Don’t be scared. This list won’t bite. But if it’s suspense, mystery, chills and thrills you’re after, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the chart-topping crime and thriller reads from 2017.
The global bestseller - Origin is the latest Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code.
Top action hero Jack Reacher is back, in a new chilling, deadly adventure.
The addictive No. 1 psychological thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train, the runaway Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller and global phenomenon.
The complete Jack Reacher short stories, published together for the first time, from the number one bestseller Lee Child.
The 21st Jack Reacher thriller by number-one bestselling author Lee Child takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he’s not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine.
THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU.
The twenty-fifth novel in the bestselling Alex Cross series
Detective Lindsay Boxer faces a heart-stopping threat in the newest Women's Murder Club thriller
Harry Hole is back! The blistering Sunday Times number one bestseller
A gripping stand-alone thriller from bestselling author James Patterson, now a hit TV series, Instinct
Delve into the dangerous DC Universe and discover how Batman became the world’s favourite vigilante.
A collection of titles curated for teachers by our education team at Penguin Random House