthcoming nuptials are only a short month away....

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The creak on the stairs by 1988- author. Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

The creak on the stairs

1988- author. Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

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When a body of a woman is discovered at a lighthouse in the Icelandic town of Akranes, it soon becomes clear that she's no stranger to the area. Chief Investigating Officer Elma, who has returned to Akranes following a failed relationship, and her co...

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Vanished by James Delargy

Vanished

James Delargy

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Lorcan and Naiyana are desperate to move their young family far away from the hustle and bustle of modern city life. The abandoned town of Kallayee seems like the perfect getaway: no one has lived there for decades. It will be peaceful. Quiet. Secure....

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The diplomat's wife by Michael Ridpath

The diplomat's wife

Michael Ridpath

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1936. Devastated by the death of her beloved brother Hugh, Emma seeks to keep his memory alive by embracing his dreams of a communist revolution. But when she marries an ambitious diplomat, she must live within the confines of embassy life in Paris and...

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The fine art of invisible detection by Robert Goddard

The fine art of invisible detection

Robert Goddard

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Umiko Wada has had quite enough excitement in her life. With her husband recently murdered and a mother who seems to want her married again before his body is cold, she just wants to keep her head down. As secretary to a private detective, her life i...

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Murder in Piccadilly by Charles Kingston

Murder in Piccadilly

Charles Kingston

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When Bobbie Cheldon falls in love with a pretty young dancer at the Frozen Fang night club in Soho, he has every hope of an idyllic marriage. But Nancy has more worldly ideas about her future: she is attracted not so much to Bobbie as to the fortune he...

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Skelton's guide to suitcase murders by David Stafford

Skelton's guide to suitcase murders

David Stafford

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A woman's dismembered corpse is discovered in a quarry, and police quickly link the victim back to their chief suspect: her husband, Doctor Ibraham Aziz. His wife had been planning to leave him, so his guilt isn't in doubt as far as local law enforcement...

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Tell me lies by J. P. Pomare

Tell me lies

J. P. Pomare

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"Psychologist Margot Scott has a picture-perfect life: a nice house in the suburbs, a husband, two children and a successful career. On a warm spring morning Margot approaches one of her clients on a busy train platform. He is looking down at his phone,...

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Olive Bright, pigeoneer by Stephanie Graves

Olive Bright, pigeoneer

Stephanie Graves

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"Though war rages across mainland Europe, the little village of Pipley in Hertfordshire bustles along much as it always has. Adrift since her best friend, George, joined the RAF, 22-year-old Olive Bright fills her days by helping at her father's vete...

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The butcher of Berner Street by Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

The butcher of Berner Street

Alex (Crime fiction writer) Reeve

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"The headlines scream warnings about the 'Butcher of Berner Street!' and the journalist behind them - Leo Stanhope - is secretly thrilled to see the effect his words are having. Leo's previous work has largely been concentrated on more mundane issues...

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The liar's daughter by Claire Allan

The liar's daughter

Claire Allan

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"Joe McKee - pillar of the Derry community - is dead. As arrangements are made for the traditional Irish wake, friends and family are left reeling at how cancer could have taken this much-loved man so soon. But grief is the last thing that Joe's daughter...

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The moment before impact by Alison Bruce

The moment before impact

Alison Bruce

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"An evening out for five students ends in tragedy, with two dead and one critically injured. Nicci Waldock survives, but her life is left in tatters. Years later, a sighting of Jack Bailey, the brother of her dead friend, leaves her with a shocking r...

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The final twist by Jeffery Deaver

The final twist

Jeffery Deaver

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"Colter Shaw finds himself in San Francisco, where he has taken on the mission his father began years ago: locating a missing courier bag containing evidence that will bring down a corporate espionage firm responsible for hundreds, perhaps thousands,...

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The hunted by Gabriel Bergmoser

The hunted

Gabriel Bergmoser

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"Where does the adventure end and the nightmare begin? Frank owns a service station on a little-used highway. His granddaughter, Allie, is sent to stay with him for the summer, but they don't talk a lot. Simon is a dreamer and an idealist, in thrall to...

