The Andromeda Evolution – Michael Crichton Sequel by Daniel H Wilson

The Andromeda Evolution by Daniel H Wilson. It’s 50 years since the alien virus known as The Andromeda Strain almost wiped out humanity when it emerged in a remote US town. Although the particular type of virus was believed destroyed at the time, a mutation escaped into the atmosphere. This variant upon the original is […]

The Boy On The Bridge – Apocalyptic Thriller By M.R. Carey

The Boy On The Bridge by M.R. Carey (2017) The Girl With All The Gifts was published in 2014 to critical acclaim. It dealt with the incidence of a pandemic that sprang from a fungus that turns infected people into zombie-type creatures similar to those to be found in the movie 28 Days Later. Unusually, […]

Echo Burning – Jack Reacher Thriller By Lee Child

Echo Burning by Lee Child (2001) This is the fifth book in the very popular Jack Reacher series. Jack is a retired US Army Military Police Major who now walks around the US getting into trouble and helping people. He’s the modern take on The Incredible Hulk. Reacher is 6ft 5 inches tall and 250 […]

The Stranger Game – Thriller By Peter Gadol

The Stranger Game by Peter Gadol Rebecca’s worried. Her long-time lover and friend, Ezra, has disappeared. They’ve been having problems with their relationship and Rebecca thinks that perhaps Ezra just went off to begin again. The cops think so too. But as the months roll on, Rebecca starts to have doubts. Ezra left everything behind, […]

When The Devil Drives – Chris Brookmyre

When The Devil Drives by Chris Brookmyre (2012) Jasmine Sharp had big dreams once. Raised by her mother, Beth, who used to tread the boards, she was sure that she would find her place in the world of acting. Jasmine had promise too. Enrolled at the Scottish Academy of Theatre and Dance, she showed her […]

Judgement In Death – JD Robb – Eve Dallas Thriller

Judgement In Death by JD Robb (2000) In this earlier instalment of the popular futuristic detective series, Lieutenant Eve Dallas of the New York Police and Security Department has been tasked with finding the murderer of a cop who was moonlighting as a barman in an upscale club owned by Eve’s Irish billionaire husband, Roarke. […]

In Extremis – Biography of Journalist Marie Colvin, By Lindsey Hilsum

In Extremis, The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum Marie Colvin is best remembered as the fearless reporter for the London-based newspaper, The Sunday Times, who wore an eye patch and sent back stories from the most dangerous places on the planet. She was known as a hard-drinking, hard-living journalist who strove […]

Billy Connolly – Tall Tales & Wee Stories – Autobiography

Billy Connolly, Tall Tales and Wee Stories by Billy Connolly Billy Connolly was born on 24th November, 1942. His career path has taken him from the shipyards of Glasgow, where he worked as a welder, to life as a folk musician and then onto the stage as a stand-up comedian. He also did a stint […]