Edgar Rice Burroughs, born in 1875. After reading Darwin's book Descent of Man, and he was fascinated by the idea that human beings were related to apes. It was the inspiration behind his only famous novel "Tarzan of the Apes," Read Tarzan of the Apes
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Rasputin's Shadow Raymond Khoury
The author is a screenwriter for the BBC series Spooks and Waking the Dead, and his ability to create fast-action mysteries is repeated in this, his fourth book starring FBI agent Sean Reilly. He here uses a nifty time-slip device... Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
The Last Viking Berwick Coates
With the death of Edward the Confessor, the crown of England is hanging in the balance. And in the north Harald Hadrada, the Norwegian Viking leader, is determined to take his chance of capturing the country. But Harold will not... Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014
Hunter-killer Chris Ryan
Following a suicide bombing in central London, SAS hero Danny Black is recruited to be part of an assassination squad, directed by a joint MI5/MI6/CIA committee and tasked with hunting down and killing the terrorist cells believed to be planning... Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
Command Authority Tom Clancy
Command Authority sees the return of Tom Clancy's greatest hero, Jack Ryan. Decades ago, when he was a young CIA analyst, President Jack Ryan, Sr. was sent on what was supposed to be a simple support mission to investigate the... Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
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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...
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...
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...
The Professionals Owen Laukkanen
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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...