100 must-read crime novels
Want to become a crime novel buff, or expand your reading in your favourite genre? This is a good place to start! From the publishers of the popular, Good Reading Guide comes a rich selection of the some of the finest crime novels ever published. With 100 of the best titles fully reviewed and a further 500 recommended, youíll quickly become an expert in the world of crime. The book also allows you to browse by theme, includes ëa readerís fast-guide to the world of crime fictioní as well listing the top 10 crime characters and their creators, award winners and book club recommendations.
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