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Books of the Month

I Found You by Lisa Jewell
I Found You
Lisa Jewell
July 2016 Book of the Month. A tale of lost memories and hidden secrets but will the truth destroy or heal? Lisa Jewell returns with yet another page-turner as she delves into the darker corners of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016
Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
Underground Airlines
Ben H. Winters
July 2016 Book of the Month. The premise is that four southern states in America did not abolish slavery and formed a republic within the USA. Tightly controlled borders exist and escaped slaves are ruthlessly hunted...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016
The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish
The Swimming Pool
Louise Candlish
July 2016 Book of the Month. Tense and full of intrigue, this is a novel that sinks into the depths of obsession and discovers a very dangerous game afoot. The newly opened, glamorous lido calls to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2016
Blame by Simon Mayo
Blame
Simon Mayo
July 2016 New Gen Book of the Month. In a nutshell : tense, unusual thriller Set in a not-too-distant future in which, following the collapse of the EU and a major recession in the UK (that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016

Other Featured Books this Month

A Quiet Life by Natasha Walter
A Quiet Life
Natasha Walter
July 2016 Debut of the Month. Wife. Mother. Spy. The publisher’s blurb tells us. Now Laura just wants a ‘a quiet life’ and so we follow her to that conclusion. As a young American woman just...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman
Wilde Lake
Laura Lippman
Maxim Jakubowski July 2016 Highly Recommended. Having achieved a full sweep of most of the crime genre's major awards, Lippman has recently also entered the US bestseller list on a regular basis, but has undeservedly not...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016
When the Music's Over The 23rd DCI Banks Mystery by Peter Robinson
When the Music's Over The 23rd DCI Banks Mystery
Peter Robinson
July 2016 eBook of the Month. Challenging, disturbing, and utterly compelling, Peter Robinson has delivered a humdinger of a read. When you reach the 23rd novel in a series, you might expect a little stodginess to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016
I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Iain Reid
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A striking, unnerving debut literary thriller from Canada. A man and his girlfriend are on a road trip, on their way to a secluded farm owned by her parents, where she...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
The Method by Shannon Kirk
The Method
Shannon Kirk
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A chilling tale of kidnap and implacable revenge, this is a striking debut by a young American lawyer which goes in the absolute opposite direction you thought it would and even...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/01/2016
Soho Sins by Richard Vine
Soho Sins
Richard Vine
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. An impressive late life fictional debut by a major American art critic, this noir and evocative thriller plunges the reader into the tapestry of the 1980's Manhattan art world with with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2016
The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone
The Hatching
Ezekiel Boone
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. An old-fashioned and high concept novel, the first in a new series, this is destined for the bestseller lists and the screen in sheer overdrive. Like a throwback to 1950s atomic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2016
Willnot by James Sallis
Willnot
James Sallis
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Every single page is to be savoured in this new, economical short crime novel by the author of Drive. A shocking mass grave is discovered on the outskirts of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2016
Coffin Road by Peter May
Coffin Road
Peter May
A masterful tale from beginning to end, quite literally unputdownable. If you are a fan of his terrific Lewis trilogy, then you’ll not be disappointed; if anything this is even better. We are still in the Outer Hebrides, now on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2016
My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry
My Husband's Wife
Jane Corry
A thriller, full of family drama and suspense… this is a story that sucks you in and keeps you on the edge of tense uncertainty. The short prologue set my mind racing, the few lines on the following page, proceeded...
Format: Ebook - Released: 26/05/2016
Subject 375 by Nikki Owen
Subject 375
Nikki Owen
A powerful, penetrating and intensely different read that seizes your attention from the very first page. Nikki Owen cleverly writes in the first person narrative in two different time frames, Maria has Asperger syndrome and we are held on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016
The Luzern Photograph A Noir Thriller by William Bayer
The Luzern Photograph A Noir Thriller
William Bayer
Best known for his New York detective Frank Janek series, Bayer is a writer's writer whose books have always shown an uncomfortable edge that has prevented him from attaining the fame he deserves. He has also written a couple of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes by Lawrence Block
The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes
Lawrence Block
A gleeful exercise in over the top noir from one of the field's foremost award-winning authors and creator of, amongst others, classic characters like Matt Scudder and burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, this no-holds-barred tale of seduction, treachery, sex and violence, is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2016
The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
The Crossing Places
Elly Griffiths
This is the author’s first venture in to crime writing, and this will be the first in a new series which looks set to be gripping and engaging stuff. Ruth Galloway makes a great lead figure as the forensic archaeologist...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016
Palace of Treason by Jason Matthews
Palace of Treason
Jason Matthews
Although written by an ex-CIA agent with all the right background and knowledge at his fingertips, this sequel to the electric Red Sparrow reads like pure pulp or James Bond on adrenaline, ever courting the bounds of reality in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2016
The Guilty by David Baldacci
The Guilty
David Baldacci
The Guilty is the fourth thriller in the Will Robie series by David Baldacci, following on from The Innocent, The Hit and The Target.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2016
The Serendipity Foundation by Sam Smit
The Serendipity Foundation
Sam Smit
The Serendipity Foundation, bursting with the satirical deftness of a Douglas Coupland and the subversive intensity of an Owen Jones, is a thrilling yet endearing satirical novel for the new political generation that will make us question why...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware
This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship. A chance for travel journalist Lo Blackwood to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2016
