Welcome to Crime Files

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

    The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins

    Will young rake Tom Hawkins survive the noose?

    From the gilded cage of the Court to the wicked freedoms of the Georgian slums, this is page-turning historical crime at its best - new from the award-winning author of THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEA.

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    The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins
  • GET READY TO GET EVEN

    GET EVEN by Martina Cole

    The queen of crime drama, returns with a hard-hitting and uncompromising thriller.

    Old wounds will surface, as the time has come to GET EVEN.

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    GET EVEN by Martina Cole
  • 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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    Tune in now!

LATEST BOOKS

  • The Silent Ones

    Ali Knight

    He’ll do whatever it takes to find his missing sister. Darren Evans was only eleven when his beloved …

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  • The Undesired

    Yrsa Sigurdardottir

    A chilling modern horror novel from the author of THE SILENCE OF THE SEA, winner of the 2015 Petrona …

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  • Rogue Lawyer

    John Grisham

    ‘The best thriller writer alive’ – Ken Follett I’m not a typical lawyer. I don’t maintain a pretty o …

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  • Get Even

    The twenty-second novel from Sunday Times No.1 bestseller, Martina Cole, author of DANGEROUS LADY, T …

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  • The Killing Kind

    Chris Holm

    Michael Hendricks is not a good man. He doesn’t deserve a good life. But he is very good at his job. …

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  • Last Words

    Michael Koryta

    Still mourning the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak accepts a case that may be his …

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  • MORE BOOKS >

LATEST POSTS

FEATURED AUTHOR

  • John Connolly

    John Connolly

    John Connolly is the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award and the first Irish writer to win an Edgar award. His debut – Every Dead Thi …

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THE PODCAST

  • February 12, 2015

    Latest podcast

    Podcast

    In this episode of the Crime Files podcast Marketing Manager Bethan Ferguson chats to Nick Sayers about the greatest comebacks in crime fiction, including the incredible return of Lisbeth Salander in GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB! There is also a fantastic interview with Vaseem Khan, author of THE UNEXPECTED INHERITANCE OF INSPECTOR CHOPRA.

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