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You are Dead
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Peter James
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After the Crash
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Michel Bussi
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The Monogram Murders
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I Let You Go
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Clare Mackintosh
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Lamentation
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C. J. Sansom
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New and bestselling Crime books from the biggest and best writers in the genre, from the classic crime stories of Agatha Christie, to the "tartan noir" crime novels of Ian Rankin, and from the cosy mystery books of Alexander McCall Smith to thrillers by the likes of Lee Child, and thrilling books by bestselling authors like "Gone Girl" author, Gillian Flynn.