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A Brush with Death (Bob Skinner series, Book 29)
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Waterstones Thriller of the Month

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Basque Country: a land of secrets, mythology and superstition. The discovery of a teenager - brutally murdered, her body left on the banks of the River Baztán – opens a nightmarish door to the past for Inspector Amaia Salazar. Cautious, astute, Salazar is a woman of logic and reason, but as her investigation grows deeper, the ancient pagan belief of the local community begins to eat at her resolve: is she in the pursuit of a deranged ritualistic killer, or something even less human? A runaway bestseller in Redondo’s native Spain.

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The Big Sleep
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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.

Maigret Travels
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Mr Hire's Engagement
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The Flemish House
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The Blue Room
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The Madman of Bergerac
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The Reigning Queen of Crime

Our curated selection of Agatha Christie stories

Ordeal By Innocence
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Ordeal by Innocence
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Murder on the Orient Express
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And Then There Were None
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Murder on the Orient Express
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Miss Marple and Mystery
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Black Coffee
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4.50 from Paddington
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And Then There Were None
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Sherlock Holmes

A selection of Conan Doyle's iconic detective stories

The Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes
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A Study in Scarlet
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The Sign of Four
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes
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His Last Bow
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 How Clued Up Are You? - Gifts for Super Sleuths

Cluedo -Shuffle Card Game
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Sherlock: The Mind Palace
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An Exclusive Interview with Andrew Taylor

Ahead of the publication of his new novel The Fire Court, Andrew Taylor talks to us about stepping back into the world of The Ashes of London.

The Mystery of Three Quarters: An Extract

Read an enticing extract from Sophie Hannah's latest Poirot novel, The Mystery of Three Quarters.

Peter Swanson's Five Favourite Fictional Femme Fatales

All the Beautiful Lies' Peter Swanson discusses the enduring appeal of the femme fatale in fiction and picks five favourite characters from fiction.