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty
Vendela Vida
Told with vibrant, lush detail and a wicked sense of humour, The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty is part literary mystery, part psychological thriller - an unforgettable novel that explores free will, power, and a woman's right to choose not her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016
Murder House by James Patterson
Murder House
James Patterson
No 7 Ocean Drive is a multi million-dollar beach front house in the Hamptons, but its beautiful exterior hides a horrific past. This house was the setting for a series of depraved killings that have never been solved. Neglected, empty...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2016
The Moment She Left by Susan Lewis
The Moment She Left
Susan Lewis
Andee is an ex-detective whose marriage is breaking up. So when a young female student disappears without trace, she throws herself into the search. Meanwhile, the town's beloved Rowzee Cayne has just discovered that she is terminally ill. Andee and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2016
A Game That Must be Lost by Alan Hunt
A Game That Must be Lost
Alan Hunt
A thriller with so many twists and turns, you may just bump into yourself as you do a rapid about turn. This is the second novel featuring Adam White, set in the intriguing world of the British High Commission. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2016
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Before the Fall
Noah Hawley
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A striking thriller from an established US author and Golden Globe award winner of the Fargo TV series scriptwriter. When a private aircraft returning from a wealthy holiday hideout plunges into...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2016
Get Even by Martina Cole
Get Even
Martina Cole
Martina does it again with another wonderful, gritty tale of violent men, dirty deeds, “family” and London’s East End gangland. It stars Sharon Conway through two marriages and eventually off into what could easily become a sequel. In a smartly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins
In the footsteps of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep, the unreliable narrator domestic drama of untruths is the new 'hot' genre. The author was best known under another name for chick...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
I Let You Go
Clare Mackintosh
Winner of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2016. A hit-and-run in Bristol, a dead five year old and a CID police partnership with a spark between the partners. Good police procedural stuff. Then a first-person...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
All is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker
All is Not Forgotten
Wendy Walker
July 2016 eBook of the Month. Unique, fascinating and thought-provoking, ‘All Is Not Forgotten’ slammed into my thoughts and sent them spiralling. When the memory of the brutally violent rape on 15 year old Jenny is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016
Try Not to Breathe Shocking. Page-Turning. A Breath-Taking Psychological Thriller by Holly Seddon
Try Not to Breathe Shocking. Page-Turning. A Breath-Taking Psychological Thriller
Holly Seddon
July 2016 Debut of the Month Penetrating and intense, ‘Try Not to Breathe’ is a chokingly dark debut thriller. Amy and Alex are the same age, Alex is divorced and drinking herself to an early grave,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2016
The Damage Done Inspector Mclean 6 by James Oswald
The Damage Done Inspector Mclean 6
James Oswald
Haunting, dramatic and so very, very readable, Inspector Tony Mclean returns in his sixth book of the series, and in this novel, the supernatural doesn't just prowl in the background, it really comes out to play! The first chapter sets...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2016
Blackout by Ragnar Jonasson
Blackout
Ragnar Jonasson
This truly is a crime novel to tamper with your thoughts and send them skittering off in all directions. ‘Blackout’ takes place in June 2010, following on from ‘Snowblind’, the first in the ‘Dark Iceland’ series. A fascinating...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2016
The End of the Roadie by Elizabeth Flynn
The End of the Roadie
Elizabeth Flynn
Another thoroughly entertaining, enjoyable, slinky sleuth of a whodunit, this is the third in the ‘A Mystery for DI Costello’ series, following on from ‘Dead Gorgeous’. The show must go on, but it doesn't for one member of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2016
Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
Fool Me Once
Harlan Coben
An outrageously stunning read, that takes a tight hold from the outset and continues to squeeze until the shockingly intense end. Maya, a former Army Captain, finds herself caught up in a nightmare scenario after her husband is gunned down...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016
Deadly Deceit by Jean Harrod
Deadly Deceit
Jean Harrod
A thought-provoking and gripping tale set in the Caribbean, between the pages lurk murder, voodoo, and people smuggling. This is the second in the ‘Diplomatic Crime Series’ after ‘Deadly Diplomacy’, and although it’s my first foray into this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2016
The Last One by Alexandra Oliva
The Last One
Alexandra Oliva
July 2016 Debut of the Month and eBook of the Month. The Post-Apocalyptic setting is so popular today that it is becoming annoying, so it is great to get a book like this one; not only...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2016
Baby Doll by Hollie Overton
Baby Doll
Hollie Overton
July 2016 Debut of the Month and eBook of the Month. With an unusual focus, ‘Baby Doll’ is a menacing, yet beautifully compassionate read. Lily escapes captivity after eight years, she has suffered the unthinkable trauma...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2016
Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan
Dear Amy
Helen Callaghan
July 2016 MEGA Debut of the Month. Margot Lewis is a classics teacher in a Cambridge school. She's also the agony aunt for the local newspaper, dealing with problems from the loneliness of a recent widower...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
The Fire Child by S. K. Tremayne
The Fire Child
S. K. Tremayne
A sublimely creepy slow-burning thriller, a tale where the countdown to Christmas is a chilling one. Rachel tells her own story, she has just married widower David and moved into his huge family home, Carnhallow House, on the site of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2016
Solomon Creed by Simon Toyne
Solomon Creed
Simon Toyne
This is a terrific thriller that really keeps you on your toes. We are introduced to our charismatic hero Solomon Creed as he runs barefoot and skimpily dressed from an air crash in Arizona. With memory loss but a burning...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016
The Killing Files by Nikki Owen
The Killing Files
Nikki Owen
A piercing, fast-paced and absolutely riveting read, the second book in ‘The Project Trilogy’ lives up to expectations. Having been gripped by the first in the series, I really do recommend starting with ‘Subject 375’ which was previously titled ‘The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016

