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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Sharpe’s Rifles – Bernard Cornwell

Title: Sharpe’s RiflesAuthor: Bernard CornwellPublished by: HarperCollinsPublication date: 1st Jan 1988Genre: Historical FictionPages: 352Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of Riflemen…

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Amok – Sebastian Fitzek

Title: AmokAuthor: Sebastian FitzekPublished by: Head of ZeusPublication date: 11th Nov 2021Genre: ThrillerPages: 464Format: eBookSource: NetGalley Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis This morning a dangerous psychopath is playing an old game with new rules. He’s taken six people hostage at Berlin’s leading radio station. Every hour, a telephone will ring somewhere in Berlin. Maybe it…

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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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The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith

Title: The SilkwormAuthor: Robert GalbraithPublished by: SpherePublication date: June 19th 2014Genre: Crime/ThrillerPages: 592Format: HardbackSource: Bury Library Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he has gone off by himself for a few days – as…

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