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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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A cruel deception by Charles Todd

A cruel deception

Charles Todd

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"The Armistice of November 1918 ended the fighting, but the Great War will not be over until a Peace Treaty is drawn up and signed by all parties. Representatives from the Allies are gathering in Paris, and already ominous signs of disagreement have ...

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A study in treason by Leonard S. Goldberg

A study in treason

Leonard S. Goldberg

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"When an executed original of a secret treaty between England and France, known as the French Treaty, is stolen from the country estate of Lord Halifax, Scotland Yard asks Joanna, Dr. John Watson, Jr., and Dr. John Watson, Sr. to use their keen detec...

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Murder in the reading room by Ellery Adams

Murder in the reading room

Ellery Adams

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"Jane's boyfriend is missing, and she thinks she may find him at North Carolina's historic Biltmore Estate. Officially, she's there to learn about luxury hotel management, but she's also prowling around the breathtaking buildings and grounds looking for...

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Deadly intentions by Lisa Harris

Deadly intentions

Lisa Harris

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"Detective Josh Solomon always believed his wife's death was the result of a home invasion. But when he is pulled into a case with striking similarities, it doesn't take long for him to realize the chilling truth--the attack that took his wife's life...

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Where the missing go by Emma Rowley

Where the missing go

Emma Rowley

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"My name is Kate. I volunteer at a missing persons helpline - young people who have run away from home call me and I pass on messages to their loved ones, no questions asked. I don't get many phone calls, and those I do are usually short and vague, or...

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Hangman by Daniel (Novelist) Cole

Hangman

Daniel (Novelist) Cole

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"Eighteen months have passed, but the scars the Ragdoll murders left behind are reopened on a daily basis, the legacy of the infamous investigation infecting all aspects of daily life. Despite the media's best efforts, copycat murders all over the planet...

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Surgeons' hall by E. S. Thomson

Surgeons' hall

E. S. Thomson

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"What is the secret which grips Corvus Hall? Visiting the Great Exhibition to view the wax anatomical models of the famous but reclusive Dr Merlin Strangeway, Jem Flockhart and Will Quartermain find a severed arm, perfectly dissected and laid out amongst...

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

A lady's guide to gossip and murder

Dianne Freeman

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"Though American by birth, Frances Wynn, the now-widowed Countess of Harleigh, has adapted admirably to the quirks and traditions of the British aristocracy. On August twelfth each year, otherwise known as the Glorious Twelfth, most members of the upper...

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The bitterroots by C. J. Box

The bitterroots

C. J. Box

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"Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie is nonetheless managing ... until an old friend calls in a favor: she...

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Gallows court by Martin Edwards

Gallows court

Martin Edwards

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"London, 1930. A headless corpse; an apparent suicide in a locked room; a man burned alive during an illusionist's show in front of thousands of people. Scotland Yard is baffled by the sequence of ghastly murders unfolding across the city and at the centre...

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The autumn murders by Robert Gott

The autumn murders

Robert Gott

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George Starling is preparing to exact revenge on the person he hates most in the world (and Starling has a long list of people he hates): Detective Joe Sable of the Melbourne Homicide division. Driven by his dark passion for Nazism, Starling is going...

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Vendetta in death by J. D. Robb

Vendetta in death

J. D. Robb

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When a man is tortured, killed and left in front of his family home for all the world to see, homicide detective Eve Dallas knows she is on the hunt for a particularly dangerous killer. But death uncovers secrets, and a note left by the killer reveals...

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To the land of long lost friends by Alexander McCall Smith

To the land of long lost friends

Alexander McCall Smith

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At a wedding, Precious Ramotswe bumps into a long-lost friend, Calviniah, who confesses that her only daughter Nametso has inexplicably turned away from her. Not only that, but an old acquaintance has simultaneously lost all her money and found solace...

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Down among the dead men by Peter Lovesey

Down among the dead men

Peter Lovesey

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A nightmare discovery in the boot of a stolen BMW plunges car thief Danny Stapleton into the worst trouble of his life. What links his misfortune to the mysterious disappearance of an art teacher at a private school for girls in Chichester? Meanwhile...

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Death in the stars by Frances Brody

Death in the stars

Frances Brody

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Yorkshire, 1927: Eclipse fever grips the nation, and when beloved theatre star Selina Fellini approaches trusted sleuth Kate Shackleton to accompany her to a viewing party at Giggleswick School Chapel, Kate suspects an ulterior motive. During the ecl...

