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The Institute by Stephen King

Move over the Losers Club, there’s another club in town and boy do they pack a punch, they’re called the TK TP club and they come from The Institute. There is so much to discuss, so I’ve tried to keep this spoiler free…so enjoy! King is the master of horror, there’s no getting away from

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BOOK REVIEW: Battle Sight Zero by Gerald Seymour

There are few better ways for the crime writer to investigate the complexities of character than through a spy: a spy creates their character much like an author does, trying to inhabit their character whilst maintaining their authenticity. A spy has to create a persona that is believable and consistent to the point that they

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BOOK REVIEW: Elevation by Stephen King

Elevation is a great book. It is of course written by the master of horror Stephen King, so we are already quite excited about what is on offer, but with Elevation we have King at his oh so weird and oh so pleasant. Elevation is not a straight out horror, let me get that on

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BOOK REVIEW: Flight or Fright edited by Stephen King & Bev Vincent

Flight or Fright brings together 17 turbulent tales which will strike terror into those who especially have a fear of flying but will quite frankly scare the pants off of anyone who has ever been on a plane…these stories will get that grey matter ticking, whirling it into overdrive so it resembles a greying custard

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RETROSPECTIVE BOOK REVIEW: Thinner by Richard Bachman

Richard Bachman is the pseudonym of Stephen King (if you didn’t already know) and his alter ego has produced some standout books such as Rage, The Long Walk, Roadwork, The Running Man, Thinner, The Regulators and Blaze – all of which were well received, but when word got out and fans began to notice the

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BOOK REVIEW: The Outsider by Stephen King

Well what can be said about Stephen King that hasn’t already been said? Not a lot really, an author of over 50 books all of which are bestsellers. The master of horror has turned his hand masterfully to the crime writing genre most recently in Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End of Watch. Wrapping his

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BOOK REVIEW: Forever Outnumbered by Simon Hooper

Parenting can be difficult, it can also be fun, it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done – but I do sometimes wonder if I’m getting this whole parenting thing right, because it doesn’t come with an instruction manual (which is what all new parents will enjoy hearing from well wishers when you are

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BOOK REVIEW: Scorched Earth by David Mark

David Mark is an established writer, with a number of Detective McAvoy novels preceding this one. This book is not for the faint hearted: with a violent murder within the first few pages with minute observation to detail. Mark doesn’t hold back to entrap the reader and I found I was gripped and connected to

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