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Poker chips and poison by Rodney Strong

Poker chips and poison

Rodney Strong

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"If old age doesn't get her ... the murderer will. 97 year old Alice Atkinson should be comfortably living out her days at the Silvermoon Retirement Village. But she's bored. A lifetime of living in the grey area between right and wrong means that wi...

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The survivors by Jane (Jane Elizabeth) Harper

The survivors

Jane (Jane Elizabeth) Harper

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"Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences. The guilt that still haunts him resurfaces during a visit with his young family to the small coastal town he once called home. Kieran's parents are ...

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The devils you know by Ben Sanders

The devils you know

Ben Sanders

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"Vincent needs a change. He's spent the last fifteen years in covert operations for the US government, but after a botched and fatal mission, he decides he's done with pulling triggers. He lucks into a dream job in Santa Barbara as head of security f...

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The ex by Diane Saxon

The ex

Diane Saxon

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Sometimes your past just won't let go... As a heat wave grips the country, DS Jenna Morgan is called to a domestic incident at the home of a young family in Ironbridge. Pregnant Imelda Cheetham-Epstein has been found unconscious by her husband, Zak w...

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Handbook for homicide by Lorna Barrett

Handbook for homicide

Lorna Barrett

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"Haven't Got A Clue bookshop owner Tricia Miles's relationship is on the rocks. After a not-so-fun vacation with her on-again-off-again lover, Marshall Cambridge, Tricia's hoping for smooth sailing back in Stoneham. Unfortunately, Booktown greets her...

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Girl A by Abigail Dean

Girl A

Abigail Dean

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"Lex Gracie doesn’t want to think about her family. She doesn’t want to think about growing up in her parents’ House of Horrors. And she doesn’t want to think about her identity as Girl A: the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves...

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An unexpected peril by Deanna Raybourn

An unexpected peril

Deanna Raybourn

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"A princess is missing and a peace treaty is on the verge of collapse in this new Veronica Speedwell adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar® Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn. January 1889. As the newest member of the Curiosity ...

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Turn a blind eye by Jeffrey Archer

Turn a blind eye

Jeffrey Archer

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"William Warwick, now a Detective Inspector, is tasked with a dangerous new line of work, to go undercover and expose crime of another kind: corruption at the heart of the Metropolitan Police Force. His team is focused on following Detective Jerry Summers,...

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The scarlet dress by Louise (Novelist) author. Douglas

The scarlet dress

Louise (Novelist) author. Douglas

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Alice Lang was wearing her favourite scarlet dress when she disappeared twenty-five years ago, and her memory still casts a long shadow. The past was like water. Once the tide turned, you couldn't hold it back. In the long, hot summer of 1995,...

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Animal instinct by David Rosenfelt

Animal instinct

David Rosenfelt

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"The K Team is back in the second installment in this spinoff series from bestselling author David Rosenfelt's beloved Andy Carpenter mysteries. Corey Douglas and his K-9 partner, a German shepherd named Simon Garfunkel, are recently retired police o...

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The other Emily by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The other Emily

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

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"A decade ago, Emily Carlino vanished after her car broke down on a California highway. She was presumed to be one of serial killer Ronny Lee Jessup’s victims whose remains were never found. Writer David Thorne still hasn’t recovered from losing the love...

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Transient desires by Donna Leon

Transient desires

Donna Leon

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"In his many years as a commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native city, Venice, to discover the person responsible. Now, in Transient Desires, the thirtieth novel...

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Aftershock by Judy Melinek

Aftershock

Judy Melinek

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"When an earthquake strikes San Francisco, forensics expert Jessie Teska faces her biggest threat yet in this explosive new mystery from the New York Times bestselling duo. There's a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site,...

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Where the dead men go by Liam McIlvanney

Where the dead men go

Liam McIlvanney

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After three years in the wilderness, hardboiled reporter Gerry Conway is back at his desk at the GLASGOW TRIBUNE. Once the paper's star reporter, Conway now plays second fiddle to his former protege, crime reporter Martin Moir. But when Moir goes AWOL...