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Smallbone deceased by Michael Francis Gilbert

Smallbone deceased

Michael Francis Gilbert

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Horniman, Birley and Craine is a highly respected legal firm with clients reaching to the highest in the land. When a deed box in the office is opened to reveal a corpse, the threat of scandal promises to wreak havoc on the firm's reputation - especially...

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Murder by matchlight by E. C. R. Lorac

Murder by matchlight

E. C. R. Lorac

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London, 1945. The capital is shrouded in the darkness of the blackout, and mystery abounds in the parks after dusk. During a stroll through Regent's Park, Bruce Mallaig witnesses two men acting suspiciously around a footbridge. In a matter of moments,...

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The division bell mystery by Ellen Cicely Wilkinson

The division bell mystery

Ellen Cicely Wilkinson

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Through the double clamour of Big Ben and the shrill sound of the bell rang a revolver shot. A financier is found shot in the House of Commons. Suspecting foul play, Robert West, a parliamentary private secretary, takes on the role of amateur sleuth....

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The last lie by Alex Lake

The last lie

Alex Lake

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For Claire Daniels, life is good. She has everything she's ever wanted - a career she loves, friends she can rely on, and a husband who dotes on her. All she needs is to start a family of her own, and things will be even better than good. They'll be ...

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Death of a busybody by George Bellairs

Death of a busybody

George Bellairs

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Miss Ethel Tither has made herself deeply unpopular in the quintessentially English village of Hilary Magna, since she goes out of her way to snoop on people, and interfere with their lives. She is found floating in a cesspool, having been bludgeoned...

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Seven dead by J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson) Farjeon

Seven dead

J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson) Far...

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Ted Lyte, amateur thief, has chosen an isolated and supposedly empty house on the English coast for his first robbery. But Haven House is no ordinary country home; behind its only shuttered window hides a dreadful secret. While hunting for silverware...

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Scarecrow by Eaton K. author. Goldthwaite

Scarecrow

Eaton K. author. Goldthwaite

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A Navy vet thought to be dead approaches a plastic surgeon to be 'remade', planning to take his place as heir to a textile mill. Henry Heath, plant manager of the mill, is plotting to take control of the company's stock shares, but playboy Ford Shepp...

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On the worst day of Christmas by Tracey Walsh

On the worst day of Christmas

Tracey Walsh

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When Bethany's childhood sweetheart Jake signs up to attend Chatham Hill School's Christmas reunion, she follows suit, despite her misgivings about returning to the eerie building. Arriving at the old school, Bethany notices something unusual about the...

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Murder at Castle Cove by Charlotte McFall

Murder at Castle Cove

Charlotte McFall

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Librarian Laurie decides that a literary festival is just what Castle Cove needs, but it becomes clear that not everyone with an interest in the town agrees. As the festival gets underway, so do several sinister occurrences: threatening letters, miss...

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Who was Sylvia? by Carol Cail

Who was Sylvia?

Carol Cail

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After Maxey releases the body of a stranger called Sylvia for burial, she is determined to publish an obituary for the woman in her newspaper, The Blatant Regard. As her investigations probe more deeply into Sylvia's life, Maxey is also intrigued by a...

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The case of the late Pig by Margery Allingham

The case of the late Pig

Margery Allingham

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Prep school held two evils for the young Albert Campion: Latin prose and the bullying ways of Pig Peters. And now that he's dead, Pig is still causing trouble for Campion. First, the amateur detective receives a riddling and anonymous letter requesting...

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The fashion in shrouds by Margery Allingham

The fashion in shrouds

Margery Allingham

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First, there is a skeleton in a dinner jacket. Then a corpse in a golden aeroplane. After another body, private detective Albert Campion nearly makes a fourth... Both the skeleton and the corpse have died with suspicious convenience for Georgia Wells,...

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The yellow dog by Georges Simenon

The yellow dog

Georges Simenon

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In the windswept seaside town of Concarneau, a local wine dealer is shot. Someone is out to kill all the influential men, and the town is soon sent into a panic. For Inspector Maigret, the answers lie with the downtrodden waitress Emma, and a strange...

