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Attention all armchair sleuths and crime buffs!

Welcome to Who Dunnit!?, our showcase of all the best crime and mystery reads across every subgenre. We've selected our top picks in Blockbuster Crime, Psychological Thriller, True Crime, Nordic Noir, Classic Crime and Historical Mysteries. And for those readers who like to get really specific, we've also handpicked a chilling range of crime reads about Psychopaths & Serial Killers as well as a kooky collection of our favourite Quirky Crime Solvers.

Order any book or eBook from the Who Dunnit!? showcase by July 31st, and you could win a crime book pack worth $600 RRP! (T&Cs apply.)

Top Crime & Thriller Releases of 2018

Top Crime Releases of 2018

These are the biggest crime and mystery releases of 2018 - the books that crime lovers have been clamouring for, and haven’t stopped recommending!

From the break out successes of Dervla McTiernan, Chris Hammer, Christian White and A.J. Finn to those heroes of the genre, the names we all know and trust - Stephen King, Michael Robotham, Ian Rankin, J.D. Robb, Lee Child, Michael Connelly and more! Want to read the biggest thrillers and mysteries of 2018? Start here.


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Blockbuster Crime Fiction Crime Month

Blockbuster Crime Fiction

We're pulling out the big guns!

Jack Reacher, Temperance Brennan, Kay Scarpetta, Harry Bosch, Inspector Rebus, DCI Jane Tennison - need we say more?

These iconic characters are from the most popular crime fiction series, written by the most prolific and bestselling authors - Lee Child, Kathy Reichs, Patricial Cornwell, Michael Connelly, Ian Rankin, and Lynda La Plante. These are the characters we know and love, from the books that have inspired countless movies and television shows.
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Psychological Thrillers

Psychological Thriller

Nothing can be more chilling and addictive than a good psychological thriller. These are the novels that emphasise the motives, delusions and unstable states of characters involved in shocking crimes.

From Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl to A.J. Finn's The Woman in the Window, these books will have you up at all hours racing to reach every twisted and shocking end.


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True Crime Crime Month

True Crime

Sometimes, there is nothing more terrifying than real life.

From professional hitmen and drug lords, to notorious criminals and serial killers, the world is endlessly fascinated by stories of true crime. In this collection you'll discover the inside story of Pablo Escobar, the world's most powerful criminal. You'll learn about San Francisco's first organised-crime gang in Australian Desperatoes, a gang which was comprised of Australian men and women. And you'll read about the biggest manhunt in Australia's history in Milat, a serial killer who preyed on young hitchhikers.

Innocent or guilty?

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Crime Bestsellers > Crime Month

Crime Bestsellers in New Cheaper Editions

Missed the action on recent blockbuster mysteries and thrillers? Check out the latest and greatest crime reads to be released as cheaper paperback editions.

Discover Jane Harper’s remarkable The Force of Nature, embark on another thrilling mission with Jack Reacher in Lee Child’s Midnight Line, and get your heart pounding with Michael Robotham’s gripping and superbly-crafted The Secret's She Keeps. Find these, and many more bestselling authors in this showcase.


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Nordic Noir

Nordic Noir

If you're not sure what Nordic Noir is all about, allow us to paint a mental picture... Imagine the stark severity of a Scandinavian winter. Icy windswept vistas. A vast and blinding whiteness. Breath clouding in the air. Bone chilling coldness. Blood on the snow ...

Check out our must-read's of the sub-genre. You'll meet Lisbeth Salander, Kurt Wallandar, Hanne Wilhelmsen, Harry Hole and more.


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Tartan Noir

Tartan Noir

Get yourself hooked on the best of Scotland's hard-boiled sleuths. These novels are frequented by lonely and downtrodden anti-hero detectives tracking down killers from the cobblestones of Edinburgh to the frozen cliffs of the Hebrides.

Read the most celebrated Scots working in this subgenre - Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Stuart McBride, Christopher Brookmyre and more!


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Psychopaths & Serial Killers Crime Month

Psychopaths & Serial Killers

It's time to join the manhunt for a serial killer! The only question is: what type of serial killer do you want to catch?

Are you hunting a methodical and calculated psychopath? Or a wildly deranged and out-of-control madman? Or are you the type who prefers the anti-hero breed of serial killer - the ones who only kill other serial killers?

Hannibal Lecture. Patrick Bateman. Dexter Morgan. These are but a few of the dangerous minds featured in this collection of chilling reads from bestselling authors such as Michael Connelly, Val McDermid, Candice Fox, Stephen King, Tess Gerritsen and J.D. Robb.

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Quirky Crime Solvers Crime Month

Quirky Crime Solvers

Like a little light humour with your crime fiction?

These crime novels are all a little bit offbeat. Some might feature crime-solving animals, psychic detectives, literary detectives, and supernatural sleuths. Some may feature crime-fighting bakers and eccentric bounty hunters. Whatever you prefer, our showcase of Quirky Crime Solvers is perfect for readers who prefer their crime served with a generous dollop of comedy (and perhaps a pinch of magic or splash of science fiction). Choose from bestselling authors, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, Janet Evanovich, and Alexander McCall Smith.

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Classic Crime Crime Month

Classic Crime

You can't go wrong with a classic!

The origins of crime fiction can be found in Gothic mysteries like those written by Edgar Allan Poe and Wilkie Collins. And then there is the book that might arguably be the greatest of all murder stories - Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.

From Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and Dorothy L. Sayer's Strong Poison, these are the classic crime novels that helped shape the genre.

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Historical Mysteries Crime Month

Historical Mysteries

These days, most murder cases are solved using forensic science. But before DNA testing was invented, people had to rely on their wits (and their magnifying glasses) in order to figure out 'whodunnit'.

A good historical mystery can take you to any time or place. Fancy an old fashioned murder mystery set in Victorian England? Or maybe you'd prefer to catch a killer in ye olde medieval times? Wherever and whenever you want to fight crime, this great collection of Historical Mysteries can take you there! Select from P.D. James, Kerry Greenwood, Tom Keneally, Jeffrey Archer and C.J. Sansom.

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eBooks Crime Month Showcase