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The postscript murders by Elly Griffiths

The postscript murders

Elly Griffiths

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The death of a ninety-year-old woman with a heart condition should absolutely not be suspicious. DS Harbinder Kaur certainly sees nothing to concern her in carer Natalka's account of Peggy Smith's death. But when Natalka reveals that Peggy lied about...

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Slaughter in the Sapperton Tunnel by Edward Marston

Slaughter in the Sapperton Tunnel

Edward Marston

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1862. A goods train is speeding through the Sapperton Tunnel when it hits a makeshift pen of sheep inexplicably set up near the exit. The animals are slaughtered by the impact whilst the train hits a pile of rocks and is derailed, seriously injuring ...

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Scarweather by Anthony Rolls

Scarweather

Anthony Rolls

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1913. John Farringdale, with his cousin Eric Foster, visits the famous archaeologist Tolgen Reisby. At Scarweather - Reisby's lonely house on the windswept northern coast of England - Eric is quickly attracted to Reisby's much younger wife, and matters...

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A fatal yarn by Peggy Ehrhart

A fatal yarn

Peggy Ehrhart

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"Pamela Paterson and her Knit and Nibble club must clear the name of one of their knitters when he's accused of murdering the mayor. The trees in Arborville, New Jersey, have started sporting sweaters. Part of the trend of public knitting art? Not exactly....

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Ocean prey by John Sandford

Ocean prey

John Sandford

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"An off-duty Coast Guardsman is fishing with his family when he calls in some suspicious behavior from a nearby boat. It's a snazzy craft, slick and outfitted with extra horsepower, and is zipping along until it slows to pick up a surfaced diver ... a...

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Cat me if you can by Miranda James

Cat me if you can

Miranda James

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"Charlie Harris and his feline companion, Diesel, take a bookish vacation but discover that murder never takes a holiday. Charlie and Diesel along with Charlie's fiancée, Helen Louise Brady, are heading to Asheville, North Carolina, to spend a week at...

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Impolitic corpses by Paul Johnston

Impolitic corpses

Paul Johnston

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"November, 2038. Scotland has been reunified and Edinburgh's thirty-year experiment with supposedly benevolent totalitarianism is over. But there's still plenty of work for ex-investigator Quint Dalrymple, who's looking into an attempted strangling in...

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The Fabergé secret by Charles Belfoure

The Fabergé secret

Charles Belfoure

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"St Petersburg, 1903. Prince Dimitri Markhov counts himself lucky to be a close friend of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra. Cocooned by the glittering wealth of the Imperial court, the talented architect lives a life of luxury and comfort, by the...

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House of the patriarch by Barbara Hambly

House of the patriarch

Barbara Hambly

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"New Orleans, 1840. Freshly home from a dangerous journey, the last thing Benjamin January wants to do is leave his wife and young sons again. But when old friends Henri and Chloe Viellard ask for his help tracking down a missing girl in distant New York,...

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Cruel as the grave by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Cruel as the grave

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

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"Fitness trainer Erik Lingoss is found dead in his west London flat, his head smashed by one of his own dumbbells. His heartlessly-dumped girlfriend, blood on her clothes and hands, is the prime suspect. She had means, opportunity, and motive. But is...

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Limelight by Graham Hurley

Limelight

Graham Hurley

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"Actress Enora Andressen is catching up with her ex-neighbour, Evelyn Warlock, who's recently retired to the comely East Devon seaside town of Budleigh Salterton. The peace, the friendship of strangers and the town's prestigious literary festival ......

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When the stars go dark by Paula McLain

When the stars go dark

Paula McLain

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"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife comes an atmospheric novel of intertwined fate and heart-wrenching suspense: A detective hiding away from the world. A series of disappearances that reach into her past. Can solving them help...

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Crimson Lake road by Victor Methos

Crimson Lake road

Victor Methos

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"Retiring prosecutor Jessica Yardley can’t turn down one last investigation. This time, it’s a set of murders inspired by a series of grisly paintings called The Night Things. She’s the only one who can catch the killer, who’s left a trail of bodies in...

