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Staff picks: Jeffery Deaver will turn anyone into a crime thriller reader

The Never Game - in situ

The Never Game is written by beloved crime thriller author, Jeffery Deaver. To test the strength of this bestseller we asked one of our in-house bookworms, Hannah, to read a genre she'd never tried before: crime thriller. The way she spoke about crime thrillers pre-Jeffery Deaver and after are worlds apart. Keep reading to find out why she loved Deaver's characterisation and plot so much. READ MORE

My Absolute Darling: Like no girl you’ve read before

In recent years it’s fair to say there have been quite a few novels about girls: girls with tattoos, girls on trains, girls in red coats, girls before, girls online, gone girls and of course the girls. But I can say with absolute confidence that you’ll have never met a girl like Turtle - the fourteen-year-old heroine of Gabriel Tallent’s astonishing debut novel. READ MORE