Thrillers

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The best recent crime and thriller writing – review roundup
Unreliable childhood memories haunt Ella King’s dark debut and new works by Carole Johnstone and Andrea Mara, while Matt and Harrison Query deliver Stephen King-lite scares

Alison Flood

09, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Storm by Stephanie Merritt review – pacy poolside read
An unexpected guest disturbs a widow’s holiday with old friends in this blistering literary thriller

Alex Preston

31, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The joy of crime fiction: thriller writers on their favourite crime fiction
Val McDermid, Nicci French, Anthony Horowitz and more reveal what makes a great novel, celebrating writers including Patricia Highsmith, Donna Tartt and Dennis Lehane

31, Jul, 2022 @4:30 AM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
The Partisan by Patrick Worrall; More Than You’ll Ever Know by Katie Gutierrez; The Last to Vanish by Megan Miranda; All I Said Was True by Imran Mahmood; The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre

Laura Wilson

15, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Frederick Nolan obituary
Thriller writer and publisher who became an authority on the American old west and Billy the Kid

Gwyn Headley

12, Jul, 2022 @9:37 AM

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The best recent crime and thriller writing – review roundup
The tensions of a small community inspire a couple of ‘island noir’ crackers, while three female authors explore revenge

Alison Flood

12, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Mick Herron: ‘I’m interested in incompetence, things going wrong’
The Slow Horses author on the ‘virtue of limitations’ and drawing life lessons from The Wind in the Willows

Anthony Cummins

09, Jul, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Keep Her Sweet by Helen Fitzgerald review – a thriller packed with monsters and misery
This compelling page-turner follows a therapist who delights in her clients’ crises – but the tension breaks when plausibility is stretched too far

Bec Kavanagh

07, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
Murder Before Evensong by Richard Coles; Tokyo Express by Seichō Matsumoto; Wake by Shelley Burr; Sun Damage by Sabine Durrant; Aurora by David Koepp

Laura Wilson

24, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Thrillers of the month – review
The Rev Richard Coles makes his cosy-crime fiction debut in convincing style, while Robin Morgan-Bentley offers a tense spin on the locked-room mystery

Alison Flood

14, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin; Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister; Oxblood by Tom Benn; The Island by Adrian McKinty; Dear Little Corpses by Nicola Upson

Laura Wilson

20, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Thrillers of the month – review
This month, in clever, tense tales by Gillian McAllister and Jack Jordan, two mothers are on a mission to save their sons

Alison Flood

17, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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