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The most anticipated crime and thriller titles still to come in 2018.

Mark them on your calendar, there are plenty of red-letter days coming up for fans of thrilling fiction in the second half of 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.

  • The eleventh thrilling novel by James Patterson featuring the NYPD detective Michael Bennett. STUCK BETWEEN TWO CARTELS IN A DESPERATE, BLOODY STRUGGLE FOR TERRITORY, MICHAEL BENNETT IS ON EVERYONE’S HIT LIST.

  • The latest thriller in Tom Clancy's internationally bestselling Jack Ryan series - the inspiration for a major new screen adaptation with Amazon Prime.

  • Ex-cop Ted Conkaffey is slowly rebuilding his life in Crimson Lake, and getting to know his three-year-old daughter, Lillian. But when he and his PI partner Amanda take on the case of a boy who seems to have literally disappeared into thin air, his job once again threatens everything . . .

  • The latest action-packed Dirk Pitt adventure novel from the UK No. 1 bestseller Clive Cussler.

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

  • The new rip-roaring OregonFiles adventure from the grand master of adventure, Clive Cussler.

  • A President's affair to remember soon becomes a nightmare he wishes he could forget in James Patterson's gripping new stand-alone thriller.

  • Just like a classic Hitchcock thriller, The Boy at the Keyhole is a dark and compelling story of a nine-year-old boy and his housekeeper, who he begins to suspect of murder . . .

  • The master storyteller is back with a classic race-against-time thriller with a modern edge.

  • The most hotly anticipated paperback thriller of the year follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising, blood-curdling ticking time bomb of an adventure yet.

  • A series of assassinations leaves the country in turmoil, and Alex Cross faces his biggest challenge yet in the latest instalment to the bestselling series by James Patterson.

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