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Crime Files is the exciting new home of the best crime and thriller fiction from the dedicated teams at Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing Group and Quercus Books.

We’ll be sharing the latest releases from big-name authors and undiscovered talents, bringing you exclusive extracts and videos of new books, getting our authors to share their inspiration for writing, and offering fantastic prizes!

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  • What We're Reading

    The Three by Sarah Lotz

    This month Jo has been reading an incredible new thriller billed as Lost meets The Passage, for all fans of The Shining Girls and Stephen King.

    'Unsettling, terrifying and utterly gripping – just some of the words I would use to describe Sarah Lotz’s THE THREE…' - Jo Liddiard, Headline

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    The Three by Sarah Lotz
  • Book of the Month

    Camille by Pierre Lemaitre

    Following the horror of Irène and the thrills of Alex, Camille is the heart-stopping final chapter of Lemaitre's multi-award-winning trilogy, soon to be the subject of a major American film. Drawn once again into a labyrinthine web with answers ever out of reach, Camille must draw on all his talent to face an enemy who threatens everything he holds dear…

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    Camille by Pierre Lemaitre
  • Debut of the Month

    How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst

    ‘I have no memory of what happened but I was told I killed my son. And you believe what your loved ones, your doctor and the police tell you, don't you?’

    Disturbing psychological crime from a fantastic new talent.

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    How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst
  • Podcasts

    Tune in now!

    Listen to Crime Files podcasts featuring readings from the very best crime thriller authors, and discussion about new books with Crime Files team members who work to bring this top quality literature to your bookshelves.

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LATEST BOOKS

  • Solitude Creek

    Jeffery Deaver

    Fear kills – the fourth electrifying Kathryn Dance thriller by master of suspense and number one bes …

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  • Mr Mercedes

    Stephen King

    A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring Bill Hodges, a retired cop who is tormented by ‘the Merc …

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  • The Secret Place

    Tana French

    ‘A gripping read for those still pining for GONE GIRL’ Elle’s top five beach reads The photo shows a …

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  • A Song of Shadows

    John Connolly

    Grievously wounded private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Na …

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  • Close to Home

    Lisa Jackson

    HOME IS WHERE THE FEAR IS… The house where Sarah McAdams grew up has always terrified her. But now …

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  • The Silence of the Sea

    Yrsa Sigurdardottir

    The most chilling novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, an international bestseller at the height of h …

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LATEST POSTS

FEATURED AUTHOR

  • Colette McBeth

    Colette McBeth

    Colette McBeth was a BBC TV News Correspondent for ten years.  She lives in West London with her husband and three young children.  She attended the F …

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THE PODCAST

  • February 12, 2015

    Latest podcast

    Podcast

    In this month’s criminal conversation are editors, and crime fiction lovers, Stefanie Bierwerth and Kate Parkin discussing all the crime fiction you need to hear about this month. We’ve also got an amazing audiobook extract from this month's Book of the Month, CLOSER THAN YOU THINK by Karen Rose and an interview with THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEA author Antonia Hodgson live from the Hodder crime party!

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