Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Affair by Lee Child

‘The Affair’ is Lee Child’s 16th Reacher novel and takes us back to Jack Reacher’s time in the army – just before he left to live his life of wandering and righting wrongs. Janice May Chapman was raped and murdered … Continue reading

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Alys, Always by Harriet Lane

‘Alys, Always’ is Harriet Lane’s debut novel. Francis Thorpe is in her mid-thirties and single. She works as a sub-editor for a struggling publication. She leads a fairly mundane life and there is not much prospect of that changing. Then … Continue reading

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Insidious Intent by Val McDermid

‘Insidious Intent is the 10th novel in Val McDermid’s Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series. In the previous novel in the series – ‘Splinter The Silence’, the ReMIT team was set up, headed by Carol Jordan, and including her favourite … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Spies by John Le Carré

After many years, John Le Carré has added another chapter to the George Smiley story with ‘A Legacy of Spies’. The series was very much based around the cold war, so I thought I’d seen the last of Smiley. But, … Continue reading

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Worth Dying For by Lee Child

‘Worth Dying For’ is Lee Child’s 15th Reacher novel. At the end of the previous novel ’61 Hours’ we were left wondering if Jack Reacher was dead or alive. He obviously survived, since the series continues. The injured Reacher is … Continue reading

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Kings of America by R.J. Ellory

‘Kings of America’ is set in the late 1930s through to the 1960s in New York and Los Angeles and is the story of 3 young immigrants – Danny McCabe from Ireland and Nicolas and Lucia Mariani from Corsica. Danny … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

‘Angels and Demons’ is the first novel by Dan Brown to feature Harvard professor of Art History and world renowned symbologist Robert Langdon. Langdon receives a phone call in the middle of the night from CERN Director Maximillion Kohler. One … Continue reading

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Sabine Durrant Profile and Books

Sabine Durrant has worked as an editor and feature writer for a number of British newspapers and magazines. She has written a number of novels for adults and young adults. In 2013 she wrote her first psychological thriller and has … Continue reading

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