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If sleuths, gumshoes and detectives are what you are looking for then you have come to the right place. Fill your bookshelves with classic whodunits from Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler or the latest gripping crime novels from Ian Rankin and Ann Cleeves. Everybody loves a literary murder mystery and our great selection of crime books will keep you on-the-edge-of-your-seat right up until the final paragraph.

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Our Best Crime Fiction

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The Thursday Murder Club
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The Dark Remains
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Verity
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Death and Croissants
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Murder Before Evensong
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A Narrow Door
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Over My Dead Body
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The Dark Hours
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The Twyford Code
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Better Off Dead
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The Heights
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The Khan
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The President's Daughter
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Falling
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With A Mind to Kill
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The Partisan
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Our Best New Crime Hardbacks

No Less The Devil
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Do No Harm
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First Born
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Bad Actors
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A Tidy Ending
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Murder Before Evensong
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Amongst Our Weapons
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Nobody But Us
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Portrait of a Thief
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Three Assassins
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The Paris Apartment
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Give Unto Others
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The Last Supper
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Sundial
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The Maid
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The Christie Affair
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The Botanist
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With A Mind to Kill
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Run, Rose, Run
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The Paris Apartment
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Reputation
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Sundial
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Nine Lives
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Notes on an Execution
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The Last Supper
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A Slow Fire Burning
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We Are Not Like Them
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Twelve Secrets
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Edith and Kim
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Bad Apples
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A Heart Full of Headstones
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The Khan
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No Plan B
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Good Cop Bad Cop
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The Second Woman
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Cold Justice
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Our Best New Crime Paperbacks

The Maidens
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The Man Who Died Twice
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The Dark Remains
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Billy Summers
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Over My Dead Body
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The Dark Hours
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The Heights
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Mercy
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Falling
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The Shadows of Men
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A Three Dog Problem
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Murder by the Seaside
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The Death of Remembrance
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Hostage
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The Late Train to Gipsy Hill
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Silverview
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Black Drop
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The Other Black Girl
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A compelling spy thriller in the grand tradition of le Carré and Deighton, Worrall's nerve-jangling tale revolves around four key players in the Cold War and a lethally dangerous chess tournament in the London of 1961.

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The Twist of a Knife
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Genesis: A Robert Hunter Thriller
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The Ink Black Heart
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The Bullet that Missed
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Meantime
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Death and Fromage
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The Butcher and the Wren
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The Family Remains
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A Heart Full of Headstones
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The Retreat
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The Accomplice
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Marple: Twelve New Stories
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No Plan B
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The It Girl
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1989
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Birnam Wood
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Act of Oblivion
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The Enigma of Room 622
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Luxury Editions & Gift Books

The Complete Sherlock Holmes
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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The Mystery of the Blue Train
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The Tuesday Club Murders
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The ABC Murders
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The Appeal
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The Woman in White
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Detective Stories
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
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And Then There Were None
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Lord Peter Wimsey Investigates
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Our Best Classic Crime

Murder by the Seaside
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And Then There Were None
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Death of a Bookseller
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The Honjin Murders
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Murder on the Orient Express
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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
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Death on the Nile
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The Mysterious Affair at Styles
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The ABC Murders
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Murder on the Orient Express
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The Village of Eight Graves
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The Decagon House Murders
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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The Big Sleep
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A Study in Scarlet
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R in the Month
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Why Didn't They Ask Evans?
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Lady Joker
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Our Best Historical Crime

Black Drop
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Daughters of Night
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The Midnight Hour
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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
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Blood & Sugar
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The Ashes of London
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A Net for Small Fishes
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Orders to Kill
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Mexican Gothic
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Dangerous Women
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Dream Town
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Suspects
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The Clockwork Girl
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The Essex Serpent
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The Leviathan
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Daughters of Night
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A heist thriller with a heavyweight emotional and social undertow, Takamura's seminal 1997 work is an enduring slice of Japanese noir and the worthy recipient of a long overdue English translation.

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Crime in Translation

A selection of our favourite foreign language crime novels

The Honjin Murders
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The Inugami Curse
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Hurricane Season
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The Chestnut Man
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A Question of Guilt
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The Godmother
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Babylon Berlin
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Murder in the Crooked House
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The Old Woman With the Knife
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The Chalk Circle Man
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To Cook a Bear
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Dregs
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The Anomaly
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The Reunion
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People Like Them
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The Therapist
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Criminally Good Gifts

Agatha Christie Death on the Cards Card Game
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The World of Sherlock Holmes
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Agatha Christie Little Grey Cells mug
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Body In The Library Bag
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Agatha Christie Tea and Scandal mug
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Agatha Christie Cloth Bag
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Cluedo Card Game
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Agatha Christie glasses case
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Agatha Christie Travel Cup
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221B Baker Street
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Cluedo The Classic Mystery Game
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Sherlock Holmes Case of the codebreaker game
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Sherlock Holmes Coin Game
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The Pocket Detective 2
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Scotland Yard
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Sherlock Holmes Card Game
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Alex Michaelides on Retelling and Revising Greek Mythology

Alex Michaelides, author of The Maidens, our Thriller of the Month for June, discusses his favourite modern retellings of the Greek myths.

The Reverend Richard Coles' Cosy Crime Favourites

The Reverend Richard Coles, author of Murder Before Evensong, shares his top tales of deduction and detection.

Sun-Soaked Crime: The Best Scorching Summer Thrillers

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