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In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders... But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late? 'So smart and funny. Deplorably good' - Ian Rankin. 'A gripping read' - Sunday Times. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241425442 • Author: Richard Osman • Publisher: Viking • Format: Hardback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 24 x 16.2 x 3.5cm

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 The third and fourth instalment in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea Mysteries. Murder on the Tor When Libby Forest finds a body early one morning in mist surrounding Glastonbury Tor, she will need all her ingenuity to unscramble the threads of past myths and present secrets to discover the truth.  Meanwhile, with the help of the enigmatic Max Ramshore, can Libby uncover the whole truth of her husband's death and find peace in her new life? Murder at the Cathedral Could your best friend be a killer? When a body is discovered in ells Cathedral Library, Libby Forests best friend Angela Miles becomes the prime suspect.  The last thing Libby needs is another investigation. but with the help of ear, the beloved Carpathian Sheepdog, and her partner, Max Ramshore, Libby’s determined to uncover the murderer and clear her friends name. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800485662 • Author: Evesham Frances • Publisher: Boldwood Books • Format: Book Collection – Paperback

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DSI Lorimer is back with a brand new case. And the stakes have never been so high... When his old friend and former colleague is shot dead at his home, Detective Superintendent William Lorimer is devastated. And his problems are only just beginning. It's not long before two further deaths are reported: both victims ex-policemen. It's clear this is a targeted campaign against their own, yet with no other link between the victims to identify the killer, Lorimer's police team are starting to panic. Who will be next? Lorimer knows he must keep his cool if he is to solve the case. But with time running out before the next attack, he's struggling to ignore the sickening question at the back of his mind:  Will he get to the killer, before the killer gets to him? Product Information: ISBN: 9780751576429 Author: Alex Gray Publisher: Sphere Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.7 x 2.54cm

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The first two instalments in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea Mysteries. Murder at the Lighthouse Recently widowed Libby Forest arrives in the small coastal town of Exham-on-Sea, keen to start a new life baking cakes and designing chocolates. Walking on the beach one stormy autumn day, Libby and excitable Springer Spaniel ‘Shipley’ discover a dead body under the lighthouse.  Convinced the death was no accident, Libby teams up with Max Ramshore, an attractive local resident, and Bear, a huge sheepdog, to confront indifference from the community and unmask the killer.  Murder on the Levels When a group of cyclists, all customers at the bakery in small town Exham-on-Sea, are poisoned, suspicion falls on the shop itself, and Libby’s food. In partnership with attractive, blue-eyed Max Ramshore and his huge sheepdog, Bear, Libby Forest sets out to uncover the poisoner and save the bakery. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800485655 • Author: Evesham Frances • Publisher: Boldwood Books • Format: Book Collection – Paperback

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The fifth and sixth instalments in the bestselling Exham-on-Sea Mysteries. Murder at the Bridge When a suspicious death follows a country wedding, Libby Forest’s instincts tell her there's something deeply amiss in the picturesque villages of Exmoor. Alongside her on-off partner Max Ramshore, Libby delves deeper into the mysterious goings on in Horton. As people begin to disappear, it’s a race against time to uncover the Exmoor secrets before it’s too late. Murder at the Castle The sudden death of an elderly volunteer at Dunster Castle rocks the Castle’s ancient calm to its core leaving members of the local History Society devastated. When the finger is pointed at a fellow volunteer, his wife Margery fears her husband of forty years may be the killer. Libby Forest, in partnership with Max Ramshore and their two much-loved dogs, Bear and Shipley are determined to find the castle killer – no matter who it may be. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781800485679 • Author: Evesham Frances • Publisher: Boldwood Books • Format: Book Collection – Paperback

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A victim? Or a killer? One icy cold morning, the remains of a woman are discovered. She has been abused, then butchered. DI Kelly Porter knows this is the work of a monster. One who has killed before - and will do so again. Kevin Flint is a young man with no friends and a reputation for being odd. He explores the hidden corners of the Lake District, and likes to creep, and watch. He witnesses depravity and it excites him. But will he cross the line from bystander to perpetrator? Despite her personal life taking unexpected turns, Kelly's detective instincts tell her that the answers lie with Kevin - if only she knew the right questions to ask. Will Kelly miss her chance and have blood on her hands? And will she ever be the same when it's over? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788638166 • Author: Rachel Lynch • Publisher: Canelo Crime • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.1 cm

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It's the spring of 1930 and Private Investigator Kate Shackleton is inspecting the books of Barleycorn Brewery. Something doesn’t add up. But when the one employee who may know what's really going on meets with a fatal accident, Kate's investigation intensifies. On the day of the brewery garden party, amidst celebrations for the newly crowned Yorkshire Brewery Queen, Kate finds herself staring at another body. It's clear there are secrets somebody would kill to keep buried . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9780349423081 • Author: Frances Brody • Publisher: Piatkus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 368 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 13 x 2.8 cm

