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Dead Simple (Quick Reads)

Harry Bingham, Mark Billingham, Angela Marsons, Jane Casey, James Oswald, Antonia Hodgson, Claire Mackintosh, C. L. Taylor

Reading level: Level 2, Entry 3

Eight killer reads from eight bestselling thriller and crime authors.

A woman reports a crime to the police, with unexpected results…

The grieving widow who finds that she’s about to lose more than just her husband…

When a man attempts the perfect murder, it’s not quite as easy as he thinks…

Two men in prison play a deadly game of Scrabble…

Discover the joy of reading with Quick Reads! Short books and great stories by bestselling authors, commissioned by The Reading Agency.

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  • Orion
  • 9781409169123
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Reader Reviews

A mix of different authors and their short tales.
A good chance to see which authors style might suit me.

14 June 2018

I enjoyed this book, particularly ‘The perfect murder’. I found it amusing to guess what the twist in the stories would be.

12 February 2017