Cat Fitzpatrick profile

Place of birth: Bury, Lancashire
Now living: Finchley, London

3 favourite authors

3 favourite books

3 favourite films

Cat Fitzpatrick's 91 reviews

The Real Town Murders

by Adam Roberts

Alma is a private detective in a near-future England, a country desperately trying to tempt people away from the delights of Shine, the immersive successor to the internet. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2017

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Waking Hell

by Al Robertson

Leila Fenech is dead. And so is her brother Dieter. But what's really pissing her off is how he sold his afterlife as part of an insurance scam and left her to pick up [...]

Series: Station #2
Published: 2016

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Revenger

by Alastair Reynolds

The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. Amongst the ruins of alien civilisations, building our own from the rubble, humanit [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2016

Score: 65

Our rating: 6.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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From Darkest Skies

by Sam Peters

After a five year sabbatical following the tragic death of his wife and fellow agent Alysha, Keon Rause returns to the distant colony world of Magenta to resume service wit [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2017

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blackwing

by Ed McDonald

The republic faces annihilation, despite the vigilance of Galharrow's Blackwings. When a raven tattoo rips itself from his arm to deliver a desperate message, Galharrow [...]

Series: The Raven’s Mark #1
Published: 2017

Score: 92

Our rating: 9.1 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Stranger of Tempest

by Tom Lloyd

Lynx is a mercenary with a sense of honour; a dying breed in the Riven Kingdom. Failed by the nation he served and weary of the skirmishes that plague the continent's p [...]

Series: The God Fragments #1
Published: 2016

Score: 78

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Heart-Shaped Box

by Joe Hill

'Buy my stepfather's ghost' read the e-mail. So Jude did. He bought it, in the shape of the dead man's suit, delivered in a heart-shaped box, because he wan [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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House of Leaves

by Mark Z Danielewski

Johnny Truant wild and troubled sometime employee in a LA tattoo parlour, finds a notebook kept by Zampano, a reclusive old man found dead in a cluttered apartment. Herein [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Troop

by Nick Cutter

He felt something touch his hand. Which is when he looked down. For the scouts of Troop 52, three days of camping, hiking and survival lessons on Falstaff Island is as clos [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Occupy Me

by Tricia Sullivan

Tricia Sullivan has written an extraordinary, genre defining novel that begins with the mystery of a woman who barely knows herself and ends with a discovery that transcend [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2016

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Friends of the Dusk

by Phil Rickman

When autumn storms blast Hereford, centuries-old human bones are found amongst the roots of a tree blown down on the city's Castle Green. But why have they been stolen? [...]

Series: Merrily Watkins Mysteries #13
Published: 0000

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Handsmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die sl [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1985

Score: 100

Our rating: 10.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Quantum Murder

by Peter F Hamilton

Dr Edward Kitchener, a brilliant researcher into quantum cosmology for the Event Horizon conglomerate... but no good to anybody now, lying dead with his lungs spread out on [...]

Series: Greg Mandel #2
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Seventh Miss Hatfield

by Anna Caltabiano

There’s always been something about Cynthia’s next door neighbour. And when Miss Hatfield tricks Cynthia into drinking a drop of the Fountain of Youth, she find [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 30

Our rating: 3.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Ringworld

by Larry Niven

Pierson's puppeteers, strange, three-legged, two-headed aliens, have discovered an immense structure in a hitherto unexplored part of the universe. Frightened of meetin [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Old Venus

by George RR Martin

Sixteen all-new stories by science fiction’s top talents collected by bestselling author George R. R. Martin and multiple-award-winning editor Gardner Dozois. It turn [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Monk

by Matthew Lewis

The Monk, written by 19 year old Matthew Lewis in 1796, is one of the classic 18th Century gothic novels - famously mentioned in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey - and [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Something Coming Through

by Paul McAuley

The Jackaroo has given humanity 15 worlds and the means to reach them. They're a chance to start over, but they're also littered with ruins and artifacts left by th [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Coming Home

by Jack McDevitt

Thousands of years ago, artefacts of the early space age were lost to rising oceans and widespread turmoil. Garnett Baylee devoted his life to finding them, only to give up [...]

