Author Archives: Tom Harper

Safe House, by Chris Ewan

Classy writing and bone-jarring twists in this standout thriller. When plumber Rob Hale gets called to an isolated house on the Isle of Man, he thinks he’s going to repair a boiler. He doesn’t expect to find Lena, a beautiful … Continue reading

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Secrets of the Dead – Out Now

In between reading books for Mean Streets, I also write them.  My tenth novel, Secrets of the Dead, has just been published by Arrow.  It’s a timeslip thriller, alternating between the high-wire politics of the late-Roman empire, and the labyrinthine … Continue reading

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Cold Rain, by Craig Smith

A slow-burn thriller about a man’s life being ripped apart: vivid, authentic, and masterfully written. I turned thirty-seven that summer, older than Dante when he toured Hell, but only by a couple of years. With that typically wry observation, English … Continue reading

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Love You More, by Lisa Gardner

A dead husband, a missing daughter, and two women battling each other for the truth. In Gardner’s latest, Detective DD Warren of the Boston Police is called to the home of state police trooper Tessa Leoni.  Leoni’s covered in bruises, … Continue reading

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