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Torrential rain triggers a landslide in the dark hours of a Shetland winter and the burial of an old friend of DI Jimmy Perez is in danger...As he watches the floor of mud and water smash through a croft house. Within the rubble, he finds the body of a dark-haired woman wearing a red silk dress. Perez soon becomes obsessed with tracing her identity until it emerges that she was already dead before the landslide hit the house. Perez feels bound by duty to find out who she was and how she died. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781447278221• Author: Ann Cleeves• Publisher: Pan Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 396• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.5cm

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Delve into the gripping and most popular Alex Cross Collection from favourite crime fiction Author James Patterson in this fantastic 3 Book Box Set! From the very first novel in James Patterson's series featuring forensic psychologist Alex Cross, Along Came a Spider, discover how deep the crime world becomes and uncover connections to the most notorious unsolved kidnapping in history…  Dive right into his second novel, Kiss the Girls, as Cross discovers that his investigation is putting him directly in the line of fire - leaving his family at risk. Or join Cross in the third novel, Jack and Jill, as he is faced with an impossible choice. Cross has to come up with something incredible – because right now, nobody in Washington is safe, and it’s only a matter of time before the killer sets their sights on the ultimate target… 'No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent - which is what Jim has, in spades. The Alex Cross series proves it.' - Lee Child. Included in this title: Along Came a Spider Kiss the Girls Jack and Jill Product Information: ISBN: 9781787467668 Author: James Patterson Publisher: Arrow Books Format: Book Collection Dimensions: 12.9 x 19,8 x 9cm

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When a group of old university friends leave London and travel to Unst, Shetland's most northerly island, to celebrate the marriage of one of their friends... Late at night, Eleanor disappears... into thin air. The following day, Eleanor's friend Polly receives an email, reading like a suicide note, saying she will never be found alive. And then Eleanor's body is discovered, lying in a small loch close to the cliff edge. Detective Jimmy Perez and Willow Reeves are dispatched to Unst to investigate... Before she went missing, Eleanor claimed to have seen the ghost of a local child who drowned in the 1920's. Is there a secret behind this myth? Product Information:• ISBN: 9781447202103• Author: Ann Cleeves• Publisher: Pan Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 414• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3cm

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Journalist Jerry Markham has been found dead, hidden in a boat by the marina. Detective Inspector Willow Reeves is drafted in to investigate... Since the death of his fiancee, Inspector Jimmy Perez has been out of the loop until his interest in this new case comes around. Markham had moved away from the islands years before and in his wake, he left a scandal involving a young girl, Evie Watt, who is now engaged to a seaman. So why is he back? Willow and Jimmy are led to Sullom Voe, the heart of Shetland's North Sea oil and gas industry. It soon emerges that Markham was chasing a story in his final days... one that must have been significant enough to warrant his death. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781447202080• Author: Ann Cleeves• Publisher: Pan Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 402• Dimensions: 19.5 x 13 x 2.5cm

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Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes turn the Riviera upside down to crack their most captivating case yet . . . It's summertime on the Riviera, where the Jazz Age is busily reinventing the holiday delights of warm days on golden sand and cool nights on terraces and dance floors. But just up the coast lies Monte Carlo, where fortunes are won, lost, stolen, and hidden away. So when Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes happen across the Cote d'Azur in this summer of 1925, they find themselves pulled between the young and the old, hot sun and cool jazz, new friendships and old loyalties, childlike pleasures and very grownup sins... Product Information: • ISBN: 9780749025687 • Author: Laurie R. King • Publisher: Allison & Busby • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.9 x 2.9 cm

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Previously published as Enemy Action. September, 1940. With London having endured the Blitz for nearly a month, people are calling for vengeance, but once again the night heralds more destruction. In Custom House, anxious residents dutifully head to the nearest public air-raid shelter as the warning siren wails. When dawn brings the all-clear, people disperse, but one man remains. He is dead. Stabbed through the heart. Detective Inspector John Jago discovers that the victim was a pacifist. But why, then, was he carrying a loaded revolver in his pocket? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780749026929 • Author: Mike Hollow • Publisher: Allison & Busby • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 12.9 x 2.9 cm

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As DI Nicola Tanner investigates what appears to be a series of organised killings, her partner Susan is brutally murdered, leaving the detective bereft, and vengeful. Taken off the case, Tanner enlists the help of DI Tom Thorne to pursue a pair of ruthless killers and the broker handing out the deadly contracts. As the killers target their latest victim, Thorne takes the biggest risk of his career and is drawn into a horrifying and disturbing world in which families will do anything to protect their honour. Product Information: ISBN: 9780751566925 Author: Mark Billingham Publisher: Little Brown Format: Paperback Pages: 544 Dimensions: 19 x 12cm

