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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.

  • Jack Ryan Jr finds Bosnia a lethal place to let his guard down in the latest internationally bestselling Tom Clancy thriller.

  • Detective Harriet Blue goes rogue in order to exact revenge on her brother's killer, in a heart-stopping cat-and-mouse race down Australia's south coast. But as she is chasing him, the cops are chasing her . . .

  • The tenth adventure featuring the husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo.

  • The thriller only a president could write There are things only a president can know. There are things only a president can do. And there are times when the only option is unthinkable . . . THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING

  • In this must-read thriller, an ambitious young cop suspects there's more to random, horrific murders in her small town and stumbles upon the first known Omnikiller – a serial killer who cannot be profiled because his M.O. is constantly changing . . .

  • Children aren't always so innocent in this Stephen King-style thriller, backed by MJ's biggest marketing campaign for a debut this year.

  • 'There is no stopping Australian Candice Fox . . . This is terrific crime writing with characters you'll be happy to read about again.' Herald Sun

  • 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.

  • A royal scandal puts Jack Morgan under pressure in the new novel in the bestselling Private series

  • 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 Sergeant Lindsay Boxer in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller

  • You know him. You love him. You trust him. Until today . . . For fans of GONE GIRL and THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, NEED TO KNOW is the most relentless psychological thriller you will read all year.

  • The gripping new thriller from the number-one Sunday Times bestselling author of The Thirst.

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