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A crime in Holland by Georges Simenon

A crime in Holland

Georges Simenon

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When a French professor visiting the Dutch town of Delfzijl is accused of murder, Detective Chief Inspector Maigret is sent to investigate. The community seem happy to blame an unknown outsider, but there are culprits closer to home, including the di...

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A Christmas return by Anne Perry

A Christmas return

Anne Perry

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As the festive season approaches, Charlotte Pitt's grandmamma, Mariah Ellison, is facing Christmas alone. When an unexpected package containing an ominous present is left on Mariah's doorstep, memories are sparked of a Christmas in Haslemere long ago,...

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How the dead speak by Val McDermid

How the dead speak

Val McDermid

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After the catastrophic ending of their last case, Tony Hill and Carol Jordan are dealing with the fallout. Tony is finding unexpected outlets for his talents in jail, while Carol has joined forces with a small group of lawyers and forensics experts l...

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The killing house by Claire McGowan

The killing house

Claire McGowan

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When a puzzling missing persons' case opens up in her hometown, forensic psychologist Paula Maguire can't help but return once more. Renovations at an abandoned farm have uncovered two bodies: a man known to be an IRA member missing since the nineties,...

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Murder at the Ashmolean by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the Ashmolean

Jim Eldridge

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Oxford, 1895: A senior executive at the Ashmolean Museum is found in his office with a bullet hole between his eyes, a pistol discarded close by. The death has been ruled as suicide, but the museum's administrator suspects foul play. With his cast-ir...

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The Christmas card crime by Martin Edwards

The Christmas card crime

Martin Edwards

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A Christmas party is punctuated by a gunshot under a policeman's watchful eye. A jewel heist is planned amidst the glitz and glamour of Oxford Street's Christmas shopping. And lost in a snowstorm, a man finds a motive for murder. This collection of m...

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The fire starters by Jan Carson

The fire starters

Jan Carson

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Dr Jonathan Murray is a single father caring for his newborn daughter, Sophie. Left behind as a teenager when his own parents emigrated to New Zealand, he has few pointers - and the time he spent with Sophie's mother has left him afraid of the power ...

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Clear my name by Paula Daly

Clear my name

Paula Daly

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When Carrie was accused of brutally murdering her husband's lover, she denied it. She denied it when they arrested her, when they put her in front of a jury, and when they sent her to prison. Now she's three years into a fifteen-year sentence, away from...

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The stranger inside by Lisa Unger

The stranger inside

Lisa Unger

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"Twelve-year-old Rain Winter narrowly escaped an abduction while walking to a friend's house. Her two best friends, Tess and Hank, were not as lucky. Tess never came home, and Hank was held in captivity before managing to escape. Their abductor was sent...

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A family of strangers by Emilie Richards

A family of strangers

Emilie Richards

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"All her life, Ryan Gracey watched her perfect older sister from afar. Knowing she could never top Wendy's achievements, she didn't even try. Instead Ryan forged her own path while her family barely seemed to notice. Now Wendy shares two little girls...

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Wherever she goes by Kelley Armstrong

Wherever she goes

Kelley Armstrong

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"Few crimes are reported as quickly as a snatched kid ... That’s what the officer tells single mother Aubrey Finch after she reports a kidnapping. So why hasn’t anyone reported the little boy missing? Aubrey knows what she saw: a boy being taken against...

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What Rose forgot by Nevada Barr

What Rose forgot

Nevada Barr

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"Rose Dennis wakes up in a hospital gown, her brain in a fog, only to discover that she's been committed to an Alzheimer's Unit in a nursing home. With no memory of how she ended up in this position, Rose is sure that something is very wrong. When sh...

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Nothing ventured by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing ventured

Jeffrey Archer

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"William Warwick has always wanted to be a detective, and decides, much to his father's dismay, that rather than become a lawyer like his father, Sir Julian Warwick QC, and his sister Grace, he will join London's Metropolitan Police Force. After grad...

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The rule of law by John T. Lescroart

The rule of law

John T. Lescroart

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"Dismas Hardy knows something is amiss with his trusted secretary, Phyllis. Her out-of-character behavior and sudden disappearances concern Hardy, especially when he learns that her convict brother - a man who had served twenty-five years in prison for...

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Black and blue by David Rosenfelt

Black and blue

David Rosenfelt

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"Doug Brock hasn't had it easy since his getting shot in the line of duty as a New Jersey state police officer. Between the amnesia and having to solve two murder cases, it hasn't been the most restful recovery. Now, the cold case department is check...

