Top Crime Fiction books based in London 

The best of crime fiction from top crime authors

If your after some best crime fiction books from top crime authors , We have scoured around to find some of the best London based crime fiction books, and we are proud to present the following gripping crime books. We are constantly updating and reviewing to keep an eye out for some great new additions! We show mainly the paperback versions but follow the links and you will see the availability for kindle too! So if you want to jump aboard for a thrilling ride through some of the best fiction books set in and around the great City of London, you have come to the right place! You may not have heard of some of the authors below, but don't let that put you off! We find that there are plenty of new authors that are sometimes better than thier professional counterparts Treat yourself to some top crime books,

Ben Trebilcook

Down & Under Paperback

Australian private investigator, Joe Bookbinder, had been living in London for too long. The arthritis in his hands pained him. Joe yearned to......

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Bobbie Barker

Deadly Acquaintance
Deadly Acquaintance

A premeditated murder, and forensically aware killer with the edge. Isabella Beaumont died from horrific injuries. DCI Ash Kennedy and his team are....

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Field of glass
Field Of Glass

Marcus Cusack is about to be released from prison. He is a psychotic, dangerous man with an obsession in the name of Jessie Harris.Jessie had escaped....

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Caroline Mitchell

Death Note
Death Note

Twenty years ago you were forced to give your daughter up. Now she’s back. Or is she?......

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sleep tight
Sleep Tight

A killer stalks the streets of East London. All over the area, murdered young women are .......

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murder game
Murder Game

A serial killer is playing a terrifying game of life or death with his victims. After he ......

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Clare Donoghue

David P Perlmutter

Write to kill
Write to Kill, Paperback

Write To Kill MOTIVE. MONEY. MURDER. YOU COULDN'T MAKE IT UP.An aspiring author, cursed with writer's block and ridden with debt, is offered a ....

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Write to survive
Write to Survive

A DEADLINE BECOMES A LIFELINE. The aspiring author and his girlfriend Lisa, struggle to cope with the fallout from his actions. As Mad Dog Maddox ...

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David Videcette

Derek Thompson

Standpoint Derek Thompson

Thomas Bladen has been living a double-life for two years. He's a Civil Service photographer in London, but the Surveillance....

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Line Of Sight Derek Thompson
Line Of Sight

When Amy Johanson is killed during a weapon test, Thomas Bladen and Karl McNeill are determined to expose the truth. To do that, they must protect Jess, their.....

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Cause % Effect Derek Thompson
Cause & Effect

Two unconnected events - an attack on a child and a clinical assassination - confront Thomas with moral dilemmas. When his investigations converge and his day job encroaches into his freelance.....

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Shadow State Derek Thompson

Thomas Bladen faces hard choices when a Shadow State agent orders him to expose a defector or risk the lives of others. A stakeout becomes a rescue, an intervention leads to murder, and dark secrets.....

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FlashPoint Derek Thompson

As the security services scramble in the aftermath of a coordinated terror attack on London, undercover operative Thomas Bladen is in deep trouble. His department is taken over by MI5, his girlfriend's.....

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Donna Siggers

Bound, Donna Siggers

The final book in the Warwick Cooper trilogy. We join the team as Sam Cooper fights for his life, leaving Kate-Ann Warwick and Liam Prittle no choice but.....

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Dougie Brimson

The Crew, Douugie Brimson
The Crew

APPEARANCES CAN BE DECEPTIVE - as As Paul Jarvis of the National Soccer Intelligence Unit is only too well aware. He knows that Billy Evans is no ordinary.....

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Top Dog, Douugie Brimson
Top Dog

GANG LEADER Billy Evans has ruled his turf in London for more years than he can care to remember. So long in fact, that even he realizes that things have....

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In the know, Douugie Brimson
In the know

It's been over a decade since gang leader Billy Evans stepped away from his life on the wrong side of the law to mourn the murder of his beloved wife. Yet....

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Eddie Mann

Messenger, Eddie Mann

Grant is back! Having been left for dead at the end of Ordinarily Unthinkable he finds himself waking....

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Georgie Logan


The Hat

Callie Lewis, AKA Calista Constantinou, once a young thief and hustler, she became a ruthless businesswoman; pulling her firm up from the gutter of the criminal world and...

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The Lie
The Lie

Nate Lawson, was a privileged young man, raised in South London and the son of a wealthy Nightclub owner. Then one day his .....

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The List
The List

Renos Markides and Eddie Melane, two good men, both resentful of the hand fate has dealt them. Follow them as they strive to turn the tables on life: joining forces to punish...

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Gillian Godden

Dangerous Games, Gillian Godden
Dangerous Games

Annette Lambrianu is young, blonde, beautiful and bored. Life on the family vineyard with her husband and young son, Antonias, is not what she had expected....

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nasty business, Gillian Godden
Nasty Business

Tony Lambrianu is bold, daring and ruthless, qualities that have propelled him and Jake Sinclair up the ladder in London’s sleazy but lucrative...

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Francesca, Gillian Godden

Single mother Francesca is struggling to get by when an act of desperation leads to her owing a debt to notorious gangland boss...

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G&R Robson

Ian Patrick

Rubicon, Ian Patrick

Two cops, both on different sides of the law – both with the same gangland boss in their sights. Sam Batford is a .....

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Rubicon, Ian Patrick
Stoned Love

Detective Sergeant Sam Batford has been lying low at a remote safe house in the highlands of Scotland. He's doing.....

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Jaime Raven

the rebel
The Rebel Paperback

DI Laura Jefferson will do whatever it takes to bring down London’s most notorious crime boss. When her team receive......

