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Most popular Crime & mystery books

The most popular Crime & mystery books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Power of the Dog
_______________________A hugely ambitious, page-turning thriller of power and revenge on the front lines of the drug war.Drug lord Miguel Angel Barrera is head of the Mexican drug federacion, responsible for millions of dollars worth of cocaine traffic into the US and the torture and murder of those who stand in its way.
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Long Road to Mercy
Long Road to Mercy is the exciting first novel in David Baldacci's series featuring female protagonist, Atlee Pine, FBI.
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House Next Door
Three chilling stories from the world's bestselling thriller writerThe House Next Door (with Susan DiLallo): Married mother of four Laura Sherman was thrilled when her new neighbour invited her on some errands. Detective McGrath knows the only way to find them is to get close to the suspect's wife...
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Target: Alex Cross: (Alex Cross 26)
TARGET: ALEX CROSSThe new President calls on Cross to lead an unparalleled FBI investigation to help capture America's most wanted criminal. I thoroughly enjoyed this and recommend it to all.''Target: Alex Cross is from page 1 till the last one a warm bed for every thriller lover.
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Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two
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Dirty Dozen
The fifth book in the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison series. April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'.
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Girl Who Lived Twice: A New Dragon Tattoo Story
The sixth in the Millennium series featuring THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO - more than 100 million copies sold worldwide.
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Other Wife
The final compelling thriller in the Joe O'loughlin series from world-renowned author MICHAEL ROBOTHAM. 'Robotham is an absolute master' (Stephen King)
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Colorado Kid
Stephen King's bestselling unsolved mystery, THE COLORADO KID - inspiration for the TV series HAVEN -- returns to bookstores for the first time in 10 years in an all-new illustrated edition.
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Sea of Greed: NUMA Files #16
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Nearly Normal Family: A gripping, page-turning thriller with a shocking twist
A Nearly Normal Family is the gripping psychological thriller about a mother, a father, and their daughter who is accused of murder. How far would you go to protect your family?
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Careless Love: DCI Banks 25
The thrilling twenty-fifth instalment in Peter Robinson's Number One bestselling Banks series.
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Quicksand: Now a Major Netflix series
We Need to Talk About Kevin meets The Secret History, this is the 'compelling and brutally candid' (Daily Mail) story of a girl whose guilt was decided long before her trial - as searing as it is timely and moving.
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Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle: Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2018
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Killer You Know: The absolutely gripping thriller that will keep you guessing
A gripping, atmospheric debut psychological thriller - perfect for fans of Ruth Ware, Alex Marwood and Ali Land.
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Anonymous Girl
From the internationally bestselling authors of The Wife Between Us comes a mind-blowing thriller of betrayal, obsession and dangerous truths.
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18th Abduction: (Women's Murder Club 18)
1 bestselling author of THE CONFESSION_________________Three missing womenWhen three teachers disappear without a trace, Sergeant Lindsay Boxer takes the lead in the investigation.
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Inheritance of Solomon Farthing
An heir hunter in modern-day Edinburgh searches out the rightful inheritor to a dead man's fortune - an investigation that will lead him to the battlefields of WWI France, and the mystery of a six-man firing squad . . .
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Metropolis: the global bestseller - an unputdownable historical thriller
Berlin detective Bernie Gunther bows out at last in the 14th and final instalment of this internationally bestselling and award-winning series featuring 'one of the greatest anti-heroes ever written'
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Man With No Face
A POWERFUL AND PRESCIENT THRILLER FROM THE MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF I'LL KEEP YOU SAFE, COFFIN ROAD AND THE BLACKHOUSE.
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Whisper Man: The chilling must-read thriller of summer 2019
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Killer Instinct
THE SEQUEL TO INSTINCT, A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERDr Dylan Reinhart is no stranger to solving crimes. With his unrivalled mind for criminal psychology and Needham's investigative experience, Reinhart is confident that together they can find the killer, and close the case.
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Cutting Edge
Lincoln Rhyme is back - and he and Amelia Sachs must contend with a killer who seems to be targeting couples just as they start out on their lives together.
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Killing Habit
The latest masterpiece from multi-award-winning number-one bestseller Mark Billingham sees DI Tom Thorne and DI Nicola Tanner hunting a killer who is yet to kill . . .
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Widows' Revenge: From the bestselling author of Widows - now a major motion picture
Against all the odds, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull of - at the cost of their lives. But though they may be in the money, they're far from easy street. Stunned by her husband's betrayal, Dolly discovers Harry Rawlins isn't dead.