Last Month's Featured Books

The Tower by Alessandro Gallenzi

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...

Stallo by Stefan Spjut

Stallo
Stefan Spjut
Following the disappearance of a young boy from a remote cabin in a Swedish forest, his mother claims he was abducted by a giant to credulous reaction. He is never...

The Printer's Coffin by M. J. Carter

The Printer's Coffin
M. J. Carter
Another impressive and enthralling investigation by the newest and most original investigating team in town. It’s a bit of a shock to find Blake and Avery back in England after...

Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz

Reader Reviewed Orphan X
Gregg Hurwitz
Prepare yourself… for the dramatically intense and exciting new kid on the block, except Evan Smoak isn't a kid, he's a highly trained killer with his humanity surprisingly intact. Smoak...

Tenacity by J. S. Law

Tenacity
J. S. Law
A fascinating and captivating start to the new ‘Lieutenant Danielle Lewis series’ by a debut author who introduces in ‘Tenacity’, the stimulating and challenging world of a nuclear submarine. The...

Girl Unknown by Karen Perry

Girl Unknown
Karen Perry
When Zoe Barry walks into Professor David Connolly's office and announces that she is his daughter, he is left reeling. Suddenly his family - imperfect, flawed, but working - is...

Don't You Cry by Mary Kubica

Reader Reviewed Don't You Cry
Mary Kubica
A tale that creeps under your skin, worms its way into your thoughts, and spins to an all consuming end. I’ve devoured Mary Kubica’s other novels, and personally, this is...

The Hanging Club by Tony Parsons

Reader Reviewed The Hanging Club
Tony Parsons
June 2016 Book of the Month. The third in the London based detective series featuring a man I really like, one Max Wolf, second in command...

Star of Africa by Scott Mariani

Star of Africa
Scott Mariani
Quite simply, the most ferocious and brutal book in the ‘Ben Hope’ series yet, and it’s a page turning stunner of a read. ‘Star of Africa’ is the first part...

The Malice of Waves by Mark Douglas-Home

Reader Reviewed The Malice of Waves
Mark Douglas-Home
The third in the gripping ‘Sea Detective Series’ continues to captivate, with the rather wonderful Cal McGill investigating the disappearance of a 14 year old boy from a small...

The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home

Reader Reviewed The Sea Detective
Mark Douglas-Home
This is a compelling and just fabulous start to ‘The Sea Detective’ series. Cal McGill, something of a loner, determined, yet caring, runs Flotsam and Jetsam Investigations in Scotland. As...

The Woman Who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home

Reader Reviewed The Woman Who Walked into the Sea
Mark Douglas-Home
Another intriguing and fascinating mystery from the author of ‘The Sea Detective Series’. Oceanographer Cal McGill finds himself in a small Scottish costal town attempting to solve a 26...

