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Book Review: The Fall of the Governor Part One by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

This is a spin off from the comic book series The Walking Dead, and the fourth in a series written which sheds a little light on some supporting characters. 470 more words


Book Review: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

I’ve read a few of Christie’s Poirot stories before and while diverting enough, wasn’t overly impressed. I found the stories to be inferior versions of Sherlock Holmes and didn’t much like the narraror Hastings. 299 more words


Book Review: Pompeii by Robert Harris

Spoiler alert, the volcano erupts at the end.

Harris has a knack for crafting quick paced clever and gripping thrillers and this is no exception. Marcus Antillus has been sent from Rome to be the chief engineer of the Aqua Augusta, the aquaduct which provides the towns around Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. 333 more words


Book Review: Frozen Heat by Richard Castle

Having recently finished and rewatched Castle I was eager to throw myself back into the tie-in novels and this, the fourth instalment, didn’t disappoint.

Nikki Heat investigates when a body is found crammed into a suitcase and stashed in a freezer truck. 216 more words


Book Review: In the Arms of Family by Chris Philbrook

Part six of Philbrook’s Adrian’s Undead Diary series picks up after the previous instalment’s revelation that one of Adrian’s allies had been under the sway of evil forces. 278 more words


Book Review: Like Love by Ed McBain

I returned to the 87th Precinct once more and was rewarded with an involving read loaded with red herrings and twists.

Steve Carella attempts to talk down a woman on a ledge. 233 more words


Book Review: Help by Simon Amstell

This book comes with a selection of glowing quotes on the back. Adam Buxton, Russell Brand, Matt Lucas and Martin Freeman are all quoted heaping praise on Amstell’s writing. 185 more words