Posts Tagged ‘ Thriller ’

Six Authors Who Will Thrill You…And Make You Laugh As Well!

June 18, 2013
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Six Authors Who Will Thrill You…And Make You Laugh As Well!

Writing a thriller is no easy task. Blending it with the best medicine of all – laughter – is still more difficult. How on earth can you blend crime and comedy? Well, impossible as that sounds, some authors have managed to do just that, managing to leave their readers convulsed with laughter even as they…

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Book Review: Two Sides of a Terrific, Terrifying Tale

April 29, 2013
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Book Review: Two Sides of a Terrific, Terrifying Tale

Thrillers come in many forms. Some have you riveted from the first page. Some stutter from event to event. And some – some very rare ones, alas – suck you into them, leaving your mind in a whirl when you have ended. Gone Girl falls right into the third category. It is a thriller, yes,…

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The BookWag List 2: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

March 8, 2013
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Wondering what to read? Allow the weekly BookWag List to help you out. It is a compilation of some of the greatest books ever written – carefully curated by our editors. Go, take your pick. And watch out for a new list every Friday. 1. Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong by David Walsh He…

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Book Review: Death Comes to Pemberly by PD James

March 1, 2013
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What do you do when you are uncrowned queen of crime fiction, have won multiple awards, been given a life peerage, and are nearing a hundred years on the planet? Well, in the case of Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, or plain PD James, as millions of readers know her, you pick…

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6 Scandinavian Thriller Authors To Check Out (Apart From Stieg Larsson)

March 1, 2013
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Stieg Larsson might have made thriller lovers turn their attention to the Scandinavian region with his ‘Millennium Series’ but he certainly is not the only author to have come from thence (and unfortunately wrote only three major titles). Indeed Sweden, Norway and Finland have produced a fair crop of thriller writers, many of them as…

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5 Must-Read Books By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, That Don’t Feature Sherlock Holmes

March 1, 2013
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He may be best known as the creator of the legendary Sherlock Holmes, but Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was also a master story teller who wrote a number of books on other subjects. In fact, he even ‘killed’ Holmes for a while to be able to do so. And five of his best  ‘non-Holmesian’ books…

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Quotable Quotes: Thus Spake Jack Reacher

February 28, 2013
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He is a man of few words (and lots of thought. And action), but when Jack Reacher DOES speak, you would do well to keep a pen and paper handy.  Because he can come up with sensational quotes. Sample these: 1.  “I have to warn you. I promised my mother, a long time ago. She…

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