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The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham. What’s to say about John Grisham – except SUPERB! Some of my favourite books and films. The Rooster Bar is another winner and is utterly engrossing. It’s an ingenious novel relating to a group … 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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Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith

After readying Gorky Park, I couldn’t wait to read the next in the Arkady Renko series, Polar Star. Arkady Renko had made many enemies. He had been the top investigator in Moscow, but now, his party membership removed, he was … 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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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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