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The Friend by Dorothy Koom­son, Pa­per­back £7.99

Cece So­larin is de­ter­mined to see her fam­ily’s move to Brighton as a fresh start, even if she is a lit­tle ner­vous about set­tling into their new neigh­bour­hood and her chil­dren into the lo­cal school where not three weeks be­fore, pop­u­lar mother Yvonne was al­most mur­dered. Things look up when Cece makes friends with a group of three very dif­fer­ent mums, only to dis­cover po­lice sus­pect one of them is Yvonne’s at­tacker.

Ram­page Out 13 April

Back in his wrestling days as The Rock, Dwayne John­son was ac­cus­tomed to tak­ing on pretty brawny op­po­nents, but none of them was any­thing like as burly or bel­liger­ent as the 30ft go­rilla he faces in this mon­ster movie based on the 1980s ar­cade video game. Dwayne’s gruff pri­ma­tol­o­gist has to save the day when a rogue ge­netic ex­per­i­ment turns a gen­tle sil­ver­back go­rilla into a rag­ing gi­ant.

Strike: Ca­reer of Evil, out 16 April (£13.80)

Based on J.K. Rowl­ing’s best-sell­ing novel, this two-part drama fol­lows Pri­vate De­tec­tive Cor­moran Stike (Tom Burke) when he finds him­self framed for mur­der. Will he be able to prove his innocence and find the real cul­prit? Or will he go down for a crime he didn’t com­mit? The se­ries also stars Hol­l­i­day Grainger as Strike’s sec­re­tary Robin El­la­cott.

The Ti­tan Out 13 April

When it comes to colonis­ing space, Sam Wor­thing­ton has the jump on Elon Musk in this sci-fi thriller co-star­ring Tom Wilkin­son and Or­ange

is the New Black’s Tay­lor Schilling. He plays an air force pi­lot who un­der­goes a mil­i­tary ex­per­i­ment to en­able him to sur­vive on one of Saturn’s moons. Pre­dictably, things don’t work out too well.

The Rebel by Jaime Raven, Pa­per­back £7.99

DI Laura Jef­fer­son is pre­pared to do any­thing nec­es­sary to take down Lon­don’s most no­to­ri­ous crime boss, re­gard­less of the threats both she and her team have re­ceived. But when the killings start and some­one close to her is hurt, it be­comes clear that some­thing has to be done.

Truth or Dare Out 13 April

This su­per­nat­u­ral hor­ror thriller opens in cin­e­mas, ap­pro­pri­ately enough, on Friday the 13th. On screen, the bad luck is head­ing the way of a group of col­lege friends who find them­selves trapped dur­ing a trip to Mex­ico in a dead­lier ver­sion of the party game Truth or Dare. Fail to an­swer truth­fully or per­form the dare and the out­come is far worse than so­cial em­bar­rass­ment. You die.

Mar­cella se­ries 2, out 16 April (£12.99)

If you’ve missed the lat­est se­ries of ITV’S dark de­tec­tive drama, now’s your chance to binge watch it all in one go. Anna Friel stars as trou­bled de­tec­tive Mar­cella Back­land, who is in­ves­ti­gat­ing a se­ries of dis­turb­ing child mur­ders. But that’s not all she has to con­tend with, as she’s also de­ter­mined to find out the mys­te­ri­ous rea­son be­hind her black­outs. Ex­pect plenty of twists and turns.

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