• The Abrupt Physics of Dying

    The Abrupt Physics of Dying

    Description Claymore Straker is trying to forget a violent past. Working as an oil company engineer in the wilds of Yemen, he is hijacked at gunpoint by Islamic terrorists. Read More

    By Paul E. Hardisty $0
  • The Last Days of Disco

    The Last Days of Disco

    Description Early in the decade that taste forgot, Fat Franny Duncan is on top of the world. He is the undoubted King of the Ayrshire Mobile Disco scene, controlling and ruling the competition with an iron fist. From birthdays to barn dances, Franny is the man to call. Read More

    By David F. Ross $0
  • Snowblind


    Description Siglufjörður: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors – accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thór Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik – with a past that he’s unable to leave behind. Read More

    By RAGNAR JÓNASSON (translated by Quentin Bates) $0
  • We Shall Inherit the Wind

    We Shall Inherit the Wind

    Description 1998. Varg Veum sits by the hospital bedside of his long-term girlfriend Karin, whose life-threatening injuries provide a deeply painful reminder of the mistakes he’s made. Read More

    By GUNNAR STAALESEN (translated by Don Bartlett) $0
  • The Defenceless

    The Defenceless

    Description When an old man is found dead on the road – seemingly run over by a Hungarian au pair – police investigator Anna Fekete is certain that there is more to the incident than meets the eye. Read More

    By KATI HIEKKAPELTO (translated by David Hackston) $0
  • How To Be Brave

    How To Be Brave

    Description All the stories died that morning … until we found the one we’d always known.  When nine-year-old Rose is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Natalie must use her imagination to keep her daughter alive. Read More

    By Louise Beech $0
  • Nightblind


    Description Siglufjörður: an idyllically quiet fishing village on the northernmost tip of Iceland, accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thór Arason: a local policeman, whose tumultuous past and uneasy relationships with the villagers continue to haunt him. Read More

    By Ragnar Jónasson (translated by Quentin Bates) $0
  • Where Roses Never Die

    Where Roses Never Die

    Description   September 1977. Mette Misvær, a three-year-old girl disappears without trace from the sandpit outside her home. Her tiny, close middle-class community in the tranquil suburb of Nordas is devastated, but their enquiries and the police produce nothing. Curtains twitch, suspicions are raised, but Mette is never found. Read More

    By Gunnar Staalesen (translated by Don Bartlett) $0
  • Jihadi: A Love Story

    Jihadi: A Love Story

    Description   A former intelligence agent stands accused of terrorism, held without charge in a secret overseas prison. His memoir is in the hands of a brilliant but erratic psychologist whose annotations paint a much darker picture. Read More

    By Yusuf Toropov $0
  • The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas

    The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas

    Description ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll doesn’t necessarily mean a band. It doesn’t mean a singer, and it doesn’t mean a lyric, really. It’s that question of trying to be immortal.’ Malcolm McLaren The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas is the timeless story of the quest for such pop immortality. Read More

    By David F. Ross $0
  • Wicked Game

    Wicked Game

    Description 2001. Age is catching up with Robert Finlay, a police officer on the Royalty Protection team based in London. He’s looking forward to returning to uniform policing and a less stressful life with his new family. But fate has other plans. Read More

    By Matt Johnson $0
  • The Evolution of Fear

    The Evolution of Fear

    Description Betrayed. A price on his head. It’s easy to survive … until they threaten her too… Claymore Straker is a fugitive with a price on his head. Read More

    By Paul E. Hardisty $0
  • In Her Wake

    In Her Wake

    Description A perfect life … until she discovered it wasn’t her own  . A tragic family event reveals devastating news that rips apart Bella’s comfortable existence. Read More

    By Amanda Jennings $0
  • Epiphany Jones

    Epiphany Jones

    Description A man with a consuming addiction. A woman who talks to God. And the secret connection that could destroy them both… Jerry has a traumatic past that leaves him subject to psychotic hallucinations and depressive episodes. Read More

