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  • The Kaiju Preservation Society

    by John Scalzi ...
    Jurassic Park meets Parks & Recreation in The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi, a thrilling, fast-paced adventure set on an alternate Earth – perfect for fans of Adrian Tchaikovsky and Michel Crichton.**‘John Scalzi is the most entertaining, accessible writer working in SF today’ – Joe Hill, author of The FiremanA Financial Times Book of the YearThey're big, the... ... Read more

    £5.99 £0.99

  • To Be Taught, If Fortunate

    A Novella

    In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves.*FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR*'Extraordinary . . . A future masterwork' Joanne HarrisAt the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts can survive in hostile ... Read more


  • The Ink Black Heart

    The Number One international bestseller (Strike 6)

    Book 6 - Strike
    When frantic, dishevelled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn't know quite what to make of the situation. The co-creator of a popular cartoon, The Ink Black Heart, Edie is being persecuted by a mysterious online figure who goes by the pseudonym of Anomie. Edie is desperate to uncover Anomie's true identity.Robin decides that the agency ... Read more


  • You Don't Know Jack

    Book 1 - The Just Jack Thrillers
    “One of the best writers today."—Johnny Olsen / “A master storyteller.”—Betty RichardFROM USA TODAY & MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDYONLY JACK COULD GET LUCKY IN WARSAW, THEN WAKE UP IN MOSCOW A WANTED MAN.When Jack—just Jack—attends a soiree at the Russian Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, he isn’t there for a good time—he’s there to meet with a Russian asset within the FSB, the ... Read more



  • The Heroes

    A First Law Novel

    series World of the First Law
    They say Black Dow's killed more men than winter, and clawed his way to the throne of the North up a hill of skulls. The King of the Union, ever a jealous neighbour, is not about to stand smiling by while he claws his way any higher. The orders have been given and the armies are toiling through the northern mud.Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in ... Read more


  • Hawke's Prey

    Book 1 - A Sonny Hawke Thriller
    A Texas Ranger faces off with terrorists while trapped inside a small-town courthouse during a blizzard—from the author of the Red River mysteries.It’s a stunning attack, lightning quick and chilling in its execution. A merciless gang of terrorists seizes the Presidio County Courthouse in the midst of the worst blizzard West Texas has seen in a century. Loaded down with enough fire power to outfit ... Read more


  • Dark Places

    The New York Times bestselling phenomenon from the author of Gone Girl

    by Gillian Flynn ...
    THE BESTSELLING PHENOMENON'Eerily macabre... Wonderful' Guardian'A nerve-fraying thriller' New York Times'Every bit as horribly fascinating as In Cold Blood' Daily MailLibby Day was seven when her family was murdered: she survived by hiding in a closet - and famously testified that her older brother Ben was the killer.Twenty-five years later the Kill... ... Read more

    £4.99 £0.99

  • Breathless

    This year’s most gripping thriller and Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

    by Amy McCulloch ...
    THE CHILLING AND EXHILARATING WATERSTONES THRILLER OF THE MONTHSUNDAY TIMES CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTHTHERE'S A KILLER ON THE MOUNTAIN - AND YOU MIGHT BE NEXT . . .'A high-altitude, high-stakes thriller. I loved it' MATT HAIG'Had me on the edge of my seat. A must read for 2022' SARAH PEARSE'Suffocatingly tense, highly original and exhilarating'</s... ... Read more


  • Tom Clancy's Shadow of the Dragon

    by Marc Cameron ...
    series Jack Ryan
    THE EXPLOSIVE NEW THRILLER IN THE BESTSELLING JACK RYAN SERIESA global race against the clock . . .The Chinese Navy is gaining power. With quieter submarines carrying ballistic missiles, they pose a critical threat to President Jack Ryan's America. And behind their progress is just one man: eccentric scientist Liu Wangshu.So when Liu goes missing, China suspects America's involvement. What's worse ... Read more


  • A Heart Full of Headstones

    The Gripping New Must-Read Thriller from the No.1 Bestseller Ian Rankin

    by Ian Rankin ...
    THE BRAND NEW REBUS THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. ONE OF THE MUST-READ NOVELS OF THE YEAR.John Rebus had been in court plenty of times, but this was his first time in the dock...John Rebus stands accused: on trial for a crime that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Although it's not the first time the legendary detective has taken the law into h... ... Read more


  • The Midnight Conspiracy (Joe Mason, Book 3)

    Book 3 - Joe Mason
    Don’t miss the third adrenaline-filled, action-adventure in the Joe Mason series!Don’t miss the third adrenaline-filled, action-adventure in the Joe Mason series!When Joe Mason agrees to transport a priceless gold basin to its new owner, the ex-MI5 operative arrives only to find the recipient dead – brutally murdered in cold blood. To catch the killer, Mason must uncover the relic’s secrets.But he ... Read more



  • Scissors, Paper, Stone

    by Elizabeth Day ...
    A frank and beautiful story of damage, survival and restoration from an exhilarating literary voice.As Charles Redfern lies motionless in hospital, his wife Anne and daughter Charlotte are forced to confront their relationships with him – and with each other. Anne, once beautiful and clever, has paled in the shadow of her husband's dominance. Charlotte, meanwhile, is battling with her own inner ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • The Wise Man's Fear

    The Kingkiller Chronicle: Book 2

    Book 2 - Kingkiller Chronicle
    'I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss' Lin-Manuel Miranda'He's bloody good, this Rothfuss guy' George R R MartinSequel to the extraordinary THE NAME OF THE WIND, THE WISE MAN'S FEAR is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, and a must-read for all fans of HBO's ... Read more


