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Crime and Thriller Book Club

six crime and thriller books

Mumsnet has teamed up with the Thin Blue Spine crime writing blog to offer you the opportunity to be part of a Crime and Thriller Book Club. Every month for the next six months, we'll be giving away 50 copies of a new crime or thriller book – ranging from the suspenseful to the pure terrifying (Rattle – I'm looking at you.)

How to get involved

All you have to do to get involved is to make sure you're signed up to our Books Newsletter, which is where we'll announce each giveaway as it goes live. Then you'll have a chance every month to win a copy of one of the books in the book club. This month, you can win a copy of Wrong Place by Michelle Davies

January: The Trap – Melanie Raabe

Linda's sister Anna was murdered 12 years ago. Her killer was never caught, but Linda saw him. Now, all these years on, she's just seen him again – on TV. He has since become a well-known reporter, and Linda has become a famous novelist and infamous recluse. They both know what happened that night but, when the doorbell rings, neither of them can be sure how the story will end.

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February: Rattle – Fiona Cummins

This serial killer lives two lives. In one, he's just like anyone else, but in the other, he's the caretaker of his family's macabre museum. Now the time has come to add to his collection, so he's on the hunt. Only those with nerves of steel and a night light should take on this terrifying cat-and-mouse game between a sinister collector and a troubled detective.

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March: What You Don't Know – Joann Chaney

Seven years ago, detective Paul Hoskins and his larger-than-life partner dug up 33 bodies from the basement of beloved pillar of the community and successful businessman Jacky Seever. It was one of the biggest serial killer cases of the decade but Seever's wife Gloria claimed to be as surprised as everyone else. When you've been that close to a killer, can you really just move on?

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April: Wrong Place – Michelle Davies

When a man fails in his attempt to murder his wife and then kill himself, DC Maggie Neville is assigned to be the surviving woman's Family Liaison Officer. As the husband lies in a coma in hospital, the wife sets about making sure everyone knows he's guilty. But there's something about her story that doesn't ring true to Maggie… Wrong Place is the next gripping crime novel from Michelle Davies, following her critically acclaimed debut, Gone Astray.

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May: Exposure – Aga Lesiewicz

When up-and-coming photographer Kristin begins to receive anonymous emails, her life in a trendy loft in Hoxton, London with Anton, her ultra-cool, street-artist boyfriend, suddenly begins to feel unsafe. The emails come with sinister attachments that suggest the sender has an intimate knowledge of Kristin's past, and soon her life spirals out of control.

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June: The Girlfriend – Michelle Francis

Laura has it all – a successful career, a long marriage to a rich husband, and a 23-year-old son, Daniel, who is kind, handsome and talented.Then Daniel meets Cherry, who is young, beautiful and smart. But she hasn’t had the same opportunities as Daniel. And she wants Laura's life. We all know that family relationships are never straightforward – and we can’t choose our children’s partners. We can only hope we like them…

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