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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An Interview with SIMON TOYNE

Photograph © Toby Madden Name: SIMON TOYNE Author of: SANCTUS (2011)                  THE KEY (2012) On the web: http://www.simontoyne.net On Twitter: @sjtoyne Simon Toyne’s career began in television, where he was a successful screenwriter and producer for over fifteen years. In 2011 HarperCollins published his first novel, Sanctus, an edge-of-the-seat apocalyptic thriller which, despite the […]

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THE KEY by Simon Toyne

THE KEY Simon Toyne (simontoyne.net) HarperCollins (www.harpercollins.co.uk) £12.99 Released: 12th April 2012 Regular visitors may remember that around this time last year, I reviewed Simon Toyne’s debut novel, the wonderful thriller, Sanctus. I liked it so much that it ended up on my best of the year list. So it was with that all-too-familiar mix […]

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The 2011 Round-Up

As the end of the year approaches, I have decided to break from the straightforward review posts that have populated Reader Dad to date, to do a brief round-up of the year’s reading, including my Top 10 of 2011 and my Most Disappointing of 2011. THE ROUND-UP If you have checked out my newly-added Reading […]

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