Review Archive

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Alex Rider: The Graphic Novel Collection

The first five Alex Rider books in graphic novel format plunge the reluctant teenage spy into a variety of dangerous missions.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Linda Wilson

Angola

Tough anti-hero Tyler Cross accepts a job in the ultimate profit-making prison, Angola. His chances of getting out again don’t look good, but Tyler doesn’t give up easily.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Linda Wilson

Lost

Naval officer Captain Harry Peterson is caught up in a terrorist bomb blast and goes missing for three days. Psychologist August Bloom is called in by Peterson’s girlfriend to investigate. When he’s found, he’s lost all memory of the last few years.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Linda Wilson

The Windsor Knot

When a visitor to Windsor Castle is found dead in suspicious circumstances, everyone hopes the investigation can be wrapped up before it hits the press. But when the police and MI5 seem no nearer to a solution, the Queen has to take time out of her day job to make some enquiries of her own.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Linda Wilson

The Fey and the Furious

Peter Grant is roped into the fast, dangerous world of illegal street racing, and thrust into a world he has absolutely no desire to visit again.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Linda Wilson

One Dark, Two Light

Solicitor Sarah Kellerman discovers a police sergeant in a critical care ward, apparently unidentified. When her client is questioned about the officer’s injuries, Sarah has suspicions about the police accusations.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Chris Roberts

The Message

Crucial information is leaked from a wartime intelligence unit. There follows a battle of wits between ‘Ghost’, who leaked the intelligence, and the man sent to uncover Ghost’s true identity.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Chris Roberts

Midnight at Malabar House

In an India still adjusting to independence, a junior female detective is assigned to investigate the murder of a prominent English diplomat.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Chris Roberts

The March Fallen

Gereon Rath and his fiancée Charley Ritter tackle a series of murders involving ex-servicemen, as the Nazis consolidate their grip on Germany.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by Chris Roberts

When Hell Struck Twelve

Boston detective Billy Boyle is on the track of a French traitor betraying the Resistance movement in the run-up to the liberation of Paris.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by John Cleal

Save Me From Dangerous Men

Private investigator Nikki Griffin takes an apparently run-of-the mill case involving tech secrets, which snowballs into murder, involvement with the FBI, and a team of hitmen.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by John Cleal

The Dance of the Serpents

Paranormal investigators Inspectors Frey and McGray find their lives under threat by Royal order in a Gothic world of blood, bats, folklore, superstition and murder.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by John Cleal

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