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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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  • Theme of the month: Summer Reads

    Summer Reads

    This month on Crime Files, we're celebrating the sunshine with some spectacular summer-y crime/thriller reads.

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    Summer Reads
  • Theme of the Month: Love and Lies

    Love and Lies

    This month we're celebrating the most sick, creepy, dangerous and downright wrong relationships in crime/thriller fiction.

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    Love and Lies
  • DEBUT OF THE MONTH

    Discover a debut

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

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    Discover a debut

LATEST BOOKS

  • Blackwater

    THE NEW ESSEX-BASED CRIME SERIES FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE DI JACK FROST PREQUELS. ‘James H …

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  • Deadly Secrets

    by, Britta Bolt

    Pieter Posthumus wouldn’t live anywhere but Amsterdam…even though the big Earth 2050 conference, w …

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  • In the Month of the Midnight Sun

    by, Cecilia Ekbäck

    An orphaned boy brought up to serve the state as a man. A rich young woman incapable of living by th …

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  • Before the Fall

    by, Noah Hawley

    The rich are different. But fate is blind. Down-on-his-luck artist Scott Burroughs would usually tak …

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  • The Crime Writer

    by, Jill Dawson

    In 1964, the eccentric American novelist Patricia Highsmith is hiding out in a cottage in Suffolk, t …

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  • The Second Girl

    by, David Swinson

    He’s a good detective… with a bad habit. Frank Marr may be a  decorated former cop and the best pr …

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  • MORE BOOKS >

LATEST POSTS

FEATURED AUTHOR

  • Peter Robinson

    Peter Robinson

    Peter Robinson’s DCI Banks is now a major ITV1 drama starring Stephen Tompkinson (Wild at Heart, Ballykissangel) as Inspector Banks. The show consiste …

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