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The Tournament – Matthew Reilly

Something a bit different this time, as the thriller genre moves to sixteenth-century Istanbul. There’s a killer on the loose and a cardinal has been found mutilated in the grounds of the Sultan’s palace. Suleiman the Magnificent has invited every king in Europe to send his best chess player to take part in a spectacular ...
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Stay Alive – Simon Kernick

Stay Alive is a breathless, race-against-time thriller best avoided by those of a nervous disposition – or those who can only spare the odd ten minutes to read.  This novel is almost literally impossible to put down. One witness: you’re on a trip with your family, miles from anywhere. A shot rings out – and ...
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A Song for The Dying – Stuart MacBride

Scotsmen make excellent football managers and they also make excellent thriller writers. I’ve often wondered if there’s a link and just what it might be. I’ll avoid clichés like ‘gritty determination’ and ‘dark imaginings’, I’ll just leave it for you to ponder for yourselves. Our next offering, A Song for The Dying is by Dumbarton-born ...
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The Invisible Code – Christopher Fowler

Enjoy your mysteries with a liberal pinch of dark English eccentricity? Christopher Fowler’s latest, The Invisible Code, is a joyous cross between police procedural and Douglas Adams (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy). Off-beat investigation, inspired deduction and some very British quirkiness can be found throughout this twisted tale.  Like ...
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