Books tagged: british crime

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Tuppenny Hat Detective
Price: Free! Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick Morely decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal. a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, Engl
Price: $3.11 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Being homeless is tough enough, but when someone wants you and your kind dead, it takes it to another level. Unlucky victims that cross this killer’s path suffer a brutal and bloody death. The police can find no motive. But, feelings that have been abused by deception and greed dominate a twisted mind that burns with the need for revenge. But one life is not enough, they must all pay.
Dead Dogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Nominated for the Dylan Thomas Sony Award, Dead Dogs is a darkly humorous mystery crime thriller from award-winning author [UK Authors Prize 2010] Chris Barraclough Mikael's relocation to Albania becomes a life imprisonment, after his cousin kills a neighbouring boy. Victim of a Blood Feud, Mikael finds himself hunted by the enraged family desperate for revenge
What Lies Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What would you do if everything you hold dear was challenged and under threat? Pat Devine is about to find out. “’What Lies Within’ is the first book that I have read in years. It's an excellent read and I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. I highly recommend this book and will definitely be looking out for future novels from this author.”
A Murder For Christmas
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Christmas and the Sanford Third Age Club are living it up at the Regency Hotel. But on a snowy Christmas morning, there’s murder afoot, and it’s up to Joe, Sheila and Brenda to find the killer. For the Yorkshire sleuths, it’s a taxing mystery, marinated in a yuletide party atmosphere.
A Hanging Job
Series: Foxy's War, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Set in London in 1939 at the start of WW2 when the cut-throat razor was the weapon of choice for settling differences, the tale involves a bungled bank robbery and a car chase as ace getaway driver Foxy tries to avoid a personal introduction to the hangman.
Dream of the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
First book in a new mystery series set in London’s exciting West End theatre district…
Ring-A-Ring O'Roses (Rose Red Rhymes #1): A Crime Thriller Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From SAFFINA DESFORGES, international best-selling British author of Sugar & Spice, Anca's Story and the Rose Red crime thriller series (Snow White, Rapunzel), comes ROSE RED RHYMES, a collection of crime thriller short stories featuring the Rose Red cast, based on traditional nursery rhymes.
Hanratty - The Inconvenient Truth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Razen applies his inimitable brand of logic to the 1961 A6 Murder case. He is highly speculative, but convincingly so, in his attempt to rationalise all of the important evidence in the light of the 2001 DNA profiling result. In essence, it manages to close the case against Hanratty to any reasonable extent. This is a relatively concise contribution – supplementary, rather than definitive.
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 95,860. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
From the best-selling author of The Facebook Killer trilogy comes the story of Britain's most brutal and terrifying serial killer. Incarcerated in a maximum security prison, he never explained his ritualistic murders. And when the killing starts again, DS Liz Porteous faces the daunting task of solving the horrors of both past and present.