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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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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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Defender by Chris Allen

‘Turner got rough, forcing them to respond. He tore at their hair and at their skintight lingerie, clawing at their perfect bodies.’ Well that certainly got your attention! But there is much, much more to the works of Chris Allen … Continue reading

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Self Storage by Gayle Brandeis

Who could imagine that anyone would write a compelling novel about rental space? Well Self storage by Gayle Brandeis, is just that! The story is set in the year following the September 11 attacks and tells us of Flan Parker, … 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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Die Trying by Lee Child

  Lee Child’s second novel, Die Trying, was published in 1998 featured Jack Reacher, centre stage, once more. Whilst working as a doorman in Chicago Reacher becomes caught-up in the kidnapping of Holly Johnson, an FBI agent. She is also … Continue reading

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An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Many of us will have heard of ‘The Dreyfus Affair’ and will remember it as a distant memory from history classes as a child, but I suspect, like me, your remaining knowledge will be selective and riddled with holes and … Continue reading

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