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Our Best New Paperback Crime Fiction
Step back into the shadows of the undercover world of private eye Cormoran Strike, as Robert Galbraith returns with the 4th novel in the bestselling detective series.
When a client with a troubled past goes missing, his story leads Strike and his newly invested partner Robin Ellacott into a labyrinthine hunt for answers. As their investigation takes them into the heart of a covert Parliament sanctum and to a beautiful and sinister country manor, it’s not only a mystery they must confront but their own relationship.
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Waterstones Thriller of the Month
‘Original’, ‘unique’, ‘fiendishly clever’ and ‘remarkable’: critics have been knocked for six by Stuart Turton’s mind-blowing take on the country house thriller. The setup – a murder, a set of assembled guests – seems familiar, but the execution is anything but: our narrator is to assume a different life at the outset of each day, doomed to witness the act again and again. He must discover the killer’s identity to be released from the loop, but plot twist after plot twist will render freedom ever more remote...
The Man in the Grey Overcoat – Inspector Maigret
Georges Simenon’s sparing, knife-edged prose sets the bar for detective fiction, now re-issued by Penguin with brand new translations discover the father of littérature de criminalité.
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