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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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Six Days of the Condor by James Grady

American, James Grady wrote the thriller Six Days of the Condor which was first published in 1974. Grady next released a further novel following this success in 1978 called the Shadow of the Condor. Six Days of the Condor was set in Washington, D.C., … 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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The Quiller Memorandum by Adam Hall

This is one of the first adventure/spy novels I read and I became a firm fan of Quiller and Adam Hall. The Quiller Memorandum which was also known as The Berlin Memorandum was written by Adam Hall in 1965.  Hall introduced Quiller in … Continue reading

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The Racketeer by John Grisham

The Racketeer by John Grisham tell the story of the life of Federal Judge Raymond Fogletree and his sudden and mysterious death. It’s surprising that these Judges don’t run into more difficulties when considering the enormity of the cases they … Continue reading

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