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An extract from Simon Kernick’s GOOD COP BAD COP

1 Tonight Sketty   ‘So, you’re quite the hero, Mr Sketty.’   The man addressing me in a soft Edinburgh accent is Dr Ralph Teller, a short, round individual of about seventy, who reminds me […]

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An extract from James Oswald’s NOWHERE TO RUN

  It was probably a mistake coming to the pub on a Friday. But then again, my whole life’s been a series of mistakes. Take my current situation. I’d only intended to spend a few […]

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Preview extract for James Oswald’s WHAT WILL BURN

She always knew she would die like this.   They come in the night, crashing through the undergrowth and pushing through the trees. They don’t use the path that meanders up the slope from the […]

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An extract from Care For Me by Farah Cook

Care For Me: A tense and engrossing psychological thriller for fans of Clare Mackintosh.   When Amira takes her mother Afrah to Ravenswood Lodge Care Home, she thinks the will both be safe. But the past […]

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An extract from THE NIGHT SINGER by Johanna Mo

The Last Day Four more steps, then he turns around again. Doesn’t trust the silence behind him. All he can hear is the chirping of the grasshoppers. No engines, no birds. He misses the night […]

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An extract from The Courier by Holly Down

The Courier: The most gripping, page-turning psychological suspense of 2021     She sees much more than you think . . .   Five years ago, Laurel Lovejoy had it all. The high-powered city job, […]

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An extract from Karen Hamilton’s THE EX-HUSBAND

ONE Then Eighteen Months Ago Barbados A tip-off. That could be the only explanation.   Dreaded realisation filtered through the rows of passengers and crew in the cruise terminal via mutters about delays intermingled with […]

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An extract from S. A. Cosby’s RAZORBLADE TEARS

Chapter 1   Ike tried to remember a time when men with badges coming to his door early in the morning brought anything other than heartache and misery, but try as he might nothing came […]

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An extract of Elle Connel’s DOWN BY THE WATER

PROLOGUE 26 September 2007   The water is rough but the light is calm.   A cool haar blows inland from the open sea. It seems to hang in lavender rolls above the sea loch, […]

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An extract from Erin Kinsley’s MISSING

Ash grey on white, a herring gull drifts against the clear June sky.   Alice lies back in her deckchair, letting the bird bring to mind music long not thought of, not heard for years: […]

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An extract from S. A. Cosby’s BLACKTOP WASTELAND

Shepherd’s Corner, VA 2012   Beauregard thought the night sky looked like a painting.   Laughter filled the air only to be drowned out by a cacophony of revving engines as the moon slid from […]

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Read an extract from DESTROY ME by Karen Cole

Destroy Me is an addictive psychological thriller from the kindle bestselling author Karen Cole. Perfect for fans of Karin Slaughter and Erin Kelly. Discover the opening chapter here!   Clouds sail past my window, shape-shifting […]

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