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Macbeth
3.80
Think you know the tale of Macbeth?

Think again.

This retelling of the tale by David Hewson and A J Hartley is just simply amazing. Bringing a new dep
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Jul 04, 2011
Jul 01, 2011
 
An Angel With Fur
4.13
An Angel With Fur is no ordinary doggy tale, and it's star ’Lobo’, is no ordinary dog.

Russell Blake narrates the story of how he came to own Lobo and
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Oct 13, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
 
The Shroud Key (A Chase Baker Thriller)
3.66
Vincent Zandri has created the character of Chase Baker, who is somewhere between Robert Langdon and Indiana Jones. In doing so he has created his lat ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
 
Carnival For The Dead (Nic Costa, #10)
3.51
Once again David Hewson transports his readers to the magical city of Venice, Italy. It is Teresa Lupo, Chief Forensic Pathologist for the Questura in ...more
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
 
Suicide Run: Three Harry Bosch Stories
3.87
This is a great collection of short stories featuring Harry Bosch, and spanning different times in the detectives back story.

The book as a whole was r
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Sep 29, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
 
Ark
3.36
This is the first book by Charles McCarry that I have read but I wasn't disappointed. It cleverly mixes fiction and science fact to deliver an intrigu ...more
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
 
Silverbirch; A Tear in the Fabric of the Night Sky
3.25
**spoiler alert** This is an interesting review to write, as this book falls outside of my usual genres. I was lucky enough to receive a complimentary ...more
Sep 08, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Smoking on Mount Rushmore: 16 Selected & New Short Stories
3.93
This is a cracking little short story collection by Ed Lynskey, who’s probably better known for his Frank Johnson PI series and other novels such as “ ...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
 
Exit 9 (Project Eden, #2)
4.13
Exit 9 is the second book in the Project Eden series, Sick is the first book and although you don't need to read it first you probably should just bec ...more
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
 
The Cleaner (Jonathan Quinn, #1)
3.81
Jonathan Quinn is an espionage agent, but he doesn't work for MI6 or the CIA, he's freelance.

Quinn is asked to investigate a suspicious arson and deat
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Sep 04, 2011
Sep 01, 2011
 
Back Of Beyond (Cody Hoyt, #1)
3.97
Cody Hoyt is a troubled cop, at the edge of control, with the threats of alcohol abuse and violence only ever a step away.

When he receives word that h
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Aug 08, 2011
Aug 06, 2011
 
The Remains
3.43
Joseph Whalen, a convicted sex offender, attacked twin sisters Rebecca & Molly Underhill when they were children. He's been in jail for the last 3 ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 22, 2011
 
The Cyclops Conspiracy
3.59
Jason is a pharmacist who has a chequered back story, lost love, hidden reasons for behaviour and who is about to get himself mixed up in something ve ...more
Dec 07, 2011
Dec 04, 2011
 
Bonegrinder
3.14
Bonegrinder had me hooked from the opening pages.

Reminiscent of Peter Benchley's "Jaws", a small, one sheriff town goes from being very quiet to busy
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Feb 09, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap
4.00
Every now and again I get asked to read and review a book that is outside of the normal genres that I tend to stick to. Paulette Mahurin asked me if I ...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
 
Fall of the Epicenter (Silverbirch, Part II)
4.00
This is the second book in the Silverbirch series, and it takes up more or less where the first book ended. Rob Kaay has gone from strength to strengt ...more
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
The House of Dolls
3.70
It’s not often that I can stay up late reading a book, my body / mind can’t cope and I fall asleep, however over the last week I’ve been staying up, t ...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
 
Dark Rite
3.93
Alan Baxter and David Wood have totally nailed the small town, backwoods horror with Dark Rite. The residents of the town are drawn as convincing obse ...more
May 27, 2013
May 26, 2013
 
Bullets For A Ballot (Cash Laramie & Gideon Miles)
3.87
Another tale of Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles, told at the pace of a galloping pinto.

The story starts with a much younger Cash Laramie, making the acq
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Mar 06, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
The Drop (Harry Bosch, #17)
4.11
The Drop is a Harry Bosch novel, and a fine one. Michael Connnelly is a master of the plot and sub-plot, and able to weave a very intricate tale which ...more
Apr 27, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
Victims (Alex Delaware, #27)
3.90
The 27th Alex Deleware novel, starts with Alex being called by his friend and police detective Milo Sturgis to a particular grizzly murder. A seemingl ...more
Mar 29, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
 
The Savage Altar (Rebecka Martinsson, #1)
3.58
The cover proclaims the author as the next Steig Larsson, but I have to differ. There are some not insignificant problems with the translation, I susp ...more
Oct 2011
Sep 30, 2011
 
From the Ashes
3.37
This is a great conspiracy thriller which mixes accurate historical facts with just enough fictional make-believe to spin a very strong tale. The acti ...more
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
 
Around the World in Eighty Days
3.88
I read this for the "Classic Translation" category of the back to the classics challenge that I am doing through 2012.

I think this story is probably f
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Feb 23, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
 
Beyond Justice
3.90
This was an interesting book to review. Having read the blurb, I was really looking forward to reading it.
The plot was incredible. It was extremely w
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Mar 17, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
 
Sweat
3.91
Sweat is a multi-plotted tale which covers the globe from Washington DC to Saipan, and contrasts the lives of the rich and privileged to those of the ...more
Jul 05, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
 
The Troubled Man
3.94
**spoiler alert** Now right up front I need to say that I love the character of Kurt Wallander, and in many ways I am disappointed to see this series ...more
Apr 23, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
 
Charlie: A Love Story
4.00
The story of Charlie is a sentimental journey, told from the twilight of his life. Charlie is a Golden Retriever, one of stoic character and full of l ...more
Mar 05, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
 
Savage Run (Joe Pickett, #2)
4.03
This is the second Joe Pickett novel and the series is getting stronger.

The series is set in some amazing scenic backcountry, and Joe Pickett is a pl
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Sep 06, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
When No One Is Watching
3.85
Joseph Hayes writes a time spanning and life changing tale that covers over ten years, and is not so much a crime novel as an emotional rollercoaster ...more
Aug 2011
Jul 29, 2011
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