    By Michael Grothaus $0
  • Deadly Harvest

    Deadly Harvest

    Description A young girl goes missing after getting into a car with a mysterious man. Soon after, a second girl disappears, and her devastated father, Witness, sets out to seek revenge. Read More

    By Michael Stanley $0
  • Blackout


    Description On the shores of a tranquil fjord in Northern Iceland, a man is brutally beaten to death on a bright summer’s night. Read More

    By Ragnar Jónasson (translated by Quentin Bates) $0
  • A Death in the Family

    A Death in the Family

    Description ‘There’s no easy way to say this, Kubu. Your father’s dead. I’m afraid he’s been murdered.’ . Faced with the violent death of his own father, even Assistant Superintendent David ‘Kubu’ Bengu, Botswana CID’s keenest mind, is baffled. Read More

    By Michael Stanley $0
  • The Bird Tribunal

    The Bird Tribunal

    Description Two people in exile. Two secrets. As the past tightens its grip, there may be no escape… TV presenter Allis Hagtorn leaves her partner and her job to take voluntary exile in a remote house on an isolated fjord. Read More

    By Agnes Ravatn (translated by Rosie Hedger) $0
  • A Suitable Lie

    A Suitable Lie

    Description Some secrets should never be kept… Andy Boyd thinks he is the luckiest man alive. Widowed with a young child, after his wife dies in childbirth, he is certain that he will never again experience true love. Then he meets Anna. Read More

    By Michael J. Malone $0
  • The Mountain in My Shoe

    The Mountain in My Shoe

    Description A missing boy. A missing book. A missing husband. A woman who must find them all to find herself … On the night Bernadette finally has the courage to tell her domineering husband that she’s leaving, he doesn’t come home. Read More

    By Louise Beech $0
  • The Mine

    The Mine

    Description A hitman. A journalist. A family torn apart. Read More

    By Antti Tuomainen (translated by David Hackston) $0
  • The Exiled

    The Exiled

    Description Murder. Corruption. Dark secrets. A titanic wave of refugees. Can Anna solve a terrifying case that’s become personal?   Anna Fekete returns to the Balkan village of her birth for a relaxing summer holiday. Read More

    By Kati Hiekkapelto (translated by David Hackston) $0
  • Deep Down Dead

    Deep Down Dead

    Description Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. Read More

    By Steph Broadribb $0
  • Rupture


    Description 1955. Two young couples move to the uninhabited, isolated fjord of Hedinsfjörður. Their stay ends abruptly when one of the women meets her death in mysterious circumstances. The case is never solved. Read More

    By Ragnar Jónasson (Translated by Quentin Bates) $0
  • Sealskin


    Description Donald is a young fisherman, eking out a lonely living on the west coast of Scotland. One night he witnesses something miraculous … and makes a terrible mistake. Read More

    By Su Bristow $0
  • Cursed


    Description What secret would you kill to protect? When Hedda Hellberg fails to return from a retreat in Italy, where she has been grieving for her recently dead father, her husband discovers that his wife’s life is tangled in mystery. Read More

    By Thomas Enger (Translated by Kari Dickson) $0
  • Deadly Game

    Deadly Game

    Description Reeling from the attempts on his life and that of his family, Police Inspector Robert Finlay returns to work to discover that any hope of a peaceful existence has been dashed. Assigned to investigate the Eastern European sex-slave industry just as a key witness is murdered. Read More

    By Matt Johnson $0
  • Six Stories

    Six Stories

    Description 1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenager Tom Jeffries is found at an outward bound centre. Verdict? Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. Read More

    By Matt Wesolowski $0
  • Reconciliation For The Dead

    Reconciliation For The Dead

    Description Fresh from events in Yemen and rimyprus, vigilante justice-seeker Claymore Straker returns to South Africa, seeking absolution for the sins of his past. Read More

    By Paul E. Hardisty $0
  • Block 46

    Block 46

    hai Description Evil remembers… Falkenberg, Sweden. The mutilated body of talented young jewellery designer, Linnea Blix, is found in a snow-swept marina. Hampstead Heath, London. The body of a young boy is discovered with similar wounds to Linnea’s. Buchenwald Concentration Camp, 1944. Read More

