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Books of the Month


Damage
Felix Francis
September 2014 Book of the Month. The late Dick Francis collaborated with his son Felix on several books before his death in 2010. This is now the fourth by Felix alone, and fans...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

Reader Reviewed Daughter
Jane Shemilt
September 2014 Book of the Month. A tale of abduction/murder/disappearance? We the reader know not and so the tension and mystery builds. It is about a medical couple with three children, prosperous, hardworking,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

Reader Reviewed A Song for the Dying
Stuart MacBride
Famous for his DI Logan McRae series, this new violent tale stars DI Ash Henderson who is in prison for murdering his brother. Now his peers need his help in finding the ‘inside man’ who Henderson was investigating eight years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Secret Place
Tana French
September 2014 Book of the Month. A stunning murder mystery, yes, Tana French has awards that say so, but as with all her novels it is so much more. An exploration of friendship,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Aftermath
Rhidian Brook
September 2014 Book of the Month. World War II is an all too written about period of history but Brook manages to find a fresh take in this exquisite novel. It’s 1946 and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014
     

Other Featured Books this Month


The Night the Rich Men Burned
Malcolm Mackay
Maxim Jakubowski Highly Recommended. Acclaimed and garlanded with awards and nominations for his debut Glasgow underworld trilogy which began with The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, Malcolm Mackay now serves up a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014
     

The Dark
V. M. Giambanco
Following on from The Gift of Darkness and also starring Detective Alice Madison of the Seattle Homicide team, this new one needs the first to be read to fully appreciate it. It centres on the discovery of bones from a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

Paths of the Dead
Lin Anderson
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Forensic expert Dr Rhona MacLeod has already appeared in eight novels and is, reputedly, being developed for television. A Scottish counterpart to America's Kay Scarpetta or Temperance Brennan,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
     

The Black Life - A Novel of Jewish Collaborators in the Holocaust
Paul Johnston
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Prolific Scottish crime writer Paul Johnston lives in Greece and his long-established and now resurrected Alex Mavros series features a half-Greek and half-Scots private sleuth who specialises in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014
     

Mothers of the Disappeared: a J. McNee Mystery Set in Scotland
Russel D. McLean
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The Dundee-based A.J. McNee series reaches its fourth volume. McNee is a former cop and disgraced private investigator whose life has been marked by a distinct streak of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2014
     

Dark Road
Ian Rankin, Mark Thomson
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Ian Rankin might have taken a year off from writing novels, but this second offering (following his collection of Rebus stories) offers a new insight into his talent,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2014
     

Don't Look Back
Gregg Hurwitz
Fantastic from start to finish. Real edge-of-your-seat stuff. In the prologue Theresa is spying on a man in a jungle in Mexico. She is spotted and caught by him. Eve, on holiday in an Eco-lodge with several other guests, finds...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

Reader Reviewed No Safe House
Linwood Barclay
A sequel to No Time for Goodbye but you can enjoy this without knowledge of that. It concerns the Archer family, Terry, Cynthia and daughter Grace. Seven years ago (first book) they suffered an ordeal which is still affecting their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Madness of July
James Naughtie
A tale of spying and political machinations as a new British ambassador to Washington is about to be announced. There are several candidates who must be whistle clean. A mid-ranking government minister with a past in the secret service is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
The book that has taken the world by storm, now a huge film starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Peake. Brilliant, scintillating, dark and manipulative, packed with twists and turns this is every bit as good as everyone says it is....
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

Buried Angels
Camilla Lackberg
This is a huge, complex, dark Swedish psychological thriller which you need to pay attention to in order to sort out the names if nothing else! It gives you a back story over the generations from 1908 to today but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

The Tower
Alessandro Gallenzi
In the near present day a British and an Italian researcher are offered more money than they can refuse to travel to Jordan and investigate some manuscripts that have gone missing along with the priest who was studying them all...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2014
     

The Sandman
Lars Kepler
This is a powerhouse of a read, it will tempt and cajole you into reading faster and faster, the last page will whisper seductively to you but hold on firmly to your horses and enjoy the wild ride....
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Last Witness A D.C.I. Daley Thriller
Denzil Meyrick
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. D.C.I. Daley made his first appearance in Whisky from Small Glasses. In this follow up by an ex-Strathclyde Police officer, a mighty felon, once believed to have been...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/06/2014
     

Dead Men's Bones
James Oswald
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. In quick succession, affable full-time farmer and writer James Oswald's Inspector Tony Mclean mysteries have captured a large audience and we've already reached his fourth case in Dead...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
     