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Wolf Pack
Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett confronts drug cartel killers hunting on his turf in the nineteenth installment of the US crime series.
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One Good Deed
A gripping historical crime novel from the internationally bestselling author, David Baldacci.
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Save Me from Dangerous Men: The new Lisbeth Salander who Jack Reacher would love! A must-read for 2019
The start of a brilliant new series for fans of Sara Paretsky, Megan Abbott and kick-ass heroines everywhere.
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Death in Focus (Elena Standish Book 1)
A dramatic, thriller of espionage and murder, featuring Elena Standish and set in the 1930s, from New York Times bestselling writer Anne Perry. 'Anne Perry's Victorian mysteries are marvels of plot construction...truly remarkable' New York Times
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Better Man
The sensational new crime thriller featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, from number one New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny
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Guilty Not Guilty
The Francis brand of thrillers is about to be updated and expanded for a new generation!
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Red Snow: Tuva Moodyson returns in the thrilling sequel to Dark Pines
Red Snow is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Dark Pines, selected for ITV's Zoe Ball Book Club
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Stone Circle: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 11
Dr Ruth Galloway faces a battle with the past in more ways than one in her 11th gripping investigation
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Other End of the Line
The twenty-fourth thrilling mystery in the Inspector Montalbano series.
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Pretty Guilty Women: Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty
Why would four women confess to the same murder? Only they know the answer - and they're not telling. A sharp, twisty and utterly addictive thriller, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty and Liv Constantine.
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Lying Room
The first standalone psychological suspense novel from Nicci French in 10 years - a major publishing event
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Turn of the Key: a heart-stopping pulse-racing psychological thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of In A Dark Dark Wood
Finn, author of The Woman in the Window'Creepy, engrossing, and oh-so-hard to put down' JP DELANEY, author of The Girl Before `One of the best thriller writers around' Independent `Agatha Christie meets The Girl on the Train' The Sun `Dark, unsettling, brilliant' HEAT `Deliciously dark and spooky' Sunday Mirror
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Gift for Dying
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Unwanted Guest
**********Readers love Shari Lapena:`Best book I've read in ages'`5* fast paced, twisting thriller'`The pace never let up'`On the edge of my seat to the end'`I haven't picked up a book in 9 years and I'm so glad that I picked this up!
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Long Call
Sunday Times bestselling author of the Shetland and Vera Stanhope series, Ann Cleeves returns with the first in a brand new series set in North Devon and featuring Detective Matthew Venn. In this rural idyll, where two rivers meet, crime is always there waiting to rise from the water.
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Capitol Death: Flavia Albia 7
The next book in the gripping Flavia Albia series, by acclaimed author Lindsey Davis
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Piranhas
The first novel, already an international bestseller, by the author of Gomorrah, set in the organized crime world of the children's gangs of Naples.
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Second Sleep: the Sunday Times #1 bestselling novel
The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts - coins, fragments of glass, human bones - which the old parson used to collect.
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Root of Evil
The second installment in Hakan Nesser's Inspector Barbarotti quintet: a series of letters detailing future murders arrives on Inspector Barbarotti's very own doorstep . . .
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Woman Inside: The impossible to put down crime thriller with an ending you won't see coming
Sold in 10 territories, TV rights snapped up by the academy award-winning production company behind the adaptation of Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects, and the super-lead title for Penguin US. THE WOMAN INSIDE is an ambitious, audacious thriller with a Shakespearean twist that promises to be a reader favourite in 2019.
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Run Away: The Sunday Times Number One bestseller
"Run Away confirms one of the world's finest thriller writers is at the very top of his game." CLOSER"[Coben's] writing and storytelling are firing on all cylinders and the seemingly straightforward tale takes a sharp turn when it's least expected" DAILY MAIL"Run Away is Harlan Coben at the height of his narrative mastery...
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Chestnut Man: The gripping debut novel from the writer of The Killing
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Fatherland Files
July 1932. When a drowned man is found in a freight elevator in Haus Vaterland, the giant pleasure palace on Potsdamer Platz, Inspector Gereon Rath is called in to investigate.
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Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear
The Hound of the Baskervilles features the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, in his most challenging case. The book also features Doyles's Last Holmes novel, The Valley of Fear, which provides the great detective with a most perplexing case and opens with a vile murder.
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Truth or Die
The #1 bestseller is back with a twisty crime thriller, perfect for fans of Karin Slaughter and Angela Marsons. `All hail the new Queen of Crime' Heat