Outside In * Maria V Snyder

Blurb Me? A leader? Okay, I did prove that there’s more to Inside than we knew. That a whole world exists beyond this cube we live in. And finding that led to a major rebellion—between worker scrubs like me and the snobby uppers who rule our world. Make that ruled. Because of me, we’re free. I thought that meantContinue reading “Outside In * Maria V Snyder”

Stasi 77 * David Young

Karin Müller of the German Democratic Republic’s People’s Police is called to a factory in the east of the country. A man has been murdered – bound and trapped as a fire burned nearby, slowly suffocating him. But who is he? Why was he targeted? Could his murderer simply be someone with a grudge against the factory’s nationalisation, asContinue reading “Stasi 77 * David Young”

The Body in the Castle Well * Martin Walker

A missing art student. An international investigation. A secret that will shatter the village of St Denis. Bruno, chief of police, faces a dark reckoning with France’s past in this page-turning mystery. A rich American art student is found dead at the bottom of a well in an ancient hilltop castle. The young woman, Claudia,Continue reading “The Body in the Castle Well * Martin Walker”

Stoner * John Williams (1965)

‘A beautiful, sad, utterly convincing account of an entire life’ Ian McEwan William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father’s farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet,Continue reading “Stoner * John Williams (1965)”

Sydney Sheldon * Are you afraid of the dark

In New York, Denver, Paris and Berlin, four people have died separately in apparent accidents. Two women — the widows of two of the dead — find themselves under ruthless attack and are drawn together in fear, confusion and for mutual protection. But are they being targeted because one of them is the prosecution witnessContinue reading “Sydney Sheldon * Are you afraid of the dark”

The Nemesis Worm * Guy Haley

A standalone novella featuring the 22nd century’s greatest detectives, The Nemesis Worm sees Richards & Klein involved in another high stakes investigation. Corpses are showing up all over Old London, and the finger of suspicion points right at Richards himself. Forced to clear his name, Richards and Otto uncover a fanatical group whose actions threaten the relationshipContinue reading “The Nemesis Worm * Guy Haley”

Toxic Heart * Theo Lawrence

The second MYSTIC CITY novel . . . it’s Romeo & Juliet in a dystopic Manhattan. A city in flames. A trust betrayed. A perfect love destroyed. Has Aria lost Hunter, her one true love? Ever since rebellion broke out in Mystic City, pitting the ruling elite against the magic-wielding mystics, Aria has barely seen her boyfriend.Continue reading “Toxic Heart * Theo Lawrence”

Brick Lane * a novel by Monica Ali book review

Is it better than our own country, or is it worse? If it is worse, then why is he here? If it is better, why does he complain? What would you do if you were a Bengali girl of nearly 19 married off from a village into an English town to a balding 40-year oldContinue reading “Brick Lane * a novel by Monica Ali book review”

Tim Powers * Declare

A mesmerising, award-winning, daringly imaginative, multi-levelled thriller for fans of John le Carre or Neal Stephenson An ultra-secret MI6 codename, a deadly game of deception and intrigue – Dark forces from the depths of history. It is the terrible secret at the heart of the cold war. Operation: Declare London, 1963. A cryptic phone callContinue reading “Tim Powers * Declare”