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April 2016 Book of the Month. Prepare yourself… for the dramatically intense and exciting new kid on the block, except Evan Smoak...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2016
Hunting the Eagles Eagles of Rome
April 2016 Book of the Month. A truly wonderful and ferocious slice of historical fiction, this is the second in the ‘Eagles of Rome’ series and takes place from AD 12. I really do recommend starting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2016
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Wonderfully captivating and so very readable, this is historical fiction at its best. ‘Bloodline’ is the third in ‘The War of the Roses’ series, Henry VI is prisoner, his Queen is on the warpath, and the sons of the dead...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2016
Walking in the footsteps of Stephen King, Lotz follows up on her impressive horror breakthrough The Three with yet another literal descent into unimaginable dread with this gripping tale of the cruise from hell (or should it be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
Marching straight into action, Simon Scarrow has created a wonderfully evocative and energetic addition to the ‘Eagles of the Empire’ series. You could read this as a standalone, however I do recommend starting at the beginning with ‘Under the Eagle’....
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2016
US author Ball is slowly building an intriguing body of work that stands head and shoulders apart from much of what his contemporaries in the noir field are doing, having completed with this volume an intricate trilogy in which an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2016
The Madagaskar Plan
Drawing on the Nazis' original plans for the Jews, Guy Saville has meticulously imagined a world-that-nearly-was to tell an epic tale of love, revenge and survival. 1953 and there has been no holocaust, rather all Jews have been exiled to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2016
Our Kind of Traitor
John le Carre
A naive British academic encounters a Russian oligarch in the Caribbean and the spider's web of global espionage unwinds in waves around them. The ambiguities of the secret world brought up to date. Le Carre at his best. ~
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2016
The Final Minute
An action-packed page-turner with a pace that is relentless. A recurring nightmare troubles Matt Barron once he surfaces from his three-month coma after a traumatic car accident. The other horror is memory loss. He is recuperating at his sister’s and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/05/2015
The Stealers' War
Weyland has been at war. Invaded by a technologically advanced enemy, the cities sacked, and what fragile peace remained torn apart by a civil war. A future Empress is fighting to save her daughter. Jacob Carneham's son is trying to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2016
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