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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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    Bestsellers

    This month we've got the very best crime from the very best authors! It's wall to wall showstoppers for the whole of April.

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    Bestsellers
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    Discover a debut

    Uncover the very best new crime writing with the Crime Files debut of the month.

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LATEST BOOKS

  • Graveyard of the Hesperides

    by, Lindsey Davis

    Life is sweet for Flavia Albia and her soon-to-be husband Faustus. But  his new job as a building co …

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  • The Butcher Bird

    by, SD Sykes

    Oswald de Lacy is growing up fast in his new position as Lord of Somershill Manor. The Black Death c …

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  • A Time of Torment

    by, John Connolly

    Jerome Burnel was once a hero. He intervened to prevent multiple killings and in doing so damned him …

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  • A Dying Breed

    by, Peter Hanington

    ‘TREMENDOUS’ William Boyd ‘AMAZINGLY GRIPPING’ Melvyn Bragg ‘A BELTING GOOD READ’ A.L. Kennedy ‘BRIL …

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  • The Steel Kiss

    by, Jeffery Deaver

    Master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the latest gripping thriller featuring paraplegic for …

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  • The Butcher’s Hook

    by, Janet Ellis

    Georgian London, in the summer of 1763. At nineteen, Anne Jaccob is awakened to the possibility of j …

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  • 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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