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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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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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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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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The Year Before the End – Vidar Hokstad

Title: The Year Before the EndAuthor: Vidar HokstadPublished by: Hokstad PublishingPublication date: 19th Nov 2020Genre: Science-FictionPages: 232Format: eBookSource: Author Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis Forty years ago humanity found out we were not alone. The Centauri offered us the galaxy.With one year to go before the gate is ready, Captain Zara Ortega learns…

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Sacrilege – Barbara Avon

Title: SacrilegeAuthor: Barbara AvonPublished by: Independently PublishedPublication date: 26th Oct 2020Genre: Psychological FictionPages: 115Format: eBookSource: Personal Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis Wayward priest Cris Corelli rids himself of the sacred collar and leaves town, boarding the midnight train with no destination in mind. Satan is following him – lurking in the shadows. Corelli…

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Dead Wrong – Helen H Durrant

Title: Dead WrongAuthor: Helen H. DurrantPublished by: Joffe BooksPublication date: 3rd July 2015Genre: Crime/ThrillerPages: 206Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book – Amazon Buy the Book – Kindle Blurb/Synopsis First a shooting, then a grisly discovery on the common . . . Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to track down a killer before the whole…

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