Daily Archives: January 17, 2009

Hold Tight, by Harlan Coben

  Hold Tight Hold Tight by Harlan Coben is just out in paperback in the UK (£3.49 in some retailers); of course I bought a copy on publication day. Coben's books are always edge-of-seat, one-sitting reads, and Hold Tight is no … Continue reading

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Burial, by Neil Cross

  Burial BURIAL is one of those books that will make you miss your stop on the train. I predict that it will be a hit (2009's equivalent to 2008's NO TIME FOR GOODBYE by Linwood Barclay, perhaps), and will … Continue reading

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The Trophy Taker, by Lee Weeks

  The Trophy Taker "Missing girls, a brutal killer, a city in terror" are the words on the cover of THE TROPHY TAKER and I suppose they are a fair description, although the city (Hong Kong) does not seem too … Continue reading

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