End of Watch by Stephen King

End of Watch
Stephen King
June 2016 Book of the Month. A wonderfully sinister and mind-bending end to the ‘Hodges trilogy’. Yes, ‘End of Watch’ can easily be read as a...

A Divided Spy by Charles Cumming

Reader Reviewed A Divided Spy
Charles Cumming
June 2016 eBook of the Month. Simply fabulous. ‘A Divided Spy’ slices through theatrics and pierces the essential heart of a spy thriller. This is the...

The Killing of Polly Carter by Robert Thorogood

The Killing of Polly Carter
Robert Thorogood
A delightfully intriguing, gently amusing, yet fiendishly tricky murder mystery. This is the second ‘Death in Paradise Novel’ and for fans of the TV series, brings back the eccentric yet...

Lie of the Land by Michael F. Russell

Reader Reviewed Lie of the Land
Michael F. Russell
A fascinating and disturbing premise that has the ability to swing a profound sledgehammer into your consciousness. Set in what feels like a very possible future, Carl is isolated in...

Where Roses Never Die by Gunnar Staalesen

Where Roses Never Die
Gunnar Staalesen
A truly tenacious and back to basics Nordic crime novel featuring private investigator Varg Veum. Staalesen has been writing about Veum since 1977, however this is my first foray into...

In the Month of the Midnight Sun by Cecilia Ekback

In the Month of the Midnight Sun
Cecilia Ekback
From the acclaimed author of Wolf Winter comes a second brilliantly written and gripping historical Nordic Noir thriller with all the intrigue and atmosphere of Burial Rites, the pent-up...

The Witness by Simon Kernick

The Witness
Simon Kernick
Simply unputdownable, this is a thrilling tale, and as you read, it just keeps getting better and better. Jane is witness to a terrible crime, and suddenly finds herself with...

Little Boy Blue by M. J. Arlidge

Reader Reviewed Little Boy Blue
M. J. Arlidge
Sit on the edge of your seat in this explosively brilliant fifth book in the DI Helen Grace series. The Southampton policing team deal with a murder at an S&M...

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

Reader Reviewed Seveneves
Neal Stephenson
Quite simply astonishing. Labeled as speculative science fiction, this is actually an all inclusive, wonderful colossus of a read so if you haven't tried sci/fi before, please don't be put...

The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund

The Crow Girl
Erik Axl Sund
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. If you thought The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was the epitome of Nordic noir's savage darkness, think again. Graphic,...

Haints Stay by Colin Winnette

Haints Stay
Colin Winnette
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A rare example of a literary western in the now hallowed traditions of Cormac McCarthy and The Sisters Brothers,...

Epiphany Jones by Michael Grothaus

Epiphany Jones
Michael Grothaus
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A truly impressive debut by a London-based American journalist who has investigated both Hollywood and the sex trade and uses his...

The Searcher by Chris Morgan Jones

The Searcher
Chris Morgan Jones
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The author's third impressive thriller sees Ben Webster, his hitherto leading man, temporarily relegated to the shadows, as he disappears in...

The Unfortunate Englishman by John Lawton

The Unfortunate Englishman
John Lawton
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The second Joe Wilderness spy novel from Lawton, possibly one of the most under-appreciated British espionage writers. Following mishaps in

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

The City of Mirrors
Justin Cronin
Maxim Jakubowski's June 2016 Book of the Month. The epic doomsday scenario trilogy comes to a triumphant conclusion after ten years or so with this final...

NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson

NYPD Red 4
James Patterson
In a city where crime never sleeps, NYPD Red is the elite task force called in when a case involves the rich, famous and connected. When a glitzy movie premiere...

Even Dogs in the Wild The New John Rebus by Ian Rankin

Even Dogs in the Wild The New John Rebus
Ian Rankin
Rebus returns in EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD, the must-read bestseller from Scottish crime legend, Ian Rankin.

The Month Before's Featured Books

The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish

Reader Reviewed The Swimming Pool
Louise Candlish
Tense and full of intrigue, this is a novel that sinks into the depths of obsession and discovers a very dangerous game afoot. The newly opened, glamorous lido calls to...

Our Kind of Traitor by John le Carre

Our Kind of Traitor
John le Carre
A naive British academic encounters a Russian oligarch in the Caribbean and the spider's web of global espionage unwinds in waves around them. The ambiguities of the secret world brought...

The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons

Reader Reviewed The Slaughter Man
Tony Parsons
Intelligently observed, full of horrific murders and more, this, the second in the ‘DC Max Wolfe’ series is a distinctive and stimulating read. Simple punchy sentences don't flinch from the...

