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You Are Dead by Peter James
You Are Dead
by Peter James
read in July, 2015
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Roy Grace comes up against his most devious and intelligent foe yet in this astonishingly clever and literate crime caper. Jamie Bell gets a terrifying phone call from his fiancée Logan Somerville, then she creams and the phone goes dead. At the same ...more
Simon Gosden rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Day Four by Sarah Lotz
Day Four
by Sarah Lotz
read in July, 2015
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A genuinely creepy tale of life on board a cruise ship that one day gets lost! A sort of sequel to The Three and builds on what happened in that tale. Shipboard life disintegrates as conditions deteriorate and strange apparitions appear below decks.
Simon Gosden rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Jennings Grove by J. Aaron Parish
Jennings Grove
by J. Aaron Parish (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Vernon Hamilton's a drunk whose lost his job. Then a friend offers him one last chance and a house in the community of Jennings Grove. The trouble is Jennings Grove it not what it seems and when it gets dark Vernon's troubles just get worse and worse ...more
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Blood on Snow by Jo Nesbø
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A very short, very brutal, very beautiful story. Olav is a hitman, he lives a lonely life until one day he meets the girl of his dreams but... his boss wants her dead.
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The Three by Sarah Lotz
The Three
by Sarah Lotz
read in July, 2015
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A very ingenious psychological thriller. On the same day four planes crash at the same time, and miraculously one child survives the crash on three of them. This miracle is pounced upon by people who want to play the tragedy for their own ends. Sad a ...more
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Cop Town by Karin Slaughter
Cop Town
by Karin Slaughter (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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A stunning police procedural novel set in Atlanta in 1974. The city is on edge, there's a cop killer about and rookie cop Kate Murphy's first day is going to hell in a handcart. Maggie Lawson is another cop and she has come to terms with the casual s ...more
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No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill
No One Gets Out Alive
by Adam Nevill (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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Adam Nevill is the master of the atmospheric creepy tale and this tale of a haunted house delivers horrors by the bucketload. Down on her luck Stephanie Booth can't believe it when a room becomes available at 82 Edgehill Road, the trouble is...it is ...more
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You Belong To Me by Samantha Hayes
You Belong To Me
by Samantha Hayes (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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A beach-book. A ludicrous plot with cardboard characters. it's about a stalker but it's so implausible it falls apart in front of your eyes.
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The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons
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A fine debut crime novel featuring DC Max Wolfe, single parent, hard man, heart of gold. Someone is killing people in London, slitting their throats. No fingerprints, no clues, nothing. Max Wolfe has to solve the crime and uncover the motives behind ...more
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Finders Keepers by Stephen King
Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #2)
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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How does Stephen King do it? Another blindingly good crime thriller which, whilst not exactly a sequel to Mr Mercedes, has the same three partners in detection involved. The son of one of the victims of Mr Mercedes finds something very unusual, the p ...more
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