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By Colin MacInnes -
City of Spades is one of the publisher’s reissues in their Classics of the 20th Century series and called by them a ‘...Read Review
By Adrian Magson -
Well done, Adrian Magson. He knows what readers like, enjoys writing detective novels, and knows how to construct a fast-paced, twisty plot. This ...Read Review
By Joseph Kanon -
If you enjoy Graham Greene or John le Carré espionage novels, then this is the book for you—bleak, deceitful, and full of ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
Published 1988Published 2012
This paperback is a reissue of the first of the Bracewell Elizabethan mysteries originally published in 1988. Nicholas Bracewell is an ex-sailor who circumnavigated ...Read Review
By Andrea Eames -
According to my library book group, readers either liked or hated The White Shadow. I can understand that. It is set in Rhodesia (...Read Review
By Jack Ludlow -
Jack Ludlow is the pen name of David Donachie, author of many historical novels, Roman, naval, mediaeval, and now this The Roads to ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
Edward Marston is best known for his popular railway detective series, and here he is branching out into a new murder mystery series ...Read Review
By Giulio Leoni -
This novel I found confusing, the plot a bit of a muddle. The cover states that The Crusade of Darkness is a mediaeval ...Read Review
By June Francis -
June Francis writes a good saga, and she’s written a good many. Popular with readers, her sagas are easy, comfy books to ...Read Review
By Alexander Kent -
In the King’s Name is the latest in a long naval series, set during the Napoleonic wars, ‘starring’ first Richard Bolitho and ...Read Review
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