When She Was Bad by Tammy Cohen

Reader Reviewed When She Was Bad
Tammy Cohen
A happy relaxed team in a recruitment office have a rude awakening when a new head of department is employed to improved their profitability. She certainly shakes them up, setting...

Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All by Jonas Jonasson

Reader Reviewed Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All
Jonas Jonasson
May 2016 Book of the Month. What do you get if you add together one receptionist, one priest, one very hard to control hitman, and 19...

The Last Good Kiss by James Crumley

The Last Good Kiss
James Crumley
Maxim Jakubowski's May 2016 Book of the Month. Crumley, the much-revered US author who died in 2006 brought a new vigour to the crime novel and...

The Last of Us by Rob Ewing

Reader Reviewed The Last of Us
Rob Ewing
May 2016 Debut of the Month. A remote Scottish island has been devastated by a plague-like virus which has killed everyone except for a group of...

A Time of Torment by John Connolly

A Time of Torment
John Connolly
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Irish crime writer Connolly's Charlie Parker series has now reached its 14th volume and never fails to...

The Disappearance by Annabel Kantaria

The Disappearance
Annabel Kantaria
‘The Disappearance’ is a wonderfully tense and readable family tale, capable of delivering sharp shocks as you sink into the story. 70 year old Audrey vanishes during a cruise after...

Fellside by M. R. Carey

Fellside
M. R. Carey
Highly Recommended. The new novel from the author of The Girl...

Beneath the Surface by Heidi Perks

Beneath the Surface
Heidi Perks
May 2016 Debut of the Month. An emotional and tense tale of family drama...

Swimming with Sharks by Anna Legat

Swimming with Sharks
Anna Legat
May 2016 eBook of the Month. This is the first in a new series, and introduces DS Gillian Marsh as she focusses on a missing person...

The Girls by Lisa Jewell

The Girls
Lisa Jewell
May 2016 Book of the Month. A captivating and deeply dark family drama and mystery, set in the midst of a London communal garden square. ‘The...

The Butchers of Berlin by Chris Petit

Reader Reviewed The Butchers of Berlin
Chris Petit
May 2016 eBook of the Month. This is a tough, violent thriller which illustrates the chaos in Germany in 1943. Suffering setbacks in the war and...

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil
Robert Galbraith
Shortlisted for the Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2016. The third book in the highly acclaimed crime fiction series by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith....

Die of Shame by Mark Billingham

Die of Shame
Mark Billingham
From number one bestseller Mark Billingham - author of Time of Death and In the Dark, both soon to be major BBC series - comes the year's most...

Redemption Road by John Hart

Redemption Road
John Hart
Good cop Adrian Wall is serving time for a murder he didn’t commit that his colleague Elizabeth is keen to clear him of. Adrian serves his thirteen years of pure...

Shutter Man by Richard Montanari

Shutter Man
Richard Montanari
The latest terrifying novel by the master of the psychopath thriller. Your face is a blur to him. But your body still bleeds. The Farren family has been a plague...

The Butcher Bird by S. D. Sykes

Reader Reviewed The Butcher Bird
S. D. Sykes
A captivating and wonderfully evocative historical crime novel based in 1351, this is the second in the series, set after ‘Plague Land’. While it’s best to start at the...

The Murder Road by Stephen Booth

The Murder Road
Stephen Booth
So many of Britain's regions have proven the background to outstanding crime series and the Peak District is no exception, with Stephen Booth as its prominent voice, with every successive...

Death at Whitewater Church An Inishowen Mystery by Andrea Carter

Death at Whitewater Church An Inishowen Mystery
Andrea Carter
Death at Whitewater Church is the first in a series of Ben O'Keeffe mysteries set on the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland. Negotiating between the official investigation, headed up...

Love You Dead by Peter James

Love You Dead
Peter James
Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is feeling the pressure from his superiors, his previous case is still giving him sleepless nights, there have been major developments with his missing wife Sandy,...

The Travelers by Chris Pavone

The Travelers
Chris Pavone
Maxim Jakubowski May 2016 Highly Recommended. When a spoiled travel journalist succumbs to sexual...

Moskva by Jack Grimwood

Moskva
Jack Grimwood
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Another new writer who is already well-known to us, this time acclaimed SF author Jon Courtenay Grimwood...

Spare Me the Truth An Explosive, High Octane Thriller by C. J. Carver

Spare Me the Truth An Explosive, High Octane Thriller
C. J. Carver
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Caroline Carver, as she was once known when she won the CWA Debut Dagger for 'Blood Junction',...

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer
John Grisham
Worldwide bestseller John Grisham goes rogue with his most suspenseful thriller yet ...

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