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Munich by Robert Harris

‘Munich’ is a historical fiction novel covering a brief period in 1938 during which the world held its breath while the English, Italians and French tried to stop the Germans from going to war with Czechoslovakia. Hugh Legat and Paul … Continue reading

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The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell

‘The Body Farm’ is the 5th novel by Patricia Cornwell featuring Virginia Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. In addition to being Virginia’s Chief Medical Examiner and being in charge of a busy morgue, Dr Kay Scarpetta is also consulting with … Continue reading

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The Last Hours by Minette Walters

The Last Days is the first novel from Minete Walters in many years and is her first Historical Fincion novel – her others were psychological thrillers. The story is set in 1348 and Sir Richard of Develish is fairly typical … Continue reading

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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

‘The Da Vinci Code’ is the 2nd novel by Dan Brown featuring Harvard Art Historian and world renowned Iconologist Robert Langdon. Langdon is in Paris giving a lecture when he receives a call in the middle of the night from … Continue reading

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Harriet Lane Profile and Books

Harriet Lane is a British writer who has worked as a journalist for the Observer, the Guardian, Vogue and Tattler. In 2008 she started to experience problems with her eyesight. She started writing her first novel as a way to … Continue reading

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Cruel and Unusual by Patricia Cornwell

‘Cruel and Unusual’ is Patricia Cornwell’s 4th Kay Scarpetta novel. Somewhere between the previous novel and this one, the love of Kay’s life Mark has died, Kay has moved house, and Kay’s niece Lucy has done a lot of growing … Continue reading

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Darien: Empire of Salt by C.F. Iggulden

Conn Iggulden, writing under the name C.F Iggulden has published his first fantasy novel ‘Darien: Empire of Salt’. I don’t often read fantasy but I love Conn Iggulden’s historical fiction novels so decided to give this a go. I’m glad … Continue reading

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The Dry by Jane Harper

‘The Dry’ is Jane Harper’s debut novel and is the first in a series featuring detective Aaron Falk. When Aaron returns to Kiewarra for the funeral of his childhood best friend Luke Hadler, it is the first time he has … Continue reading

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A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

‘Column of Fire’ is Ken Follett’s 3rd novel set in the town of Kingsbridge, but it is very different from the 2 earlier novels – ‘Pillars of the Earth’ and ‘World Without End’. The novel begins in 1558 with Queen … Continue reading

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Make Me by Lee Child

‘Make Me’ is the 20th Reacher novel by Lee Child, following the ex-military drifter Jack Reacher as he tours America righting wrongs. Reacher has decided to travel to the small Oklahoma town of Mother’s Rest to find out how it … Continue reading

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