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Death in focus by Anne Perry

Death in focus

Anne Perry

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"It is 1933 and Europe is a place of increasing fear and violence. Young British photographer Elena Standish is on assignment in Amalfi when she meets Ian Newton, a charming Englishman with whom she falls in love. But what does she really know about ...

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The long call by Ann Cleeves

The long call

Ann Cleeves

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"In North Devon, where the rivers Taw and Torridge converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. The day Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community in which he grew...

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The devil's own game by Annie Hogsett

The devil's own game

Annie Hogsett

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"What you don't see is what you get ... When a sniper targets a blind man walking along the lagoon of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the bullet is a wake-up call aimed straight for Allie Harper and Tom Bennington, shattering their illusion that the Mondo...

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The 19th Christmas by James Patterson

The 19th Christmas

James Patterson

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"As the holidays approach, Detective Lindsay Boxer and her friends in the Women's Murder Club have much to celebrate. Crime is down. The medical examiner's office is quiet. Even the courts are showing some Christmas spirit. And the news cycle is so slow...

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A bitter feast by Deborah Crombie

A bitter feast

Deborah Crombie

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"Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his wife, Detective Inspector Gemma James, have been invited for a relaxing weekend in the tranquil Cotswolds, one of Britain's most beautiful and historic regions, famous for its rolling hil...

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Sins of the fathers by Judith A. Jance

Sins of the fathers

Judith A. Jance

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"Former Seattle homicide cop J. P. Beaumont, is learning to enjoy the new realities of retirement--doing morning crossword puzzles by a roaring fireplace; playing frisbee with his new dog; having quiet lunches with his still working wife. But then his...

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The lying room by Nicci French

The lying room

Nicci French

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"A trusted colleague and friend. A mother. A wife. Neve Connolly is all these things. She has also made mistakes; some small, some unconsciously done, some large, some deliberate. She is only human, after all. But now one mistake is spiralling out of...

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Hitmen I have known by Bill James

Hitmen I have known

Bill James

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"Tensions in the community are mounting following the gruesome deaths of two men, both of whom were accused yet acquitted of the murder of an undercover police officer. It looks like vigilante justice, but who is responsible? Alarmingly, suspicion falls...

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Bridge of sighs by Priscilla Masters

Bridge of sighs

Priscilla Masters

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"Two violent suicides leave Coroner Martha Gunn with some disturbing questions to answer - but the most difficult one of all lies closer to home ... Gina Marconi was a beautiful young barrister with everything to live for - a loving fiancé, a young son...

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In the shadow of the enemy by Tania Bayard

In the shadow of the enemy

Tania Bayard

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"Paris, 1393. A masquerade ball at the palace ends in tragedy, with four revellers burned to death. Was it an accident ... or did someone deliberately hurl a flaming torch at the dancers? Convinced it was an act of murder and that the king himself was...

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Silent footsteps by Jo Bannister

Silent footsteps

Jo Bannister

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"When does a secret admirer become a stalker? When chocolates on the doorstep give way to the sound of an intruder on the stairs? When the victim's friends are waylaid in the dark and beaten bloody? When she receives photographs memorializing these events?...

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Graveyard Bay by Thomas Kies

Graveyard Bay

Thomas Kies

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"The nude bodies of a corrupt judge and a Jane Doe are found under the icy, black waters at Groward Bay Marina, chained to the prongs of a mammoth fork lift. A videotape points to Merlin Finn, a ruthless gang leader with a proclivity for bondage and S&M...

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Playing with fire by Patricia Hall

Playing with fire

Patricia Hall

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"The death of a young girl leads Detective Sergeant Harry Barnard and Kate O'Donnell into a hotbed of simmering tensions, violence and threats in sixties' Soho. London, 1964. At three a.m. on a chilly autumn morning, Detective Sergeant Harry Barnard is...

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The other wife by Michael Robotham

The other wife

Michael Robotham

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Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been married for sixty years. William is a celebrated surgeon, Mary a devoted wife. Both have a strong sense of right and wrong. This is what their son, clinical psychologist and recent widower Joe O'Loughlin,...

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Boxed by Richard (Australian novelist) author. Anderson

Boxed

Richard (Australian novelist) author....

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Dave Martin is down on his luck: his wife's left him, his farm is a failure, his house is a mess, he's withdrawn from his community and friends, and tragedy has stolen his capacity to care. He passes the time drinking too much and buying cheap tools ...

