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The Nameless Dead by Brian McGilloway

A high-action, atmospheric procedural with plenty of twists and turns What the blurb says: “Declan Cleary’s body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend over thirty years ago. Now the Commission for … Continue reading

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Dark Eyes by William Richter

A gritty, action paced YA thriller What the blurb says: “Danger is both her past and her destiny. Born in Russia but adopted by a wealthy American family, Wallis Stoneman has lived a life of glamorous luxury. But, aged sixteen, … Continue reading

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Snakes and Ladders by Sean Slater

A smart, rapid-paced crime thriller that’ll keep you guessing to the end Detective Jacob Striker is facing the most shocking case of his career. Called to attend a suicide death in a bad part of town, Striker expects to find … Continue reading

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Stay Close by Harlan Coben

A quick-paced psychological thriller Megan, a suburban soccer mom, has a secret wild past.  She’s got two kids, a perfect husband and a beautiful house, and a growing sense of dissatisfaction.  Ray was once a talented documentary photographer, now he’s … Continue reading

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Happy Days by Graham Hurley

Set against the backdrop of Portsmouth’s criminal underworld, the Faraday and Winter series reaches a dramatic conclusion Bazza Mackenzie, Pompey’s top criminal, is now beyond the reach of D/I Joe Faraday.  Hungry for power and profile, Bazza decides to stand … Continue reading

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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley

A Christmas-themed genteel mystery It’s almost Christmas, but the finances of the de Luce family of Buckshaw are looking anything but merry.  So Colonel de Luce agrees to rent out the family home to a film company looking for the … Continue reading

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The Child Who by Simon Lelic

A classy, compelling and thought-provoking thriller – utterly superb “A community is left reeling when twelve-year-old Daniel Blake is discovered to have brutally murdered his schoolmate Felicity Forbes. For solicitor Leo Curtice, the case promises to be the most high … Continue reading

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The Drop by Michael Connelly

An accomplished police procedural with all the ingredients to satisfy fans of the genre Detective Harry Bosch doesn’t want to retire, but he’s been put on the DROP – the Deferred Retirement Option Plan – and only has three more … Continue reading

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The End of Everything by Megan Abbott

A dark and intense story of sexual awakening and complex relationships Thirteen year olds Lizzie and Evie are true best friends.  They do everything together and tell each other everything.  But when Evie goes missing, Lizzie realises she doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Wink Murder, by Ali Knight

A quirky psychological thriller, keeping you guessing right to the end.  Kate Forman seems to have the perfect life – a gorgeous husband, two wonderful kids, her dream house and a fulfilling career in a high-rating TV show.  But Kate’s … Continue reading

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