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 — 3,477 ratings
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102 Pig Island
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3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 2,661 ratings
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103 Where Memories Lie (Duncan ...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 3,023 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 — 14,576 ratings
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105 Innocent Blood
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,500 ratings
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106 The Hollow (Hercule Poirot,...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 7,596 ratings
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107 The Lake of Darkness
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 513 ratings
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108 Evil Under the Sun (Hercule...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 19,935 ratings
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109 The Hanging Garden (Inspect...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 4,575 ratings
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110 Tracing the Contours
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4.93 of 5 stars 4.93 avg rating — 42 ratings
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111 In the Woods (Dublin Murder...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 99,305 ratings
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112 Clouds of Witness (Lord Pet...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 7,996 ratings
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113 The Leper of Saint Giles (C...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,220 ratings
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114 Road Rage (Inspector Wexfor...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,583 ratings
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115 Careless in Red (Inspector ...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 8,002 ratings
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116 Monk's Hood (Chronicles of ...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 3,858 ratings
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117 Broken Skin (Logan McRae, #3)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 2,345 ratings
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118 A Study in Scarlet  (Sherlo...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 113,215 ratings
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119 Death Comes for the Fat Man...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,802 ratings
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120 The Moving Toyshop (Gervase...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,714 ratings
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121 Let it Bleed (Inspector Reb...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 5,164 ratings
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122 Exit Music (Inspector Rebus...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 6,683 ratings
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122 The Strange Case of Dr. Jek...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 63,662 ratings
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124 Sacrifice
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 2,778 ratings
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125 Dark Blood (Logan McRae, #6)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,613 ratings
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126 Sovereign (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 6,966 ratings
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127 Fleshmarket Close (Inspecto...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 4,834 ratings
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128 Now You See Me (Lacey Flint...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 4,379 ratings
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129 Dying Light (Logan McRae, #2)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,617 ratings
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130 What Was She Thinking? [Not...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 9,633 ratings
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131 The Girl Who Played with Fi...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 428,719 ratings
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132 Dark Fire (Matthew Shardlak...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 7,898 ratings
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133 A Tale of Two Cities
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 494,353 ratings
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134 A Mind to Murder (Adam Dalg...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 4,540 ratings
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135 Flesh House (Logan McRae, #4)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 1,950 ratings
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136 Suspect (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,244 ratings
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137 The Four Last Things (Roth,...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 324 ratings
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138 The Minotaur
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 1,388 ratings
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139 Atonement
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 260,631 ratings
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140 To Say Nothing of the Dog (...
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 16,161 ratings
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141 Hallowe'en Party (Hercule P...
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 10,338 ratings
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142 Wednesday's Child (Inspecto...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,639 ratings
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143 Death of a Gentle Lady (Ham...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 2,155 ratings
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144 Still Midnight (Alex Morrow...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 2,098 ratings
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145 Northanger Abbey
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 148,823 ratings
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146 The Crossing Places (Ruth G...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 6,144 ratings
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147 This Body of Death (Inspect...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 9,052 ratings
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148 The Blood-Dimmed Tide (John...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 970 ratings
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149 Mourn Not Your Dead (Duncan...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,054 ratings
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150 Cold Is The Grave (Inspecto...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 2,196 ratings
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151 Blind Eye (Logan McRae, #5)
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 1,997 ratings
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152 In Pale Battalions
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,109 ratings
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153 The Weed That Strings the H...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 22,851 ratings
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154 A Red Herring Without Musta...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 16,554 ratings
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155 The Bridesmaid
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 925 ratings
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156 Into the Blue
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,074 ratings
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157 Last Bus to Woodstock (Insp...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 5,451 ratings
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158 Birds of a Feather (Maisie ...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 10,345 ratings
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159 Last Seen Wearing (Inspecto...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,325 ratings
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160 St. Peter's Fair (Chronicle...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 3,597 ratings
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161 Awakening
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,894 ratings
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162 Anna's Book
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1,638 ratings
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163 The Brimstone Wedding
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 1,256 ratings
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163 Leave the Grave Green (Dunc...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 2,171 ratings
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165 Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 8,646 ratings
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166 A Fatal Verdict (The Trials...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 132 ratings
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167 Revelation (Matthew Shardla...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 8,164 ratings
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168 The Documents in the Case
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 2,228 ratings
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169 At Bertram's Hotel (Miss Ma...
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 10,323 ratings
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170 A Necessary End (Inspector ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 1,551 ratings
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171 Lonely Hearts (Charlie Resn...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 693 ratings
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172 The Tiger in the Smoke (Alb...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,836 ratings
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173 Why Mermaids Sing (Sebastia...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,970 ratings
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174 Dialogues of the Dead (Dalz...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 827 ratings
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175 What Angels Fear (Sebastian...
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 4,798 ratings
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176 Brother Cadfael's Penance (...
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177 Artists in Crime (Roderick ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 3,383 ratings
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177 Piece Of My Heart (Inspecto...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 1,900 ratings
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179 The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,951 ratings
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180 The Shape of Snakes
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 2,510 ratings
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181 What Came Before He Shot He...
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182 Brideshead Revisited
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 51,333 ratings
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182 The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilo...
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184 All My Enemies (Brock & Kol...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 216 ratings
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185 Catch Me When I Fall
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 1,564 ratings
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185 Close To Home (Inspector Ba...
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,932 ratings
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187 The First Inspector Morse O...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 141 ratings
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188 Callander Square (Charlotte...
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 4,243 ratings
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189 Talking to Strange Men
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190 Shatter (Joseph O'Loughlin,...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 2,945 ratings
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191 Murder in Mesopotamia (Herc...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 14,880 ratings
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192 The Thin Woman (Ellie Haske...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 2,426 ratings
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192 The Burning
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 1,607 ratings
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194 Cat Among the Pigeons (Herc...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 12,711 ratings
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195 The Killing Doll
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195 The Valley of Fear
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 10,863 ratings
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197 The Black Cat (Richard Jury...
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198 The Blood Doctor
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198 Five Little Pigs (Hercule P...
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200 The Red House Mystery
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