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The Institution von Helen Fields

The Institution

Helen Fields

Brilliant! The Institution is a harrowing, nonstop story that will grab you from the first page and not let go. Helen Fields is a master of suspense. You’ll consume it in one sitting.’ – International bestselling sensation JEFFERY DEAVER

They’re locked up for your safety.
Now, you’re locked in with them.

Dr Connie Woolwine has five days to catch a killer.

On a locked ward in the world’s highest-security prison hospital, a scream shatters the night. The next morning, a nurse’s body is found and her daughter has been taken. A ransom must be paid, and the clock is ticking.

Forensic profiler Dr Connie Woolwine is renowned for her ability to get inside the mind of a murderer. Now, she must go deep undercover among the most deranged and dangerous men on earth and use her unique skills to find the girl – before it’s too late.

But as the walls close in around her, can Connie get the killer before The Institution gets her?

A claustrophobic, haunting crime thriller that will keep you up at night, perfect for those who couldn’t put down The Sanatorium and Amy McCulloch’s Breathless.

Readers never want to leave The Institution!

Terrifyingly brilliant and an absolute must-read for those who enjoy dark psychological thrillers.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A very dark and exciting read. If you want to stay up all night, love serial killers or just want a strong female heroine , The Institution is for you!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘What a story! It gripped me right from the start of the opening chapter. Wow!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Haunting, scary, shocking … this is a book that you won't forget in a hurry.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Dark and terrifying, The Institution had me committed to finishing it from the first chapter!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Very much a chewed-fingernails read … a real roller-coaster’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Dark, atmospheric, creepy and hauntingly good, and kept me guessing until the end. I loved it.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Our Share of Night von Mariana Enriquez

Our Share of Night

Mariana Enriquez

Gaspar is six years old when the Order first come for him. For years, they have exploited his father's ability to commune with the dead and the demonic, presiding over macabre rituals where the unwanted and the disappeared are tortured and executed, sacrificed to the Darkness. Now they want a successor. Nothing will stop the Order, nothing is beyond them. Surrounded by horrors, can Gaspar break free? Spanning the brutal decades of Argentina's military dictatorship and its aftermath, Our Share of Night is a haunting, thrilling novel of broken families, cursed inheritances, and the sacrifices a father will make to help his son escape his destiny.
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Crime and thriller books full of twists and turns

If you are looking for a book that you just can’t put down, then crime and thriller novels are the perfect choice. Feel the pressure as our heroes and heroines battle forces that threaten their family, their country or even the world. Or play detective as you try to work out the mystery behind a death and who is responsible. Explore the world of thriller and crime books and be amazed at the skill of the authors who will keep you guessing to the very last page.

Keep turning the pages with the best crime books

There is a mystery to be solved! Crime books lead you into a compelling world of murder and deceit. Who is telling the truth? Who has something to hide? As well as classic detective-led novels, there are new books in the genre from authors such as Richard Osman, whose Thursday Murder Club series sees a group of pensioners solving crimes. And Lee Child’s Jack Reacher is the ultimate lone hero who investigates murders, kidnappings and threats and helps take down the perpetrators.

Thriller books that will have you on the edge of your seat

Thriller books are spine tingling reads. Their chilling, dark plots highlight some of the bleakest traits of humanity. Thriller books tell of danger and suspense with narrow escapes and mind-bending plot twists. No character can be trusted, no detail can be ignored, and nothing can be taken for granted – that’s what makes thriller books so irresistible. And Hollywood has recognized how gripping these stories are with blockbuster films based on bestselling novels like Paula Hawkins’ Girl on a Train and Dennis Lehane’s Shutter Island.

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At Orell Füssli, you’ll find a wide selection of English-language thriller books. And that’s not all, when you want to take a break from the adventures of the latest crime novel, our selection of non-fiction books covers subjects as diverse as art, business, politics and history.