The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

★★★★★

Pages: 384   Price: £8.00   Published: 1892 by Penguin
Genre: Classic, Detective, Mystery, Short Stories

Blurb:
“Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of inequity … The twelve mysteries gathered in this first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson’s adventures reveal the brilliant consulting detective at the height of his powers. Problems involving a man with a twisted lip, a fabulous blue carbuncle and five orange pips tax Sherlock Holmes’ intellect alongside some of his most famous cases, including A Scandal in Bohemia and The Red-Headed League” Continue reading “The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle”

The Walking Dead 2: The Road To Woodbury by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

★★★

Pages: 277   Price: £8.00   Published: 2012 by Tor
Genre: Horror, Zombie

Blurb:

It is a dangerous world that Lilly lives in. The walking dead lurk in every corner, massacring anyone they can get their hands on. Nowhere is safe. But when a terrifying ordeal leaves numerous dead, Lilly and her companions are forced out of their tented community and into the open. Safety seems to come in the form of Woodbury, a gated compound with food and protection. Yet it’s not long before the wanton dangers of Woodbury reveal themselves, and the Governors despotic rule of the compound threatens to undermine everything Lilly believes in. Because sometimes the dead aren’t the biggest threat. It’s the living…” Continue reading “The Walking Dead 2: The Road To Woodbury by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga”

The Walking Dead 1: Rise Of The Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

★★★★★

Pages: 308   Price: £8.00   Published: 2011 by Tor
Genre: Horror, Zombie

Blurb:

“Philip Blake’s life has been turned upside down. In less than seventy-two hours an inexplicable event has resulted in people…turning. The world has gone to hell and the walking dead roam the streets massacring the living. It seems that nowhere is safe. Escaping their small town, Philip has just one focus in life – to protect his young daughter Penny. And he’ll do whatever it takes to ensure she survives.”

“With his two high school friends and his brother Brian, Philip decides to aim for the city of Atlanta where it’s said there are refugee centres being set up. But between them and safety lie hundred’s of the walking dead – and the survivor’s path to salvation lies straight through the middle of them…” Continue reading “The Walking Dead 1: Rise Of The Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga”

The Escape by C.L Taylor

★★★★

Pages: 411   Price: £8.00   Published: 2017 by Avon
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery

Blurb:

“‘Look after your daughter’s things. And your daughter'” “When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift, she says yes – then quickly wishes she hadn’t. The stranger knows Jo’s name, she knows her husband Max, and she’s got a glove belonging to Jo’s two year old daughter Elise. What begins with a subtle threat swiftly turns into a nightmare as the police, social services and even Jo’s own husband turn against her. No one believes that Elise is in danger. But Jo knows there’s only one way to keep her child safe – RUN” Continue reading “The Escape by C.L Taylor”

Killing Floor (Jack Reacher 1) by Lee Child

★★★★★

Pages: 525   Price: £8.00   Published: 1998 by Bantam Press
Genre: Crime, Thriller

Blurb:

“Margrave is a no-account little town in Georgia. Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles in the rain to reach it, in search of a dead guitar player”
“But Margrave has just had it’s first homicide in thirty years. And Reacher is the only stranger in town. As the body count mounts, only one thing is for sure: they picked the wrong guy to take the fall.” Continue reading “Killing Floor (Jack Reacher 1) by Lee Child”