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  1. Auld-Yin

    Reasonable Doubt

    This is a good old fashioned thriller which actually lives up to this claim. The hero is a former Gurkha officer, Harry Parker, who still has links to his former comrades. This is the second book featuring this character, but this is a completely stand-alone book with few references back to the...
  2. Auld-Yin

    The Strange Year of E.G. Rawlings

    Rawlings, known by his initials E.G. is a war correspondent in his mid 60s who has been seriously injured in an IED explosion while covering Afghanistan. In the attack his girlfriend and photographer was killed. EG is writing his memoirs and has withdrawn to a quiet life on a river barge for a...
  3. C

    The Root of Evil

    ‘The Root of Evil’ is an enjoyable crime novel by the acclaimed Swedish writer Håkan Nesser, translated into the English by Sarah Death. It is the second of the Inspector Barbarotti books to be translated into English, the first being ‘The Darkest Day’. It was originally published in 2007 in...
  4. C

    The Fatherland Files

    ‘The Fatherland Files’ is a detective novel by the German author Volker Kutscher, translated into English by Niall Sellar. Set in 1930s Germany, Inspector Gereon Rath leads a team investigating the murder of a man, after a body is discovered in a service lift at the Haus Vaterland (described on...
  5. ancienturion

    The Passengers

    The Passengers is set in the not-too-distant future around the Birmingham area and initially seems to be a science fiction story but there is a lot more in store involving the media, the morals of those who use social media, power struggles, and the realisation that the whole thing is also a...
  6. Cynical

    Eight Days Later

    This book is the debut of a character called Boyd Aimes and is the author’s first novel. 25% of the proceeds will be donated to the Warrior Programme, a charity that supports service personnel. Boyd Aimes is an ex Parachute Regiment Corporal whose tranquil, reclusive retirement on his canal...
  7. M

    Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales

    This book would make a good Christmas present. The six murderous tales should ideally be savoured on a dark winter's night. P D James was the acknowledged “Queen of Crime”, a title previously borne by Agatha Christie. Her fictional detectives, such as DCI Adam Dalgleish and Ms Cordelia Gray...
  8. old_fat_and_hairy

    The Boy Who Saw

    In a small and ancient town in France, an elderlt tailor is murdered, brutally. A slogan on the wall of his shop - written in German and in his blood - 'Finishing What was Begun'. The grandaughter of the dead man and her son have also been left a cryptic message from the tailor and as a result...
  9. ancienturion

    Hunting Gabi

    The author opens this book with a very short prologue providing a detailed description of Gabriella Ruiz, a pop star and one of the main characters, who has done a lot with her life of twenty seven years. Unfortunately she has been kidnapped and is now to be murdered. The first chapter, however...
  10. dotterel

    The Glorious Dead

    Hi, I wonder if members of the forum might be interested in my latest book project. It's a WW1 book but with a difference - the action only starts when the guns stop firing! There are books about Ypres, The Somme, Gallipoli & Verdun but there has never been a WW1 book quite like this one. It's...