  • Resurrection

    by David Gilman ...
    series The Englishman
    Dan Raglan, former Foreign Legion fighter, alias The Englishman, returns in Resurrection, the new high-octane, high-stakes international thriller from David Gilman.Somewhere in the Sahara, on the desolate border between Sudan and Chad, a P51 Mustang with long-range drop tanks slowly emerges from the dunes.Inside, the skeletalized remains of a man missing for three decades.His flying jacket bears ... Read more


  • A Spoonful of Murder

    by J.M. Hall ...
    ‘Fabulous, cosy, mystery… Wonderful… Absolutely perfect for fans of Richard Osman!’ NetGalley Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Introducing the three unlikeliest sleuths you'll ever meet…Every Thursday, three retired school teachers have their ‘coffee o’clock’ sessions at the Thirsk Garden Centre café.But one fateful week, as they are catching up with a slice of cake, they bump into their ex-colleague, Topsy.By the ... Read more


  • Graveyard of Empires (Ben Hope, Book 26)

    by Scott Mariani ...
    Book 26 - Ben Hope
    Some wars are destined to be fought forever…They call it ‘The Graveyard of Empires’ for good reason. For thousands of years, Afghanistan has been the rock that generations of would-be conquerors have perished on. What chance does one man stand in this place?So when ex-SAS major Ben Hope hears former bounty-hunter, Madison Cahill, needs his help he knows it will test him to his limits – and beyond. ... Read more


  • Dead Man’s Grave (DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime Thrillers, Book 1)

    Book 1 - DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime Thrillers
    ‘The best police procedural I’ve read in years’ Jane Casey‘Grabbed me from the first page’ Ian RankinThis grave can never be opened.The head of Scotland’s most powerful crime family is brutally murdered, his body dumped inside an ancient grave in a remote cemetery.This murder can never be forgotten.Detectives Max Craigie and Janie Calder arrive at the scene, a small town where everyone... ... Read more

    £1.99 £0.99

  • The Lies of Locke Lamora

    The deviously twisty fantasy adventure you will not want to put down

    by Scott Lynch ...
    series Gentleman Bastard
    'One of my top ten books ever. Maybe top five. If you haven't read it, you should' Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind 'Fresh, original and engrossing' George R.R. Martin, the phenomenon behind A Game of ThronesThey say that the Thorn of Camorr can beat anyone in a fight. They say he steals from the rich and gives to the poor. They say he's part man, ... Read more


  • Troubled Blood

    Winner of the Crime and Thriller British Book of the Year Award 2021

    Book 5 - Strike
    Winner of the Crime and Thriller British Book of the Year Award 2021'One of crime's most engaging duos' Guardian'Magnificent' Sunday Times'Finely honed, superbly constructed' Daily Mail'Terrific' Daily ExpressPrivate Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help findin... ... Read more


  • Colorado Free Rein

    by Elle James ...
    Book 10 - Brotherhood Protectors Colorado
    Devin Layne, Former Green Beret from 10th Special Forces Group, returns home after a disastrous mission. Feeling less of a man due to injuries, he struggles to navigate civilian life, avoiding his former fiancée, convinced she deserves better.Horse trainer and champion barrel racer, Mallory Watts, is heartbroken when the love of her life returns from deployment but wants nothing to do with her ... Read more


  • The Viaduct Killings

    The start of a BRAND NEW addictive crime series from Wes Markin

    by Wes Markin ...
    Book 1 - The Yorkshire Murders
    The start of a brand-new crime thriller series from Wes Markin, bestselling author of the DCI Yorke series.Still grieving from the tragic death of her colleague, DCI Emma Gardner continues to blame herself and is struggling to focus. So, when she is seconded to the wilds of Yorkshire, Emma hopes she’ll be able to get her mind back on the job, doing what she does best - putting killers behind bars ... Read more

    £1.99 £0.99

  • The White Knight (Ben Hope, Book 27)

    by Scott Mariani ...
    Book 27 - Ben Hope
    BUCKLE UP FOR THE UNMISSABLE NEW THRILLER OF 2023Mariani’s high-octane thrillers blending action, adventure, conspiracy and historical investigation have drawn a legion of readers.To his many thousands of fans, ex-SAS officer Ben Hope stands tall as a hero, a warrior, a protector of the innocent, a defender of those in need, relentless in his pursuit of those who exploit or do evil to others.But ... Read more



  • No Plan B

    The unputdownable new Jack Reacher thriller from the No.1 bestselling authors

    Book 1 - Jack Reacher
    **The gripping new Jack Reacher thriller from the No.1 bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child.'Lee and Andrew Child nail it again with No Plan B' Richard OsmanWhen your name is Jack Reacher, the truth is always worth doing time for.**Gerrardsville, Colorado. One tragic event. Two witnesses. Two conflicting accounts. One witness sees a woman throw herself in front of a bus - clearly suicide ... Read more


  • The Lonely Lake Killings

    The BRAND NEW instalment in Wes Markin's completely gripping crime thriller series for 2023

    by Wes Markin ...
    Book 2 - The Yorkshire Murders
    Don't miss the next gripping instalment in the Yorkshire Murder Series by bestselling British crime author Wes MarkinA lonely recluse. A missing girl and a community in fear.When the body of a young local girl is found next to an isolated lake, the main suspect is the old recluse who has lived next to the lake for many years – especially when the young girl’s purse is found on the old man’s ... Read more