Home / Crime

Crime

Last Lullaby by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #2)

Last Lullaby by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #2) Charlotte’s baby is safe. But is she? When the body of mother Charlotte Brannon is discovered by her husband Adam, in their bedroom, Detective Natalie Ward is first on the scene. The killer has left a chilling calling card: The word ‘Why?’ written on the wall in blood. As Natalie begins to delve deeper into the couple’s lives, she discovers that Adam has a dark past he’s been hiding and she’s sure …

Read More »

The Birthday by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #1)

The Birthday by Carol Wyer (Detective Natalie Ward #1) One hot summer’s afternoon, five-year-old Ava Sawyer went to a party. She never came home … When five-year-old Ava Sawyer goes missing from a birthday party at a local garden centre, the police are bewildered by the lack of leads. That is until two years later, when Ava’s body is found and another little girl, Audrey Briggs, goes missing. Audrey also attended that party … Leading the investigation is Detective Natalie Ward. …

Read More »

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley [ARC] Everyone’s invited…everyone’s a suspect… For fans of Ruth Ware and Tana French, a shivery, atmospheric, page-turning novel of psychological suspense in the tradition of Agatha Christie, in which a group of old college friends are snowed in at a hunting lodge . . . and murder and mayhem ensue. All of them are friends. One of them is a killer. During the languid days of the Christmas break, …

Read More »

Where The Truth Lies by M J Lee (DI Ridpath Crime Thriller #1)

Where The Truth Lies by M J Lee (DI Ridpath Crime Thriller #1) The case was closed. Until people started dying… The unputdownable first DI Ridpath crime thriller from bestseller MJ Lee A killer in total control. A detective on the edge. A mystery that HAS to be solved. DI Thomas Ridpath was on the up in the Manchester CID: a promising young detective whose first case involved capturing a notorious serial killer. But ten years …

Read More »

The Gardener of Eden: A Novel by David Downie

The Gardener of Eden: A Novel by David Downie A haunting and luminous novel that explores the dark secrets lurking beneath the stunning natural beauty of a dying timber town.  A mysterious beachcomber appears one day on the coastal bluffs near Carverville, whose best days are long behind it. Who is he, and why has he returned after nearly forty years? Carverville’s prodigal son, James, serendipitously finds work at the Eden Seaside Resort Cottages, a …

Read More »

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade—from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. “You’ll be silent forever, and I’ll be gone in the dark.” For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty …

Read More »

What Have You Done by Matthew Farrell

What Have You Done by Matthew Farrell Family is not what it seems in this raw, edgy thriller that New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline says “you won’t be able to put down.” When a mutilated body is found hanging in a seedy motel in Philadelphia, forensics specialist Liam Dwyer assumes the crime scene will be business as usual. Instead, the victim turns out to be a woman he’d had an affair with before breaking it …

Read More »

Inspector Sohlberg Series by Jens Amundsen

Inspector Sohlberg Series by Jens Amundsen The Inspector Sohlberg crime novels by Jens Amundsen join Scandinavia’s best crime detective series, including the Inspector Wallander series by Henning Mankell, Inspector Sejer series by Karin Fossum, Inspector Gunnarstranda series by K. O. Dahl, Detective Harry Hole series by Jo Nesbø, and Girl With Millenium trilogy by Stieg Larsson. 1. Sohlberg and The Gift Sohlberg and the Gift is about murder and the worst of betrayals. And who …

Read More »

All This I Will Give to You by Dolores Redondo

All This I Will Give to You by Dolores Redondo The award-winning, international bestselling page-burner about the secrets and lies of one man that lead another into a treacherous house of strangers… When novelist Manuel Ortigosa learns that his husband, Álvaro, has been killed in a car crash, it comes as a devastating shock. It won’t be the last. He’s now arrived in Galicia. It’s where Álvaro died. It’s where the case has already been …

Read More »

I Will Never Leave You by S.M. Thayer

I Will Never Leave You by S.M. Thayer For one couple, getting what they want comes at a devastating price in this gripping debut thriller. Banking heiress Trish and her husband, James, seem to have it all, from a lavish lifestyle to a historic mansion in the nation’s capital. The only thing that’s missing to make their family complete is a baby, so when Trish holds Anne Elise in her arms for the first time, …

Read More »

Into the Darkness by Sibel Hodge

Into the Darkness by Sibel Hodge The Missing… In a hidden basement, eighteen-year-old Toni is held captive and no one can hear her screams. She’s been abducted after investigating unspeakable things in the darkest corners of the Internet. The Vigilante… Fearing the worst, Toni’s mother turns to ex-SAS operative Mitchell to help find her missing daughter. And when Mitchell discovers Toni’s fate rests in the hands of pure evil, he races against the clock to …

