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Killer Reads’ Summer Reads

I like to think of reading as vacation from real life. You can escape down the narrow streets of Rome whilst speeding through The Da Vinci Code, enter the twisted minds of serial killers whilst on the tube and add up all the clues as a detective whilst you wait… Read More

Killer Reads’ Summer Reads

I like to think of reading as vacation from real life. You can escape down the narrow streets of Rome whilst speeding through The Da Vinci Code, enter the twisted minds of serial killers whilst on the tube and add up all the clues as a detective whilst you wait… Read More

Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014 – shortlists announced!

It’s that time of year again Killer Readers… the time when the masters of intrigue, suspense, and murders most horrid are honoured in The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards, in association with the Crime Writers’ Association! The shortlists have officially been announced and there has been a flurry of… Read More

Sacrilege Competition Giveaway

We have a little competition for you to take part in with the opportunity for 8 lucky readers to get their hands on a copy of S.J. Parris's Sacrilege.   Summer, 1584: the Protestant Prince William of Orange has been assassinated by a fanatical Catholic, and there are whispers that Queen Elizabeth will be next. Fear haunts the streets of London, and plague is driving many citizens away. Giordano Bruno, radical philosopher and spy, chooses to remain, only to find that someone is following him through the city  As Bruno begins his hunt for the real killer, he is drawn into the heart of a sinister conspiracy hiding in the shadow of England’s holiest shrine…  In the pursuit of power, nothing is sacred… Read More

February's Killer Review title is: Heresy by S. J. Parris

Oxford, 1583. A place of learning. And murderous schemes.  England is rife with plots to assassinate Queen Elizabeth and return the country to the Catholic faith. Defending the realm through his network of agents, the Queen’s spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham works tirelessly to hunt down all traitors.  His… Read More

How well do you know the Killer Reads team?

Match the fact to the correct team member and win a copy of 5 of our latest proofs, so you can read them months before they’ve even hit the shops! From the left: Sacrilege by S.J. Parris, The Schemer by Kimberley Chambers, A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming, Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva and The Key by Simon Toyne Which member of the Killer Reads team... ... has shared the screen with Al Pacino? ...sang in a national Australian campaign about saving water? ...is married to a TV book club pick author? ...was once a tudor model? ...saw the Dalai Lama on the way to KFC? ...has eaten a tarantula? ...set up their own charity in Uganda? ...has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro? Read More