Best books: author`s picks for 2021
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Raymond Harold Sawkins (14 July 1923 – 23 August 2006) was a British novelist, who mainly published under the pseudonym Colin Forbes, but also as Richard Raine, Jay Bernard and Harold English. He published only three of his first books under his own name. Sawkins wrote over 40 books, mostly as Colin Forbes. He was most famousfor his long-running series of thriller novels in which the principal character is Tweed, Deputy Director of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Deadlock by Colin Forbes
Deadlock by Colin Forbes. Deadlock. Colin Forbes Prologue. Breckland. Shrouded by dense fir forest on three sides, The Bluebell pub seemed like a haven from the April storm to the seven villagers drinking inside...
Battle For Empire by Sam Baron
Battle For Empire by Sam Baron. About the book "Rise of the Empire". The great pyramids of Egypt, the beautiful palaces of Crete and Babylon have not yet been built ... There are still no chronicles or historical chronicles. There is not even the very concept of "history" ...
Transit by Ben Aharonovich
Transit by Ben Aharonovich. Transit is an original novel written by Ben Aaronovitch and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Bernice and the first appearance of Kadiatu Lethbridge-Stewart.
The Divide by Robert Wilson
The Divide by Robert Wilson. The book "The Divide" by Wilson Robert Charles (EN) will make a decent impression on the fan of this genre. The well-chosen timing of the events helped the author delve into the subject matter and raise a number of vital issues that are worth pondering. Light and sophisticated humor is served in moderate ..
Mogworld by Ben Croshaw
Mogworld by Ben Croshaw. Mogworld is the debut fantasy novel from video game icon Ben "Yatji" Kroshaw (Zero Punctuation), written in the best traditions of Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams and closely intertwined with the world of video games - the main character, in fact, is only a minor character in MMORPG.
The Daring Exploits of a Runaway Heiress
The Daring Exploits of a Runaway Heiress. An American heiress running rampant between Millworth Manor and Mayfair is the perfect subject. ... And extremely kissable. And if Lucy believes he’s a detective? Well, the truth should never get in the way of a good story—or hinder delicious, impetuous passion…
Restoration by Rose Tremaine
Restoration by Rose Tremaine. Robert Merivel, who has studied to be a physician, is appointed, ironically, to be veterinarian for the spaniels of King Charles II, who has recently been restored to the throne following the death of Oliver Cromwell. Merivel enjoys the gaiety and frivolity of court life, and, a bit of a fool, he entertains the king. The king's decision to placate one of his lovers by marrying off his favorite mistress to Robert Merivel, spells the beginning of the end for Merivel's tenuous fortunes. Warned not to fall in love with his wife, Celia Clemence, since the king intends to continue seeing her, Merivel cannot help himself, and he is cast out, losing not only the king's affection, but also his house and, of course his wife
Destined by Eprilynn Pike
Destined by Eprilynn Pike. Laurel faces the fight of her life to save everything , and everyone, she loves. This is the final part of the extraordinary faerie tale which began in the bestselling novel WINGS described by Stephenie Meyer...
Vowed by Morgan Rice
Lime`s Photograph by Leif Davidsen
Lime`s Photograph by Leif Davidsen. Davidsen’s book Lime’s Photograph was in truth less of a Scandinavian book and more of one concerned with Spain, both during ... Leif Davidsen (f. 1950) er uddannet journalist og fra 1984-1988 DR´s korrespondent i Moskva.