Read More »

A Killer’s Mind by Mike Omer (Zoe Bentley Mystery #1)

A Killer’s Mind by Mike Omer (Zoe Bentley Mystery #1) A killer’s mind is her playground. Three Chicago women have been found strangled, embalmed, and posed as if still alive. Doubting the findings of the local PD’s profiler, The FBI calls on forensic psychologist Zoe Bentley to investigate. Zoe quickly gets off on the wrong foot with her new partner, Special Agent Tatum Gray. Zoe’s a hunter, intense and focused; Tatum’s a smug maverick with …

Read More »

Mirror, Mirror: A Legal Thriller by Deborah Hawkins

Mirror, Mirror: A Legal Thriller by Deborah Hawkins On the day that Jeff Ryder learns he is going to be made a partner at Warrick, Thompson, and Hayes, his past catches up with him. The State Bar of California accuses him of coaching witness Marty Lewis to lie seven years earlier while he was working as a prosecutor in order to convict small-time con man, Dillon Reese, of the attempted murder of police officer Christopher …

Read More »

The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals by Aaron Mahnke (The World of Lore #2)

The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals by Aaron Mahnke (The World of Lore #2) A chilling, lavishly illustrated who’s-who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now an online streaming series. Here are the incredible true stories of some of the mortals who achieved notoriety in history and folklore through horrible means. Monsters of this sort – serial killers, desperate criminals, and …

Read More »

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full-blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend kidnapped her and nearly ended her life. When Corbin Dell, a distant cousin in Boston, suggests the two temporarily swap apartments, Kate, an art student in London, agrees, hoping that time away in a new place will help her overcome the recent wreckage of her life. …

Read More »

To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder by Nancy Rommelmann

To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder by Nancy Rommelmann The case was closed, but for journalist Nancy Rommelmann, the mystery remained: What made a mother want to murder her own children? On May 23, 2009, Amanda Stott-Smith drove to the middle of the Sellwood Bridge in Portland, Oregon, and dropped her two children into the Willamette River. Forty minutes later, rescuers found the body of four-year-old Eldon. Miraculously, his seven-year-old sister, …

Read More »

My Sister’s Daughter by Netta Newbound

My Sister’s Daughter by Netta Newbound Recently-widowed Susanna Carmichael is trying to piece her life back together, when she discovers her sister and brother-in-law have been savagely murdered. Acting on impulse, she races to the hospital bedside of her one remaining relative, her fifteen-year-old niece, who has managed to escape the killer. While the police are convinced it was a botched burglary and the culprit is unlikely to return, it soon becomes clear to Susanna…someone …

Read More »

See Her Run by Peggy Townsend (Aloa Snow Mystery #1)

See Her Run by Peggy Townsend (Aloa Snow Mystery #1) Running for her life could leave her breathless. A former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Aloa Snow knows what it means to be down and out. Once highly respected, she’s now blackballed, in debt, and dealing with the echoes of an eating disorder. Until she gets one more shot to prove that she has what it takes—with a story some would die for… After the …

Read More »

Lies That Bind Us by Andrew Hart

Lies That Bind Us by Andrew Hart From a prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author comes a chilling novel of deception under the sun… Jan needs this. She’s flying to Crete to reunite with friends she met there five years ago and relive an idyllic vacation. Basking in the warmth of the sun, the azure sea, and the aura of antiquity, she can once again pretend—for a little while—that she belongs. Her ex-boyfriend Marcus will be …

Read More »

The Lost by Mari Hannah (Stone and Oliver, #1)

The Lost by Mari Hannah (Stone and Oliver, #1) Alex should never have agreed to the spur-of-the-moment holiday with her sister. Seven days felt like a year without Daniel, her ten-year-old son. This was the first time they had been apart since he was born and her husband had convinced her it was a good idea. It was a bad idea. Daniel has gone missing. As local CID officers, David Stone and Frankie Oliver have been …

Read More »

Blood Week by J.D. Martin (The Saint and the Sinner, #1)

Blood Week by J.D. Martin (The Saint and the Sinner, #1) Criminals of Kansas City are being murdered and displayed to the public. In an annual ritual known as Blood Week, bodies appear around the city for seven days until the vigilante goes into hiding again. While the public debates, Detective Alexander Saint is charged with stopping the killer. He may be a playboy with a trust fund, but he takes his job on the force …

Read More »

The Lying Kind by Alison James (Detective Rachel Prince #1)

