June’s Hottest New Releases 2015
Another month, another bundle of brilliant new books heading our way.
Whether you’re a fan of police procedurals, action-packed adventures or psychological thrillers, there’s something new this month for everyone. We’ve picked out the new releases we can’t wait to get our hands on in June.
June’s New Releases
Finders Keepers by Stephen King – 2nd June
This novel follows Mr. Mercedes in a trilogy about Bill Hodges and it’s a crime thriller that is bound to appeal to book lovers everywhere. King explores how literature can shape a life, and how a reader’s obsession with a writer can become dangerous…
The Drowned Boy by Karin Fossum – 4th June
The Drowned Boy is the eleventh title in Fossum’s Inspector Sejer series set in Oslo. A 16-month-old boy is found drowned in a pond right by his home – but there’s something troubling about the mother’s story. As even her own family turns against her, Sejer is determined to get to the truth.
Those We Left Behind by Stuart Neville – 25th June
The first in a new series featuring DCI Serena Flanagan, this is a compelling psychological crime thriller. After seven years, Ciaran Devine is released after murdering his foster father when he was just twelve years old. But with doubts about Ciaran’s confession and suspicions about the unnatural hold Ciaran’s older brother has over him, Flanagan looks into the case again and soon uncovers a web of lies.
Only We Know by Karen Perry – 4th June (ebook), 2nd July (hardback)
We can’t wait for a second dose of the Karen Perry team after their brilliant debut The Boy That Never Was, and Only We Know promises to be a brilliant rollercoaster of a thriller. Thirty years after a game that ended in tragedy, Nick, Luke and Katie are estranged, yet still bound together by the dark truth of what happened that day. But some secrets won’t stay buried forever.
Into the Fire by Manda Scott – 18th June
A man’s charred corpse is found in the latest of a string of arson attacks in the French city of Orléans. His is the first death. An extremist group claim responsibility but their whereabouts cannot be found – and Police Inspector Picault and her team must track them down before more people die. A breathtaking, absorbing thriller.
Stranded: Short Stories by Val McDermid – 4th June
We are so excited for this – a collection of chilling short stories from the fantastic Val McDermid. Nineteen brilliantly plotted stories about murder and revenge – what could be better?!
After the Fire by Jane Casey – 18th June
After The Fire is Jane Casey’s sixth brilliant Maeve Kerrigan novel and we’re sure it won’t disappoint. When a deprived, culturally diverse North London estate goes up in flames, the body of a controversial right-wing MP is discovered in the debris. Arson, accident or murder? Kerrigan picks through the wreckage to discover that everyone has something to hide…
Without A Trace by Liza Marklund – 18th June
Family matters above all else, but all is never as it seems in the new novel from Liza Marklund. When a successful businessman is found brutally beaten and left for dead and his wife has vanished without a trace, journalist Annika Bengtzon is assigned the case.
Piranha by Clive Cussler – 4th June
Piranha is a new action-packed Oregon Files adventure featuring Juan Cabrillo, and it’s bound not to disappoint. In May 1902 a volcano eruption destroys a ship carrying a German scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough. More than a century later, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon are about to confront that scientist’s terrifying legacy.
Truth or Die by James Patterson – 4th June
Trevor Mann’s world shatters when he receives a phone call telling him his girlfriend, a New York Times journalist, has been shot dead in a mugging. But the circumstances point to something more calculated than a random attack. Trevor will risk everything to discover what exactly she was killed for in this unputdownable thriller.
Blowback by Peter May – 18th June
You can’t go wrong with a Peter May, and this – the fifth book in the Enzo Files series – we’re sure will be no different. Forensic investigator Enzo Macleod looks into the murder of Marc Fraysse, France’s most celebrated chef, who was brutally shot seven years ago before he could make the revelation of his career. We can’t wait to read it.
The Cartel by Don Winslow – 25th June
From the bestselling author of the incredible The Power of the Dog comes The Cartel, a gripping true-to-life epic – a story of power, corruption, revenge, honour and sacrifice, as one man tries to face down the devil without losing his soul. It’s a fascinating, thrilling exploration of the Mexican-American drug wards and the men and women who wage it.
The Pick of the Paperbacks
These beauties have already hit the shelves in hardback and are newly available in paperback this month!
And one of our favourite thrillers is getting a brand new look for the summer! If you haven’t read I Am Pilgrim yet, now is the perfect time.