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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Popular Crime Authors & Writers

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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.

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Beneath the Surface : An Inspector Tom Reynolds Mystery 2 - Jo Spain

From top-ten Irish bestselling author Jo Spain comes the second novel in the Inspector Tom Reynolds series Ryan Finnegan, a high-ranking government official, is brutally slain in Leinster House, the seat of the Irish parliament.Detective Inspector Tom Reynolds and his team are called in to uncover the truth behind the murder.As the suspects start to rack up, Tom must untangle a web of corruption,...

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