Thrillers

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
Riccardino by Andrea Camilleri; April in Spain by John Banville; We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride & Jo Piazza; Lemon by Kwon Yeo-sun; and The Whistling by Rebecca Netley

Laura Wilson

15, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny review – politics and patriotism
The former US secretary of state’s first novel settles a few scores in an efficiently suspenseful, thoughtful thriller

Mark Lawson

11, Oct, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Robert Richardson obituary
Crime writer who drew on his experience as a Fleet Street journalist to colour his thrillers

Mike Ripley

06, Oct, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Magpie by Elizabeth Day review – a clever thriller about baby hunger
Marisa moves into a seemingly perfect house with a seemingly perfect man – but a surprise is in store

Catherine Taylor

30, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins audiobook review – Rosamund Pike turns up the heat
A body on a houseboat and twists galore in this gripping thriller narrated by the Hollywood actor – plus this week’s other picks

Fiona Sturges

25, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin; Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty; Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden; The Whistleblower by Robert Peston; and The Wrong Goodbye by Toshihiko Yahagi

Laura Wilson

17, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty review – overgarnished but pyrotechnic family drama
A missing grandmother is at the heart of this perfectly readable but indulgent new mystery from the mordant queen of Sydney suburbia

Beejay Silcox

16, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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The best recent thrillers – review roundup
This month’s crop of crime and suspense fiction includes an engaging tale of government secrets by Robert Peston and a nail-biting new series from Val McDermid

Alison Flood

07, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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On my radar: Paula Hawkins’s cultural highlights
The author of The Girl on the Train on discovering Alison Bechdel, identifying with Physical, and her favourite new crime novel

Paula Hawkins

22, Aug, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Alan Johnson: ‘John Betjeman was wrong about Slough’
The former health secretary and acclaimed memoirist on his rock’n’roll past, how the Litvinenko poisoning inspired his new thriller, and how he’d have handled Covid

Kate Kellaway

21, Aug, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Paula Hawkins: ‘I wasn’t interested in writing the same book again’
The latest novel by the author of The Girl on the Train is a return to form. She talks fame, persistence and remaining an outsider

Emma Brockes

21, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
1979 by Val McDermid; A Narrow Door by Joanne Harris; The Turnout by Megan Abbott; Of Fangs and Talons by Nicolas Mathieu; 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard; and These Toxic Things by Rachel Howzell Hall

Laura Wilson

20, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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