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The eighth novel in the Shetland Sailing Mystery series brings Cass Lynch back to her home waters, where she becomes entangled in a family saga of greed, inheritance and hidden truths . . . As summer draws to a close in Shetland, Cass is preparing to look after eccentric, outspoken Tamar, who is returning from hospital following a fall. But, on arriving at the house, Cass finds there has been a break-in . . . curiously, only some old papers are disturbed. Then the body of a man is found in a cove close-by and while it looks to be an accident at first glance, suspicions are quickly aroused - and soon the police have a murder on their hands. At the same time, Cass begins to suspect Tamar knows more than she's letting on about her family's ties to the local laird. As the family start to gather, secrets won't stay buried for long . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9781472275936 • Author: Marsali Taylor • Publisher: Headline Accent • Format: Paperback • Pages: 288 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 2.4 cm

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Delve into a deliciously unpredictable thriller that puts D.D. Warren and Flora Dane on a shocking new case to solve a vicious murder like never before . . .  A man is shot dead in his own home, and his pregnant wife, Evie, is found with the gun in her hands. Detective D.D. Warren instantly recognises her. Sixteen years ago, Evie also shot her own father. That killing was ruled an accident. D.D. doesn’t believe in coincidences. But this case isn’t as open and shut as it first appears, and her job is to discover the truth. Evie might be a victim . . . or she might be about to get away with murder again. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781787466203 • Author: Lisa Gardner • Publisher: Arrow • Format: Paperback • Pages: 416 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.5cm

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Welcome back to Camino Island, where anything can happen – even a murder in the midst of a hurricane, which might prove to be the perfect crime . . . When Hurricane Leo arrives at Florida's Camino Island, a small group of diehards decide to ride it out. Amongst them is Bruce Cable, proprietor of Bay Books in downtown Santa Rosa. The hurricane is devastating: homes and condos are levelled, hotels and storefronts ruined, streets flooded, and a dozen people are killed. One of the victims is Nelson Kerr, a friend of Bruce's who wrote timely political thrillers. But evidence suggests that the storm wasn't the cause of Nelson's death - he had received several mysterious blows to the head. Who would want Nelson dead? As he starts to investigate, Bruce begins to wonder if the shady characters in Nelson's novels were more fact than fiction. And somewhere on Nelson's computer is the manuscript of his new novel - could the key to the case be right there, in black and white? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529342499 • Author: John Grisham • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks • Format: Paperback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 3.2 cm

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Author Sophie Hannah continues Agatha Christie's timeless Hercule Poirot series in this mysterious three-book collection. The world’s most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot returns in a stylish, diabolically clever new mystery series. Plunged into a mystery set in 1920s London, he must unravel a puzzle that can only be solved by the talented Belgian detective and his ‘little grey cells’… Titles in this collection: • The Mystery of Three Quarters • Closed Casket • The Monogram Murders Product Information: • ISBN: 9780007978502 • Author: Sophie Hannah • Publisher: HarperCollins • Format: Book collection – Paperback

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Ben O'Keeffe is working the last few days of a six-month stint with her old law firm.  A week later she returns to Glendara, Inishowen where a charity cycle race is taking place. As it starts to rain the cyclists must postpone the start of their event and stay overnight in the town. Soon after, Sergeant Tom Molloy is called out to Mamore Gap, where a body has been dislodged from a high bank by the heavy rain and fallen onto a jeep. It is identified as Bob Jameson, a well-known local charities boss, and the organiser of the cycling event. As the terrible weather persists, Glendara remains completely cut off, with a killer at the heart of the community. Who is responsible for Bob Jameson's death? One of the strangers in town or someone closer to home? It's left to Molloy, with Ben's assistance, to find out what is going on. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781472131126 • Author: Andrea Carter • Publisher: Constable • Format: Paperback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 2.4 cm

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With a ruthless criminal loose on the Suffolk coast, life is anything but peaceful for the Anglian Detective Agency . . . At Rooks Wood Farm, Rosalind Breen's twin sons grieve her death. Daniel shoulders the burdens of running the farm and caring for his brother, Caleb, who's shunned for his strange appearance. Meanwhile, senior partners of the Anglican Detective Agency, Frank Diamond and Laurel Bowman are investigating the vandalism at Minsmere Bird Reserve. But shortly after, Laurel discovers the body of a young man and the detectives are caught up in a murder enquiry. All evidence points to one suspect but can the Anglian Detective Agency catch the killer? Or will it take another death for the truth to be finally set free? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781786159939 • Author: Vera Morris • Publisher: Accent Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 2.4 cm

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