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The Pursuit

The Pursuit

Author(s): Christopher Nicole

Location(s): Bolivia, London

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

When Lady Miranda Lichton determines to marry a wealthy Bolivian rancher, her family is concerned. When they discover that Ramon Cuesta actually grows cocaine on a global scale and is prepared to resort to murder when necessary, they determine...

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The Healing Knife

The Healing Knife

Author(s): S L Russell

Location(s): France, London

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Present

To Rachel Keyte death is the enemy. The early loss of her beloved father from heart failure ignited a single-minded determination in her: to save as many patients as she can, and to become a consultant before the age...

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The Confessions of Frannie Langton

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Author(s): Sara Collins

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1820s

The Costa Book Awards First Novel Winner 2019 1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Frannie Langton, maid to Mr and Mrs Benham, goes on...

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The Missing Activist

The Missing Activist

Author(s): Louise Burfitt-Dons

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2016

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Post-Referendum Britain and a country on high alert for terrorist attacks. When a young political activist goes missing in London, off-the-wall Private Investigator Karen Andersen is called in to find him. While searching London she uncovers secrets of a...

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Never Be Broken

Never Be Broken

Author(s): Sarah Hilary

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Contemporary

Children are dying on London’s streets. Frankie Reece, stabbed through the heart, outside a corner shop. Others recruited from care homes, picked up and exploited; passed like gifts between gangs. They are London’s lost. Then Raphaela Belsham is killed....

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London Rules

London Rules

Author(s): Mick Herron

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Contemporary

London Rules might not be written down, but everyone knows rule one. Cover your arse. Regent’s Park’s First Desk, Claude Whelan, is learning this the hard way. Tasked with protecting a beleaguered prime minister, he’s facing attack from all...

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The Poison Tree

The Poison Tree

Author(s): Erin Kelly

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1990s

I have given up so much and done so many terrible things already for the sake of my family that I can only keep going. I do not know what is going to happen to us. I am frightened,...

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Blood & Sugar

Blood & Sugar

Author(s): Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Location(s): Deptford Dock, London

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1700s

Blood & Sugar is the thrilling debut historical crime novel from Laura Shepherd-Robinson for fans of C. J. Sansom and Andrew Taylor. June, 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock – horribly tortured and branded...

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The Flatshare

The Flatshare

Author(s): Beth O'Leary

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

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Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think they’re crazy, but it’s the perfect solution: Leon occupies the one-bed flat while Tiffy’s at work in the day, and she...

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The Catch

The Catch

Author(s): Mick Herron

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

If life in the Intelligence Service has taught John Bachelor anything, it’s to keep his head down. Especially now, when he’s living rent-free in a dead spook’s flat. So he’s not delighted to be woken at dawn by a...

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