A Most Wanted Man
John le Carre
A young Chechen Muslim is smuggled into Hamburg, an illegal immigrant with a lot of money. He persuades a Turkish woman to take him in. A human rights lawyer becomes involved in his case and then a powerful city banker....
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
     

Saints of the Shadow Bible
Ian Rankin
Rebus is back on the force after his time in cold case investigations but he has been demoted to Detective Sergeant. He has also mellowed, lost his spark so do not look for the old Rebus, just enjoy Rankin’s involved,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
Peter Swanson
In a Boston bar, George Foss catches sight of a woman from his past, someone he has been trying to forget ever since, as much in love with as in dread of her. When she asks for his help, he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
     

The Lives of Stella Bain
Anita Shreve
Hauled in a cart to a field hospital in northern France in March 1916, an American woman wakes from unconsciousness to the smell of gas gangrene, the sounds of men in pain, and an almost complete loss of memory: she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

Before I Go to Sleep
S. J. Watson
A stylish, gripping and surprising thriller, which is now a film starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth. Christine suffers from a strange amnesia which means that each day starts afresh with no memories of the one before. Cared for by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
     

Entry Island
Peter May
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Following the undoubted popular success of his China-based thrillers, his Enzo Files set in France and the bestselling Lewis trilogy which highlighted the cold exotica of the Hebrides,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
     

Dexter's Final Cut
Jeff Lindsay
Above all, this book makes me sad as it is the last in the brilliant ‘Dexter’ series. Seldom, if ever, has the world seen a character like him. He lives on in the TV series but the two are rather...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

The Quick
Lauren Owen
You are about to discover the secrets of The Quick - But first, reader, you must travel to Victorian England, and there, in the wilds of Yorkshire, meet a brother and sister alone in the world, a pair bound by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2014
     

Remember, Remember
Lisa Cutts
This second book in the DC Nina Foster series (now optioned for a major TV drama) is a taut and gripping police procedural crime novel. When Nina returns to work after recovering from a near-fatal injury, she's supposed to be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2014
     

Trust in Me
Sophie Mckenzie
The bestselling author of Close My Eyes returns with a chilling psychological thriller. Julia has always been the friend that Livy turns to when life is difficult. United fifteen years ago by grief at the brutal murder of Livy's sister,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

The Taxidermist's Daughter
Kate Mosse
Sussex, 1912. In a churchyard, villagers gather on the night when the ghosts of those who will die in the coming year are thought to be seen. Here, where the estuary leads out to the sea, superstitions still hold sway....
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

The Skeleton Road
Val McDermid
When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a crumbling, gothic building in Edinburgh, Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie is faced with the unenviable task of identifying the bones. As Karen's investigation gathers momentum, she is drawn deeper...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

Sleep No More
Greg Iles
What if someone you loved - who you believed was murdered - came back into your life? This high-octane chiller from the No.1 New York Times bestseller 'gets under your skin, and then burrows deep' (Stephen King). Mallory Gray Chandler...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2014
     

By Any Means
Chris Culver
At the end of a particularly gruelling summer day, Ash Rashid is heading home to his wife and kids when he discovers a pair of bodies, shot execution style, in the front seat of a crashed vehicle. As the first...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

Monument to Murder
Mari Hannah
HE SELECTS. THEY DIE ...When skeletal remains are found beneath the fortified walls of an ancient castle on Northumberland's rugged coastline, DCI Kate Daniels calls on a forensic anthropologist to help identify the corpse. Meanwhile, newly widowed prison psychologist Emily...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

Poisoned Ground A Hakim and Arnold Mystery
Barbara Nadel
Ex-soldier Lee Arnold and his Muslim assistant Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London's ethnically diverse, crime-ridden East End. Mumtaz is approached by an Egyptian woman, Salwa, whose husband is in Belmarsh on terrorism charges. Salwa convinces Mumtaz of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2014
     

A Trick of the Mind
Penny Hancock
Driving down to the cottage in Southwold she's newly inherited from her Aunty May, Ellie senses she is on the edge of something new. The life she's always dreamed of living as a successful artist seems as though it is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

Storm Front
John Sandford
In Israel, a man clutching a backpack searches desperately for a boat. In Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a message from Lucas Davenport: You're about to get a visitor. It's an Israeli cop, and she's tailing a man who's smuggled out...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