Series: Alex Benedict #7
Published: 0000

Score: 65

Our rating: 6.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Night After Night

by Phil Rickman

Leo Defford doesn't believe in ghosts. But, as the head of an independent production company, he does believe in high-impact TV. Defford hires journalist Grayle Underhi [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Empress of India

by Michael Kurland

Aboard the ship The Empress of India, steaming its way from Calcutta to London, lies a hoard of gold, deep in a special vault in the cargo hold. It is guarded by a detachme [...]

Series: A Professor Moriarty Novel
Published: 2006

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Lathe of Heaven

by Ursula Le Guin

George Orr is a mild and unremarkable man who finds the world a less than pleasant place to live: seven billion people jostle for living space and food. But George dreams d [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1971

Score: 91

Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Sherlock Holmes: The Spirit Box

by George Mann

Summer, 1915. As Zeppelins rain death upon the rooftops of London, eminent members of society begin to behave erratically: a Member of Parliament throws himself naked into [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2014

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Incorruptibles

by John Hornor Jacobs

In the contested and unexplored territories at the edge of the Empire, a boat is making its laborious way up stream. Riding along the banks are the mercenaries hired to pro [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The House of War and Witness

by Mike Linda and Louise Carey

In the year 1740, with the whole of Europe balanced on the brink of war, a company of Austrian soldiers is sent to the village of Narutsin to defend the border with Prussia [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2015

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Darwin Elevator

by Jason M Hough

The Builders came to Earth and constructed an elevator from Darwin, Australia into space. No one know why, or if they will return.It’s 2283 and planet Earth ha [...]

Series: Dire Earth Cycle #1
Published: 2013

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Magus of Hay

by Phil Rickman

A man's body is found below a waterfall. It looks like suicide or an accidental drowning - until DI Frannie Bliss enters the dead man's home. What he finds there ha [...]

Series: Merrily Watkins Mysteries #12
Published: 2013

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Knife's Edge

by Matthew Wolf

When legends come to life the world trembles from a single name. Ronin. Once-heroes from a different age, they wield elemental powers… wind, water, fire, stone, fore [...]

Series: The Ronin Saga #1
Published: 2017

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Metro 2033

by Dmitry Glukhovsky

The year is 2033. The world has been reduced to rubble. Humanity is nearly extinct. The half-destroyed cities have become uninhabitable through radiation. Beyond their boun [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2005

Score: 108

Our rating: 9.9 | 9 positive reader reviews

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The Revenant of Thraxton Hall

by Vaughn Entwistle

It is 1894, and Arthur Conan Doyle has just killed off Sherlock Holmes, making him the most hated man in London. So when he is contacted by a respected medium and asked to [...]

Series: The Paranormal Casebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle #1
Published: 2014

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Infernal Device

by Michael Kurland

Professor Moriarty, erstwhile Mathematics professor, is not 'the greatest rogue unhanged' that Sherlock Holmes would have one believe, but rather an amoral genius - [...]

Series: A Professor Moriarty Novel
Published: 2014

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide

by Thomas Willeford

Bringing together an action-filled story full of automatons, airships and a dastardly plot to take over the world and instructions on how to make your own gadgets, The Stea [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2013

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Weaveworld

by Clive Barker

Weaveworld is an epic adventure of the imagination. It begins with a carpet in which a world of rapture and enchantment is hiding; a world which comes to life, alerting the [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1987

Score: 93

Our rating: 8.8 | 5 positive reader reviews

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The Drowned World

by JG Ballard

Fluctuations in solar radiation have melted the ice caps, sending the planet into a new Triassic Age of unendurable heat. London is a swamp; lush tropical vegetation grows [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1962

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Wolves

by Simon Ings

Two friends are working at the cutting edge of this technology and when they are offered backing to take the idea and make it into the next global entertainment they realis [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2014

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Black Guard

by AJ Smith

The city of Ro Canarn burns. The armies of the Red march upon the northern lords. And the children of a dead god are waking from their long slumber... The Duke of Canarn is [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2014

Score: 61

Our rating: 6.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Drug of Choice

by Michael Crichton

On a secret island in the Caribbean, bioengineers have devised a vacation resort like no other, promising the ultimate escape. But when Dr Roger Clark investigates, he disc [...]

