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Reader Reviewed Wars of the Roses: Trinity
Conn Iggulden
October 2014 Book of the Month. The second instalment following Stormbird. It is 1454, Henry VI is ill. Richard of York is Regent in conflict with Queen Margaret who is determined her...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

Other Featured Books this Month


A Vision of Fire
Gillian Anderson
The first in a series, A Vision of Fire is the thrilling science fiction debut of actress Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Scully on The X-Files with David Duchovny and for The Fall. Renowned child psychologist Caitlin...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan
Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship. She looked up at the Argo II. Its massive bronze hull...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
     

Reader Reviewed The Son of Neptune
Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die. But they're the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2012
     

Reader Reviewed The Lost Hero
Rick Riordan
When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2011
     

Reader Reviewed The House of Hades
Rick Riordan
The powerful forces of the gods, demi-gods and monster shape this action packed adventure in which danger lurks in every corner of the universe. Hazel is back from the Underworld and she has a vital mission to complete; on her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2014
     

An Officer and a Spy
Robert Harris
Winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger - Thriller of the Year 2014. Open this book and you know immediately that you are in good hands. Harris’ fluent style, careful plotting and cranked up tension leave you breathlessly turning the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/05/2014
     

The Emperor's Knives
Anthony Riches
The seventh novel in Anthony Riches' acclaimed Empire sequence brings Marcus Aquila back to Rome, hunting the men who destroyed his family. But the revenge he craves may cost him and those around him dearly. The young centurion's urge to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
     

Dead Lions
Mick Herron
London's Slough House is where the washed-up MI5 spies go to while away what's left of their failed careers. The 'slow horses,' as they're called, have all disgraced themselves in some way to get relegated here. Maybe they messed up...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
     

Silencer (Nick Stone Book 15)
Andy McNab
Nick Stone has always kept his job as ex-SAS trouble shooter at arms' length from his home life. But when his son falls dangerously ill and the doctor who saves him comes under threat from an old adversary, it is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

The New World
Andrew Motion
Jim and Natty are shipwrecked on the coast of Texas, blown off course on their way home from Treasure Island. But they have stolen something they should have left well alone, something that will haunt them until what was taken...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
     

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
     

The October List
Jeffery Deaver
You wait, desperately, for news of your daughter. At last, the door opens. But it is not the negotiators, or the FBI. It is her kidnapper. And he has a gun ...Two days ago, life was normal. How did it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

A Dark and Twisted Tide Lacey Flint Series, Book 4
Sharon Bolton
A gripping storyteller . (Peter James). Former detective Lacey Flint quit the force for a safer, quieter life. Or that's what she thought. Now living alone on her houseboat, she is trying to get over the man she loves, undercover...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
     

The Forbidden Tomb
Chris Kuzneski
The Hunters are back for an exhilarating new adventure in their quest to recover the lost treasure of the modern world...What will they find this time?
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2014
     

Reader Reviewed The Blood of Olympus
Rick Riordan
Another awesome epic from Rick Riordan who has created a vibrant and compelling landscape for adventure hewn from Greek mythology. Time is running out for the demi-gods in their fight against Gaia, the all-powerful mother earth. She needs these demigods...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2014
     


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Last Month's Featured Books
The Month Before's Featured Books 


A Most Wanted Man
John le Carre
A young Chechen Muslim is smuggled into Hamburg, an illegal immigrant with a lot of money. He persuades a Turkish woman to take him in. A human rights lawyer becomes...
 
 
 


Reader Reviewed 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...
 
 
 


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...
 
 
 


Sleep No More
Greg Iles
What if someone you loved - who you believed was murdered - came back into your life? This high-octane chiller from the No.1 New York Times bestseller 'gets under your...
 
 
 


The Tower
Alessandro Gallenzi
In the near present day a British and an Italian researcher are offered more money than they can refuse to travel to Jordan and investigate some manuscripts that have gone...
 
 
 


Close to Home
Lisa Jackson
Sarah McAdams needs a fresh start. So she's come home to the shores of Oregon's wild Columbia river, to renovate the old Victorian mansion where she grew up. Her daughters,...
 
 
 


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...
 
 
 

The Month Before's Featured Books


Ancients
David Lynn Golemon
Ancients is an action-packed thriller in the Event Group series by David Lynn Golemon. The lost city of Atlantis is the stuff of legend. A vast treasure of secret knowledge...
 
 
 


Hive Construct
Alexander Maskill
Situated deep in the Sahara Desert, New Cairo is a city built on technology - from the huge, life-giving solar panels that keep it functioning in a radically changed, resource-scarce...
 
 
 


A Kill in the Morning
Graeme Shimmin
A riotous ride through alternate history where Churchill died in 1941 and the world followed a very different path to our own after England and Germany sign a peace treaty....
 
 
 


Reader Reviewed Treachery
S. J. Parris
The fourth in the series featuring Giordano Bruno, mathematician, philosopher, heretic and spy, and solver of murders in Elizabethan England. In previous novels Bruno encountered John Dee, Nostradamus and Walsingham....
 
 
 


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...
 
 
 


Dead Sleep
Greg Iles
Terrifying secrets and a stunning mystery power this page-turner from the New York Times No.1 bestseller. When prize-winning photojournalist Jordan Glass chances upon a portrait by an unknown artist in...
 
 
 


The Discourtesy of Death
William Brodrick
An anonymous letter sent to Larkwood's Prior accuses Peter Henderson, an academic celebrity renowned for daring ideas, of a grotesque murder: the calculated killing of Jenny, his disabled partner, believed...
 
 
 


Personal
Lee Child
Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone...
 
 
 


Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Retribution
Robert Ludlum, Eric van Lustbader
When the head of Mossad learns that a major Mexican drug lord may be trafficking something far more deadly than drugs, he turns to his friend Jason Bourne for help....
 
 
 


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...
 
 
 


White Lies The 11th Spider Shepherd Thriller
Stephen Leather
August 2014 eBook of the Month. A Dan ‘Spider’ Shepherd thriller. He is a great...
 
 
 


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...
 
 
 


Harry's Game
Gerald Seymour
Gerald Seymour is one of our greatest thriller writers - a reputation established with his first novel, Harry's Game, published in 1975 and still as fresh, vibrant and exciting nearly...
 
 
 


The Unknown Soldier
Gerald Seymour
I don’t think that Gerald Seymour’s plot-driven thrillers have wavered in their excellence since he started with Harry’s Game and The Glory Boys, but somewhere along his distinguished...
 
 
 


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