Crime and Thrillers
Some great recent Crime and Thrillers in our libraries
Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Libraries
One by One
Snow is falling in the exclusive alpine ski resort of Saint Antoine, as the shareholders and directors of a hot new music app gather to decide the future of the company. The clock is ticking on the offer, and with the group irrevocably split, tensions are running high. When an avalanche cuts the chalet off from help, and one board member goes missing in the snow, the group is forced to ask, would someone resort to murder, to get what they want?
The Fine Art of Invisible Detection
Umiko Wada has recently had quite enough excitement in her life. As a secretary to a private detective, her life is pleasingly uncomplicated, filled with coffee runs, diary management and paperwork. That is, until her boss takes on a new case. A case which turns out to be dangerous enough to get him killed. A case which means Wada will have to leave Japan for the first time and travel to London
The Couple at No. 9
An inherited cottage. A body buried in the garden. And a secret spanning three generations. When Saffy's beloved grandmother, Rose, goes into a care home Saffy learns that she has inherited her Cotswolds cottage. But as work begins on much-needed renovations, the body of a young woman is uncovered in the garden
Invite Me In
To those who think they know her, Eliza Curran has it all, but no one would guess the reality of her life. When she takes on a new tenant, her life changes unexpectedly. But Dan's arrival threatens to tip Eliza's fragile world out of balance. And when someone has as many secrets as Eliza does, the smallest slip could destroy everything
A golden summer, and six talented friends are looking forward to the brightest of futures, until a daredevil game goes horribly wrong. 18-year-old Megan takes the blame, leaving the others free to get on with their lives. In return, they each agree to a 'favour', payable on her release from prison
People Like Her
People like Emmy Jackson. They always have. Especially online, where she is Instagram sensation Mamabare, famous for telling the unvarnished truth about modern parenthood. But Emmy isn’t as honest as she’d like the fans to believe. She may think she has her followers fooled, but someone out there knows the truth and plans to make her pay...
When She Was Good
Evie Cormac was found at a murder scene six years ago, hiding in a secret room. She has never revealed her real name, why she was in that house, or what she saw. Forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven wants to help the traumatised teenager. He thinks unravelling Evie's secrets will free her from the past. But he has no idea what he's about to unleash
Dead to Her
When Marcie walked down the aisle to marry Jason Maddox, she knew her life would never be the same again. But then Keisha arrives in town, and Marcie realises her life of luxury could be snatched away. Marcie refuses to go down without a fight. The only question is, how far will she go to come out on top?
During a family holiday in Italy, you get an urgent call from your sister. There's been an accident: she hit a man with her car and he's dead. She asks for your help. It wasn't her fault, not really. She'd cover for you, so will you do the same for her? But when the police come calling, the lies start
Lizzie has no memory of the accident in which her best friend Alice died as a teenager. Alice's friends and relatives suspect Lizzie was to blame, but Lizzie knows she would never have hurt Alice. Twelve years on Lizzie is finally beginning to feel like she can move on with her life. But someone has other ideas...
Orly, Lenny, Mel and Thea have been best friends since school. But now it is 20 years later and inevitably they have drifted apart. It is Lenny's 40th birthday, so Thea suggests a weekend away at a festival in their hometown. It's a chance for them all to reconnect. But their holiday soon takes a sinister turn, and not all of the friends will leave the festival alive
The Silent Suspect
On a quiet street, one house is burning to the ground. By the time sign language interpreter Paige Northwood arrives, flames have engulfed her client’s home. Though Lukas is safe, his wife is still inside. But she was dead before the fire started