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The blood card by Elly Griffiths

The blood card

Elly Griffiths

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Elizabeth's coronation is looming, but the murder of their wartime commander, Colonel Cartwright, spoils the happy mood for DI Edgar Stephens and magician Max Mephisto. A playbill featuring another deceased comrade is found in Colonel Cartwright's po...

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The overnight kidnapper by Andrea Camilleri

The overnight kidnapper

Andrea Camilleri

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After a hectic morning, Inspector Montalbano arrives in his office ready to find out what's troubling Vigata this week. What he discovers is unnerving. A woman on her way home from work has been held up at gunpoint, chloroformed and kidnapped, then r...

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Watching you by Lisa Jewell

Watching you

Lisa Jewell

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School headmaster Tom Fitzwilliam is beloved by one and all - including Joey Mullen, his new neighbour, who quickly develops an intense infatuation with this thoroughly charming yet unavailable man. Joey thinks her crush is a secret, but Tom's teenaged...

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Dark in death by J. D. Robb

Dark in death

J. D. Robb

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There's always a reason for murder. But when a young actress is killed in a swift and violent attack at a cinema screening, that reason is hard to fathom - even for Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her team. It's only when bestselling crime writer Blaine De...

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Dry bones in the valley by Tom Bouman

Dry bones in the valley

Tom Bouman

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When an elderly recluse discovers a corpse on his land, Officer Henry Farrell follows the investigation to strange places in the countryside, and into the depths of his own frayed soul. In Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania, secrets and feuds go back generations....

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Inspector French and the box office murders by Freeman Wills Crofts

Inspector French and the box office murders

Freeman Wills Crofts

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The suicide of a sales clerk at the box office of a London cinema leaves another girl in fear for her life. Persuaded to seek help from Scotland Yard, Miss Darke confides in Inspector Joseph French about a gambling scam by a mysterious trio of crooks,...

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The body looks familiar by Richard Wormser

The body looks familiar

Richard Wormser

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While Chief Assistant D.A. Dave Corday lurks in wait for Deputy Chief of Police Jim Latson and his girlfriend in her apartment, his cool plan for murder and revenge is the only thing on his mind. At gunpoint, Corday takes Latson's own weapon and drills...

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The last step by Tony Gleeson

The last step

Tony Gleeson

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The victim, found shot to death on a public stairway, is a recently paroled prison inmate. Is it a deliberate act of vengeance, and does it mean the killer will be looking for more victims? Detectives Jilly Garvey and Dan Lee are put on the case; but...

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Casey and the lost boys by Geraldine Ryan

Casey and the lost boys

Geraldine Ryan

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As DI Casey Clunes investigates the whereabouts of a missing volunteer, the suspicious behaviour of a group of schoolboys begins to interrupt not only her work, but her home life too... In THE OTHER DIANA, a teacher reveals a long-kept secret, leading...

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Sherlock Holmes by N. (Nigel) author. Scott

Sherlock Holmes

N. (Nigel) author. Scott

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In his capacity as a consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr Watson invariably find themselves travelling a good deal by train, and it is this which links the seemingly disparate events in one of the most fraught episodes in Holmes's...

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A blunt instrument by Georgette Heyer

A blunt instrument

Georgette Heyer

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When Ernest Fletcher is found bludgeoned to death in his study, everyone is shocked and mystified: Ernest was well-liked and respected, so who would have a motive for killing him? Superintendent Hannasyde and Sergeant Hemingway, with consummate skill,...

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Pietr the Latvian by Georges Simenon

Pietr the Latvian

Georges Simenon

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Who is Pietr the Latvian? Is he a gentleman thief? A Russian drinking absinthe in a grimy bar? A married Norwegian sea captain? A twisted corpse in a train bathroom? Or is he all of these men? Inspector Jules Maigret tracks a mysterious adversary along...

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The hanged man of Saint-Pholien by Georges Simenon

The hanged man of Saint-Pholien

Georges Simenon

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Shadowing a suspicious character on the train, Maigret discreetly switches suitcases with his quarry, curious as to what the man is carrying. Upon discovering the loss of his luggage, the man commits suicide. Remorsefully, Maigret opens the suitcase in...

