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Start reading Andrew Taylor’s Ashes of London

In just over a week, Andrew Taylor's latest exceptional historical thriller is released in hardback and ebook. But we've got a sneak peek just for you! Scroll down or hit 'Read more' to read the first chapter of Ashes of London. Read More

3-for-2 on Crime & Thriller at Kobo

Last week on Facebook we shared our first round of picks from the Kobo Crime Sale on this month. Are you ready for the second offense? From now through October 21st, you can get three eBooks for the price of two. Another nail in the coffin as… Read More

Andrew Taylor answers your questions!

Happy publication date to Andrew Taylor, award-winning author of The Scent of Death, which is out today in paperback. Earlier this year, we asked you to send in your questions for Andrew to answer and we’re pleased to feature your questions (and his answers!)… Read More

Scent of Death Reviews

Earlier this year, we offered two Killer Readers the chance to review Andrew Taylor’s book, Scent of Death. Yesterday, Andrew was awarded the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger for Scent of Death, the third time he has won the award! Let’s see what the reviewers thought… I confess I am… Read More

Could you interview Andrew Taylor?

Calling all fans and bloggers! Could you interview bestselling author Andrew Taylor? As so many of you approached us about reviewing The Scent of Death, we want to offer you the opportunity to interview Andrew Taylor for yourselves! The bestselling author of The American Boy returns with a brilliant new historical thriller set during the American War of Independence. Simply send in 3 questions that you would ask him if you had the chance - either as a comment, a Facebook message or an email to killerreads@harpercollins.co.uk. The three best sets will get a copy of the book and a chance to add two more questions before we put their questions to Andrew Taylor, and the final interviews will be published here on the Killer Reads site. Read More

Friday giveaway winners revealed!

An enormous thank you to everyone who entered our Friday Giveaway competition!  We had a fantastic line up and your entries were brilliant, making it incredibly hard to pick the winners, but we eventually narrowed it down to... A Foreign Country goes to Jake Eliot, who said: I'd love to get my hands on a copy of Charles Cumming's latest, A Foreign Country. I enjoyed watching Skyfall at the cinema, but it’s high time Bond’s flashy suits and big explosions cleared the way for proper suspense, taut dialogue and authentic spycraft. And by the sound of it, I reckon following Tom Kell tracing the disappearance of the first female head of MI6 across Europe and Africa will help me put the stresses of my working week into perspective. Read More

Win the books in our arms!

FRIDAY GIVE AWAY! You could win one of the books in our arms! Just comment here or on our Facebook Page to tell us which one you want and why! Best answers will win and we'll pick our winners on Monday. Just in case you can't see clearly, the books we're carrying are: Close to the Bone by Stuart MacBride Read More

January's Review Title: The Scent of Death

From the No. 1 bestselling author of The American Boy comes a brilliant new historical thriller set during the American War of Independence. Manhattan, 1778. A city of secrets, profiteers, loyalists and double agents. As the last part of America under British rule, New York is home to a swelling tide of refugees seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill is sent from London to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists. No sooner does he land than he becomes embroiled in the case of a gentleman murdered in the city’s notorious Canvas Town. An escaped slave hangs for the crime, but Savill is convinced they have executed the wrong man. Read More