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206 Bones (by Kathy Reichs)

Arrow (13 May, 2010)

A routine case turns sinister when Dr Temperance Brennan is accused of mishandling the autopsy of a missing heiress. Someone has made an incriminating accusation that she missed or concealed crucial evidence. Before Tempe can get to the one man with information, he turns up dead.

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The Ghost (by Robert Harris)

Arrow (04 Mar, 2010)

The narrator of Robert Harris's gripping new novel is a professional ghostwriter – cynical, mercenary, and with a nice line in deadpan humour. Accustomed to working with fading rock stars and minor celebrities , he jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister, especially as it means flying to the American resort of Martha's Vineyard in the middle of winter and finishing the ...

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Deadly Decisions (by Kathy Reichs)

Arrow (08 May, 2008)

Violence is escalating, and spilling onto the streets of Montreal. A nine-year-old girl is killed in crossfire on her way to ballet class. The body of a teenager killed in North Carolina is found hundreds of miles away. Forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan has to pick up the pieces.

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Darkness and Light (by John Harvey)

Arrow (01 Feb, 2007)

A phone call intrudes on retired Detective Inspective Frank Elder's solitary life in Cornwall. It's his estranged wife and she needs a favour. A friend's sister, Claire Meecham, an unassuming widow in her fifties, has gone missing. Elder agrees to return to Nottingham to try and track her down. Then Claire is found, dead. The killer has arranged her body meticulously, almost lovingly, forcing Elder to ...

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Grave Secrets (by Kathy Reichs)

Arrow (08 May, 2008)

Guatemala, in the searing heat. The bones of a child no more than two years old are uncovered when mass graves are excavated. Twenty-three women and children are said to lie where forensic anthropologist Dr Temperance Brennan is searching for remains, in what is one of the most heartbreaking cases of her career. Then four young girls go missing from Guatemala City... And when a skeleton ...

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Spider Bones (Temperance Brennan 13) (by Kathy Reichs)

Arrow (07 Jul, 2011)

Dr Temperance Brennan spends her life working amongst the decomposed, the mutilated and the skeletal. So the two-days-dead body she is called to examine holds little to surprise her. Until she discovers that the man is John Lowery, an ex-soldier who was apparently killed in Vietnam in 1968. So who is buried in Lowery's grave. The case takes Tempe to the heart of the American military, where she must ex ...

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Maximum Ride: The Final Warning (by James Patterson)

Arrow (09 Apr, 2009)

Max, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Nudge and Angel are 6 extraordinary avian hybrids. The result of a cruel Biotech experiment. This flock has endured a turbulent upbringing and they have been continually faced with evil. Danger is never far away and while fighting to save their own skin, they have a mission to undertake, one with devastating consequences.

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The Magdalene Cipher (by Jim Hougan)

Arrow (02 Mar, 2006)

A stunning international thriller of psychology and conspiracy, espionage and prophecy, history and suspense. After someone he has under surveillance is slaughtered - literally - CIA agent Jack Dunphy is ordered to leave London immediately and return to the US, where he is dumped into a tedious desk job that seems calculated to make him quit. Determined to learn why, Dunphy uses all his CIA tradecraft on th ...

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Cryptonomicon (by Neal Stephenson)

Arrow (04 May, 2000)

Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that have shaped the past century. Weaving together the cracking of the Axis codes during WWII and the quest to establish a free South East Asian 'data haven' for digital information in the present, Cryptonomicon explores themes of power, information, secrecy and war i ...

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The Silver Pigs (Falco 01) (by Lindsey Davis)

Arrow (03 Jun, 2010)

THE SILVER PIGS sees Falco cynically eyeing up the new Roman emperor, Vespasian. Our hero, a private informer, rescues a young girl in trouble and is catapulted into a dangerous game involving stolen imperial ingots, a dark political plot and, most hazardous of all, a senator’s daughter connected to the traitors Falco has sworn to expose …

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Girl 4 (by Will Carver)

Arrow (12 May, 2011)

Detective Inspector January David has always put his professional before his private life, but now his two worlds clash horrifically as he visits his latest crime scene. Confronted with a ghostly figure suspended ten feet above a theatre stage, blood pouring from her face into a coffin below, it's clear this gruesome execution scene is the work of an elusive serial killer. But Girl 4 is different: she ...

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The Day Of The Jackal (by Frederick Forsyth)

Arrow (15 Jun, 1995)

One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of the struggle to catch a killer before it's too late. It is 1963 and an anonymous Englishman has been hired by the Operations Chief of the O.A.S. to murder General de Galle. A failed attempt in the previous year means the target will be nearly impossible to get to. But this latest plot involves a lethal weap ...

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