• The Abrupt Physics of Dying

    The Abrupt Physics of Dying

    Description One man. An oil company. A decision that could cost his life. 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. But the future is uncertain. Read More

    By David F. Ross $0
  • Snowblind

    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

    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 The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas is the timeless story of the quest for such pop immortality. When a young Ayrshire band miraculously hits the big time with the smash hit record of 1984, international stardom beckons. 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

    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 shattered family. A mine spewing toxic secrets that threaten to poison them all. 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

    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

    Sealskin

    Description What happens when magic collides with reality? 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

    Cursed

    Description What secret would you kill to protect? When Hedda Hellberg fails to return from a retreat in Italy, 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 One body. Six stories. Which one is true? 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 Cyprus, 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

    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

    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 The Disco Boys and The Band are back… In the 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

    Exquisite

    Description She loves me. She loves me not. Bo Luxton has it all – a loving family, a beautiful home in the Lake District, and a clutch of bestselling books to her name. 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 ‘Like a cold spider, the memory stirred in my head and spun an icy web about my brain. Someone else crawled in. I remembered’ Thirty-on-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can’t remember everything. She can’t remember her ninth year. She can’t remember when her insomnia started. Read More

    By Louise Beech $0
  • House of Spines

    House of Spines

    Description What you see isn’t always real … 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

    Snare

    Description First in the Reykjavik Noir Trilogy 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

    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 the little girl’s 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 The hair stands up on the back of my neck and I get an age-old feeling in my belly. Like there’s a fight ahead. Read More

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

    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

    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 Truth lingers in murky waters… 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
  • End Game

    End Game

    Description Robert Finlay seems to have finally left his SAS past behind him and is settled into his new career as a detective. Read More

    By Matt Johnson $0
  • Absolution

    Absolution

    Description It’s 1997, and 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, Claymore’s former lover, 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 Till death do us part… 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
  • Fault Lines

    Fault Lines

    Description A little lie … a seismic secret … and the cracks are beginning to show… In a reimagined contemporary Edinburgh, where 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… Read More

    By Doug Johnstone $0
  • Keeper

    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 $0.00
  • 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 Naismith 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

    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
  • The Lion Tamer Who Lost

    The Lion Tamer Who Lost

    Description Be careful what you wish for… Long ago, Andrew made a childhood wish, and kept it in a silver box. Read More

    By Louise Beech $0
  • After He Died

    After He Died

    Description You need to know who your husband really was… When Paula Gadd’s husband of almost thirty years dies, just days away from the seventh anniversary of their son, Christopher’s death, her world falls apart. Read More

    By Michael J. Malone $0
  • Good Samaritans

    Good Samaritans

    Description One crossed wire, three dead bodies and six bottles of bleach. Seth Beauman can’t sleep. He stays up late, calling strangers from his phonebook, hoping to make a connection, while his wife, Maeve, sleeps upstairs. Read More

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  • The Lingering

    The Lingering

    Description Married couple Jack and Ali Gardiner move to a self-sufficient commune in the English Fens, desperate for fresh start. The local village is known for the witches who once resided there and Rosalind House, where the commune has been established, is a former psychiatric home, with a disturbing history. Read More

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  • Trap

    Trap

    Description Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she’s finally escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son Tomas is taken, she’s back to square one … and Iceland. Read More

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  • Palm Beach, Finland

    Palm Beach, Finland

    Description Sex, lies and ill-fitting swimwear … Sun Protection Factor 100 Jan Nyman, the ace detective of the covert operations unit of the National Central Police, is sent to a sleepy seaside town to investigate a mysterious death. Read More

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  • Attend

    Attend

    Description Her secrets are your salvation… When Sam falls in love with South London thug Derek, and Anne’s best friend Kathleen takes her own life, they discover they are linked not just by a world of drugs and revenge; they also share the friendship of the uncanny and enigmatic Deborah. Read More

    By West Camel $0
  • Deep Dirty Truth

    Deep Dirty Truth

    Description A price on her head. A secret worth dying for. Just 48 hours to expose the truth… Single-mother bounty hunter Lori Anderson has finally got her family back together, but her new-found happiness is shattered when she’s snatched by the Miami Mob – and they want her dead. Read More

    By Steph Broadribb $0
  • Changeling

    Changeling

    Description On Christmas Eve in 1988, seven-year-old Alfie Marsden vanished in the dark Wentshire Forest Pass, when his father, Sorrel, stopped the car to investigate a mysterious knocking sound. No trace of the child, nor his remains, have ever been found. Alfie Marsden was declared officially dead in 1995. Read More

    By Matt Wesolowski $0
  • Inborn

    Inborn

    Description When two teenagers – Johannes and Mari – are found murdered inside their school, in the small Norwegian village of Fredheim, the finger is soon is pointed at eighteen-year-old Even, whose relationship with Mari ended just before she died. Read More

    By Thomas Enger $0
  • Beton Rouge

    Beton Rouge

    Description On a warm September morning, an unconscious man is found in a cage at the entrance to the offices of one of the biggest German newspapers. Closer inspection shows he is a manager of the company, and he’s been tortured. Three days later, another manager appears in similar circumstances. Read More

    By Simone Buchholz $0
  • The Courier

    The Courier

    Description In 1942, Jewish courier Ester is betrayed, narrowly avoiding arrest by the Gestapo. In a great haste, she escapes to Sweden, saving herself. Her family in Oslo, however, is deported to Auschwitz. Read More

    By Kjell Ola Dahl $0
  • Welcome to the Heady Heights

    Welcome to the Heady Heights

    Description Welcome to the Heady Heights … It’s the year punk rock was born, Concorde entered commercial service and a tiny Romanian gymnast changed the sport forever.   Archie Blunt is a man with big ideas. He just needs a break for them to be realised. Read More

    By David F. Ross $0
  • The Ringmaster

    The Ringmaster

    Description Death is stalking the southern South Island of New Zealand… Marginalised by previous antics, Sam Shephard, is on the bottom rung of detective training in Dunedin, and her boss makes sure she knows it. Read More

    By Vanda Symon $0
  • Star Girl

    Star Girl

    Description Pregnant Victoria Valbon was brutally murdered in an alley three weeks ago – and the killer hasn’t been caught. Tonight is Stella McKeever’s final radio show. The theme is secrets. She wants yours, and in exchange she will share some of hers. The ones she knows. Read More

    By Louise Beech $0

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