Our editors have listed the crime and thriller books we should all be looking out for in 2014.
The Skin Collector by Jeffery Deaver
The brand spanking new Lincoln Rhyme and hugely anticipated follow-up to The Bone Collector. Trust us, it’s Deaver’s creepiest – and most exhilarating – book yet.
The Telling Error by Sophie Hannah
Unlock the dark side of your mind: Queen of psychological crime Sophie Hannah is back with a new literary mystery and a puzzle that's impossible to solve . . .
The Three by Sarah Lotz
Four planes crash, & only three children survive, out of hundreds of passengers. Are they lucky innocents? Or harbingers of the apocalypse?
Zodiac Station by Tom Harper
A bloody, exhausted man is picked up off the Arctic ice & tells a story of jealousy, secrets and murder. But can he be trusted?
Enemies at Home by Lindsey Davis
The second Flavia Albia Falco mystery finds Albia thrown into a new mystery before she’s even had time to recover from the last one.
The Fifth Season by Mons Kallentoft
A new case for the brilliant female detective Malin Fors brings back memories of the one mystery she was never able to solve, and which has haunted her ever since – that of Maria Murvall, whom we met in Kallentoft’s very first novel, the Richard & Judy bestseller Midwinter Sacrifice.
Now That You're Gone by Julie Corbin
A new psychological suspense novel that will have you constantly looking over your shoulder and wondering, What would I do if it happened to me?
Lonely Graves by Britta Bolt
A new crime series set in Amsterdam, about the city’s real-life Lonely Funerals team who deal with the abandoned and unknown dead
A Love Like Blood by Marcus Sedgwick
YA star Marcus Sedgwick’s first book for adults –a love story, a thriller, a story of fear and truth and revenge. And it is also about the question of blood.
Remember Me This Way by Sabine Durrant
The new psychological thriller from Sabine Durrant, author of Under Your Skin. Some marriages are only perfect on the outside…
Confessions by Kanae Minato
The bestselling Japanese phenomenon: the story of a bereaved mother who plans to teach her daughter’s killers a lesson they’ll never forget.
The One You Love by Paul Pilkington
The trilogy begins when Emma Holden’s fiancé goes missing days before their wedding. Dan is missing and his brother has been beaten and left for dead. Emma can feel that someone is watching her, and a long-hidden family secret puts her relationship through the ultimate test. Paul Pilkington
The Devil In The Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson
A compelling debut set in a debtors' prison in Georgian England.
The Secret Place by Tana French
The most stunning novel yet from this dazzlingly good author.
Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta
Michael Koryta delivers on all the promise with a masterpiece of suspense.
Vagabond by Gerald Seymour
A searing return to the Northern Ireland of Harry's Game and The Journeyman Tailor
Plague Land by S D Sykes
A sparkling debut historical novel set against the changing society and landscape of an England devastated by the Black Death.