Series: Hard Case Crime series
Published: 2013

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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At the Mountains of Madness

by HP Lovecraft

A novella, written from the point of view of a geologist, William Dyer, writing about a terrible event that happened on a scientific mission to the Antarctic some years pre [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1936

Score: 73

Our rating: 7.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Time Traveler's Almanac

by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

The Time Traveler’s Almanac is the largest, most definitive collection of time travel stories ever assembled. Gathered into one volume by intrepid chrononauts and wor [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2014

Score: 100

Our rating: 10.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Scratch One

by Michael Crichton

To prevent an arms shipment from reaching the Middle East , a terrorist group has been carrying out targeted assassinations in Egypt, Portugal, Denmark, and France. In resp [...]

Series: Hard Case Crime series
Published: 2013

Score: 55

Our rating: 5.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Channel Blue

by Jay Martel

Earth used to be Galaxy Entertainment's most lucrative show. The inhabitants of the Western Galaxy - the savviest, richest demographic in the Milky Way - just couldn [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 77

Our rating: 7.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Deathless

by Catherynne M Valente

Child of the revolution, maiden of myth, bride of darkness. A handsome young man arrives in St Petersburg at the house of Marya Morevna. He is Koschei, the Tsar of Life, an [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Never The Bride

by Paul Magrs

Brenda has had a long and eventful life, and she has come to Whitby to run a B&B and enjoy some peace and quiet. She and her best friend Effie like nothing better than [...]

Series: Brenda #1
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The SatNav of Doom

by Will Macmillan Jones

The Banned Underground – a rock band led by the jazz-loving saxophonist and troll, Fungus – are back and on tour. Meanwhile, The Grey Mage is once again trying [...]

Series: The Banned Underground: Book 5
Published: 0000

Score: 65

Our rating: 6.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Shadow and Bone

by Leigh Bardugo

Lonely orphan Alina discovers a power that could be the key to saving her kingdom. But can she trust the seductive, powerful Darkling? And what about Mal, the childhood bes [...]

Series: The Grisha #1
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Clown Service

by Guy Adams

The Department: Section 37 Station Office, Wood Green. The Boss: August Shining, an ex-Cambridge, Cold War-era spy. The Mission: Charged with protecting Great Britain and i [...]

Series: The Clown Service #1
Published: 2013

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Frost Burned

by Patricia Briggs

After only being married to Adam for a few months, and having finally recovered from their river monster-fighting honeymoon, Mercy once again has to take charge of her wolv [...]

Series: Mercy Thompson: Book 7
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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River Marked

by Patricia Briggs

A newly married Mercy and Adam are attempting to have a peaceful honeymoon in Columbia Gorge in the Cascade Mountains, but trouble always manages to find Mercy and it isn&r [...]

Series: Mercy Thompson: Book 6
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Shadows Over Innsmouth

by Stephen Jones

Shadows Over Innsmouth - a collection of short stories edited by the prolific anthologist Stephen Jones - starts off with HP Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth in [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Ancillary Justice

by Ann Leckie

They made me kill thousands, but I only have one target now.The Radch are conquerors to be feared - resist and they'll turn you into a 'corpse soldier' - [...]

Series: Imperial Radch #1
Published: 2013

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Silver Borne

by Patricia Briggs

When mechanic and shapeshifter Mercy Thompson attempts to return a powerful Fae book she'd previously borrowed in an act of desperation, she finds the bookstore locked [...]

