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I live in Bristol UK literary fiction and crime are my books of choice and when not reading I like to run

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Remain Silent
Susie Steiner
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The Leopard
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
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Exciting boys own adventure for grown ups!

The North Water: A Novel - Ian McGuire

Sailing the high seas on a whaling ship in the 18th century with villains and good guys a plenty. There's trouble afoot when Henry Drax murderer, rapist and downright font of all evil joins the ship and continues his killing ways with not a care in the world. Enter our disillusioned hero Patrick Sumner ships medical practitioner and likable bloke. Can he stop the killer before it's too late? does Capt Brownlee hold a hidden agenda? Will the crew ever make it back to safety?....read on for a thrill a minute ride with a very satisfying and apt conclusion......