Leo Tolstoy born 1828. He is regarded as one of the greatest novelists in the history of world literature. His all-encompassing War and Peace and Anna Karenina are acknowledged as supreme examples of the realistic novel. Read more by Leo Tolstoy
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Vagabond Gerald Seymour
The great thriller writer returns to Northern Ireland, the setting of his first novel, Harry’s Game, for this, his thirtieth book. He is ace, although this is not his best but you’ve got lots to indulge in to find... Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2014
Gabriel Hunt Hunt Beyond the Frozen Fire Christa Faust
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title.
Many fans of action adventure thrillers will fondly remember the Destroyer and Doc Savage books of yesterday. The Gabriel Hunt series is an attempt to resurrect the golden... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2014
The Sixth Extinction James Rollins
Personnel from the neighbouring base rush in to discover everyone already dead - and not just the scientists, but every living thing for 50 square miles has been annihilated. The land is entirely sterile - and the blight is spreading.... Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
The Bosch Deception Alex Connor
A TRUTH CONCEALED. Brabant, 1473. A clandestine brotherhood hides a secret that could bring down the Catholic Church. Their chosen hiding place - the art of Hieronymus Bosch. A TERRIBLE CONSPIRACY. London, 2014. An excommunicated priest approaches both the Church... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Wars of the Roses: Stormbird Conn Iggulden
The first in a new series of the Wars of the Roses. Whereas the TV drama The White Queen looked at the period from the female point of view, this is the male’s angle. It tries to make sense of... Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
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The Professionals Owen Laukkanen
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title.
Four bright university friends turn to professional kidnapping for profit in a failing job market. All goes well...
Watching War Films with My Dad Al Murray
Al Murray's (AKA The Pub Landlord) musing on his childhood where his fascination with history and all things war began. Have you ever watched a film with someone who, at...
Hannibal: Clouds of War Ben Kane
As Rome's war with Carthage continues, two friends - now on opposing sides - confront each other in one of the most brutal sieges of all time. A new Hannibal...
The Valhalla Prophecy Andy Mcdermott
The ultimate duo - Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase - return in their ninth action-packed adventure. Secrets from the past emerge to threaten archaeologist Nina Wilde and her husband, former...
Redemption Jon Grahame
It's been a year since the virulent flu-like pandemic known as SuperSARS wiped out more than 98% of the world's population. Ex-cop Jim Reaper and his small band of trained...
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Inside Enemy Alan Judd
Charles Thoroughgood is now the recently-appointed chief of a reconstituted MI6, married to his predecessor's widow and tasked with halting the increasingly disruptive cyber attacks on Britain, which are threatening...
Runner Patrick Lee
Runner is a pulse-pounding, A-grade adventure thriller from acclaimed author Patrick Lee. Sam Dryden was done being a hero. But when, acting on instinct, he hides a terrified young girl...
The Walls of Byzantium James Heneage
This sweeping historical novel is shaped by the quest for a mysterious relic, guarded through generations, and by one man that might yet save the threatened Byzantine empire. In an...
The Twelve Children of Paris Tim Willocks
Paris, August 23rd, 1572. What do you do when your wife disappears. In the middle of the bloodiest massacre in European history and you know she is about to give...
The Pagan Lord Bernard Cornwell
This is the sort of book that once started you resent having to put it down so don’t begin it too late at night. It is the seventh in the...
Jack of Spies David Downing
This begins a World War I spy series where, as a luxury car salesman, Jack McColl has perfect cover for travelling the world and so is ideally placed for spying...
The Great King Christian Cameron
A well-researched and delightfully written account of the time after the Battle of Marathon and up to the time of Thermopylae seen through the eyes of a slave-cum-warrior Arimnestos. It...