Red Rising
Pierce Brown
Ender's Game meets The Hunger Games in this, the first in an extraordinary trilogy from an incredible new voice. Darrow is a Helldiver, one of a thousand men and women who live in the vast caves beneath the surface of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

The Long Fall
Julia Crouch
How far would you go to protect your secrets? Greece, 1980 Emma takes part in a shattering, violent event. An event to which she is anything but an innocent bystander. She is only eighteen, but this marks her fall from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
     

The Hunter's Oath
Jason Dean
She was attacked and left for dead. Amy Philmore knows something is wrong as she walks home alone through Fort George Hill in Upper Manhattan. When a car pulls up and three men get out Amy runs, but is too...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

The Devil in the Marshalsea
Antonia Hodgson
WINNER OF THE CWA HISTORICAL DAGGER AWARD 2014. Longlisted for the John Creasey Dagger Award for best debut crime novel of 2014. London, 1727 - and Tom Hawkins is about to fall from his heaven of card games, brothels and coffee-houses...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
     

Beloved Enemy
Eric Van Lustbader
The Secretary of Homeland Security has been shot dead at his home in Washington. The last man to see him alive? Special Agent Jack McClure. Secretary Denis Paull had information so sensitive, it cost him his life. But, before he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     


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Last Month's Featured Books
The Month Before's Featured Books 


Reader Reviewed Taking the Fall
A. P. McCoy
The great thing about these jockey-turned-author books is that you know the racing content is authentic. This one concerns up-and-coming jockey Duncan Claymore intent on getting his own back on...
 
 
 


Police A Harry Hole Thriller (Oslo Sequence 8)
Jo Nesbo
The police urgently need Harry Hole. A killer is stalking Oslo's streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated, but failed to solve. The...
 
 
 


The Girl in 6E
A. R. Torre
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. An ingenious erotic thriller with an unlikely but fascinating heroine who barricades herself for three years inside her...
 
 
 


This is the Water
Yannick Murphy
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A sinister thriller that grabs you from its very beginning, This is the Water is both...
 
 
 


Broken Monsters
Lauren Beukes
August 2014 eBook of the Month. A truly sensational thriller; intelligent, pacey and unusually beautiful....
 
 
 


Your Beautiful Lies
Louise Douglas
Annie Howarth is living a restless life in a restless town. The mining strikes mean tensions are already running high, but when a murdered girl is found on the moors...
 
 
 


Reader Reviewed Fall from Grace David Raker Novel
Tim Weaver
August 2014 Book of the Month. The follow up to Never Coming Back sees David Raker helping Melanie Craw, a Met police officer...
 
 
 


Blood Memory
Greg Iles
'Iles's way of telling the story lifts him clear of the pack into a different league' (Observer) in this masterful psychological serial killer thriller from the New York Times No.1...
 
 
 


The Bosch Deception
Alex Connor
A TRUTH CONCEALED. Brabant, 1473. A clandestine brotherhood hides a secret that could bring down the Catholic Church. Their chosen hiding place - the art of Hieronymus Bosch. A TERRIBLE...
 
 
 


Bravo
Greg Rucka
In the wake of a failed attack on America's premier theme park which put his own daughter at risk, Special Forces operator Jad Bell is sent after the man who...
 
 
 


Behind Closed Doors
Susan Lewis
The powerful new novel about how life can change course in a heartbeat. From the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of Never Say Goodbye. When fourteen-year-old Sophie Monroe suddenly...
 
 
 


Chain of Events
Fredrik T. Olsson
William Sandberg. A broken genius, snatched from his home. Christina Sandberg, his ex-wife. She does not believe their lies. Our future hangs on their survival. If they fail, we are...
 
 
 


Acts of Omission
Terry Stiastny
In 1998 the gilt is starting to come off a new era. Mark Lucas, the recently appointed foreign minister, is in a dilemma. A disk containing the names of British...
 
 
 


Dead Sleep
Greg Iles
Terrifying secrets and a stunning mystery power this page-turner from the New York Times No.1 bestseller. When prize-winning photojournalist Jordan Glass chances upon a portrait by an unknown artist in...
 
 
 


NYPD Red 2
James Patterson
NYPD Red - the task force attacking the most extreme crimes in America's most extreme city -hunts a killer who is on an impossible mission. A vigilante serial killer is...
 
 
 


The One You Trust
Paul Pilkington
The thrilling final instalment of the chart topping Emma Holden trilogy. Following a sequence of horrifying events Emma Holden is now happily married, and hoping that the nightmare is finally...
 