    By Johanna Gustawsson (Translated by Maxim Jakubowski $0
  • Faithless


    Description Oslo detectives Gunnarstranda and Frølich are back … and this time, it’s personal… When the body of a woman turns up in a dumpster, scalded and wrapped in plastic, Inspector Frank Frølich is shocked to discover that he knows her … and their recent meetings may hold the clue… Read More

    By Kjell Ola Dahl (Translated by Don Bartlett) $0
  • The Man Who Loved Islands

    The Man Who Loved Islands

    Description he early 80s, Bobby Cassidy and Joey Miller were inseparable; childhood friends and fledgling business associates. Now, both are depressed and lonely, and they haven’t spoken to each other in more than ten years. Read More

    By David F. Ross $0
  • Dying To Live

    Dying To Live

    Description When the body of a Bushman is discovered near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the death is written off as an accident. But all is not as it seems. An autopsy reveals that, although he’s clearly very old, his internal organs are puzzlingly young. Read More

    By Michael Stanley $0
  • The Other Twin

    The Other Twin

    Description When India falls to her death from a bridge over a railway, her sister Poppy returns home to Brighton for the first time in years. Unconvinced by official explanations, Poppy begins her own investigation into India’s death. Read More

    By Lucy V. Hay $0
  • Exquisite


    Description Bo Luxton has it all – a loving family, a beautiful home in the Lake District, and a clutch of bestselling books to her name. Enter Alice Dark, an aspiring writer who is drifting through life, with a series of dead-end jobs and a freeloading boyfriend. Read More

    By Sarah Stovell $0
  • Wolves in the Dark

    Wolves in the Dark

    Description Reeling from the death of his great love, Karin, Varg Veum’s life has descended into a self-destructive spiral of alcohol, lust, grief and blackouts. When traces of child pornography are found on his computer, he’s accused of being part of a paedophile ring and thrown into a prison cell. Read More

    By Gunnar Staalesen (Translated by Don Bartlett) $0
  • Maria in the Moon

    Maria in the Moon

    Description ‘Long ago my beloved Nanny Eve chose my name. Then one day she stopped calling me it. I try now to remember why, but I just can’t.’ Thirty-two-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can’t remember everything. She can’t remember her ninth year. Read More

    By Louise Beech $0
  • House of Spines

    House of Spines

    Description Ran McGhie’s world has been turned upside down. A young, lonely and frustrated writer, and suffering from mental-health problems, he discovers that his long-dead mother was related to one of Glasgow’s oldest merchant families. Read More

    By Michael J. Malone $0
  • Snare


    Description After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world. Read More

    By Lilja Sigurdardottir (Translated by Quentin Bates) $0
  • Whiteout


    Description Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kálfshamarvík. Read More

    By Ragnar Jonasson (Translated by Quentin Bates) $0
  • The Man Who Died

    The Man Who Died

    Description A successful entrepreneur in the mushroom industry, Jaakko Kaunismaa is a man in his prime. At just 37 years of age, he is shocked when his doctor tells him that he’s dying. Read More

    By Antti Tuomainen (Translated by David Hackston) $0
  • Deep Blue Trouble

    Deep Blue Trouble

    Description Single-mother Florida bounty hunter Lori Anderson’s got an ocean of trouble on her hands. Her daughter Dakota is safe, but her cancer is threatening a comeback, and Lori needs JT – Dakota’s daddy and the man who taught Lori everything – alive and kicking. Read More

    By Steph Broadribb $0
  • CWA Anthology of short stories – Mystery Tour

    CWA Anthology of short stories – Mystery Tour

    Description Crime spreads across the globe in this new collection of short stories from the Crime Writer’s Association, as a conspiracy of prominent crime authors take you on world mystery tour. Read More

    By Edited by Martin Edwards $0
  • Blue Night

    Blue Night

    Description After convicting a superior for corruption and shooting off a gangster’s crown jewels, the career of Hamburg’s most hard-bitten state prosecutor, Chastity Riley, has taken a nose dive: she has been transferred to the tedium of witness protection to prevent her making any more trouble. Read More

