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Book review: <i>The Giddy Death of the Gays and Strange Demise of Straights</i> by Redfern Jon Barrett


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In Swansea, Wales, a nightclub burns down. A seemingly small incident, but inflaming a section of the community keen on white pride and general bigotry. Word flies while the club burns and Dom, his girlfriend Caroline and flatmate Richard, Richard's sort-of-friend Rutti, and their friends are all drawn to the flames. To each of them, the destruction seems to portent a significant shift in their lives. Can each of these friends weather the coming storm?

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Book review: <i>The Dwarf And The Twins</i> by Katharina Gerlach




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Snow White and Rose Red is one of the Grimms’ most popular stories. But what if the Grimms brothers version is misguided? Katharina Gerlach turns this tale on its head.

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Book review: <i>Dry Bones</i> by Craig Johnson


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When the tiny county of Abrasoka erupts in a storm over a t-rex, Sherif Walt Longmire knows he's going to have a fight on his hands. With one suspicious death already muddying the waters, can Walt work out a tangled situation without further casualties?

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Book review: <i>Phoenix: The Radio Play</i> by Scott Fivelson


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In an underground laboratory, a selection of specialised scientists work to cure a killer virus sweeping the world. Can they come up with an antidote before it's too late?

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Book review: <i>The Stranger</i> by Harlan Coben


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Adam Price's calm is shattered by a stranger, who approaches him at the American Legion Hall and tells him one of his wife's big secrets. Can Adam put aside his feelings about his wife and try and uncover why the stranger approached him in the first place before irrevocable damage is done?

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Book review: <i>Hell Bent</i> by Benjamin Lorr


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A book about Bikram: the yoga, the man, and the community.

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Book review: <i>No Fortunate Son</i> by Brad Taylor


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Pike Logan has no official resources, no time, and no information – and his friend’s niece is missing, along with the vice-president’s son. Can Pike find one or both of them before it’s too late?

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Book review: <i>Poole's Paradise</i> by John Vorhaus


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Book review: <i>The End Of The City</i> by David Bendernagel

Book review: The End Of The City by David Bendernagel


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Teenager Ben Moor is a born runner, but he can't escape from suburbia, the death of his father, or what he's going to do for the rest of his life. On the brink of adulthood he's forced to rethink relationships, perceptions of masculinity, and social destruction.

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Book review: <i>Awesome Allshorts: Last Days and Lost Ways</i> edited by Tahlia Newland


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An eclectic mix of short stories from authors featured on the Awesome Indies website, Awesome Allshorts has something for every reader.

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Book review: <i>The Killer Next Door</i> by Alex Marwood


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In a big old house in London divided into flats, something is amiss. There's a smell, odd break ins, odd behaviour. But all of the residents are running from something, or hiding from someone. How far will they go to keep from being found?

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Book review: <i>Wait For Signs</i> by Craig Johnson


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Here it is: the perfect balance of character-building and mystery in twelve neat stories showcasing Walt Longmire, sheriff of Absaroka County.

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Book review: <i>Crane Mansions</i> by Gert Loveday


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Dr Crane: Visionary. Pigeon expert. Philanthropist. Cake lover. Crane Mansions has been his home since childhood. But there are forces outside his control, all desperate to uncover the secrets surrounding his world.

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Book review: <i>Into The Killer Sphere</i> by Stefania Mattana


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Inspector Angelo Alunni has a problem on his hands – a possible murder in his small town, where every person close to the deceased has motive but not means. Can he break the case before another family member is taken out?

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Book review: <i>The Marco Effect</i> by Jussi Adler-Olsen


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Marco is stateless, fifteen years old, and on the run from just about everybody. His uncle Zola thinks he knows too much, but Marco is struggling to figure out why. Can he alone solve the mysteries and murders he's been unwittingly tied up in, before he's caught by the crooks or the cops?

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Book review: <i>Dear Daughter</i> by Elizabeth Little

Book review: Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little


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Jane Jenkins: socialite. Rule-breaker. Bitch. Murderer?

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Book review: <i>The Bone Seeker</i> by M J McGrath


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Edie Kiglatuk is hoping for a quiet summer on Ellesmere Island, with a teaching post and the occasional hunt. But the land of the midnight sun is disturbed by a horrific murder, and the deeper Edie digs the more elusive the murderer becomes. Can Edie solve the mystery that's been plaguing Ellesmere for over fifty years?

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Book review: <i>Justice Inc</i> by Dale Bridges


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Can love blossom in Omni-Mart against impossible odds? What would really happen if people could live forever? And just how would you program your ideal girlfriend? These short stories are not for the faint hearted!

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Book review: <i>Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years</i> by Sue Townsend


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I would never have considered the possibility of Adrian Mole growing old, were it not for the recent death of his creator Ms Townsend. So it was with a twinge of sadness for a lost childhood author that I picked up her last Adrian Mole story, because, let's face it, Adrian and I grew up together.

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Book review: <i>Admission Of Guilt</i> by T V LoCicero


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On the streets of Detroit, there's an epidemic of drug crime ruining a generation of kids. Can one lone man on a mission take down a mighty drug lord, armed only with sheer determination?

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