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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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Absolute Power by David Baldacci

  Absolute Power was written by David Baldacci. The novel opens when a professional burglar named Luther Whitney, breaks into the home of a billionaire in an upmarket Virginia suburb.  While trying to rob the house he sees the United States … Continue reading

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The Perfect Murder by Peter James

The Perfect Murder is a novella by Peter James the bestselling author of the Roy Grace series. Committing the perfect murder and getting away with it is a recurring theme in the crime genre. Victor Smiley is an unhappy man. … Continue reading

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Killing Floor by Lee Child

I decided to read the debut novel by Lee Child, Killing Floor, as I had heard so many people speak of this writer in good terms. I am glad I did. The book was utterly unputdownable….is that a word – … Continue reading

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A Delicate Truth by John le Carré

  After 9/11 the gloves came off in the espionage field and in the war on terror as Western governments grappled with this new and brutal threat from al-Qaeda. A Delicate Truth is John le Carré’s 23rd and novel and … Continue reading

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A Small Death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson

I was recommended to the works of Robert Wilson by a friend of mine and I am glad I was. The espionage thriller, ‘A small death in Lisbon’, intrigued me and so, along with a love of all things Portuguese, I … Continue reading

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