Dune – Frank Herbert

Title: DuneAuthor: Frank HerbertPublished by: HodderPublication date: August 1965Genre: Science FictionPages: 592Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune is a planet of fabulous wealth, for…

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3W Wednesday – 13th Oct

The WWW Wednesday meme was started by Taking on a World of Words and asks three questions beginning with W about books. You’re then encouraged to be social and post a link on the blog, etc, etc. What are you reading? Dune – Frank Herbert I’m not really sure if I am enjoying reading this…

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The Shadow People – Graham Masterton

Title: The Shadow PeopleAuthor: Graham MastertonPublished by: Head of ZeusPublication date: 9th Dec 2021Genre: HorrorPages: 384Format: eBookSource: NetGalley Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis Jerry Pardoe and Jamila Patel hunt down a ritualistic cult inspired by Neolithic cannibals in the new chilling horror from Graham Masterton. Det. Sgt. Jamila Patel and Det. Con. Jerry Pardoe have…

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3W Wednesday – 29th Sept

I shamelessly stole this idea from Alli the Book Giraffe, I’m sorry I don’t feel guilty about it though, as she took it from elsewhere and the cycle of meme-stealing continues! I think it’s a neat idea to help keep me focused on the bookish aspect of my blog. A bit like how Model Monday…

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The Man Who Died Twice – Richard Osman

Title: The Man Who Died Twice – The Thursday Murder Club Book 2Author: Richard OsmanPublished by: Viking – PenguinPublication date: 16th Sept 2021Genre: Crime/ThrillerPages: 422Format: eBookSource: NetGalley Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis It’s the following Thursday.Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. He’s…

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The Burning – Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman

Title: The BurningAuthor: Jonathan and Jesse KellermanPublished by: Random House UK, CornerstonePublication date: 21st September 2021Genre: Thriller, CrimePages: 304Format: HardbackSource: Publisher Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis When a wealthy man is found murdered in his hilltop home, Deputy Coroner Clay Edison is shocked to discover a link to his own brother Luke on the…

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You were never really here – Jonathan Ames

Title: You were never really hereAuthor: Jonathan AmesPublished by: Pushkin PressPublication date: Jan 6th 2013Genre: ThrillerPages: 112Format: PaperbackSource: Bury Library Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis A former Marine and ex-FBI agent, Joe has seen one too many crime scenes and known too much trauma, and not just in his professional life. Solitary and…

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Deliverance Lost – Gav Thorpe

Title: Deliverance LostAuthor: Gav ThorpePublished by: Black LibraryPublication date: 27th December 2011Genre: Science Fiction/WarPages: 469Format: PaperbackSource: Personal Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis The story As the Horus Heresy divides the Imperium, Corax and his few remaining Raven Guard escape the massacre at Isstvan V. Tending to their wounds, the bloodied Space Marines endeavour…

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When the Bough Breaks – Jonathan Kellerman

Title: When the Bough BreaksAuthor: Jonathan KellermanPublished by: Penguin, Random HousePublication date: April 1st 1985Genre: Crime/ThrillerPages: 432Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Blurb/Synopsis In the first Alex Delaware novel, we meet Dr. Morton Handler who practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered…

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The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman

Title: The Thursday Murder ClubAuthor: Richard OsmanPublished by: Viking – PenguinPublication date: 3rd Sept 2020Genre: Crime/ThrillerPages: 400Format: HardbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep,…

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