A silent: 4 out of 5 stars My version: Paperback Fiction, thriller. Transworld Publishers 1998 Bought From The Book Depository Jack Reacher, alone, strolling nowhere. A Chicago street in bright sunshine. A young woman, struggling on crutches. He offers a steadying arm. And turns to see a handgun aimed at his stomach. Chained in a dark van … Continue reading Review: Die Trying by Lee Child
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I thought I'd actually wait until the year was over (2014, just in case you...) before putting my heads together and seeing what I'd read that was worthy of The Speesh Golden Bookmark* for best book/read I read in 2014. As usual, I don't seem to have read any of other places' 'Books of the Year.' Partly … Continue reading If it's 2015, it must be time for – Book of the Year 2014!
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Judgement and Wrath by Matt Hilton My rating: 4 of 5 stars He seems unlucky, that Joe Hilton. Two books in and two psychopathic serial murderers on his ass. Funny how the super-mad killers seem to be making a bee-line for Joe Hunter. How unlucky is that?! Ah, yes, but this one is actually a … Continue reading Review: Judgement and Wrath
Dead Men's Dust by Matt Hilton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another one that reminds me of Mark Timlin's 'Nick Sharman' thrillers. And that’s (again) a very good thing. Gritty, clear, precise, nuanced. The story proper starts in Manchester with the main character, Joe Hunter, warning off some local thugs who are terrorising his … Continue reading Review: Dead Men's Dust