Crime, Thrillers & Mystery Books
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Waterstones Thriller of the Month
Perfect for those who drink in the urbane, dangerous delights of Donna Leon and Joseph Kanon. Our destination is beautiful Venice, where expat Nathan Sutherland – both translator and Honorary Consul - suddenly finds himself drawn into a dark game of low theft and high art. The wealthy and vindictive Moro brothers play puppet master from their elegant shadows, forcing Sutherland to draw deep on his guile and understanding of the city to sever their strings.
A faultless debut from an author who lives and breathes Venice; the next Nathan Sutherland adventure, Vengeance in Venice, is available to pre-order now and is published in April.
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.
How Clued Up Are You? - Gifts for Super Sleuths
Joseph Knox, author of our January Thriller of the Month, Sirens, selects an unmissable quartet of crime fiction reads.