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Evolution

Shay is searching for the truth about the deadly virus that has swept through the country. She believes the answers are to be found in Multiverse, an isolated community of survivors.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Linda Wilson

Rivers of London Volumes 1 - 3 Boxed Set

A boxed set of three graphic novels in the Rivers of London series featuring PC Peter Grant and the ‘weird shit’ that keeps him in a job.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Linda Wilson

Lies Sleeping

The Faceless Man is back and it’s up to DC Peter Grant and his colleagues from the Folly to stop his latest murderous spree and stop him unleashing chaos on London.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Linda Wilson

Now We Shall Be Entirely Free

Late one evening, shortly after the British army's retreat to Corunna, a very sick man is taken by cab to a house in Somerset. He is received by the sole occupant, the housekeeper, who proceeds to care for him.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Arnold Taylor

Miss Pym Disposes

Miss Pym, who has recently published a best-selling book on psychology, is invited by an old friend to give a lecture at a girls' school that specialises in dance and physical training. She accepts an invitation to stay on for a few days – a decision that she subsequently regrets.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Arnold Taylor

Deadfall

Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper is standing on the steps of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art when her boss is shot dead and collapses on top of her.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Chris Roberts

The Darkness Around Her

Lawyer Dan Grant is asked to represent Peter Box, who has been accused of murder. The evidence looks damning and to make it worse Box refuses to explain what happened.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Chris Roberts

Robert B. Parker's The Hangman's Sonnet

Sheriff Jesse Stone investigates a murder that appears linked to re-awakened interest in a 40-year-old recording that mysteriously disappeared.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Chris Roberts

Rex v. Edith Thompson

An exploration of the famous 1922 Ilford murder for which Edith Thompson and her lover Freddy Bywaters were hanged, along with the attitudes to women revealed in that judgement.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Chris Roberts

Fall of Angels

Cambridge Detective Inspector John Redfyre investigates what appears to be the attempted murder of a female musician and is dragged into a nightmare of misogyny and murder as other killings quickly follow.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by John Cleal

How To Stop Time

Tom Hazard may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but he has lived for centuries. After frequently changing his identity to stay alive, he now craves an ordinary existence.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by John Cleal

The Confession

A man beats a disgraced banker to a pulp in front of his wife. He hands himself in, confesses the attack, but claims it was not premeditated and he didn’t know his victim. DS Alice Moody must discover whether this a random act or linked to the banker’s shady past.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by John Cleal

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