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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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Read the first chapter for NOT DARK YET by Peter Robinson

NOT DARK YET is the forthcoming new novel from number one bestseller Peter Robinson, and the 27th novel featuring his beloved character Alan Banks.       Read the first chapter of the book here! […]

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Read an extract of OUR FATHERS: The Waterstones February Thriller of the Month

This month, Waterstones has selected Rebecaa Wait’s OUR FATHERS as their Thriller of the Month. Below you can read a short extract of it, or head over to the Waterstones website to read Rebecca’s piece […]

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An extract from Simon Scarrow’s BLACKOUT

Prologue Berlin, 19 December 1939   The Christmas party had not long begun when Gerda Korzeny and her escort arrived at half past eight that evening. The snow was deep and they kicked the ice […]

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Extract from MASTERING THE PROCESS by Elizabeth George

‘After a number of years teaching writing courses and appearing at writers’ conferences, I began to see that creating a process book utilising one of my novels as an example of each step of my […]

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Extract from THE MIND OF A MURDERER by Dr Richard Taylor

Chapter 11   Mothers who eliminate an unwanted child may have no psychiatric disorder other than an abnormal personality, but there can be a history of family discord and maltreatment. The first murder case of […]

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Read an extract from Chris Hammer’s TRUST

p r o l o g u e   The realisation swells within him, like a birthing. It’s happening right now, today, in this moment of time, in this sliver of history. After months of gestation—after […]

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Start reading Elly Griffiths’ The Night Hawks

PROLOGUE There’s so much blood, that’s what he always remembers. Even after the police and the ambulance have left, there’s blood on the grass and even on the trees, dripping into the mud like some […]

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Free extract of STAY HOME by Ava Pierce

  LOCK YOUR DOORS Caitlin has been having an affair for nearly a year when the country enters lock down. Suddenly, seeing her lover, Daniel, without alerting her husband becomes almost impossible. When she does […]

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WIN a 12 Motives for Murder detective hat!

  GUESS THE MURDERER AND WIN A DETECTIVE HAT! All you need to do is vote for who you think was the murderer… The topline case: A family enjoying Christmas at their beautiful home in […]

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Read an extract of THE MURDER GAME by Rachel Abbott

I reach for the door handle with shaking fingers, wishing I’d said no – that I’d refused to play the game that is planned for tonight. Maybe I’m not as brave as I would like […]

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