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In 1953, at the end of the Korean War, Dr. Charles Wilson, an Army bio-weapons scientist, died when he “jumped or fell” from the ninth floor of a Washington hotel. As his wife and children grieve, the…
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This is what they told me a long time ago.
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Box 88
4.03 avg. rating
· 319 Ratings
An organisation that doesn’t exist.

A spy that can’t be caught.

1989: The fall of the Berlin Wall is imminent and the Cold War will soon be over. But for BOX 88, a top secret spying agency known only to…
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A Song for the Dark Times (Inspector Rebus #23)
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XX
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The battle for your mind has already begun.
 
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The Smell of the Night (Inspector Montalbano, #6)
The number of Inspector Montalbano fans will continue to grow with this ingenious new novel featuring the earthy and urbane Sicilian detective. Half the retirees in Vigáta have invested their savings …
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The Collected Essays and Criticism, Volume 3: Affirmations and Refusals, 1950-1956
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The Collected Essays and Criticism, Volume 2: Arrogant Purpose, 1945-1949
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The Collected Essays and Criticism, Volume 4: Modernism with a Vengeance, 1957-1969
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Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for New York
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Mr Wilder & Me
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The dazzling new novel from the prize-winning, bestselling author of Middle England

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The Witches of Chiswick
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God's other son, Colin, who was edited out of the Bible when Jesus got artistic control, is a bit pissed off. Well wouldn't you be, with your brother stealing the lime-light like that? But now God's b…
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The Toyminator
3.82 avg. rating
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Somewhere over the rainbow and beyond the Yellow Brick Road stands Toy City, formerly known as Toy Town. And things are not going well for the city’s inhabitants. There have been outbreaks of STC—Spon…
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A Little White Death (Inspector Troy, #3)
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4.03 avg. rating
· 319 Ratings
Praised for their riveting, ingenious plot twists, John Lawton's series of espionage thrillers featuring Chief Inspector Frederick Troy of Scotland Yard have an uncanny ability to place readers in the…
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Crimson Lake Road (Desert Plains, #2)
4.37 avg. rating
· 1990 Ratings
Bestselling author Victor Methos’s acclaimed series continues as prosecutor Jessica Yardley races to catch an art-obsessed serial killer before she becomes his next masterpiece.

Retiring prosecutor Jes…
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