Series: Mercy Thompson: Book 5
Published: 2010

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blonde Bombshell

by Tom Holt

The third planet out from the star was blue, with green splodges. Dirt. Oh, the bomb thought. And then its courage, determination and nobility-of-spirit subroutines cut in, [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Necropolis Railway

by Andrew Martin

When railwayman Jim Stringer moves to the garish and tawdry London of 1903, he finds his duties are confined to a mysterious graveyard line. Perplexingly, the men he works [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Machine Stops

by EM Forster

Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee. It is lighted neither by window nor by lamp, yet it is filled with a soft radiance. There are [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1909

Score: 102

Our rating: 10.0 | 2 positive reader reviews

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Haunted

by Kelley Armstrong

Eve Levine - half-demon, black witch and devoted mother - has been dead for three years. She has a great house, an interesting love life and can't be killed again - whi [...]

Series: A Women of the Otherworld novel
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Executioner's Heart

by George Mann

When Charles Bainbridge, Chief Inspector of Scotland Yard, is called to the scene of the third murder in quick succession where the victim’s chest has been cracked op [...]

Series: A Newbury and Hobbes Investigation #4
Published: 0000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Pushing Ice

by Alastair Reynolds

The burgeoning new economies in near-Earth space are fuelled by a steady stream of comets, steered back home by huge nuclear-powered mining ships like Bella Lind’s Ro [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2005

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Pretty Mouth

by Molly Tanzer

Henry Milliner thinks his days of being the school pariah are over forever when he attracts the attention of Wadham College's coolest Fellow Commoner, St John Clement, [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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And the Devil Will Drag You Under

by Jack L Chalker

Asmodeus Mogart was not a bad fellow, as demons go. Having gotten in trouble back in the home office, he had been assigned to duty on Earth. There he toiled, doing the kind [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Hemlock Grove

by Brian McGreevy

The body of a young girl is found mangled and murdered in the woods of Hemlock Grove, Pennsylvania, in the shadow of the abandoned Godfrey Steel mill. A manhunt ensues - th [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Grim Company

by Luke Scull

Set years after mages stormed the heavens and brought down the gods, casting their bodies to the world below where the corpses now leak wild, unpredictable and extremely da [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Devil in Amber

by Mark Gatiss

Lucifer Box - the gorgeous butterfly of King Bertie's reign, portraitist, dandy and terribly good secret agent - is feeling his age. Assigned to observe the activities [...]

Series: Lucifer Box series: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Phoenix Rising

by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

With Phoenix Rising, Phillipa Ballantine and Tee Morris have created a great addition to the growing steampunk genre and have given a new take on fighting crime. For me, th [...]

Series: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #1
Published: 2011

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Eyre Affair

by Jasper Fforde

There is another 1985, where London’s criminal gangs have moved into the lucrative literary market, and Thursday Next is on the trail of a new crime wave’s Mr B [...]

Series: Thursday Next: Book 1
Published: 2001

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Alif the Unseen

by G Willow Wilson

He calls himself Alif - few people know his real name - a young man born in a Middle Eastern city that straddles the ancient and modern worlds. When Alif meets the aristocr [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Rogue Moon

by Algis Budrys

During all recorded history, the Moon has hovered above our heads, a timeless symbol for lovers' ecstasy. Goddesses & Gibson Girls have tripped the light fantastic [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1960

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood Divided

by Kevin James Breaux

There exists an ancient elven proverb, dating before the time of man. Life and death, like day and night, meet at a point where they blend into one. It is that brief moment [...]

Series: Soul Born Saga: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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2001: A Space Odyssey

by Arthur C Clarke

On the moon an enigma is uncovered. So great are the implications that, for the first time, men are sent out deep into the solar system. But, before they can reach their de [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1968

Score: 101

Our rating: 10.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Black Cloud

by Frank Hoyle

A giant black cloud comes towards Earth and sits in front of the sun, causing widespread panic and death. A select group of scientists and astronomers - including the digni [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1957

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Secret Book of Sacred Things

by Torsten Krol

The coming of the Great Stone destroyed almost everything that used to be. But high in one remote valley, the Church of Selene has found its way back from ruin. Sister Luka [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Banned Underground: The Amulet of Kings

by Will Macmillan Jones

What could be worse? Having to take a holiday with an aunt who turns people into frogs? Or battling the local dark lord? Or getting involved with a jazz-loving bog troll an [...]

