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A Cruel Fate by Lindsey Davis book review

January 13, 2016

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The Storyline We start the story with a bookseller getting caught in the middle at the beginning of the English Civil War of 1642-1651, four months after the war started between the Roundheads and Cavaliers. Martin Watts is taken captive for trying to protect books from being burned and ends up in Oxford Castle gaol […]

Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Simon Kernick book review

December 27, 2015

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The storyline Four friends meet up after a long time apart and go on holiday together in a remote area of the Scottish Highlands. The holiday is soon cut short upon the discovery of a young foreign girl running naked near their holiday cabin. They take her back to try and help her but she […]

Kraken by China Meiville book review

December 3, 2015

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The Storyline Something strange has occurred at the British Museum of Natural History with a forty-foot specimen of a giant squid in formalin disappearing overnight without no-one seeing a thing. Also, a murder victim is found folded into a glass bottle much to the shock and horror of the investigators tasked to the case. A […]

Red Light (Katie Maguire book 3) by Graham Masterton

September 14, 2015

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I read Red Light, the third in the Katie Maguire series by Graham Masterton a few short months back but have only just got around to reviewing it after pretty much giving up with what I have been reading after it and still have on my sideboard now. More on that in a later review […]

White Bones by Graham Masterton book review

May 31, 2015

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White Bones is book one of the Katie Maguire series of crime novels set in the beautiful city of Cork and the surrounding county in the South West of Ireland featuring Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire pursuing extremely violent criminals who try to make her life harder than it already is. I stupidly started with book […]

Broken Angels (Katie Maguire series book 2) by Graham Masterton Book Review

May 6, 2015

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I first read Graham Masterton many years ago when his main genre was horror which he did very well indeed so it came as a surprise when a few weeks ago I came across something recent by him in the crime genre set in one of my favourite places in the world; County Cork in […]

Doctor Who: Ten Little Aliens by Stephen Cole book review

April 9, 2015

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The first of eleven special edition books for the 50th anniversary, this story, written by Stephen Cole features the First Doctor as played by the brilliant William Hartnell who started it all almost fifty-two years ago with his companions Ben and Polly. It starts with the Tardis landing on an asteroid. There the Doctor and […]