 
 


Personal
Lee Child
Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone...
 
 
 


Private India (Private 8)
James Patterson
When Santosh Wagh isn't struggling out of a bottle of whisky he's head of Private India, the Mumbai branch of the world's finest PI agency. In a city of over...
 
 
 


Strange Shores
Arnaldur Indridason
A missing woman. A missing boy. Detective Erlendur returns - for the last time. A young woman walks into the frozen fjords of Iceland, never to be seen again. But...
 
 
 


Summer Lies Bleeding
Nuala Casey
Four lives are about to come crashing together...Devastated by the murder of his sister in Soho seven years ago, Mark Davis travels to London to carry out an act of...
 
 
 


Summer of the Dead
Julia Keller
The third murder mystery to feature Belfa (Bell) Elkins, the County Prosecutor of a small community in the Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia. Her troubled past plays on her. Her imprisoned...
 
 
 


True Evil
Greg Iles
An electrifying serial killer thriller from the New York Times No.1 bestseller. True evil has a face you know and a voice you trust...Dr Chris Shepard has been happily married...
 
 
 


Abattoir Blues The 22nd DCI Banks Mystery
Peter Robinson
Although DCI Banks makes some appearances and is indeed featured on the cover, this whodunit largely stars Annie Cabot and his female staff snowed under with a weird case full...
 
 
 


An Evil Mind
Chris Carter
A freak accident in rural Wyoming leads the Sheriff's Department to arrest a man for a possible double homicide, but further investigations suggest a much more horrifying discovery - a...
 
 
 


Gone for Good
David Bell
Elizabeth Hampton has not spoken to her mother in weeks when she gets the phone call. Her mother has been found dead under suspicious circumstances. But who would want to...
 
 
 


The Good Girl
Mary Kubica
August 2014 Debut of the Month. A memorable and riveting thriller of a mystery novel,...
 
 
 


Vagabond
Gerald Seymour
The great thriller writer returns to Northern Ireland, the setting of his first novel, Harry’s Game, for this, his thirtieth book. He is ace, although this is not his...
 
 
 


White Lies The 11th Spider Shepherd Thriller
Stephen Leather
August 2014 eBook of the Month. A Dan ‘Spider’ Shepherd thriller. He is a great...
 
 
 


The Silent Boy
Andrew Taylor
From the No. 1 bestselling author of THE AMERICAN BOY comes a brilliant new historical thriller set during the French Revolution. Paris, 1792. Terror reigns as the city writhes in...
 
 
 


Alphabet House
Jussi Adler-Olsen
August 2014 eBook of the Month. Absolutely fascinating and riveting, this powerful read draws you...
 
 
 


Black Box
Cassia Leo
To tell you too much about this book would be to risk ruining the heartbreaking pleasure of reading it. A bittersweet romance between two very damaged people, hopefully you will...
 
 
 


Visions
Kelley Armstrong
Omens, the first instalment in Kelley Armstrong's exciting new series, introduced Olivia Taylor-Jones, daughter of notorious serial killers, and Gabriel Walsh, the self-serving, morally ambiguous lawyer who became her unlikely...
 
 
 


The Last Room
Danuta Reah
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. When Anya, a major witness at a trial, falls to her death in a Polish city, her father...
 
 
 


Half World
Scott O'Connor
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Inspired by reports of the CIA's clandestine mind control experiments in the 1960s, this powerful literary thriller follows...
 
 
 


Harry's Game
Gerald Seymour
A British cabinet minister is gunned down on a London street by an IRA assassin. In the wake of national outcry, the authorities must find the hitman. But the trail...
 
 
 


The Unknown Soldier
Gerald Seymour
I don’t think that Gerald Seymour’s plot-driven thrillers have wavered in their excellence since he started with Harry’s Game and The Glory Boys, but somewhere along his distinguished...
 
 
 


All the Colours of Darkness The 18th DCI Banks Mystery
Peter Robinson
The 18th DCI Banks novel, All the Colours of Darkness is an enjoyable gripping read but fans of the series may feel this isn’t Robinson’s finest. Starting with what looks...
 
 
 


Escape
Dominique Manotti
Maxim Jakubowski Highly Recommended. A past winner of the Crime Writers' Association International Dagger, Manotti is a French academic and crime writer with...
 
 
 


Friend of the Devil The 17th DCI Banks Mystery
Peter Robinson
The 17th instalment of the Inspector Banks books but the first to be televised, Friend of the Devil delves deeply into Banks’ and Cabbot’s past and memories and is best...
 
