A Killer Valentine's Day Dinner Party

We at Killer Reads like a bit of romance as much as the next person – but when it comes to reading we’d take horror over hearts any day! So with Valentine’s Day just a few hours away and our various news feeds filling up with talk of ideal dates, we… Read More


We were SO excited to find out that Payback by the brilliant Kimberley Chambers hit the number 1 spot in the Sunday Times charts last week! Check out these fantastic video trailers for the book – if you haven’t read Payback already you’ll definitely want to after… Read More


It’s cold, wet and grey outside and winter seems to be endless – so forget about the miserable British weather and let Will Adams take you on an exhilarating adventure to the warmer climes of Cyprus with his high-stakes thriller, City of the Lost! We’re very pleased to… Read More

COVER REVEAL – The Nemesis Program by Scott Mariani

‘If you’ve got a pulse, you’ll love Scott Mariani. If you haven’t then maybe you crossed Ben Hope!’ – SIMON TOYNE We at HarperCollins are very proud to publish the top ten Sunday Times bestselling author SCOTT MARIANI and I’m delighted to reveal the… Read More

An interview with Bruce Holsinger – Part II

Some fun Friday reading for you – here is the second part of our interview with Bruce Holsinger, author of A BURNABLE BOOK…   Which author has influenced you the most and why? Charles Dickens. I read all of Dickens voraciously while in high school, and… Read More


Today is the publication of Will Adams’ exhilarating page turner, City of the Lost! This high-stakes thriller mixes historical fact with pulse-pounding action, adventure and conspiracy – and is completely gripping! We are very excited to welcome Will to the blog today,… Read More


Today at HarperCollins we had a special event called the ‘HarperCollins Exec Job Swap Day’, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Members of our Exec board swapped their ‘day jobs’ for different roles around the company. We at Killer Reads gained a brand new Marketing Assistant, in the form… Read More

The story behind… A BURNABLE BOOK, by Bruce Holsinger

This week sees the publication of A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger, a stunning debut historical thriller set in the turbulent 14th Century. We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Bruce to the Killer Reads blog today, to talk about the fascinating story behind… Read More

An interview with Bruce Holsinger – Part I

The publication of Bruce Holsinger’s stunning debut novel is now just two days away, and the Killer Reads team are getting extremely excited! Bruce has very kindly taken the time to answer a few of our BURNING questions (sorry, awful pun), for this exclusive Q&A. Read on… Read More

Isabel Allende turns to crime

Isabel Allende’s gripping and clever thriller, Ripper, hits stores today. For Amanda Martín and her friends, Ripper was all just a game. But when security guard Ed Staton is found dead in the middle of a school gym, the murder presents a mystery that… Read More