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Just finished a great book....

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cjt110 Wed 27-Jan-16 16:22:19

Blood Harvest by SJ Bolton. Mystery type book. Would happily curl into bed reading nightly - actually looked forward to it.

Now it's read. Any suggestions on a good book?

CoteDAzur Wed 27-Jan-16 20:48:40

What is it about? And why did you like it?

Sounbelievablydull Wed 27-Jan-16 21:44:50

I'll give that a try
Just finished the crooked heart, it's fantastic , so far book of the year for me even though we are not even finished with January yet!!!

cjt110 Fri 29-Jan-16 08:27:46

A new family moves into a small village. Strange things begin to happen when one of the boys sees a "ghost" Its like a mystery/murder mystery book.

Might have a scout in the local charity shops today

mariawilliams Mon 01-Feb-16 14:20:01

Wow... Seems pretty thrilling novel .. Want to get my hands on it.

cjt110 Mon 01-Feb-16 15:09:16

I realise that description sounds pants maria but without saying what happens and giving it away, I cant really say more than that. Give it a google. It really was good.

everydayinMK Mon 01-Feb-16 20:49:16

Ooh, sounds interesting - I will have a look at that one. Thanks cjt110.

If you're looking for a gripping new thriller/mystery - I'd recommend 'The Theseus Paradox'. It was as close to real crime as I think I've ever got with crime fiction. Proper insider info from an ex-detective who was actually there. Scary and stunning and shocking.shock Could not put it down! Lots of saucy behaviour in it too. blush.

It's here. The shit cover nearly put me off, but honestly, this is the best book I've read in the past 12 months. I've got a book hangover now. Nothing else feels real enough:
www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B015UDFYQ6

cdtaylornats Mon 01-Feb-16 20:56:27

I just finished Claire Norths second book Touch.

Kepler has gained the ability to roam from one body to another, to jump into another person’s skin and see through their eyes, live their life -- be it for a few minutes, a few months or a lifetime.

Kepler means these host bodies no harm — and even comes to cherish them intimately like lovers. But when one host, Josephine Cebula, is brutally assassinated, Kepler embarks on a mission to seek the truth — and avenge Josephine’s death.

It was excellent, just as different a take on a subject as her first The First Fifteen Lives Of Harry August.

Hygge Thu 04-Feb-16 17:06:50

I've read Blood Harvest, I remember it being quite good.

I've read a few of hers and liked them. They started out like stand alone books but now they seem to be turning into a series with a particular police woman (Lacey Flint I think she's called, and they have recurring characters from some of the other books cropping up as part of her story now.

I haven't read the last two actually, but I would like to.

cjt110 Fri 05-Feb-16 15:52:35

Worth looking up her other books then Hygge?

Chickenpie1 Fri 05-Feb-16 16:04:00

I just finished I let you go by Claire mackintosh, if you like a thriller this was a good read. am going to add your recommendation to my list of books to look for!!

Hygge Sat 06-Feb-16 00:00:54

I think so cjt, I enjoyed all the ones I have read so far.

BreconBeBuggered Sat 06-Feb-16 00:07:10

Last weekend I read Chris Brookmyre's latest, Black Widow, featuring regular not-quite-anti-hero Jack Parlabane. This is another in the more serious than comic vein that Brookmyre has been employing over the past few years, and Parlabane doesn't take quite the leading role that fans are used to. It's still a great read, and one of those stories where you want to go right back to the beginning to see how everything fits in once you've unravelled the mystery.

NickiFury Sat 06-Feb-16 00:10:40

These threads always cost me a lot of money, I google all the books and then need to buy them smile

CoteDAzur Sat 06-Feb-16 10:10:24

Nicki - If you have a Kindle, make a list of books you want to read on eReaderIQ and wait for their prices to drop. (It notifies you of price drops by email). Most of the books I read are bought under 2 quid, for this reason. It makes a real difference when you read over 50 books per year.

MissCalamity Sat 13-Feb-16 21:57:03

I've read this & really enjoyed it. I have also read two of her books with Lacey Flint in and have just started Little Black Lies. Definitely an author to "bookmark" (sorry for the awful pun!)

CocktailQueen Sat 13-Feb-16 22:02:39

The Lie Tree. Fab.

onlyslightlyinterested Sat 20-Feb-16 19:28:42

Has anyone read Little girl gone? I'm struggling with it! I'm 60% through it, according to my Kindle, and wondering if it's worth persevering...

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