Check out 10 of the best crime books out now

Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 10:23 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 10:23 am

Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym of Harry Potter creator JK Rowling and her Strike series has been made into a TV series,

It has already attracted online attention because of its cross-dressing villain.

Nicci French is the name under which husband and wife writers Nicci Gerrard and Sean French pen their thrillers.

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Also look out for Robert Harris’ V2. Since his debut novel Fatherland, Harris has always been a must-read crime writer.

Shortlisted for Bloody Scotland’s Scottish Crime Debut of the Year and the 2020 McIlvaney Prize is Pine.

Troubled Blood by Robert GalbraithStrike and Ellacott confront a case more than four decades old. The case includes tarot cards and a psychopathic serial killer.Hardback: £10

A Song for the Dark Times by Ian RankinRebus fears the worst, knowing that his daughter will be the prime suspect when her husband disappears.Hardback: £14.99

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard OsmanThe debut novel from the telly favourite centres on a posse of pensionable Poirots investigating the demise of a property developer.Hardback: £12.99

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart TurtonFeaturing fugitive detectives, a twice-dead leper and a stalking demon, a sinister period chiller set on a sea voyage to Amsterdam.Hardback: £16.99