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Vengeance Quirke Mysteries Book 4 by Benjamin Black
Vengeance Quirke Mysteries Book 4
Benjamin Black
Murderous jealousy, ruthless ambition and pride among Ireland’s most prominent families gives Quirke a new case where nothing is quite as it seems. The latest irresistible Dublin mystery from the Booker Prize-winning author. The Quirke series1.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
Sweet Tooth
Ian McEwan
Serena Frome, in her final year at Cambridge, is being groomed for MI5. She is sent on a secret mission - Operation Sweet Tooth - Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom?
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2013
The Life by Martina Cole
The Life
Martina Cole
No. 1 bestselling author Martina Cole's new novel is an unputdownable read with all the hallmarks which make her books so utterly unforgettable - shocking, hard-hitting, haunting and completely riveting.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
Dead Lions by Mick Herron
Dead Lions
Mick Herron
Winner of the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger 2013. Mick Herron commented: "My shelves are crammed with Gold Dagger-winning novels of the past - The Mermaids Singing, Black and Blue, Bones and Silence. I can't quite believe I get to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
City of Blood by M. D. Villiers
City of Blood
M. D. Villiers
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Longlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger 2013. Siphiwe is a nineteen-year old South African orphan dreaming of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
Natural Causes Inspector McLean Novel 1 by James Oswald
Natural Causes Inspector McLean Novel 1
James Oswald
A young girl's mutilated body is discovered in a sealed room. Her remains are carefully arranged, in what seems to have been a cruel and macabre ritual, which appears to have taken place over 60 years ago. For newly appointed...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2013
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
The Round House
Louise Erdrich
May 2013 Book of the Month. Hailed in the US as a Native American To Kill A Mockingbird and winner of the 2012 US National Book Award, this is a masterclass...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2013
The Burial by Courtney Collins
The Burial
Courtney Collins
May 2013 Debut of the Month. A breathtakingly brilliant debut novel in the tradition of Cormac McCarthy, inspired by the life of legendary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
Laidlaw (Laidlaw 1) by William Mcilvanney
Laidlaw (Laidlaw 1)
William Mcilvanney
Maxim Jakubowski's view... Ian Rankin has openly admitted there would have been no Inspector Rebus without Jack Laidlaw! Likewise the current tsunami of Scottish crime writing... The original damaged detective, Laidlaw was created back in 1977 by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
The Abomination by Jonathan Holt
The Abomination
Jonathan Holt
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The opening volume of the Carnivia Trilogy is a fascinating story which blends an intriguing Dan Brown-like conspiracy mystery,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2013
Bad Blood by S. J. Rozan
Bad Blood
S. J. Rozan
There's a corpse of a local gangster in the cellar of Antonelli's bar and Jimmy has disappeared...But finding Jimmy is going to be a whole lot easier than proving his innocence...It is a Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Crime Novel.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2013
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
The Shining Girls
Lauren Beukes
May 2013 Book of the Month. Breathtakingly chilling, this is written so convincingly the fact that there is a time-travelling serial killer seems completely plausible. Each chapter is headed with either the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2013
A Delicate Truth by John le Carre
A Delicate Truth
John le Carre
May 2013 Book of the Month. A tightly woven tale of moral dilemma, bold action and unexpected love from the undisputed master of the spy novel. Le Carré, seemingly effortlessly, delivers a ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2013
Six Years by Harlan Coben
Six Years
Harlan Coben
May 2013 eBook of the Month. The latest top-notch page-turner from Harlan Coben is a compelling psychological thriller exploring the power and passion of lost love. Told exclusively from the viewpoint of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2013
Rush of Blood by Mark Billingham
Rush of Blood
Mark Billingham
Shortlisted for the 2013 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. A brilliantly plotted, utterly gripping thriller about the danger of making friends on holiday, Rush of Blood is Mark Billingham's most ambitious and accomplished work to date.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2013
The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper
The Demonologist
Andrew Pyper
April 2013 eBook of the Month. A frightening, dark, unnerving and powerful thriller that explores the lengths a father will go to find his daughter, and the darkness he is prepared to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
A Dark and Broken Heart by R. J. Ellory
A Dark and Broken Heart
R. J. Ellory
A dark and atmospheric noir thriller from the award-winning author of A Quiet Belief in Angels. A thief steals from other thieves, hoping for the perfect crime as they aren't likely to go to the police. But the robbery...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
No Way Back by Andrew Gross
No Way Back
Andrew Gross
If you want a non-stop, addictive read then look no further than the heart-stopping new novel from Andrew Gross; the bestselling author of 15 Seconds and Reckless. A chance encounter with a stranger in a New York hotel...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
Zoo by James Patterson
James Patterson
All over the world, brutal animal attacks are crippling entire cities. Jackson Oz, a young biologist, watches the escalating events with an increasing sense of dread. When he witnesses a coordinated lion ambush in Africa, the enormity of the impending...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
Seventy Times Seven by John Gordon Sinclair
Seventy Times Seven
John Gordon Sinclair
One of our Books of the Year 2013. Tension and black humour are well mixed in this impressive, sometimes pretty brutal, debut thriller from actor turned author John Gordon Sinclair (Gregory’s Girl).Belfast 1980s. After the death of his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2013
Pilgrim Soul by Gordon Ferris
Pilgrim Soul
Gordon Ferris
Described as ‘the new Ian Rankin’ by the Daily Mail, Gordon Ferris writes disturbingly good post WW2 Glasgow-based crime thrillers with ex policeman turned journalist Douglas Brodie at their centre. Pilgrim Soul is the 3rd and finds a hard up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2013
A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming
A Foreign Country
Charles Cumming
One of our Books of the Year 2013. This is another first-rate crime novel, perfect for fans of John le Carre, from an author who is establishing himself as the pre-eminent writer of the modern spy thriller. The soon...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
Broken Harbour by Tana French
Broken Harbour
Tana French
Sarah Broadhurst's view... The fourth, and possibly best, novel from this stunning Irish writer. They all revolve around the Dublin Murder Squad but each stands alone. Pithy characters and clever twists abound as what seems an open and shut...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
Taken by Robert Crais
Robert Crais
April 2013 Book of the Month. Another addictive, adrenaline fueled, breakneck adventure for Elvis Cole Private Detective and Joe Pike. A very dangerous man when roused especially when his best friend has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham
Talking to the Dead
Harry Bingham
One of our Books of the Year 2013. A favourite author of mine changes tack. He used to write sweeping, Jeffrey Archer-esque sagas (wonderful), now he turns to crime and introduces a new series detective, Fiona Griffiths. She is the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
Black Feathers by Joseph D'Lacey
Black Feathers
Joseph D'Lacey
A darkly rich and foreboding fantasy which hovers on the frightening edge of a believable future. Set in an alternate England, so very similar to our own, volume one of ‘The Black Dawn’ focuses on two teenagers in two different...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2013
The Beauty of Murder by A. K. Benedict
The Beauty of Murder
A. K. Benedict
March 2013 Debut of the Month. A compelling, genre-bending crime debut packed full of atmospheric detail that brings a dark and macabre Cambridge to life. The author studied English at Cambridge, hence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2013
Stay Close by Harlan Coben
Stay Close
Harlan Coben
March 2013 Book of the Month. Harlan Coben is back with another one of his superb stand-alone thrillers exploring the darker side of the American dream. Three unrelated people brought together by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2013
The Lost Boy by Camilla Lackberg
The Lost Boy
Camilla Lackberg
March 2013 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. The harrowing subject of domestic violence and its destructive consequences are expertly handled in Camilla Lackberg's new psychological thriller which will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2013
Flesh and Blood by Mark Peterson
Flesh and Blood
Mark Peterson
March 2013 Debut of the Month. A fresh, gritty and compelling Brighton-based crime fiction debut - the first in a series starring DS Minter, new to the job and with a troubled...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2013
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