Val McDermid



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  • Mystery

    Dec-2018

    Internationally bestselling author Val McDermid is one of our finest crime writers, and her gripping, masterfully plotted novels have garnered millions of readers from around the globe. In BROKEN GROUND, cold case detective Karen Pirie faces her hard...

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  • Thriller

    Dec-2017

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 10

    In the north of England, single women are beginning to disappear from weddings. A wedding crasher is luring the women away―only to torch the victims’ bodies in their own cars in remote locations, leaving behind no personal clues or forensic trace...

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  • Thriller

    Dec-2016

    A riveting cold case novel featuring detective Karen Pirie When a teenage joyrider crashes a stolen car and ends up in a coma, a routine DNA test reveals a connection to an unsolved murder from twenty-two years before. Finding the answer to the co...

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  • Thriller

    Dec-2015

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 9

    Psychologist Tony Hill and former police detective Carol Jordan are back in SPLINTER THE SILENCE -- a masterful, compulsive read centered on the mysterious deaths of several women who were the victims of vicious cyberbullying. Is it violence if it’...

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  • Thriller

    Dec-2014

    The Skeleton Road is a gripping standalone novel about a cold case that links back to the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. In the center of historic Edinburgh, builders are preparing to demolish a disused Victorian Gothic building. They are understandably s...

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  • Thriller

    Apr-2014

    Internationally best-selling crime writer Val McDermid has riveted millions of readers worldwide with her acutely suspenseful, psychologically complex, seamlessly plotted thrillers. In Northanger Abbey, she delivers her own, witty, updated take on Au...

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  • Thriller

    Oct-2013

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 8

    Val McDermid’s Tony Hill and Carol Jordan novels are thrillers at their best--unbearably suspenseful, psychologically complex, expertly plotted and impossible to predict--and they have riveted millions worldwide. As Cross and Burn opens, Tony and C...

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  • Action Adventure

    Oct-2012

    My granny is a pirate!She's sailed the seven seas.She captured many pirate shipsBut was always home for tea.When a family secret about Granny is revealed, we discover all about her fiercesome pirate reputation and her swashbuckling ways - from making...

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  • Mystery

    Oct-2012

    One of the finest crime writers we have, Val McDermid’s heart-stopping thrillers have won her international renown and a devoted following of readers worldwide. In The Vanishing Point, she kicks off a terrifying thriller with a nightmare scenario: ...

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  • Mystery

    Jan-2012

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 7

    Tony Hill has had a good run. He and detective Carol Jordan have put away scores of dangerous criminals at a rate that colleagues envy. But there is one serial killer who has shaped and defined their careers, and whose evil surpasses all others: Jack...

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  • Mystery

    Sep-2011

    When Charlie Flint is sent a mysterious package of cuttings about a brutal murder, it instantly grabs her attention. The murder occurred in the grounds of her old Oxford college - a groom battered to death just hours after his wedding. As his bride a...

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  • Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Sep-2010

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 6

    He is psychologist and criminal profiler Dr. Tony Hill's worst nightmare -- a killer driven by the most perverted hungers and unmoved by youth and innocence, a killer with a long shopping list of victims who leaves no trail. The murder-mutilation of ...

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  • Mystery

    Jul-2010

    “Kate Brannigan’s . . . a whirling dervish of tough toes and fine prose.”—The Washington Post Kate Brannigan is investigating the bizarre case of the missing conservatories. Before long, she’s up to her neck in crooked land deals, mortgage...

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  • Suspense

    Feb-2009

    Past and present intertwine in this rare stand-alone novel of taut psychological drama--a brilliant exploration of loyalty and greed from the bestselling mistress of suspense. Fife, Scotland, 1985. Heiress Catriona Maclennan Grant and her baby so...

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  • Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Mar-2008

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 5

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  • Mystery

    Feb-2007

    From bestselling author Val McDermid comes a modern thriller about an ancient murder set on the high seas... After summer rains uncover a corpse bearing tattoos like those of eighteenth- century seafarers, many residents of the English Lake Distri...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-2005

    “One of my favorite authors, Val McDermid is an important writer—witty, never sentimental, taking us through mean streets with the dexterity of a Chandler.”—Sara Paretsky“Val McDermid is one of the bright lights of the mystery field.”—T...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    Sep-2005

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 7

    Lindsay Gordon, Scottish journalist and amateur sleuth, was the first creation of international bestseller Val McDermid. Report for Murder introduced the United Kingdom’s first lesbian detective, and the series has been perennially popular ever sin...

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  • Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jun-2004

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 4

    Dr. Tony Hill and Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan return in the award-winning series that is the basis for the hit show on BBC America. In a small grim room, the body of a woman is discovered, panic and pain etched in her face. The scene ma...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-2003

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 6

    Jobless in Glasgow, Lindsay Gordon makes friends with a young freelance journalist Rory McLaren. But when a local car-dealer's stepson is kidnapped, Lindsay and Rory are invited to trade journalism for detection. The trail leads them to St Petersburg...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-2003

    It was a winter morning in 1978, that the body of a young barmaid was discovered in the snow banks of a Scottish cemetery. The only suspects in her brutal murder were the four young men who found her: Alex Gilbey and his three best friends. With no e...

