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Our cosy crime novels are perfect if you love to curl up with a compelling case but would rather skip all the gory details in our crime fiction books. Check out one of our murder mystery novels for a classic whodunnit experience!

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  • Death of a Witch

    MC Beaton

    Product Code: AHDDR
    Paperback
    Returning from holiday Hamish becomes unaccountably worried - it's as if he senses a dark cloud of evil hanging over Lochdubh. He soon learns that there is a newcomer to the village, a woman called Catriona Beldame, and that the villagers have decided she is a witch. At first Hamish is charmed by her, but is dismayed when he finds out she's been supplying dangerous potions to certain local people. No one seems willing to listen to his warnings and when she is found murdered, poor Hamish is the prime suspect. Obviously, he must solve the murder to clear his own name and bring contentment back to his beloved Lochdubh. Praise for the "Hamish Macbeth" series: "First rate ...deft social comedy and wonderfully realized atmosphere". ("Booklist"). "It's always a special treat to return to Lochdubh". ("New York Times Book Review"). "The detective novels of M. C. Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status". (Anne Robinson, "The Times").
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In our Cosy Crime category, we have loads of compelling crime novels featuring the most fascinating and exciting mysteries for you to solve. Our best crime novels are filled with murders, mysteries and strange suspects so you can crack some cases without reading all the dark and gruesome parts.

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Meet some of the best detectives in modern and classic cosy crime fiction and join them on their many cases with our cosy crime collections. These familiar faces see all kinds of weird and wacky crimes and you join them along the way.

Thrilling mysteries

Our range includes the best selling crime novels by some of the best-loved authors in crime fiction. Including the likes of L.C. Tyler and Ben Aaronovitch, we have books by authors known for writing the kind of exciting crime novels you just can’t put down.

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