Prepare to be afraid as Spear’s takes a look at the best crime novels of the past decade – from a story about an escaped killer on an isolated island to a murder mystery set in Tudor times.
You can't mention crime fiction without thinking of Sherlock Holmes, the most famous detective in literary history.
But in the past decade, contemporary writers have brought to life unforgettable characters and plots to keep us hooked on tales of murder mystery.
Compiled with the help of Joseph Knobbs, Crime Buyer at Waterstones, Spear's has put together a list of the best crime novels of the past decade.
From troubled detectives fighting their own demons while solving crimes to suspicious characters who keep you guessing throughout, these gripping stories will keep you in suspense with their clever plots and surprise twists as frightening truths are uncovered...
The question is, will you dare to read any of them before bedtime?