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  • in Mysterious Pleasures

    Mystery

    2003

    'Show me a man or woman who cannot stand mysteries and I will show you a fool. A clever fool -- perhaps -- but a fool just the same' RAYMOND CHANDLER Ever since its creation in 1953, the Crime Writers' Association has celebrated and champione...

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  • Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Sep-2002

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 3

    Coming to terms over her breakup with criminal profiler Dr. Tony Hill, Chief Inspector Carol Jordan plunges into a risky undercover sting: track down a European drug trafficker and gain his confidence. But she's being tracked as well-by a serial kill...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-2001

    A CUNNING KILLER A killer is on the loose, blurring the line between fact and fiction. His prey--writers of bestselling crime novels--are unaware that they have scripted their own murders, for this diabolical killer reenacts the most chilling scenes...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-2000

    Winter 1963: two children have disappeared off the streets of Manchester; the murderous careers of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady have begun. On a freezlng day in December, another child goes missing: thirteen-year-old Alison Carter vanishes from her tow...

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  • Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Sep-1998

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 2

    COMMITTING MURDER IS LIKE MAGIC. THE SLEIGHT OF HAND...THE DECEPTION OF THE EYE. Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. Authorities are convinced they're runaways with just the bad luck of the draw to connect them. It's the job o...

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  • Private Investigator

    1998

    A Kate Brannigan Mystery - 6

    “There is no one in contemporary crime fiction who has managed to combine the visceral and the humane as well as Val McDermid. . . . She’s the best.”—The New York Times Book Review “McDermid has a sharp ear for the dialogue and intrinsic h...

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  • Private Investigator

    1996

    A Kate Brannigan Mystery - 5

    “A fast-paced joyride that swoops and curves past (or right over) the villains with barely a pause . . . readers will happily keep up, even if it leaves them a little breathless.”—Publishers WeeklyKate Brannigan is having a bad week, and she ca...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    1996

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 5

    Lindsay Gordon, Scottish journalist and amateur sleuth, was the first creation of international bestseller Val McDermid. Report for Murder introduced the United Kingdom’s first lesbian detective, and the series has been perennially popular ever sin...

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  • Private Investigator

    Oct-1995

    A Kate Brannigan Mystery - 4

    TRACKING A MASTERPIECE, TRAPPING A KILLER When a precious Monet painting is nicked from a posh British estate where Kate Brannigan arranged the security, the tough-talking PI is right on the job to get it back. For Kate, whose sources extend from Ma...

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  • Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    1995

    Tony Hill & Carol Jordan - 1

    THE PERFECT CRIMINAL Another body has been found. The fourth. Now even the most reluctant members of the Bradfield police department have to admit they have a serial killer on their hands. A sicko. All the victims have been young men, their naked ...

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  • Private Investigator

    Nov-1994

    A Kate Brannigan Mystery - 3

    Kate Brannigan has seen her share of foul play on the job, even though her Manchester investigation firm handles mostly white collar crime. But when she and her boyfriend Richard, a rock music critic, go undercover to get the goods on a car dealershi...

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  • Private Investigator

    Sep-1993

    A Kate Brannigan Mystery - 2

    Manchester's kickboxing detective Kate Brannigan returns to investigate a strange case involving missing buildings and finds herself involved with real-estate fraud and corrupt developers. By the author of Dead Beat. ...

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  • Private Investigator

    Apr-1993

    A Kate Brannigan Mystery - 1

    Dead Beat introduces Kate Brannigan, a female private detective set to do for Manchester what V. I. Warshawski has done for Chicago. As a favour, Kate agrees to track down a missing song writer Moira Pollock, a search that takes her into some of the ...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    1993

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 4

    Lindsay Gordon, Scottish journalist and amateur sleuth, was the first creation of international bestseller Val McDermid. Report for Murder introduced the United Kingdom’s first lesbian detective, and the series has been perennially popular ever sin...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-1991

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 3

    When Lindsay returns from Italy to find that Alison Maxwell has been strangled and that Jackie Mitchell has been imprisoned for the crime, she tries to get Jackie off the hook despite ever-changing loves and loyalties...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    1989

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 2

    Lindsay Gordon, Scottish journalist and amateur sleuth, was the first creation of international bestseller Val McDermid. Report for Murder introduced the United Kingdom’s first lesbian detective, and the series has been perennially popular ever sin...

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  • Amateur Sleuth

    1987

    A Lindsay Gordon Mystery - 1

    Lindsay Gordon, Scottish journalist and amateur sleuth, was the first creation of international bestseller Val McDermid. Report for Murder introduced the United Kingdom’s first lesbian detective, and the series has been perennially popular ever sin...

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