 
 


Spring Tide
Cilla Borjlind, Rolf Borjlind
A rookie cop investigating an unsolved, gruesome, murder from 24 years ago unknowingly stirs a dangerous cocktail of people and events. The authors are well known screen writers and penned...
 
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books


Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn
Winner of the Specsavers International Author of the Year 2013. One of the Richard and Judy Spring 2013 Book Club selections. What really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife? And what was...
 
 
 


Bittersweet
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
One perfect family. Too many perfect lies. In every glossy picture of the American society pages, there's an Ev Winslow. Disarmingly beautiful, and - naturally - tall, athletic, with a...
 
 
 


Prayer
Philip Kerr
A chilling modern horror story in which the source of the horror is totally unexpected - and utterly terrifying. Special Agent Gil Martins investigates domestic terrorism for the Houston FBI....
 
 
 


The Professionals
Owen Laukkanen
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Four bright university friends turn to professional kidnapping for profit in a failing job market. All goes well...
 
 
 


The Outcast Dead A Ruth Galloway Investigation
Elly Griffiths
Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway has excavated a body from the grounds of Norwich Castle, once a prison. The body may be that of Victorian murderess Jemima Green. Called Mother Hook...
 
 
 


All Day and a Night
Alafair Burke
July 2014 Book of the Month. This novel feels as though you are involved in an actual case; it’s full of clever, clear,...
 
 
 


Reader Reviewed The Swimmer
Joakim Zander
July 2014 Debut of the Month and eBook of the Month. Written in several voices...
 
 
 


As Serious As Death
Quintin Jardine
Primavera Blackstone has finally found contentment by the Spanish sea. A fiercely protective single mother, she doesn't appreciate an offer of marriage. Nor does she welcome a blast from her...
 
 
 


Cop Town
Karin Slaughter
This is the compelling stand alone novel from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of Unseen and Criminal. Atlanta, 1974. As a brutal killing and a furious manhunt rock...
 
 
 


The Counterfeit Agent
Alex Berenson
In an Istanbul hotel, a source warns that Iranian forces intend to kill a CIA station chief. Ex-CIA agent John Wells is called in to investigate, but before he can...
 
 
 


The Critic An Enzo Macleod Investigation
Peter May
The Enzo Files: Book Two. GAILLAC, SOUTH-WEST FRANCE. A bottled-up secret. Gil Petty, America's most celebrated wine critic, is found strung up in a vineyard, dressed in the ceremonial robes...
 
 
 


The Final Silence
Stuart Neville
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Irish cop DCI Jack Lennon returns for another searing thriller. Suspended from the force following the decidely traumatic...
 
 
 


The Gods of Guilt
Michael Connelly
Mickey Haller’s fifth case has the murder of a prostitute Mickey believed he had ‘saved’ at its core. Fans will know that Mickey is Harry Bosch’s half-brother, newcomers will find...
 
 
 


Hidden Order
Brad Thor
No.1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor returns with his hottest and most action-packed thriller yet! And don't miss FREE FALL: A Prelude to Hidden Order, available for free...
 
 
 


In the Morning I'll be Gone Sean Duffy 3
Adrian McKinty
Sean Duffy's got nothing. And when you've got nothing left to lose, you have everything to gain, but only if you want it. So when MI5 come knocking, Sean knows...
 
 
 


Innocence
Dean Koontz
Heart-stopping supernatural thriller from the master of suspense. Addison Goodheart is not like other people...Addison Goodheart lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from a society which will destroy...
 
 
 


Invisible
James Patterson
Everyone thinks Emma Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emma has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she...
 
 
 


Kill Your Boss The Intern's Handbook
Shane Kuhn
If you're reading this, you're a new employee at Human Resources, Inc. Congratulations. And condolences. At the very least, you're embarking on a career that you will never be able...
 
 
 


The Lawless Kind The Ninth Joe Hunter Thriller
Matt Hilton
Ex-counterterrorist soldier Joe Hunter has been called to Mexico to bring an end to a cartel that preys on the people they smuggle across the US border. Once the mission's...
 
 
 


Lie of You
Jane Lythell
One woman's fear is a another woman's weapon... When I look back on my relationship with Kathy I marvel at how naive she was, how little she knew. But then,...
 
 
 


Little Mercies
Heather Gudenkauf
As a veteran social worker, Ellen Moore has seen it all - the vilest acts one person can commit against another. The only thing that gets her through the workday...
 