    By Simone Bucholz (Translated by Rachel Ward) $0
  • Hydra


    Description A family massacre A deluded murderess Five witnesses Six Stories Which one is true? One cold November night in 2014, in a small town in the northwest of England, 21-year-old Arla Macleod bludgeoned her mother, stepfather and younger sister to death with a hammer, in an unprovoked attack known… Read More

    By Matt Wesolowski $0
  • Killed


    Description Crime reporter Henning Juul thought his life was over when his young son was murdered. But that was only the beginning…  Determined to find his son’s killer, Henning doggedly follows an increasingly dangerous trail, where dark hands from the past emerge to threaten everything. Read More

    By Thomas Enger translated by Kari Dickson $0
  • We Were the Salt of the Sea

    We Were the Salt of the Sea

    Description As Montrealer Catherine Day sets foot in a remote fishing village and starts asking around about her birth mother, the body of a woman dredges up in a fisherman’s nets. Read More

    By Roxanne Bouchard translated by David Warriner $0
  • The Ice Swimmer

    The Ice Swimmer

    Description When a dead man is lifted from the freezing waters of Oslo Harbour just before Christmas, Detective Lena Stigersand’s stressful life suddenly becomes even more complicated. Read More

    By Kjell Ola Dahl (Translated by Don Bartlett) $0
  • Absolution


    Description It is 1997, eight months since vigilante justice-seeker Claymore Straker fled South Africa after his explosive testimony to Desmond Tutu’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In Paris, Rania LaTour, journalist, comes home to find that her son and her husband, a celebrated human rights lawyer, have disappeared. Read More

    By Paul E. Hardisty $0
  • Do No Harm

    Do No Harm

    Description If I can’t have you … nobody can After leaving her marriage to jealous, possessive oncologist Maxwell, Lily and her six-year-old son have a second chance at happiness with headteacher Sebastian. Kind but vulnerable, Sebastian is the polar opposite of Maxwell, and the perfect match for Lily. Read More

    By L V Hay $0
  • Dead of Night

    Dead of Night

    Description When freelance journalist, Crystal Nguyen, heads to South Africa, she thinks she’ll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National Geographic, but within a week she’s been hunting poachers, hunted by their bosses, and then arrested in connection with a murder. Read More

    By Michael Stanley $0
  • Red Devil Drive

    Red Devil Drive

    Description Called to a seemingly innocuous incident involving a parolee, Texas Ranger John Q finds himself investigating the murder of a motel owner and the disappearance of a young black woman in a 1960s Texas that’s rife with prejudice, bigotry and darkness. Read More

    By J M Gulvin $0
  • Fault Lines

    Fault Lines

    Description In a reimagined contemporary Edinburgh, in which a tectonic fault has opened up to produce a new volcano in the Firth of Forth, and where tremors are an everyday occurrence, volcanologist Surtsey makes a shocking discovery. Read More

    By Doug Johnstone $0
  • Keeper


    Description Whitechapel, 1888: London is bowed under Jack the Ripper’s reign of terror. London 2015: actress Julianne Bell is abducted in a case similar to the terrible Tower Hamlets murders of some ten years earlier, and harking back to the Ripper killings of a century before. Read More

    By Johana Gustawsson Translated by Maxim Jakubowski $0
  • Big Sister

    Big Sister

    Description Varg Veum receives a surprise visit in his office. A woman introduces herself as his half-sister, and she has a job for him. Her god-daughter, a 19-year-old trainee nurse from Haugesund, moved from her bedsit in Bergen two weeks ago. Since then no one has heard anything from her. Read More

    By Gunnar Staalesen translated by Don Bartlett $0
  • The Old You

    The Old You

    Description Someone’s mind is playing tricks … but whose? Lynn Waites gave up the job she loved when she married Ed, the love of her life, but it was worth it for the happy years they enjoyed together. Read More

    By Louise Voss $0
  • OverKill


    Description When the body of a young mother is found washed up on the banks of the Mataura River, a small rural community is rocked by her tragic suicide. But all is not what it seems. Read More

    By Vanda Symon $0


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