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Simon Gosden rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Prophet of Bones by Ted Kosmatka
Prophet of Bones
by Ted Kosmatka (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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In a world that church and science have decreed has only been in existence for 5,800 years an anthropologist is asked to examine some bones. Is the conspiracy about to be exposed? A very scholarly book, packed with facts and research but I found the ...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Devouring the Dead by Russ Watts
Devouring the Dead
by Russ Watts
read in January, 2015
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A fairly unpleasant group of people get trapped in a London office block as a zombie holocaust occurs. The plot is good, the number of characters is confusing. Blood and guts and sex and gore. What's not to like?
Simon Gosden rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Stand by Stephen King
The Stand
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I first read this way back in 1979/80 when it first came out. I rarely re-read books but armed with the knowledge that there's a film coming out I found it again. It's bliss, the characters are superbly drawn and the wonderful writing transports you ...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 5 of 5 stars
World of Trouble by Ben H. Winters
World of Trouble (The Last Policeman, #3)
by Ben H. Winters (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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With just fourteen days to go before the comet hits the Earth Hank Palace is searching for his sister in this strange pre-apocalyptic world. The brilliant, stunning and chilling conclusion to The Last Policeman Trilogy.
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Countdown City by Ben H. Winters
Countdown City (The Last Policeman, #2)
by Ben H. Winters (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Just 77 days to go till the comet hits the Earth and the apocalypse begins but Hank Palace has another missing person to find. Brett Cavatone disappears and in a world where civilisation is collapsing, where there are no phones, no cars and no intern ...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters
The Last Policeman (The Last Policeman, #1)
by Ben H. Winters (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Asteroid 2011GV is due to hit the earth in 6 months time, so what's the point of investigating murders on the eve of the apocalypse? That's the question Detective Hank Palace is confronted with when he fins a suspected suicide in a fast food restaura ...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Big Finish by James W. Hall
The Big Finish (Thorn, #14)
by James W. Hall
read in December, 2014
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Grand thriller, violent and tough as Thorn takes on a mission to a North Carolina town to help his wayward son.
A brutal, gripping page turner
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
So Dark the Night by Cliff Burns
So Dark the Night
by Cliff Burns
read in December, 2014
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A hard-boiled raunchy occult thriller, that's great fun from start to finish. Featuring the unlikely private eyes Cassandra Zinnea and Evgeny Nightstalker this is a romp of a book as the deadly duo face a ruthless and fiendish foe.
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson
The Devil in the Marshalsea
by Antonia Hodgson
read in November, 2014
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In 18th century London the one place you don't want to end up in is the notorious debtors prison known as The Marshalsea. Sadly, Tom Hawkins, ladies man, gambler and fallen gentleman manages to end up there. He then finds that this particular hell on ...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Revival by Stephen King
Revival
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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A fine read, a vintage King with his usual eye for the rural American idyll but here given a Lovecraftian twist. The life story of Jamie Morton from his small New England hometown to his rise as a musician and too his subsequent fall as a drug addled ...more
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