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Author Post | Liam McIlvanney on The Quaker

To someone growing up in the West of Scotland in the 1970s and 80s, the words ‘Bible John’ had a special resonance. You might overhear your parents saying the name in guarded voices, or bigger kids in the playground discussing the murders, how three women got killed in… Read More

Extract | Don’t Turn Around by Amanda Brooke

  To celebrate the publication of Amanda Brooke’s page-turning thriller, Don’t Turn Around, here is an exclusive sneak peek at the opening chapter!   Prologue The Confession The rhythmic slap of my ballet shoes against the linoleum-covered steps echoes down the stairwell. As my pace slows, my… Read More

Extract | The Good Teacher by Rachel Sargeant

  From the Top Ten Kindle bestselling author of The Perfect Neighbours, comes this riveting thriller about a murdered school teacher. The Good Teacher is out now in ebook! Here’s an exclusive peek at Chapter One…   *** Her back aches like hell. She… Read More
The Last Lie

Extract | The Last Lie by Alex Lake

  Get an exclusive first glimpse at bestselling author Alex Lake’s pacy new psychological thriller, The Last Lie. Out on 27th December!   PROLOGUE The woman driving the car knew better than to stop for hitchhikers. Maybe, decades ago, she would have considered it. Things… Read More
While You Sleep

Extract | While You Sleep by Stephanie Merritt

  Prologue   It begins, they say, with a woman screaming. You can’t tell at first if it’s pleasure or pain, or that tricky place where the two meet; you’re almost embarrassed to hear it, but if you listen closer it comes… Read More
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Our Spookiest Reads

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve put together our edit of seriously spooky reads. Bestselling psychological thriller While You Sleep is sure to give you chills, and prepare for a sleepless night or two with the truly terrifying serial killer thriller Stalker. Don’t miss out… Read More
Bitter Sun

Our Top Summer Picks

Make the most of the last of the warm temperatures with our pick of holiday thrillers – from the simmering heat and dark secrets of Bitter Sun, to bestselling author Alex Lake’s page-turner Copycat, these are the books to read before Autumn is in full swing!  … Read More

Exclusive extract from HER TURN TO CRY by Chris Curran

Get a sneak peek of  Her Turn to Cry, the chilling new psychological thriller from Chris Curran, out Friday July 8th in eBook.  Chapter One The Pier Theatre, Hastings, Sussex – August 1953 Joycie usually loves it when Dad takes her to work with him. But… Read More

Author of SOMEONE OUT THERE, Catherine Hunt shares her Top 10 Books

   Strangers on a Train/Patricia Highsmith. A clever and simple idea for the perfect murder. Excellent portrayal of the relationship between the two main characters; the psychopath Bruno and his alter ego, Guy, who is the target of his corruption. To Kill a Mockingbird/Harper Lee. I love this for its… Read More

COVER REVEAL: A LINE OF BLOOD by Ben McPherson

  Today we are revealing the final cover of A LINE OF BLOOD, hitting the shops on March 26th in glorious hardback (and the digital world in glorious ebook). It is a chilling psychological thriller about family – the ties that bind us, and the lies that destroy us, perfect… Read More

Inspiration for The Apostle- J. A. Kerley

God Translators: Inspiration for The Apostle It was 1978. I was down with the flu, sneezing into tissues and – my brain liquified by viral entities – watching daytime soaps. A news bulletin arrived, saying California Congressman Leo Ryan had just been viciously murdered in Jonestown,… Read More