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the alibi
The Alibi Paperback

A perfect crime needs a perfect alibi…Crime reporter Beth Chambers is committed to uncovering the truth – and she’s not afraid of bending the rules to get there.

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John Mead

The Fourth Victim
The Fourth Victim

Three parks, three deaths, four victims, two grieving families, one murder enquiry team and an unknown number of killers. Can an answer be found?.....

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Karl Holton

The Weight of Shadows
The Weight of Shadows

When you have spent your life in the shadows, what would you do at the dying of the light? Three years ago the best......

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The Wait For Shadows
The Wait for Shadows

An assassin wants revenge but doesn’t know who to kill. A drug dealer wants revenge without.....

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Kerry Kaya

Barking Boy
Barking Boy Paperback

Against his parent’s wishes, east London's nineteen-year-old Tommy Carter throws away a promising career as a professional boxer to work for local.....

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Top Dog,Kerry Kaya
Top Dog

Once you're in you're in. There is only one way out. Danny McKay wants out, his boss Freddie Smith on the other hand has different ideas.....

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Scorned, Kerry Kaya

Spiteful, twisted, and out for revenge, Bethany Johnson is the ultimate woman scorned. After spending the past twenty years abroad she is about to....

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The Price, Kerry Kaya
The Price

For most of his life Fletch has looked out for his younger brother Spencer and he will do anything and everything he can to protect....

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The Reprisal, Kerry Kaya
The Reprisal

Cathy Townsend has it all, a loving husband, two handsome sons, and a lifestyle that many people would be envious of...
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Kimberley Chambers

dying seconds
The Sting

Best friends Tommy Boyle and Scratch always had each other’s backs. Dragged up in care, and cruelly betrayed....

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Lewis Hastings

LM Bush

Matt Johnson

deadly game
Deadly Game

Reeling from the attempts on his life and that of his family, Police Inspector Robert Finlay returns to work to......

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end game
End Game

Robert Finlay seems to have finally left his SAS past behind him and is settled into his new career as a detective. But......

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Michael Jenkins

The Failsafe Query
The Failsafe Query Paperback

Thriller. This is being included as a lot of the book is based in London England. The Failsafe Query is a gripping thriller set in the contemporary .......

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The Kompromat Kill
The Kompromat Kill Paperback

'They were preparing for decades - now it's time to take them down......' A DIPLOMAT VANISHESA BOMB DISPOSAL EXPERT GOES ROGUE, THE RACE TO UNCOVER....

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The Moscow Whisper
The Moscow Whisper

‘Sometimes you have to enter the death zone to save the innocent.’..A top-secret clique of former spies meet for dinner to hatch a plan to murder a...

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Nathan Rivers

Interview with a contract killer, Nathan Rivers
Divided Loyalties

'London Ganglands' Book two. Ascot, and Danny Slade is home for a funeral – His brother Jimmy was found dead in his flat in Richmond after committing...

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Nick Rippington

Spark Out

Hard man Big Mo rules family and friends with a rod of iron. From his base in a rundown area of London,...

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dying seconds
Dying Seconds

Killer, rapist, drug dealer and all-round bad boy Arnie Dolan is back – and this time he’s in a wheelchair.,...

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Paul Knight

Sam Michaels

Trickster, Sam Michaels

Georgina Garrett was born to be ruthless and she's about to earn her reputation. As World War One is announced.....

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rivals, Sam Michaels

The streets of Battersea are about to get a new leader, one who will rule with an iron fist. It's the 1930s and....

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vixen, Sam Michaels

While World War Two rages on around them, the gangs of London are fighting for their turf, there might be a war on, but....

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Sandra Prior

Dangerous, Sandra Prior

5th November 1971 Brutal gangland king Bobby Taylor is dead, leaving a void in both the East End underworld and his..

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Diamond Geezer, Sandra Prior
Diamond Geezer

It's been 20 years since East End kingpin Bobby Taylor was murdered, and now the Taylors are dealing with another..

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Mickey's War, Sandra Prior
Mickey's War

It’s been fifteen years since Mickey Taylor – known as “Dangerous” in the seedy East End – was released from prison..

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Stephanie Harte

Risking it all
Risking it all. Paperback

Gemma is about to risk it all for the man she loves. Will she survive entering into a life of crime?....

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Steve Parker

their last words

A young woman is found dead on the streets of London. Her throat slashed, her body mutilated, and one word carved into her.....

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The Lost Children

An elderly African man is found dead in the street, shot through the head. The killing has the.....

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The Burning Men
The Burning Men


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Child Behind The Wall
Child Behind The Wall

Paterson and Clocks are back in a thriller full of shocking twists. By one of the most exciting new authors you’ll read this year.

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Vanessa Streete

Like China, Vanessa Streete
Like China

"Dobson, just one of those names anyone who's anyone in London knows.
Elizabeth and her brother James have it all - the clubs, the money, the high life, but after the sudden death..."

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Vicki Newham

Turn A bLind Eye Vicky Newham
Turn A Blind Eye

A headmistress is found strangled in an East London school, the victim of a ritualistic act of violence..

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Victoria Selman

dying seconds
Blood for Blood

Rush hour, London. A packed commuter train is torn apart in a collision. Picking through the carnage, ex-special...

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Zoee Louise Smith

Why Me?
Why Me?

Katie Hutchings is born with a curse. Born into the notorious Hutchings Family her life is immediately set in stone for her. Her Father the vicious Viktor Hutchings keeping them all under the umbrella of....

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