Christmas at Hatchards: Crime Fiction


John Banville


The body is in the library. The body is that of the parish priest. The library is in Ballyglass House, the home of the aristocratic and secretive Osborne family in County Wexford. As the snow falls, DI St John Strafford investigates murder.



The Mitford Trial

Jessica Fellowes


Brilliantly blending fact and fiction, Fellowes takes us aboard a glitzy cruise in the summer of 1933. When a man is found dead, the starriest of Society become suspects, including Diana and Unity Mitford and the infamous Oswald Mosely.



Murder on Mustique

Anne Glenconner


As tropical storm Cristobel approaches Mustique, even the thrill-seeking socialites are subdued when one of their number goes missing. With the help of Lady Veronica, young DS Samuel Wilton races against time in this thrilling murder mystery by the author of Lady in Waiting.


Moonflower Murders

Anthony Horowitz

£20 – signed copies available

In this sequel to the Magpie Murders, we meet Susan Ryeland, retired and running a small hotel on a Greek island. Her literary past however catches up when the clues to solve a murder lie in the pages of an old crime novel: Atticus Pund Takes The Case.



The Devil and the Dark Water

Stuart Turton


It’s 1634 and detective Samuel Pipps is sailing to Amsterdam, to be executed. However, when devilry strikes in the form of a twice-dead leper, his loyal bodyguard must take action. A deliciously sinister novel by the Costa First Novel Award winner.


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