 
 


No Mercy
John Burley
No Mercy is a harrowing tale of suspense, brutal murder and the dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of a placid, tight-knit town. Perfect for fans of Harlan Coben...
 
 
 


The Preacher
Sander Jakobsen
Thorkild Christensen stares down at his murdered wife, Karen, and realises he knows almost nothing about her. How did she fill her days? Where did she disappear to every Thursday?...
 
 
 


Shovel Ready
Adam Sternbergh
Spademan used to be a garbage man. That was before the dirty bomb hit Times Square, before his wife was killed, before New York became a burnt-out shell. Now the...
 
 
 


Silken Prey
John Sandford
Murder, scandal, political espionage and an extremely dangerous woman. Lucas Davenport's going to be lucky to get out of this one alive. A Minnesota political fixer has hit the jackpot...
 
 
 


The String Diaries
Stephen Lloyd Jones
Selected for the Radio 2 Book Club. He has a face you love. A voice you trust. To survive you must kill him. The rules of survival are handed from...
 
 
 


Sycamore Row
John Grisham
Jake Brigance has never met Seth Hubbard, or even heard of him, until the old man's suicide note names him attorney for his estate. The will is dynamite. Seth has...
 
 
 


The Tournament
Matthew Reilly
England, 1546. A young Princess Elizabeth is surrounded by uncertainty. She is not currently in line for the throne, but remains a threat to her older sister and brother. In...
 
 
 


Watching You
Michael Robotham
Marnie Logan often feels like she's being watched. Nothing she can quite put her finger on - a whisper of breath on the back of her neck, or a shadow...
 
 
 


The English Girl
Daniel Silva
Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. When a beautiful young British...
 
 
 


No Man's Nightingale (A Wexford Case)
Ruth Rendell
No Man's Nightingale: the eagerly anticipated twenty-fourth title in Ruth Rendell's bestselling Detective Chief Inspector Wexford series. The woman vicar of St Peter's Church may not be popular among the...
 
 
 


Remember Me This Way
Sabine Durrant
July 2014 Book of the Month. A tale full of passion, anger, fear and heartache, an excellent read which concerns the love between...
 
 
 


England Expects A Mirabelle Bevan Mystery
Sara Sheridan
A classically arresting mystery, overflowing with good old fashioned pluck, courage and perseverance. The third in the Mirabelle Bevan mysteries, this can also be read as a vintage standalone novel....
 
 
 


Refusal
Felix Francis
After Dick’s death Felix took on his mantle and is doing sterling work. Not quite up to Dad’s standards yet but stay with him for these thrillers are good. This...
 
 
 


The Toy Taker
Luke Delaney
With strong, believable characters, clever twists and lots of edge-of-the-seat moments The Toy Taker is the third novel in the DI Sean Corrigan series. Young Children are being abducted and...
 
 
 


Ways of the Dead
Neely Tucker
The Ways of the Dead is a great read. If this is Tucker's first novel, I can't wait for what's coming next . (Michael Connelly). True detective meets house of...
 
 
 


Redemption
Jon Grahame
It's been a year since the virulent flu-like pandemic known as SuperSARS wiped out more than 98% of the world's population. Ex-cop Jim Reaper and his small band of trained...
 
 
 


Young God
Katherine Faw Morris
Maxim Jakubowski Highly Recommended. Elliptical and powerful, this savage novel follows the blighted life of Nikki, a wild teenager in North Carolina on...
 
 
 


Girl Seven
Hanna Jameson
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Jameson's London Underground series began explosively with her CWA Dagger shortlisted Something You Are which fizzled...
 
 
 


Carnal Acts
Sam Alexander
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A mixed blood female London homicide detective, wounded in a botched operation, is sidelined to a newly-formed police...
 
 
 


The House on the Hill
Kevin Sampson
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. DCI Billy McCartney first appeared in The Killing Pool, a wonderfully twisted slice of Scouse Noir. Disillusioned...
 
 
 


The Sun is God
Adrian McKinty
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Alongside Ken Bruen and Stuart Neville, McKinty sits atop the Irish contemporary crime writing scene, so this comes...
 
 
 


Hideous Creatures
S. E. Lister
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A compelling debut by a new young British writer in the tradition of Audrey Niffenegger and Neil Gaiman,...
 
 
 


The Night Watchman
Richard Zimler
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A chilling psychological mystery set in Lisbon that follows the dogged path of local Chief Inspector Henrique Monroe...
 
 
 


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