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The God Theory: Universes, Zero-point Fields, And What's Behind It All
This was an interesting if not entirely fulfilling read, I know the clue is in the title but this really is only a theory. The author was raised in a ...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
Rip Tide (Liz Carlyle, #6)
This was a Kindle deal of the day book that I purchased for around the £1 region. Having never read any of Stella Rimmingtons books before, but being ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 12, 2011
The Sisters Brothers
Now a western is not a genre I ever thought I would find myself reading, however to simply label this book a western and forget about it would be doin ...more
Oct 12, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Okay let me begin by saying I read a lot and have read many works of classic literature and this most definitely does not fall into that category.

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Feb 08, 2006
Feb 26, 2012
The Concrete Blonde (Harry Bosch, #3)
I have read every book Michael Connelly has written, at least I thought I had. That was until I read the synopsis for The Concrete Blonde, I knew of t ...more
Jul 17, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
Life Blood
In a word awful. I only managed to get around 20% through this book which is pretty poor. It was incredibly annoying to read. Thomas Hoover I can only ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
The Drop (Harry Bosch, #16)
Ahhhhhhhhh, that is the sound of an addict finally getting his fix. It's been a long time since I have read a 'proper' Harry Bosch novel, not since Ec ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
The Penal Colony
I've just finished reading one of the myriad of free offerings for Kindle that Amazon provides. That in itself would usually be an achievement, that I ...more
Jan 17, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel
After a few faltering attempts in the past I have once again decided to make a foray into the world of the audio book. Generally I find I cannot get i ...more
Feb 15, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
The Horse at the Gates
This is on the whole a pretty good thriller. Lots of tension and a bleak Orwellian take on the future (2042) of London. However I have a slight issue ...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
Full Dark House (Bryant & May, #1)
I used to love reading Christopher Fowler's stand alone books years ago and the characters Bryant and May would occasionally pop up in them, so after ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
77 Shadow Street (Pendleton, #1)
The way I see it, the art of a truly great writer, what elevates them above the mere masses of writers of popular fiction is the ability to paint a pi ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
Miguel Street
This isn't really a book in the conventional sense. There isn't a beginning a middle and then an end. Instead what Naipaul delivers is a series of sna ...more
Jan 27, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
How to Be Black
Firstly I think I should say that I would urge that you listen to the audio version as it is narrated by the author and has interviews with his close ...more
Mar 02, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
I'm sorry to say but this was a long and pretty boring book from the undisputed champion of the 'long' novel.

The concept as I'm sure even the most cu
Mar 23, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
Last Man in Tower
I really enjoyed this story of the residents of Tower A of Vishram society and found it very compelling and it kept me thinking about what would happe ...more
Jan 2012
Dec 12, 2011
No Second Chance
I'm not a snob and don't consider myself to be above any book or author, unfortunately after reading 3 Harlan Coben books (this being the third) I hav ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2013
The Chicago Way
Initially I found the authors attempts at evoking a 40's style noir atmosphere somewhat clumsy. The prose felt stiff and slightly awkward and I regret ...more
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 15, 2011
Black Rock
I really quite liked this book but I also had some issues with it. Firstly it is written in a quite simplistic almost childlike way, initially this is ...more
Jan 13, 2012
Dec 12, 2011
There were a couple of things that niggled me a little with this book, the first of those being the length. It felt too short although the story was w ...more
Feb 20, 2012
Jan 17, 2012
Boy's Life
This book is absolutely shameless misty eyed romanticism for a time and a place to which I never belonged but it speaks to the boy inside you that nev ...more
Mar 08, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
The House of the Mosque
I really enjoyed this book it really was a page turner and I couldn’t leave it alone and kept returning to it at every opportunity to continue reading ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
The Brass Verdict (Mickey Haller, #2)
Now I love Connelly's writing, or should I say I used to. He seems to have really started painting by numbers with his books in the last few years and ...more
Sep 23, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
The Memory of Love
Unfortunately to me the whole book felt very forced, the memories of love suggested in the title were on the whole pretty uninspiring. I'll be honest ...more
Nov 09, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim
Let me start off by saying that I wanted to rate this book 2.5 but as I couldn't I felt that 2 stars wasn't really a fair rating. The story is a rathe ...more
Sep 11, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
The Haunting of Hill House
Having heard about this book and wanting to consume a good old fashioned ghost story I dived into it expecting an atmospheric haunted house story. Alt ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2013
Child 44 (Leo Demidov, #1)
I really enjoyed this book, a very atmospheric and well paced crime thriller. It really brought to life the paranoia and persecution in the final days ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2013
Dove Season (Jimmy Veeder Fiasco)
I read this book mainly for the reason it was only £0.99 for Kindle but have to say I really enjoyed it. For a first novel it is very well written and ...more
Oct 02, 2011
Oct 13, 2011
Fire And Ice (Liam Campbell, #1)
I cant really review this one as I barely got into it. It really wasnt my cup of tea, the characters felt very contrived and forced, as did the story. ...more
Nov 09, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
Trunk Music (Harry Bosch, #5)
not set
Aug 10, 2014
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