Highest Rated Books

The books in this section have all been rated very highly by our reviewers. The books have an average rating of 4.5 or higher and the number of high rating reviews the book receives is also taken into account.

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The Coffin Dancer (Hodder Paperbacks)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

The Coffin Dancer, America's most wanted hit man, is back. He's been hired by an airline owner who wants three witnesses taken care of before his trial, and has got the first, a pilot, by blowing up his entire plane. Enter quadriplegic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme, who can find forensic evidence to hang a man in the smallest debris, and his assistant Amelia Sachs. Their job is to keep the remaining two witnesses sa ...

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The Moonstone (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Editions Ltd)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

The Moonstone, a priceless diamond which had been brought to London as spoils of war, is given to Rachel Verrinder on her eighteenth birthday. That very night, the stone is stolen. Suspicion then falls on a hunchbacked housemaid, on Rachel's cousin Franklin Blake, on a troupe of mysterious jugglers, and on Rachel herself. The phlegmatic Sergeant Cuff is called in, and with the help of Betteredge, th ...

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Fingersmith (Virago Press Ltd)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

'We were all more or less thieves at Lant Street. But we were that kind of thief that rather eased the dodgy deed along, than did it . We could pass anything, anything at all, at speeds which would astonish you. There was only one thing, in fact, that had come and got stuck - one thing that had somehow withstood the tremendous pull of that passage - one thing that never had a price put to it. I mean of cour ...

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Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley (Robinson Publishing)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

An unexpected hike to the Other Side ...After time away, Agatha Raisin returns to her beloved Cotswold village of Carsely - and to her handsome neighbour, James Lacey. True, James seems less than thrilled to see her, but Agatha is soon distracted by a sensational murder. The victim, found in a field, is young hiker Jessica Tartinck, who spent her life enraging landowners by insisting on her right to roam. H ...

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Sail (Arrow)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

As Peter Carlyle, a smooth-talking, super-successful lawyer, waved his family off on a sailing holiday, all they had in mind was lying back and relaxing. But as a violent storm broke out, an explosion caused the boat to vanish without a trace and the family were lost, presumed dead. Until now. When a message in a bottle is washed up on a shore, it becomes apparent that there must have been at least one s ...

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Storm Front (Dresden Case Files) (Orbit)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

Lost items found. Paranormal Investigations. Consulting. Reasonable rates. No Love Potions, Endless Purses, or Other Entertainment. Harry Dresden is the best and technically the 'only' at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal capabilities, they come to him for answers. For the 'everyday' world is actually full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play wel ...

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Cold Earth (Granta Books)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

Six people with varying motives and varying levels of enthusiasm head to Greenland to excavate a ruined and pillaged farm site. The dig is set against isolation from the rest of the world which is suffering from a swine-flu like outbreak of unknown severity. The novel tells all of their stories against the back drop of the trials of surviving not only the bleak surroundings, but each other. With each charac ...

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Interview with the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles 1) (Sphere)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

In a darkened room a young man sits telling the macabre and eerie story of his life - the story of a vampire, gifted with eternal life, cursed with an exquisite craving for human blood.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy Book 1) (Quercus)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder - and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. Lisbeth Salander, the enigmatic, delinquent and dangerous security specialist assists Mikael Blomkvist in his investigation.

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

In the village of Road in Wiltshire during the summer of 1860, a family awakes to discover that a gruesome murder has taken place in their home. The guilty party is surely still among them. Jack Wilcher of Scotland Yard, the most celebrated detective of his day, has the unenviable task of conducting the investigation.

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Mort: A Discworld Novel (Discworld Novels) (Corgi)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job. After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted. However, he soon found that romantic longings did not mix easily with the responsibilities of being Death’s apprentice…

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC)

4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars  from  2 reviews

This is the story of an author in post war Britain who receives fan mail from a member of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society". The book follows their correspondence & the writer's correspondence with other Islanders & friends. The story tells of the Islanders life within the German occupation & follows the writer as she visits the island. The book is written in letter format.

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