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The most anticipated crime and thriller titles of 2018.

Mark them on your calendar, there are plenty of red-letter days coming up for fans of thrilling fiction in 2018. From bloodbaths to slow-boilers, mysteries and mind-benders, hearts will race as plots twist, tensions build, and talk escalates to action. Expect the unexpected. Here are some killer releases to leave maximum impact on your year of reading.

  • Thrillers this good come along once every few years. Prepare for the next global crime thriller sensation.

  • The sequel to Candice Fox's stunning breakout novel Crimson Lake, which Lee Child described as 'one of the best thrillers of the year'.

  • The new Kurt Austin adventure in the NUMA Files series from UK No. 1 bestseller Clive Cussler.

  • Book five in the bestselling NYPD Red series by James Patterson. Also published as Red Alert in US.

  • Someone's stolen your baby. But no one believes you.

  • The new novel in the bestselling Private series

  • ***US TV DEAL ANNOUNCED*** A sitting U.S. President is missing. President Bill Clinton partners with No. 1 bestselling author James Patterson in a powerful, one-of-a-kind thriller filled with the kind of insider details that only a President can know.

  • The heart-stopping new novel of deception and delusion from the bestselling author of The Girl in Kellers Way.

  • The stunning third Orphan X thriller from the No. 1 bestselling author.

  • A killer who chooses victims personally gets too close to Detective Lindsay Boxer in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller

  • NEED TO KNOW is the most relentless thriller you will read all year - hard hitting with an emotional depth that surprises and a plot that will keep you guessing until the very last word – this takes domestic suspense in an exhilarating new direction

  • 'The undisputed king of Scandinavian crime fiction' The Times

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