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Soldiers
Richard Holmes
Posted 21/10/2011

Completed shortly before his death earlier this year, Soldiers is the last book from Richard Holmes, the military historian and TV presenter.

The Affair
Lee Child
Posted 21/10/2011

The Affair, the latest Jack Reacher novel from the irrepressible Lee Child, is set six months before the first of the series’ instalments, Killing Floor.

Siberian Red
Sam Eastland
Posted 01/02/2012

Siberia,1939: troubled by the murder of an informant imprisoned in a Gulag, Stalin sends his best investigator, Pekkala to uncover the truth.

Brilliance
Anthony McCarten
Posted 29/03/2012

Anthony McCarten’s novel is a fictionalised biography of Edison seen largely in flashback as he travels to a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of his invention of the light bulb.

The Dead Season
Christobel Kent
Posted 02/05/2012

Set in Florence during August, the month of intense heat and humidity when anyone who can leaves the city for the beach, this is the third in the Sandro Cellini series.

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