The Best British Crime/Mystery Fiction
For the best crime/mystery novels set in Britain.
101 The Virgin in the Ice (Chro...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 3,467 ratings
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102 Pig Island
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3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 2,655 ratings
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103 Where Memories Lie (Duncan ...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 3,010 ratings
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104 The Mirror Crack'd from Sid...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 14,540 ratings
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105 Innocent Blood
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,497 ratings
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106 The Hollow (Hercule Poirot,...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 7,570 ratings
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107 The Lake of Darkness
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 512 ratings
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108 Evil Under the Sun (Hercule...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 19,887 ratings
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109 The Hanging Garden (Inspect...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 4,566 ratings
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110 In the Woods (Dublin Murder...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 98,986 ratings
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111 Clouds of Witness (Lord Pet...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 7,972 ratings
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112 Road Rage (Inspector Wexfor...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,580 ratings
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113 Careless in Red (Inspector ...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 7,985 ratings
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114 Broken Skin (Logan McRae, #3)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,332 ratings
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115 The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,211 ratings
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116 A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlo...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 112,691 ratings
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117 Monk's Hood (Chronicles of ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 3,840 ratings
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118 Death Comes for the Fat Man...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,796 ratings
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119 The Moving Toyshop (Gervase...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,711 ratings
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120 Exit Music (Inspector Rebus...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 6,670 ratings
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120 The Strange Case of Dr. Jek...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 63,612 ratings
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122 Sacrifice
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 2,765 ratings
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123 Dark Blood (Logan McRae, #6)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,607 ratings
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124 Sovereign (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 6,943 ratings
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125 Fleshmarket Close (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 4,822 ratings
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126 Now You See Me (Lacey Flint...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 4,343 ratings
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127 Dying Light (Logan McRae, #2)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,602 ratings
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128 What Was She Thinking? [Not...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 9,601 ratings
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129 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 427,743 ratings
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130 Dark Fire (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 7,870 ratings
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130 Let it Bleed (Inspector Reb...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 5,156 ratings
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132 A Tale of Two Cities
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 493,305 ratings
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133 A Mind to Murder (Adam Dalg...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 4,521 ratings
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134 Flesh House (Logan McRae, #4)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 1,941 ratings
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135 Suspect (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 3,229 ratings
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136 The Four Last Things (Roth,...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 322 ratings
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137 The Minotaur
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,386 ratings
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138 Atonement
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 259,919 ratings
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139 Hallowe'en Party (Hercule P...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 10,319 ratings
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140 To Say Nothing of the Dog (...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 16,115 ratings
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141 Death of a Gentle Lady (Ham...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,151 ratings
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142 Still Midnight (Alex Morrow...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 2,086 ratings
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143 Northanger Abbey
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 148,338 ratings
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144 The Crossing Places (Ruth G...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 5,951 ratings
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145 This Body of Death (Inspect...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9,038 ratings
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146 The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 967 ratings
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147 Mourn Not Your Dead (Duncan...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 2,048 ratings
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148 Cold Is The Grave (Inspecto...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 2,193 ratings
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149 Blind Eye (Logan McRae, #5)
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,987 ratings
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150 In Pale Battalions
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,108 ratings
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151 The Weed That Strings the H...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 22,773 ratings
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152 A Red Herring Without Musta...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 16,489 ratings
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153 The Bridesmaid
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 922 ratings
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154 Into the Blue
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,069 ratings
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155 Wednesday's Child (Inspecto...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,632 ratings
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156 Birds of a Feather (Maisie ...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 10,299 ratings
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157 Last Seen Wearing (Inspecto...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,322 ratings
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158 Awakening
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,885 ratings
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159 Anna's Book
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1,636 ratings
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160 The Brimstone Wedding
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,254 ratings
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160 Leave the Grave Green (Dunc...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,164 ratings
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162 Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 8,627 ratings
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163 A Fatal Verdict (The Trials...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 131 ratings
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164 Revelation (Matthew Shardla...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 8,141 ratings
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165 The Documents in the Case
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 2,216 ratings
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166 St. Peter's Fair (Chronicle...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 3,588 ratings
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167 At Bertram's Hotel (Miss Ma...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 10,293 ratings
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168 Lonely Hearts (Charlie Resn...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 692 ratings
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169 The Tiger in the Smoke (Alb...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,827 ratings
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170 Why Mermaids Sing (Sebastia...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,960 ratings
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171 Dialogues of the Dead (Dalz...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 824 ratings
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171 Last Bus to Woodstock (Insp...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 5,432 ratings
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173 A Necessary End (Inspector ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,547 ratings
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174 What Angels Fear (Sebastian...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 4,782 ratings
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175 Brother Cadfael's Penance (...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 2,019 ratings
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176 Artists in Crime (Roderick ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 3,377 ratings
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176 Piece Of My Heart (Inspecto...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 1,897 ratings
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178 The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,946 ratings
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179 The Shape of Snakes
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 2,503 ratings
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180 What Came Before He Shot He...
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 4,809 ratings
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181 Brideshead Revisited
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 51,239 ratings
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181 The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilo...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 5,335 ratings
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183 All My Enemies (Brock & Kol...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 215 ratings
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184 Catch Me When I Fall
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 1,560 ratings
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184 Close To Home (Inspector Ba...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,926 ratings
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186 The First Inspector Morse O...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 139 ratings
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187 Callander Square (Charlotte...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 4,227 ratings
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188 Shatter (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 2,933 ratings
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189 Murder in Mesopotamia (Herc...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 14,835 ratings
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190 The Thin Woman (Ellie Haske...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,418 ratings
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190 The Burning
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,593 ratings
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192 Cat Among the Pigeons (Herc...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 12,678 ratings
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193 The Killing Doll
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 484 ratings
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193 The Valley of Fear
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 10,821 ratings
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195 The Black Cat (Richard Jury...
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 2,052 ratings
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196 The Blood Doctor
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 968 ratings
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196 Five Little Pigs (Hercule P...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 12,941 ratings
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198 The Red House Mystery
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 3,025 ratings
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199 Gallowglass
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 632 ratings
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200 The Yard (The Murder Squad #1)
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