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An extravagant death by Charles (Charles B.) Finch

An extravagant death

Charles (Charles B.) Finch

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"In what promises to be a breakout in Charles Finch's bestselling series, Charles Lenox travels to the New York and Newport of the dawning Gilded Age to investigate the death of a beautiful socialite. London, 1878. With faith in Scotland Yard shattered...

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Checking out crime by Laurie Cass

Checking out crime

Laurie Cass

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"Minnie and her rescue cat Eddie can often be found out and about in their bookmobile near Chilson, Michigan, delivering great reads to grateful patrons all over the county. But they always brake for trouble, and when Minnie sees a car speeding away down...

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A sinister service by Alyssa Maxwell

A sinister service

Alyssa Maxwell

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"Following the devastation of the Great War, England's noble class takes comfort in honoring tradition. To celebrate their grandparents' wedding anniversary, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her siblings travel to Staffordshire to commission a china service bearing...

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Gathering dark by Candice Fox

Gathering dark

Candice Fox

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"Dr Blair Harbour, once a wealthy, respected surgeon in Los Angeles, is now an ex-con down on her luck. She's determined to keep her nose clean to win back custody of her son. But when her former cellmate, Sneak Lawlor, begs for help to find her miss...

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The bounty by Janet Evanovich

The bounty

Janet Evanovich

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"Straight as an arrow special agent Kate O'Hare and international con man Nick Fox have brought down some of the biggest criminals out there. But now they face their most dangerous foe yet-a vast, shadowy international organization known only as the....

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Murder at the Queen's Old Castle by Cora Harrison

Murder at the Queen's Old Castle

Cora Harrison

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"Despite its regal name, the Queen's Old Castle is nothing but a low-grade department store, housed within the decrepit walls of what was once a medieval castle, built at the harbour entrance to Cork city. On her first visit for fifty years, the Reve...

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The devil's due by Bonnie MacBird

The devil's due

Bonnie MacBird

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"It's 1890 and the newly famous Sherlock Holmes faces his worst adversary to date - a diabolical villain bent on destroying some of London's most admired public figures in particularly gruesome ways. A further puzzle is that suicide closely attends each...

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The split by S. J. Bolton

The split

S. J. Bolton

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"No matter how far you run, some secrets will always catch up with you ... The remote Antarctic island of South Georgia is about to send off its last boat of the summer - which signifies safety to resident glaciologist Felicity Lloyd. Felicity lives in...

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Strangers by C. L. Taylor

Strangers

C. L. Taylor

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"Ursula, Gareth and Alice have never met before. Ursula thinks she killed the love of her life. Gareth's been receiving strange postcards. And Alice is being stalked. None of them are used to relying on others - but when the three strangers' lives un...

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A lady's guide to mischief and murder by Dianne Freeman

A lady's guide to mischief and murder

Dianne Freeman

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"Frances, the widowed Countess of Harleigh, needs a venue for her sister Lily's imminent wedding, away from prying eyes. Risings, George Hazleton's family estate in Hampshire, is a perfect choice, and soon Frances, her beloved George, and other guests...

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The heatwave by Katerina Diamond

The heatwave

Katerina Diamond

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"Two bad things happened that summer: A stranger arrived. And the first girl disappeared. In the wake of the crime that rocked her community, Felicity fled, knowing more than she let on. But sixteen years later, her new life is shattered by the news that...

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Keeper by Jessica Moor

Keeper

Jessica Moor

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"He's been looking in the windows again. Messing with cameras. Leaving notes. Supposed to be a refuge. But Death got inside ... When Katie Straw's body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police decide it's an open-and-shut case....

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Cry baby by Mark Billingham

Cry baby

Mark Billingham

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"It's 1996. Detective Sergeant Tom Thorne is a haunted man. Haunted by the moment he ignored his instinct about a suspect, by the horrific crime that followed and by the memories that come day and night, in sunshine and shadow. So when seven-year-old...

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