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Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett
American Elsewhere
by Robert Jackson Bennett (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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It's H P Lovecraft's birthday today and there's more then a passing tribute to his Mythos stories in this long tale of Wink, a town on no map that lives under a pink moon. When Mona Bright arrives in Wink she finds things aren't as they appear, the p...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins
Wolfhound Century (Wolfhound Century, #1)
by Peter Higgins (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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In the city of Mirgorod something is stirring, there is revolution in the air. Investigator Lom has been ordered to the city to find the terrorists but when he arrives he finds much, much more. Meanwhile in the ancient forest a fallen angel plots...
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Remaining by D.J. Molles
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A post apocalyptic survivors tale. Gritty, realistic and a whole lot of fun!
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Banquet for the Damned by Adam Nevill
Banquet for the Damned
by Adam Nevill (Goodreads Author)
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A ripping supernatural horror tale set in the University town of St Andrews in Scotland. Very atmospheric and pretty damn spooky too! Great fun
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Wolf by Mo Hayder
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A belter of a thriller. Jack Caffery's search for the truth about his murdered brother edges to a conclusion and becomes intertwined with a vicious serial killing. Full of thrills and twists this is gritty compulsive reading.
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Kraken Project by Douglas Preston
The Kraken Project (Wyman Ford, #4)
by Douglas Preston (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Great fun, a sf thriller set in the present day. When Melissa Shepherd creates "Dorothy" a self- modifying AI programme for the Kraken Project little does she know what will happen next. The Kraken Mare is the largest sea on Titan and when "Dorothy"...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Bones Beneath by Mark Billingham
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A dark and downbeat crime novel. Tom Thorne's life doesn't get much better in this tale of criminal wickedness and evil. Called to take a serial killer back to the site of one of his early murders on a remote Welsh island. Thorne is forced to confron...more
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That Which Should Not Be by Brett J. Talley
That Which Should Not Be
by Brett J. Talley (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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I haven't picked up a Mythos novel since, lord knows when. This one is a belter and worthy of the great HPL himself. Pulp novel of power and venom. It's the tale of Carter Weston, of Miskatonic University, and his quest for a book, the fabled Incendi...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Carnival of Shadows by R.J. Ellory
Carnival of Shadows
by R.J. Ellory
read in June, 2014
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An exquisite murder mystery set within and around the confines of The Carnival Diablo is 1958. Agent Travis is instructed to investigate the murder but what he finds at the carnival in the little town of Seneca Falls lies well beyond anything he's en...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
White Fire by Douglas Preston
White Fire (Pendergast, #13)
by Douglas Preston (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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When Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde meet in London in 1889 who could envisage that their conversation might form part of the present-day investigation into a serial killer that stalks a swish skiing resort in the Rocky Mountains. part biblio-mystery par...more
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