Horror

Dracul – Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker (Peter)

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Horror

Dracul – Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker (Mrs Y)

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Ransom TX – E.L. Dubois & T.J. Dubois

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Historical Fiction

New York 1609 – Harald Johnson

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No Way Out – Cara Hunter

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Historical Fiction

Infants of the Brush: A Chimney Sweep’s Story – A.M. Watson (Margaret)

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Infants of the Brush: A Chimney Sweep’s Story – A.M. Watson (Peter)

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Nonfiction

A Divided Life – Robert Cecil

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The Sicilian Woman’s Daughter – Linda Lo Scuro

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I Am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes

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Historical Fiction

A Gathering of Ghosts – Karen Maitland

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August 3, 2018

Retribution

Every time I read a new Karen Maitland book I have this fear that the spell is going to be broken – well not this time. For me, Karen is the master of the medieval thriller with a twist of supernatural menace. England in the 12th century sits on…


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Business

Cadence – Pete Williams

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August 1, 2018

Cadence

A fable that delivers an analogy to a business area is very powerful as it sets the topic in a more interpretable context. We…

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Crime Mystery Thriller

The Weight of Shadows – Karl Holton

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August 1, 2018

Culpability

The Weight of Shadows is a hugely entertaining thriller in an uncompromising game of cat and mouse between law-enforcement, criminal gangs and cold-blooded killers. Each…

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Historical Fiction

City of Thieves – David Benioff

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July 30, 2018

Endeavour

The City of Thieves is an intriguing book that not only takes into account a period in the Second World War, that has its…

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Historical Fiction Mystery Thriller

Dark Fire – C.J. Sansom

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July 30, 2018

Duplicity

Matthew Shardlake returns as the London lawyer reluctantly linked with Thomas Cromwell during Henry VIII’s reign. In 1540 King Henry is about to seek…

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Historical Fiction Mystery

Dissolution – C.J. Sansom

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July 30, 2018

Dissolution

Dissolution is the first book from CJ Sansom in the Matthew Shardlake series, set during the reign of King Henry VIII and his Chief Minister,…

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Horror Thriller

The Book with No Name – Anonymous

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July 29, 2018

Carnage

The Book with No Name is best described as a Quintin Tarantino styled all-action horror onslaught, with vampires, hitmen, monks, cops, local gangs, and a…

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Horror

The Havoc Tree – Layden Robinson

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July 29, 2018

Hedonistic

The short story structure of The Havoc Tree is really a composition of hedonistic, macabre and sexually explicit tales. Each element in this surreal…

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Crime Thriller

Cash Money – D. Ray Thomas

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July 27, 2018

Recompense

Douglas Gage is back in this second book in D. Ray Thomas’ novella series – Take It Back. There is something enticing about these…

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Literary Fiction Mystery

The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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July 27, 2018

Foreboding

“I still remember the day my father took me to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books for the first time. It was the early summer…

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Peter Donnelly
Ireland

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