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Our authors and staff recommend these chilling tales for Halloween.
A desert highway. A remote town. A murder that won’t stay hidden.
Ponder whether one life is worth more than another with Fiona McIntosh's latest thriller.
This heart-stopping thriller set on the rugged coast of Tasmania is an excellent choice for book club.
The bestselling author discusses tapping back into Jack's world, twisty-turny stories and her favourite crime dramas.
Track down your reading group to discuss Candice Fox's latest thriller.
Take your reading group into the dark, gothic heart of rural Australia.
A classic whodunit for the most perceptive reading groups.
Lee Child and younger brother Andrew have collaborated for the first time on The Sentinel and Jack Reacher fans are in for a treat.
The Either Side of Midnight author on comedy vs crime, writing advice and pointy things near eyeballs.
Three rising stars of crime fiction are teaming up for a series of virtual events in 2020.
The bestselling author on thrilling reads and the things that scare her.
The Night Swim author shares her thoughts on heroes, villains and toilet paper (?!).
An electrifying and propulsive pick for your next book club meeting.
The Bluffs author takes us deep into the Tasmanian wilderness.
Treat your reading group to a suspenseful thrill ride like no other.
Sticks and Stones author and journalist Katherine Firkin on the true crime that’s helped shape her thrilling fiction debut.
Explore themes of obsession, reconciliation and revenge with your book club.
Announcing the first book written by an actual Penguin. To be published 2020.
The bestselling author of The Tea Gardens discusses her penchant for the crime and thriller genre.
Our crime and thriller authors share what keeps them up at night.
Find out what scares #1 New York Times bestselling author Candice Fox.
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She’d created a little altar on the chest of drawers in her bedroom
She was a killer.
The moment he dies, the room explodes with life.
Inside Laura's head, Deidre spoke. The trouble with you, Laura, she said, is that you make bad choices.
A stir moves through the Pride House Group Home, and seconds later adolescent faces pig against the muggy front window.
Here’s what I remember.
I want to touch you. Your face, your skin, your thighs, your eyes. I want to feel you shiver as my hands explore every part of you.
In one of the most bizarre cases in recent history, a wild-haired young boy, estimated to be between six and eight years old, was discovered living on his own in the Ramapo Mountain State Forest near the suburb of Westville.
Discarded medical equipment litters the floor: surgical tools blistered with rust, broken bottles, jars, the scratched spine of an old invalid chair.