Top 10 best-selling crime novels of last five years on Kobo revealed – just in time to make a list for your beach holiday.
There’s nothing like a gripping thriller or crime novel to sink your teeth into during your summer holiday.
And one man who knows a thing or two about the genre is Simon Brett OBE. As a crime fiction writer, from novels, plays, TV shows and radio and former president of the Detection Club – a society set up in the 1930s by a group of mystery writers including Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers, who better to give you a guide to the best contemporary crime novels to add to your holiday reading list.
Watch our video where Simon and writer Emma Kenny count down the top 10 best-selling crime novels of all time on Kobo – and find out some fascinating facts about the novels and authors who wrote them.
Top 10 Bestselling Crime Novels of all Time from Kobo
1. One Cold Night - Katia Lief
2. The Husband's Secret - Liane Moriarty
3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
4. Gone Again - Doug Johnstone
5. The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert Galbraith
6. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets' Nest - Stieg Larsson
7. The Girl Who Played With Fire - Stieg Larsson
8. The Detective's Daughter - Lesley Thomson
9. Never Tell - Alafair Burke
10. Taken - Jacqui Rose