Category Archives: Writers

Adventure, spy and crime writers

Origin by Dan Brown

Origin by Dan Brown. Dan Brown writes another in the Robert Langdon series following on from Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, and Inferno. It is a novel full of twists and turns which keeps you … Continue reading

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The Quantum Spy by David Ignatius

The Quantum Spy is the most recent offering from David Ignatius. Ignatius is a novelist and a journalist from the USA.  He studied at Harvard University and King’s College, Cambridge in the UK. He has been given many awards including, … Continue reading

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The Silk Stocking Murders by Anthony Berkeley

The Silk Stocking Murders by Anthony Berkeley, was first published in 1928 and is one of Berkeley’s earliest novels. Born, Anthony Berkeley Cox in Watford in 1893 he attended Sherborne School and University College in Oxford. Like many of his … Continue reading

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Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

Gorky Park, the novel by Martin Cruz Smith which introduced us all to the delights of the that most enigmatic of Russians, Arkady Renko. Gorky Park takes its name from the amusement park of the same name in Moscow. Three … Continue reading

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Kolymsky Heights Paperback by Lionel Davidson

Hidden deep in the never-ending darkness and solitude of Russia’s Siberia lies, Kolymsky Heights. Ultra-secret and hidden from the world. Here in the wilderness the Russians have a top-secret research station where scientists, once there, cannot leave. However, one scientist … Continue reading

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Ripper – The Secret Life of Walter Sickert by Patricia Cornwell

The enigmatic and eccentric painter, Walter Sickert, had an air of mystery about him. In more recent times the accusatory finger of suspicion has been levelled at him. It is now widely believed that he may have been either, Jack the … Continue reading

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Along Came A Spider by James Patterson

The novel Along Came a Spider written by James Patterson is a great introduction to this prolific and hugely successful writers work. This book by Patterson introduced us all to Alex Cross and the series which followed. A great thriller … Continue reading

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Moskva by Jack Grimwood

Moskva, written by Jack Grimwood Jack Grimwood is a British writer who was born in Malta. His novel, Moskva, is a taut serial killer thriller and a magnificent piece of fiction. In the mid-1980s a body of a naked man … Continue reading

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Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is a highly successfull American author of thriller and mystery novels thrillers with multiple threads woven into them. Many are set in and around New York and New Jersey. Deal Breaker was written in 1995 and features a … Continue reading

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Portrait Of A Killer: Jack the Ripper – Case Closed by Patricia Cornwell

How strange it is, that Jack the Ripper should, even now, still excites such horror and fascination. Many of the streets and locations of the crimes can still be found huddled among the modern city of London. On a recent … Continue reading

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