Mark them on your calendar, there are plenty of red-letter days coming up in the first half of 2020 for fans of thrilling fiction. 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.
From Australia's most exciting and original crime writer comes another electrifying thriller, set in Los Angeles, introducing a new – and decidedly unconventional – team of 'detectives'.
Detective Michael Bennett is New York's public enemy no. 1. But when the Mayor's daughter goes missing, there's only one cop who can bring her home.
Someone knows Astrid's darkest secret. And they're going to have fun with it . . .
Gritty and moving crime thriller, for fans of THE WIRE and LINE OF DUTY from the critically-acclaimed author of HEFT.
An intense exploration of fear and violence, courage and redemption, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Sister.
A collection of thrilling, pulse-pounding stories from the bestselling author of The President is Missing
The gripping new thriller from the Number One New York Times bestselling master of suspense.
The chilling new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author C. J. Tudor.
Bestselling author Lisa Gardner unites three of her most loved characters -Detective D.D. Warren, Flora Dane, and Kimberly Quincy - in a twisty new thriller, as they investigate a mysterious murder from the past that points to a dangerous and chilling present-day crime.
The new rip-roaring thriller in the Numa series from the Grand Master of Adventure, Clive Cussler.
The brilliant new thriller from the international bestselling author, described by Dan Brown as 'the modern master of the hook and twist'.
A chilling exploration into obsession, reconciliation and revenge in 2020's must-read.
The astounding fifth novel from Gregg Hurwitz featuring Evan Smoak - Orphan X aka The Nowhere Man.
The worst thing he can imagine - and all he can do is watch . . . A taut and compelling new thriller from Gytha Lodge.
She's part of the family now. For better - and for worse . . . In this dark, menacing thriller, Rebecca Fleet shows us a suspenseful, twisty yet emotionally devastating portrait of a family in turmoil.
The Women's Murder Club face the fight of their lives in the latest thriller from the bestselling James Patterson series
A terrifying cabin in the woods horror story for the 21st century, from king of survival horror Max Brooks, bestselling visionary author of World War Z.
From one of our best-loved radio presenters comes a race-against-time thriller, chillingly resonant with today's headlines.
The final nail-biting instalment in Icelandic superstar, Ragnar Jonasson's, Hidden Iceland series.
A rough guide to the ever-rising star of Australian crime writing, Candice Fox.
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