THE BONE TREE by Greg Iles

THE BONE TREE Greg Iles (www.gregiles.com) Harper (www.harpercollins.co.uk) £8.99 With the investigation into the death of Viola Turner still very much unsolved, Penn Cage finds that his father, Dr Tom Cage, may have been involved in more than some Ku Klux Klan killings. An FBI cold case team, of which agent John Kaiser is a […]

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NATCHEZ BURNING by Greg Iles

NATCHEZ BURNING Greg Iles (www.gregiles.com) Harper (www.harpercollins.co.uk) £7.99 April 2017 will see the release, in hardback, of the final volume of Greg Iles’ Unwritten Laws trilogy, Mississippi Blood. To help build excitement for the new book’s release, HarperCollins are running a global blog tour to get people interested in reading the first two books, Natchez […]

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The 2015 Round-Up

As 2015 draws to a close, it’s time to take a step back and reflect on the year that has been. As is now “traditional”, I’ll be using this post to talk about my favourite books of the year, but first a quick blast through some of the non-bookish stuff that happened in the past […]

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GUEST POST: Bringing Solomon Creed to Life by SIMON TOYNE

Name: SIMON TOYNE Author of: SANCTUS (2011)                  THE KEY (2012)                  THE TOWER (2013)                  SOLOMON CREED (2015) On the web: http://www.simontoyne.net On Twitter: @simontoyne Today sees the release of Simon Toyne’s new novel, Solomon Creed. To celebrate I’m very excited to welcome Simon back to Reader Dad (for a record third time!) as […]

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SOLOMON CREED by Simon Toyne

SOLOMON CREED Simon Toyne (www.simontoyne.net) HarperCollins (www.harpercollins.co.uk) £19.99 A small aircraft crashes in the desert outside the small Arizona town of Redemption. One man walks away from the wreckage, though he is unsure of whether he was actually on the plane. He is, in fact, unsure of anything, his mind wiped clean, his knowledge of […]

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COMPETITION: Win a Copy of Jonathan Freedland’s THE 3RD WOMAN

THE THIRD WOMAN Jonathan Freedland (www.jonathanfreedland.com) HarperCollins (www.harpercollins.co.uk) £12.99 To celebrate the release on July 2nd of Jonathan Freedland’s exciting new thriller, The 3rd Woman, which I will be reviewing here soon, those lovely folks at HarperCollins Publishers have given us three copies of the novel to give away. It couldn’t be simpler to be […]

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The 2013 Round-Up

And so, once more, to the end of the year and the requisite retrospective of my reading habits over the past twelve months here at Reader Dad. Regular visitors and Twitter followers will know that 2013 has been a year full of ups and downs (more downs, unfortunately, than ups) for me, what with five […]

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THE SHINING GIRLS by Lauren Beukes

THE SHINING GIRLS Lauren Beukes (laurenbeukes.com) HarperCollins (www.harpercollins.co.uk) £12.99 When Harper Curtis murders an old woman, he finds the key to a house to which he instinctively knows the way. In the bedroom of the house he finds the names of girls scratched on the walls next to mementoes and trophies, threads linking them together […]

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