Nick Louth Collection - 2 Books
An award-winning freelance journalist, Nick Louth has been delighting thriller and mystery fans since releasing his bestseller Bite in 2007. Ten year later he began writing the fast-paced stories of the DCI Craig Gillard series, to which these two novels belong. Seventh and eighth in the series, the titles are The Body on the Moor and The Bodies at Westgrave Hall.
Mark Billingham Collection - 5 Books
In Sleepyhead, in 2001, the London based DI Tom Thorne is confronted with a victim unlucky to be alive: after an induced stroke, Alison Willetts suffers locked-in syndrome, unable to move or speak. That first, nightmarish case is followed by equally chilling investigations: for Scaredy-Cat, fear is the deadly weapon; the victim in Lazybones is a convicted rapist; in The Burning Girl Thorne finds himself a target; and Lifeless sees a spate of killings among the London homeless.
Tess Gerritsen Volumes 7 – 12 - 6 Books
Tess Gerritsen (b.1953) has a degree in anthropology, trained as a doctor and, since 1986, has been a best-selling author. Written with first-hand knowledge of trauma and autopsy, her books featuring the detective Jane Rizzoli and forensic pathologist Dr Maura Isles are tense, chilling and gory thrillers. The six titles included in this set are: Keeping the Dead (Read more...) The Killing Place (Read more...) The Silent Girl (Read more...) Last to Die (Read more...) Die Again (Read more...) I Know a Secret (Read more...)
Tess Gerritsen Volumes 1 – 6 - 6 Books
Tess Gerritsen (b.1953) has a degree in anthropology, trained as a doctor and, since 1986, has been a best-selling author. Written with first-hand knowledge of trauma and autopsy, her books featuring the detective Jane Rizzoli and forensic pathologist Dr Maura Isles are tense, chilling and gory thrillers. The six titles included in this set are: The Surgeon (Read more...) The Apprentice (Read more...) The Sinner (Read more...) Body Double (Read more...) Vanish (Read more...) The Mephisto Club (Read more...)
The First Tom Thorne Thriller
Alison Willetts has survived a deliberately induced stroke. She can see, hear and feel, but is unable to move or communicate. World-weary, Country-and-Western loving detective Tom Thorne believes that, in leaving her alive, a killer has made his first mistake.
Rebecca Tope - 2 Books
Set in Cotswolds villages and farmhouses, Rebecca Tope’s mysteries find death and deception lurking within the tranquil countryside where Thea Osborne, accompanied by her spaniel Hepzibah, works as a professional house-sitter. Sometimes it seems that the absence of home owners activates malign forces in their neighbourhoods. The two titles included in this set are: Slaughter in the Cotswolds (Read more...) Blood in the Cotswolds (Read more...)
Marion Todd - 3 Books
Described by one critic as ‘a breath of fresh, tartan noir air’, Marion Todd’s thrillers introduce Detective Inspector Clare Mackay, formerly with Glasgow’s Major Investigations Teams, now relocated to St Andrews CID. She is a smart, tough, experienced investigator – so what is behind the move from big city to picturesque St Andrews? The three titles included in this set are: Lies to Tell (Read more...) See Them Run (Read more...) In Plain Sight (Read more...)
Lynda La Plante - 2 Books
Created by the award-winning screenwriter and novelist Lynda La Plante, Jane Tennison was a good-looking, intelligent, yet naive young woman when she joined the Met in 1973. Posted to one of the roughest areas of London, she has to toughen up; but being a woman in the 1970s police force presents its own challenges. The two titles included in this set are: Murder Mile (Read more...) Good Friday (Read more...)
A Death in the Night
Book 4 in the Hampstead Murders
When the team from the Hampstead police station investigate the murder of a lawyer’s wife at an exclusive members’ club, they uncover serial adultery and upper-class feuding in this contemporary mystery that subtly references the Golden Age of detectives.
One of the Boys
A man and his two sons start a new life in suburban Albuquerque following an acrimonious divorce. The brothers watch their father become increasingly erratic, and then dangerous, in a novel that explores the themes of family trauma, addiction and abusive relationships. Slightly off-mint.
Karin Slaughter - 3 Books
Karin Slaughter’s tough, visceral thrillers pit Special Agent Will Trent and other detectives against a range of brutal killers across the prosperous suburbs and stark housing projects of Atlanta, Georgia. The three titles included in this set are: Cop Town (Read more...) Triptych (Read more...) Fractured (Read more...)
Pretty Guilty Women
Investigating the murder of a man during a wedding celebration at a Californian resort, Detective Ramone is perplexed when four guests – harassed mother Ginger, serial divorcee Lulu, borderline alcoholic Emily and wealthy lawyer Kate – confess their guilt, each insisting she acted alone. Slightly off-mint.
Will Dean - 2 Books
Born in the Midlands, Will Dean now lives in Sweden, in an isolated clearing at the centre of an elk forest – a landscape of Nordic noir. His protagonist in these two much-acclaimed thrillers is Tuva Moodyson, a young, ambitious and deaf reporter on a small-town local paper, who will brave the menace of the forest to get the whole story. The two titles included in this set are: Dark Pines (Read more...) Red Snow (Read more...)
John Grisham - 6 Books
John Grisham was a practising lawyer before he turned to writing but since his first book, The Firm, appeared in 1991, he has become the master of the modern legal thriller. Our set contains five cases, plus a story inspired by Grisham’s own childhood in rural Arkansas. The six titles included in this set are: The Broker (Read more...) The Associate (Read more...) The Testament (Read more...) A Painted House (Read more...) The Pelican Brief (Read more...) The King of Torts (Read more...)
Karin Slaughter - 5 Books
In Grant County, Georgia – Karin Slaughter’s home state – Heartsdale is a small town that suffers more than its fair share of horrific murders. These unflinching thrillers follow the investigations of the local medical examiner and coroner, Sara Linton and the chief of police, Sara’s ex-husband, Jeffrey Tolliver. The five titles included in this set are: Blindsighted (Read more...) Kisscut (Read more...) Indelible (Read more...) A Faint Cold Fear (Read more...) Faithless (Read more...)
On the island of Fuerteventura, a car is found abandoned on a beach, with the body of a small child in a cardboard box on the back seat. Local police are baffled, but an unlikely detective, Erhard, old, drunk and in self-imposed exile, takes on the case and reveals a dangerous web of deceit behind a gruesome killing. Translated from the Danish by KE Semmel.
Newly divorced and virtually bankrupt, Jo is delighted to move into the spare room of a friend’s hi-tech apartment in Camden, and she appreciates the electronic ‘home assistant’ managing the practicalities and even keeping her company, until late one night Electra says, ‘I know what you did’.
The Pocket Wife
Dana Catrell was the last person to see her neighbour Celia alive, but she has troubling gaps in her recollection of events. This thriller explores themes of marriage, murder and madness through the hazy lens of a woman struggling to distinguish between reality and fiction. Off-mint.
Her Every Fear
Traumatized following a brutal attack by her ex-boyfriend, Kate Priddy surprises everyone, herself included, when she impulsively accepts an apartment swap offer from her cousin and moves from London to Boston. When she arrives to find her stateside neighbour has been murdered, she needs to work out who, if anyone, she can trust.
With the publication of the explosive biography of a media business tycoon at stake, this thriller follows literary agent Isabel Reed, CIA Station chief Hayden Gray and book editor Jeffrey Fielder through 24 crucial hours as the politically connected magnate tries to suppress its release.