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18th abduction by James Patterson

18th abduction

James Patterson

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When three female schoolteachers disappear without a trace, Sergeant Lindsay Boxer takes the lead in the investigation. But with no clues and no suspects, the odds of finding the women alive are getting slimmer by the second. Under tremendous pressure...

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Twenty-one days by Anne Perry

Twenty-one days

Anne Perry

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1910: Sir Thomas Pitt's son Daniel is in the middle of his first case as a barrister when he is summoned to the Old Bailey for an important trial. Renowned biographer Russell Graves is charged with the brutal murder of his wife, and Daniel must assist...

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No time to cry by James Oswald

No time to cry

James Oswald

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Undercover ops are always dangerous, but DC Constance Fairchild never expected things to go this wrong. Returning to their base of operations, she finds the bloodied body of her boss and friend, DI Pete Copperthwaite. He's been executed - a single shot...

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The other sister by Elle Croft

The other sister

Elle Croft

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Desperate to be a newsreader, Gina Mills lands a job as a PA at Channel Eight - but her boss, Jacqueline, barely acknowledges her efforts. Walking home one night, Gina stumbles upon a dead body, and after calling 999, makes the split-second decision to...

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Murder at the British Museum by Jim Eldridge

Murder at the British Museum

Jim Eldridge

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1894: A well-respected academic is found dead in a gentleman's convenience cubicle at the British Museum, the stall locked from the inside. Professor Lance Pickering had been due to give a talk promoting the museum's new 'Age of King Arthur' exhibition...

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The chestnut man by Søren Sveistrup

The chestnut man

Søren Sveistrup

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"One blustery October morning in a quiet Copenhagen suburb, the police make a terrible discovery. A young woman is found brutally murdered with one of her hands missing. Above her hangs a small doll made of chestnuts. Ambitious young detective Naia Thulin...

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The nanny by Gilly Macmillan

The nanny

Gilly Macmillan

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"Seven-year-old Jocelyn loves her nanny more than her own mother. When her nanny disappears one night, Jo never gets over the loss. How could she vanish without saying goodbye? Thirty years on, Jo is forced to return to her family home and confront h...

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Elevator pitch by Linwood Barclay

Elevator pitch

Linwood Barclay

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"Four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower, press the buttons for their floor. The elevator proceeds, non-stop ... then plummets to the bottom of the shaft. It appears to be a horrific tragedy... until the next day it happens again, in...

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The twice-hanged man by Priscilla Royal

The twice-hanged man

Priscilla Royal

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"It is Autumn, 1282. Edward I, more often hammering the Scots, is at war with Wales and it is not going as well as he wished. Everyone is edgy on both sides of the loosely defined border between England and Wales. Crucial battles have been lost. Raids...

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Catacombs by Mary Anna Evans

Catacombs

Mary Anna Evans

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"A deafening explosion rocks a historic Oklahoma City hotel, sending archaeologist Faye Longchamp-Mantooth crashing to the marble floor of the lobby. She's unhurt but shaken--after all, anytime something blows up in Oklahoma City, the first word on e...

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Killer instinct by James Patterson

Killer instinct

James Patterson

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"The murder of an Ivy League professor pulls Dr. Dylan Reinhart out of his ivory tower and onto the streets of New York, where he reunites with his old partner, Detective Elizabeth Needham. As the worst act of terror since 9/11 strikes the city, a name...

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The book supremacy by Kate Carlisle

The book supremacy

Kate Carlisle

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"Newlyweds Brooklyn and Derek are enjoying the final days of their honeymoon in Paris. As they're browsing the book stalls along the Seine, Brooklyn finds the perfect gift for Derek, a first edition James Bond novel, The Spy Who Loved Me. When they bump...

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Contraband by Stuart Woods

Contraband

Stuart Woods

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"Stone Barrington is getting some much-needed rest and relaxation in the Florida sun when trouble falls from the sky--literally. Intrigued by the suspicious circumstances surrounding this event, Stone joins forces with a sharp-witted and alluring loc...

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Midnight on the River Grey by Abigail Wilson

Midnight on the River Grey

Abigail Wilson

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"Abigail Wilson returns to Regency England with another tale of murder, mystery, and romance. After her elder brother's mysterious death, Rebecca Hunter vows to expose the man she believes responsible--Mr. Lewis Browning--known by the locals as the M...

