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The Secret Barrister
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the Books are My Bag Non-Fiction AwardShortlisted for Waterstones Book of the YearShortlisted for Specsavers Non-...
Red notice
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I have to assume that there is a very real chance that Putin or members of his regime will have me killed some day. If I'm killed, you will know who d...

Death of an Actress
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October, 1947: a luxury liner steams over the equator off the coast of West Africa and a beautiful actress disappears from her cabin. Suspicion falls ...
Shantaram
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'A literary masterpiece . . . at once erudite and intimate, reflective and funny . . . it has the grit and pace of a thriller' Daily TelegraphA novel ...

Stronger
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Jeff Bauman woke up on 16th April 2013, in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries and missing his legs. Just 30 hours...
Dead edge
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Two explosions at the same time.In two different cities.Ex-US Navy-turned-investigator Thomas J Cooper knows this is no random coincidence. This is a ...

The scapegoat
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'An Extraordinary story of innocence and persecution, determination and grit . it had me rattling through the pages' SOPHIE DRAPERA gripping true crim...
The spy who changed history
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'A superbly researched and groundbreaking account of Soviet espionage in the Thirties . remarkable' 5* review, TelegraphOn the trail of Soviet infiltr...

The museum of lost art
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True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery From the bestselling auth...
In bloom
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Shortlisted for the CrimeFest Last Laugh Award 2018'Makes Hannibal Lecter look like Mary Poppins. this is going to give me a serious book hangover' Jo...

Teacher's pet
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'He manipulated me by making me feel special . then duped me into thinking I was to blame.' Hayley was just 12 when she met Mr Willson, the new drama ...
The silent witness
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'I'm so sorry, Casey,' my link worker John said, sounding weary. 'I know this is probably the worst time I could ring you, but we desperately need som...

Sharon Tate
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Ed Sanders gave readers their clearest insight yet into the disturbing world of Charles Manson and his followers when he published The Family in 197...
The fact of a body
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'Part memoir, part true crime, wholly brilliant.' - Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train.When law student Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is as...

The railway policeman's casebook
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The opportunity to commit crime on the railways began from the day they were being built. The crimes both mirrored the range of those committed outsid...
Burial rites
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Inspired by a true story, Hannah Kent's Burial Rites was shortlisted for The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, The Guardian First Book Award and The ...

Anatomy of innocence
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Long thought to be statistical anomalies in an otherwise sound justice system, wrongful convictions-we are just beginning to learn-happen with frighte...
The adversary
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Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 in The TimesTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERON THE SATURDAY MORNING OF JANUARY 9, 1993, WHILE JEAN CLAUDE ROMAND WAS KI...

The suspicions of Mr Whicher, or, The murder at Road Hill House
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It is a summer's night in 1860. In an elegant detached Georgian house in the village of Road, Wiltshire, all is quiet. Behind shuttered window...
The helicopter heist
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A RACE AGAINST TIME TO PULL OFF THE ULTIMATE HEIST. A gripping thriller perfect for fans of Lee Child and Harlan Coben, and based on an incredible t...

Assata
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'Deftly written...a spellbinding tale.'The New York TimesIn 2013 Assata Shakur, founding member of the Black Liberation Army, former Black Panther and...
Catching thunder
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December, 2014: In the forbidding waters off Antarctica, Captain Hammarstedt of the Bob Barker sets off on a voyage unlike any seen before. Across ten...

Narconomics
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Everything drug cartels do to survive and prosper they've learnt from big business - brand value and franchising from McDonald's, supply chain managem...
Congratulations you have just met the ICF
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The InterCity Firm... hard, terrifyingly vicious, brilliantly organised, tremendously feared and highly fashionable. They were the most notorious firm...

Capital punishment
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London had many places of execution: Tyburn, of course, but also Smithfield, Wapping, Kennington, Tower Hill and Charing Cross among others. All of th...
Blue
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A Sunday Times top-five bestseller'This is a remarkable book . . . profound and deeply moving . . . It has as much to tell us about mental illness as ...

City of devils
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'Shanghai's champion storyteller - He grips his reader to the end' Economist'Gripping, breakneck ultra-noir reminiscent of vintage Ellroy' David Peace...
The devil at home
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'He pushed open the door, and I saw that he was pulling something out of a bag he was carrying. It was a gun - a sawn-off shotgun.'Featured on ITV's L...

McMafia
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The extraordinary real stories that inspired the major BBC series Have you ever illegally downloaded a DVD? Taken drugs? Fallen for a phishing scam?Or...
The assassination of Gianni Versace
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A true story of dark forces that ended a colourful life. The basis for the Emmy Award winning American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versac...

Terrorist hunter
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe gripping true story of the undercover agent risking his life to fight terrorismTheir aim was to kill as many people a...
A very expensive poison
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1st November 2006: Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty-two days later he dies, killed from the inside by Polonium - a ...

Forensics
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The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Fo...
From Russia with blood
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Orwell Prize-nominated journalist Heidi Blake uncovers exclusive details of Vladimir Putin's worldwide meddling with dissident voices. This is the exp...

In your defence
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I loved this book. It made my heart sing. Written by a woman in the law with compassion, wit and legal know-how, these true life courtroom stories tel...
A poisonous affair
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When wealthy and well-connected Peter Ikin died in a cheap Paris hotel room in November 2008, the circumstances were suspicious from the outset. Just 32 days earlier the retired music industry executive, a close friend of Sir Elton John, Rod Stewart and Madonna, had entered into a civil partnership with a young French gigolo named Alexandre Despall

The feather thief
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Who is Edwin Rist?Genius or Narcissist? Mastermind or Pawn?One summer evening in 2009, twenty-year-old musical prodigy Edwin Rist broke into the Briti...
Escobar
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Murderer, philanthropist, drug dealer, politician, devil, saint: many words have been used to describe Pablo Escobar, but one is irrefutable - legend....

Wayward women
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We most often think of the Victorian female offender in her most archetypal and stereotypical roles; the polite lady shoplifter, stowing all manner of...
When the dogs don't bark
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'Fascinating. A book that will be essential reading for every aspiring crime writer' Guardian'Offers a chilling glimpse into her life's work. Fascinat...

The sorrows of Mexico
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With contributions from seven of Mexico's finest journalists, this is reportage at its bravest and most necessary - it has the power to change the wor...
I spy
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'One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time.' - Sun'The brutal truth about the war against terror. Fast-paced and gri...

Mr Big
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The criminal code has been torn up and tossed into the bin. Being known as a hard man no longer commands respect. Guns are the norm. Drugs are the cur...
Burned at the stake
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In 1706 19-year-old Mary Channing was convicted of poisoning her husband and became the last woman to be burned at the stake in Dorset. Despite her im...

Empire of crime
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When Great Britain took the moral high ground and banned its lucrative export of opium from Imperial India to China, it unleashed a century of crimina...
A very English scandal
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The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for murder Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons, men with cut-glas...

Interpreting the Ripper letters
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In the autumn of 1888, a series of grisly murders took place in Whitechapel in London's East End, the Abyss, the Ghetto, the City of Eternal Night. Th...
Our story
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The Sunday Times Top Ten BestsellerThe Kray twins were Britain's most notorious gangsters. Ruling London's underworld for more than a decade, as gang ...

One last job
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The life story of Brian Reader, Britain's most prolific burglar. Branded The Master-and a Gentleman Thief-Brian is a true character from the old schoo...
Spymaster
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'I cannot think of a better biography of a spy chief'Richard Davenport-Hines, The SpectatorSir Maurice Oldfield was one of the most important British ...