Morecambe Library’s top 10 crime books

Never Go Back by Lee Child
Never Go Back by Lee Child
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This week’s Morecambe Library top 10 focuses on one of the most popular book genres – fiction, crime and thrillers.

1 Never Go Back – Lee Child

With Jack Reacher accused of a 16-year-old murder, will he be sorry he went back to his old army unit?

2 Harbour Street – Ann Cleeves

In book six in the popular Vera series, Margaret Krukowsi has been stabbed on a busy train. When another woman is murdered days later, Vera knows she has to learn more about the first victim to stop the killings.

3 A song for the dying – Stuart MacBride

Eight years ago, a killer called The Inside Man murdered four women and left three more in a critical condition, and then he disappeared. When a body turn s up with similar wounds, will Ash Henderson finally be able to close the case?

4 Broken Angels – Graham Masterton

When two priests are found murdered in the same way, a sinister cover-up is found at St Joseph’s Orphanage and Katie Maguire has to race to catch the killer.

5 Payback – Kimberley Chambers

This is the sequel to The Trap. If you like Martina Cole then try this.

6 Children Of The Revolution: A DCI Banks Novel – Peter Robinson

College lecturer Gavin Miller is found dead with no sign of a struggle or any evidence of wrongdoing. DCI Banks has to delve into his past to find out what happened and explain the £5,000 in the man’s pocket.

7 Stay Alive – Simon Kernick

While on a trip, a family hears gunshot and before they know it they are helping a woman on the run. A one sitting read.

8 Respect – Mandasue Heller

Chantelle has everything going for her until her mother dumps her tearaway nine-year-old brother on her. With debt collectors banging on her door she gets a part-time job but violence is just around the corner.

9 Behind Closed Doors – Kerry Wilkinson

Will Detective Sergeant Jessica Daniel find out why people are turning up dead in a stately home in the middle of nowhere?

10 The Outcast Dead – Elly Griffiths

Ruth Galloway excavates a body that she believes is a victim of a Victorian murderess while DCI Harry Nelson is immersed in the death of three infants.

* All of these books are available at your local Lancashire library, or visit http://bit.ly/allourbooks or http://capitadiscovery.co.uk/lancashire/ to 
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