The Lying Kind by Alison James (Detective Rachel Prince #1) A MISSING CHILD. A DEAD WOMAN. WHO IS NEXT?  Six-year-old Lola Jade Harper is taken from her bedroom. Her mother is distraught. She is convinced her estranged husband, Gavin Harper, has abducted their daughter. Detective Rachel Prince is leading the investigation but is soon out of her depth as she searches for the most high-profile missing child in the country. To uncover the truth about Lola’s disappearance, Rachel must untangle …

Read More »

The Salati Case by Tobias Jones

The Salati Case by Tobias Jones Castagnetti (Casta) is a private detective who doesn’t do things by the book. He’s dogged and lonely, impatient with the world of appearances and deceit. So when a pompous notary commissions him to verify that a missing person is ‘presumed dead’ in order to dispose of a dead woman’s estate to the other heirs, Casta smells a rat.   FREE Download The Salati Case by Tobias Jones EPUB [Filescdn]

Read More »

Girl A: The truth about the Rochdale sex ring by the victim who stopped them by Girl A

Girl A: The truth about the Rochdale sex ring by the victim who stopped them by Girl A The shocking true story of how a young girl from Rochdale came to be Girl A—the key witness in the trial of Britain’s most notorious child sex ring What do they find attractive about me? An underage girl who just lies there, sobbing, looking up at them. . . as they come to me one by one. …

Read More »

The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka (Roxane Weary #1)

The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka (Roxane Weary #1) Sarah Cook, a beautiful blonde teenager disappeared fifteen years ago, the same night her parents were brutally murdered in their suburban Ohio home. Her boyfriend Brad Stockton – black and from the wrong side of the tracks – was convicted of the murders and sits on death row, though he always maintained his innocence. With his execution only weeks away, his devoted sister, insisting …

Read More »

Temperance Brennan Series by Kathy Reichs (#1 – #18)

Temperance Brennan Series by Kathy Reichs (#1 – #18) Dr. Temperance “Tempe” Brennan is a forensic anthropologist, who investigates human remains at crime scenes where the flesh is too degraded for a coroner to obtain evidence (victims of arson, mutilation, advanced decomposition, etc.). Tempe is first introduced in Déjà Dead. She is a native of the Carolinas and one of only fifty board-certified forensic anthropologists in North America. Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan #1): Her life is …

Read More »

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Picture this: a dinner party at their perfect home, the conversation and wine flowing. They appear to be in their element while entertaining. And …

Read More »

Ill Will by Dan Chaon

Ill Will by Dan Chaon

Ill Will by Dan Chaon Two sensational unsolved crimes—one in the past, another in the present—are linked by one man’s memory and self-deception in this chilling novel of literary suspense from National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon. “We are always telling a story to ourselves, about ourselves,” Dustin Tillman likes to say. It’s one of the little mantras he shares with his patients, and it’s meant to be reassuring. But what if that story is …

Read More »

The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood

The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood One fateful summer morning in 1986, two 11-year-old girls meet for the first time and by the end of the day are charged with murder. Twenty-five years later, journalist Kirsty Lindsay is reporting on a series of attacks on young female tourists in a seaside town when her investigation leads her to interview funfair cleaner Amber Gordon. For Kirsty and Amber, it’s the first time they’ve seen each other …

Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers by Michael Newton

The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers by Michael Newton The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers provides accurate information on hundreds of serial murder cases – from early history to the present. This guide examines the realities of serial murder versus popular myths depicted in film and television. From Jack the Ripper to Ted Bundy, the encyclopedia gives readers an overview of what is undoubtedly the most macabre and fascinating branch of crime and modern criminology. Written in a …

Read More »

Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land SET TO BE ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY, CONTROVERSIAL AND EXPLOSIVE DEBUTS OF 2017 – for fans of quality psychological suspense and reading group fiction: once you read this book you’ll want to talk about it. ‘NEW NAME. NEW FAMILY. SHINY. NEW. ME. ‘ Annie’s mother is a serial killer. The only way she can make it stop is to hand her in to the police. But out …

Read More »

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is …

Read More »

Rizzoli & Isles Series by Tess Gerritsen

Rizzoli & Isles Series by Tess Gerritsen Jane Rizzoli is a detective and Maura Isles is a medical examiner with the Boston Police Department. Tess Gerritsen has thrilled countless readers with her acclaimed novels of suspense featuring Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles. TNT struck ratings gold with “Rizzoli & Isles”, a series based on Gerritsen’s “New York Times” bestsellers. “Gerritsen has a knack for creating great characters and mysterious plots that …

Read More »