Crime & Mystery Books

Engage the little grey cells and delve into a world of literary murders, foul deeds and unexplained cases! If you love a good super sleuth or a hardboiled detective story, then you’re on the right page. This the place for all the crime, mystery and thriller fans to find their next great read – we’ve got bestselling authors like Mark Billingham, Patricia Cornwell and Camilla Läckberg right next to classic crime authors like Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie, whose influences remain to this day.

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Camilla Läckberg
Books include: The Stranger, The Hidden Child and The Scent of Almonds & other Stories.
Peter James
Books include: The House on Cold Hill, You Are Dead and A Twist of the Knife.
Ruth Rendell
Books include: The Babes in the Wood, The Keys to the Street and The Crocodile Bird.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Books include: Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet and Sign of Four.
Jo Nesbø
Books include: Headhunters, the Blood on Snow series and the Harry Hole series.
Mark Billingham
Books include: Good as Dead, The Bones Beneath and The Dying Hours.
Val McDermid
Books include: A Darker Domain, Fever of the Bone and The Skeleton Road.
Agatha Christie
Books include: Lord Edgware Dies, The ABC Murders and Hickory Dickory Dock.
Henning Mankell
Books include: A Treacherous Paradise, Italian Shoes and the Kurt Wallander series.
Linwood Barclay
Books include: Too Close to Home, Never Look Away and Never Saw it Coming.
Lynda La Plante
Books include: Wrongful Death, Above Suspicion and The Red Dahlia.
Margery Allingham
Books include: The Tiger in the Smoke, Police at the Funeral and Mystery Mile.
Yrsa Sigurðardóttir
Books include: The Day is Dark, My Soul to Take and The Silence of the Sea.
Peter Robinson
Books include: Watching the Dark, Abattoir Blues and Children of the Revolution.
Martina Cole
Books include: The Faithless, The Good Life, Revenge and The Runaway.
Edgar Wallace
Books include: Bones of the River, The Clue of the Twisted Candle and The Man Who Bought London.
Anne Holt
Books include: The Blind Goddess, Death of the Demon and The Lion's Mouth.
Jeffery Deaver
Books include: The Bodies Left Behind, The Broken Window and The October List.
Minette Walters
Books include: The Sculptress, The Scold's Bridle and The Chameleon's Shadow.
Dashiell Hammett
Books include: The Maltese Falcon, The Big Knockover and The Thin Man.

Our top recommended new Crime read

Chaos - Patricia Cornwell

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell delivers the twenty-fourth engrossing thriller in her high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. On a hot late summer evening in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Kay Scarpetta and her investigative partner Pete Marino respond to a call about a dead bicyclist near the Kennedy School of Government.It appears that a young...