Ten top crime and thriller books

A Twist of the Knife by Peter James
A Twist of the Knife by Peter James
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A look at 10 of the most popular crime and thriller books around including new releases from Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell.

1 Flesh And Blood – Patricia Cornwell

The latest Kay Scarpetta novel involves a sniper who strikes close to Scarpetta’s home.

2 The Burning Room – Michael Connelly

Bosch and his new partner, Detective Soto, are called in when a man dies from a bullet lodged in his spine.

3 Hope To Die – James Patterson

Alex Cross is on a mission to get his family back.

4 A Twist Of The Knife – Peter James

A collection of short stories featuring the popular Detective Roy Grace.

5 For Valour – Andy McNab

Nick Stone is on the hunt for a shooter after a young trooper is shot in the head.

6 The Good Life – Martina Cole

When Cain Moran is sentenced to life in prison, it looks like he will never get Jenny Riley.

7 Personal – Lee Child

Jack Reacher is back! More fast-paced action where the stakes have never been higher.

8 Moriarty – Anthony Horowitz

Frederick Chase arrives in Europe on the trail of a new criminal mastermind.

9 The Beat Goes On – Ian Rankin

A collection of Rebus short stories.

10 No Safe House – 
Linwood Barclay

The Archer family return to the dark side when their daughter follows her boyfriend into a strange house.

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