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Slow Horses by Mick Herron
"Slough House is the place where the rejects go. The hope is that the MI5 agents reassigned to work out of Slough House will eventually take the hint that their days of performing useful work are over and resign from the service. Sometimes that doe..." Read more of this review »
Macbeth by Jo Nesbø
"Let me start by saying that Macbeth is one of my least favorite Shakespeare play. There are two reason why I do not like it: one, it is unnecessarily long and second, it is populated by a lot of gratuitous killings. I decided to read this version..." Read more of this review »
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Between the Lies by Michelle Adams
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Woman has accident and after a period in a coma finds herself at home being looked after by her family while she recovers from the accident and a complete lack of memory.
Except her family seem to be holding back secrets from her and she is having tro
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The House On Gable Street by Stephen Leather
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A very welcome addition to the Jack Nightingale short story series.

Still in America Jack is asked by his myserious benefactor to help out a rock star in a quiet American town. The rock star and his wife have baby twins, and something is appearing to
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Spy Out the Land by Jeremy Duns
Spy Out the Land
by Jeremy Duns (Goodreads Author)
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Book number four in this enjoyable and clever series, in my view it is the best to date.

It is 1975 and escaped double agent Paul Dark is hiding in Sweden, both his former masters, the British and the Russians, think he is dead.

When his new wife and t
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London Rules by Mick Herron
" Samuel wrote: "I'm looking to check this out....so is it like John LeCarre meets the malicious satire of Graham Greene?"
Neither really which for me is
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Andromeda's Fall by William C. Dietz
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A typical SF action/space opera that the author can probably write in his sleep.
A galactic power grab destroys a benign empire and turns it into a dictatorship run by the new Empress Ophelia. Her first step was to kill all her enemies and those that
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Operation XD by James Barrington
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I am a fan of much that James Barrington has done, his thriller series featuring Paul Richter is as good as any out there and with some great characters. I read and enjoyed the first Eddie Dawson book, but was underwhelmed by the second sadly. After ...more
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The Final Hour by Tom  Wood
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The seventh book to feature assassin “Victor”. I was of the opinion over the last couple of books in the series, that Tom Wood had to mix things up a bit. Victor is devoid of personality and that is hard to carry from book to book and the plots neede ...more
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London Rules by Mick Herron
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A fantastic series, best read in order to understand the characters and their situation. Slough House is where the intelligence service park their mistakes or their embarrassments. Headed up by the Machiavellian and odious Jackson Lamb, a man who wil ...more
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