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The pink bonnet by Liz Tolsma

The pink bonnet

Liz Tolsma

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"Widowed in Memphis during 1932, Cecile Dowd is struggling to provide for her three-year-old daughter. Unwittingly trusting a neighbor puts little Millie Mae into the clutches of Georgia Tann, corrupt Memphis Tennessee Children’s Home Society directo...

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A long way down by Randall Silvis

A long way down

Randall Silvis

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"Just when you think you've reached the bottom ... Ryan DeMarco would rather not go home. Not now, maybe not ever. But when his estranged wife attempts suicide, he has no choice but to return to western Pennsylvania, and all the memories that wait for...

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A better man by Louise Penny

A better man

Louise Penny

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"The air is unbearably tense as Armand Gamache returns to the Surete du Quebec for his first day of work since being demoted from its command to head of homicide. Amid blistering personal social media attacks, Gamache sets out on his first assignment....

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The last good guy by T. Jefferson Parker

The last good guy

T. Jefferson Parker

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"When hired by a beautiful and enigmatic woman to find her missing younger sister, private investigator Roland Ford immediately senses that the case is not what it seems. He is soon swept up in a web of lies and secrets as he searches for the teenager,...

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Fragments of fear by Carrie Stuart Parks

Fragments of fear

Carrie Stuart Parks

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"Stolen art. A New Mexico archaeological dig. An abandoned dog. And a secret that's worth killing for. Evelyn McTavish's world came crashing down with the suicide of her fiance. As she struggles to put her life back together and make a living from her...

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Haunted house murder by Leslie Meier

Haunted house murder

Leslie Meier

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"Tricks and treats keep the Halloween spirit alive in coastal Maine. But this year the haunted house theme is getting carried a little too far ... Haunted house murder: Newcomers to Tinker's Cove, Ty and Heather Moon have moved into a dilapidated house...

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Knit your own murder by Monica Ferris

Knit your own murder

Monica Ferris

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"The Monday Bunch and other local knitters are participating in a fund-raising auction to save a community center, creating a growing pile of stuffed animals and toys right in front of the auctioneers as the audience bids. Among those contributing the...

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Crypt Suzette by Maya Corrigan

Crypt Suzette

Maya Corrigan

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"Suzette Cripps has been occupying a spare bedroom at Val's granddad's house while she takes classes in this Maryland Eastern Shore town-but she's always seemed a little secretive and fearful, and any talk about her past is a closed book. After winning...

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Dim sum of all fears by Vivien Chien

Dim sum of all fears

Vivien Chien

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"Lana Lee is a dutiful daughter, waiting tables at her family's Chinese restaurant even though she'd rather be doing just about anything else. Then, just when she has a chance for a real job, her parents take off to Taiwan, leaving Lana in charge. Su...

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Robert B. Parker's The bitterest pill by Reed Farrel Coleman

Robert B. Parker's The bitterest pill

Reed Farrel Coleman

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"When a popular high school cheerleader dies of a suspected heroin overdose, it becomes clear that the opioid epidemic has spread even to the idyllic town of Paradise. It will be up to police chief Jesse Stone to unravel the supply chain and unmask t...

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Cold aim by Janice Cantore

Cold aim

Janice Cantore

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"Police Chief Tess O'Rourke's small town is still reeling from a devastating fire when the FBI asks for help: Could she shelter a witness in a high-profile human trafficking case? Initially reluctant to put the townspeople of Rogue's Hollow at risk, Tess...

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Death in a Budapest Butterfly by Julia Buckley

Death in a Budapest Butterfly

Julia Buckley

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"Hanna Keller and her family run Maggie's Tea House, an establishment heavily influenced by the family's Hungarian descent and specializing in a European-style traditional tea service. But truthfully, one of the shop's largest draws is Hanna's eccent...

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Layover by David Bell

Layover

David Bell

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

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The money shot by Stuart Woods

The money shot

Stuart Woods

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"Ever a man of mystery and intrigue, Teddy Fay has donned a new disguise - that of Mark Weldon, a stuntman and actor starring in Centurion Pictures' newest film. When the picture's leading lady begins receiving blackmail threats, Teddy is in the perf...

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Watching you by Lisa Jewell

Watching you

Lisa Jewell

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"What begins as an innocent crush develops into a dangerous infatuation. Everyone in the leafy suburb of Melville, Bristol, loves Tom Fitzwilliam. The charismatic head teacher has saved the local school from ruin and brought the community together as...

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