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The Girl on the Train: A Novel

by Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, soon to be a major motion picture.

 

The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.

 

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Blue Lightning

Shetland #4

by Ann Cleeves

Inspector Jimmy Perez takes his fiancé home to Fair Isle, the tiny island he comes from, to meet his parents. The island is a magnet for bird watchers, who congregate at the local inn and lighthouse. When a...


Not Dead, Only Resting

Charles Paris #10

by Simon Brett

During a period of 'resting', actor Charles Paris takes on a job as a house painter. Arriving for work at the flat above a fashionable Holland Park restaurant, he discovers the mutilated body of chef Yves Lafeu....


Thrones, Dominations

Lord Peter Wimsey #1

by Dorothy L. Sayers & Jill Paton Walsh

Deemed "one of the greatest mystery writers of this century" by the Los Angeles Times, Dorothy L. Sayers first captivated readers nearly seventy years ago with her beloved sleuths Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet...


Where There's Smoke

by Simon Beckett

Some moments burn in the mind for ever. The landing is dark. Light comes from a window at the far end, enough to run by. Breath comes hard. From the stairs sound heavy footfalls in pursuit. The landing ends...


Journey to Munich

Maisie Dobbs #12

by Jacqueline Winspear

Working with the British Secret Service on an undercover mission, Maisie Dobbs is sent to Hitler’s Germany in this thrilling tale of danger and intrigue—the twelfth novel in Jacqueline Winspear’s New York...


The Third Man

by Graham Greene

Experience the thrilling search for the Third Man as you follow Harry Lime through the gloomy and treacherous streets of Vienna, a city divided by war and corruption. This undisputed spy classic is now available...


The Cuckoo's Calling

Cormoran Strike #1

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller 2013

by Robert Galbraith

A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.

After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private...


In the Eye of the Beholder

by Jeffrey Archer

Previously published in the anthology Cat O'Nine Tales, this is the story of a star athlete who has a fateful run-in with a three-hundred pound woman.

One of the author's own personal favorites, In the Eye of...


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A Novel

Commonwealth Best First Book Prize 2004, Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2003, Whitbread Book Award for Novel 2003

by Mark Haddon

   Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot...


Death Comes to Pemberley

by P.D. James

A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional...


Mrs. Pargeter's Plot

Mrs Pargeter #5

by Simon Brett

Construction on Mrs Pargeter's new country home comes to an abrupt halt when a corpse is discovered in the wine cellar. The accused is Concrete Jacket, the builder and great friend of Mrs P's late, lamented...


A Nice Class of Corpse

Mrs Pargeter #1

by Simon Brett

The Devereux is a nice residential hotel which caters for a nice class of guest. But the arrival of Mrs Pargeter, an attractive widow, seems to act as a catalyst of disaster for everyone connected with the hotel....


Moriarty

by Anthony Horowitz

The game is once again afoot in this thrilling mystery from the bestselling author of The House of Silk, sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate, which explores what really happened when Sherlock Holmes and his...


Endless Night

by Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other...


And Then There Were None

by Agatha Christie

The world's best-selling mystery with over 100 million copies sold!

Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonely mansion on Indian Island by a host who, surprisingly,...


Game Over

Bill Slider #11

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

A Bill Slider Mystery - When ex-BBC correspondent Ed Stonax is found dead, the last thing Detective Inspector Slider needs to complicate his life is the reappearance of an old enemy issuing death threats. Trevor...


Not a Drill: A Jack Reacher Short Story

by Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this eBook exclusive short story from Lee Child, Jack Reacher is again on the move. But even a pleasant hike on a beautiful summer day turns into a walk on the wild side . . ....


Dissolution

Matthew Shardlake #1

by C. Sansom

From the bestselling author of Winter in Madrid and Dominion comes the exciting and elegantly written first novel in the Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery series

Dissolution is an utterly riveting portrayal...


The Calling

DC Gary Goodhew #3

by Alison Bruce

Kaye isn't the first. And she won't be the last.

Kaye Whiting went out to buy a birthday present and never came back.

She was a promising young woman with a bright future ahead of her—and no enemies. DC Gary...