Series: The Banned Underground: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Soddit

by Adam Roberts

Bingo Sac Grabbins is asked by the coughing wizard Gandef and some (oddly Welsh) dwarves to help them relieve the great dragon Smug of his gold. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 41

Our rating: 4.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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May Contain Traces of Magic

by Tom Holt

There are all kinds of products. The good ones. The bad ones. The ones that stay in the garage mouldering for years until your garden gnome makes a home out of them. Most a [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Turn of the Screw

by Henry James

One of literature's most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of 2 innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of un [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Assassin's Edge

by Juliet E McKenna

After a long winter spent in the Kellarin colony, the crafty and beautiful Livak is anxious to move on. Now an opportunity is on the horizon. The reclamation of a lost sout [...]

Series: A tale of Einarinn: Book 5
Published: 2002

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Hit List

by Laurell K Hamilton

A serial killer is hunting the Pacific Northwest, murdering victims in a gruesome and spectacular way. The local police suspect "monsters" are involved, and have [...]

Series: Anita Blake: Book 20
Published: 2011

Score: 50

Our rating: 5.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Warrior's Bond

by Juliet E McKenna

Einarinn's greatest warrior, the swordsman Ryshad, has sworn to protect his lord, Messire D'Olbriot, even if it means watching his love, the beautiful thief Livak, [...]

Series: A tale of Einarinn: Book 4
Published: 2003

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We're out of oil. We've wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread.  [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.3 | 2 positive reader reviews

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The Killing Way

by Anthony Hays

Welcome to fifth-century Britain: the Romans have left, the Saxons have invaded, the towns are decaying and the countryside dangerous. A young leader has forged a reputatio [...]

Series: Arthurian Mysteries
Published: 2011

Score: 72

Our rating: 7.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Gambler's Fortune

by Juliet E McKenna

Livak has decided it's time she turned her new-found connections with powerful mages and mighty princes into solid advantage for herself. If she is to have any sort of [...]

Series: A tale of Einarinn: Book 3
Published: 2000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Swordsman's Oath

by Juliet E McKenna

Ryshad had no choice but to kill his long-time friend and ally Aiten. Aiten's mind had been corrupted by the mysterious Elietimm and he was a danger to himself and a de [...]

Series: A tale of Einarinn: Book 2
Published: 1999

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Rendezvous With Rama

by Arthur C Clarke

All’s quiet for many years, with humankind tracking thousands of asteroids and expanding its reach with colonies established on other planets and moons, until in 2130 [...]

Series: NA
Published: 1973

Score: 101

Our rating: 10.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Thief's Gamble

by Juliet E McKenna

Wizards have been self-exiled to the isle of Hadrumal after years of war turned the populace against mage-born. Here, they are trying to regain the magic and knowledge lost [...]

Series: A tale of Einarinn: Book 1
Published: 1999

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Tome of the Undergates

by Sam Sykes

Lenk and his band of murderous misfits are loathed by society, spurned by all merciful gods, and motivated only by their distrust of each other. Hired to track down a stole [...]

Series: Aeons Gate: Book 1
Published: 2010

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Laughing Corpse

by Laurell K Hamilton

'The older the zombie, the bigger the death needed to raise it.' After a few centuries, the only death 'big enough' is a human sacrifice. I know because I&# [...]

Series: Anita Blake: Book 2
Published: 2009

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Kiss of Shadows

by Laurell K Hamilton

A Los Angeles private investigator with a strange speciality - supernatural crime, Merry has an even stranger secret: she's a Faerie princess in hiding, and on the run [...]

Series: Meredith Gentry: Book 1
Published: 2000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Soul Born

by Kevin James Breaux

All Opal wanted was to be respected as a wielder of magic, but her teachers passed her over time and time again. When a mysterious warlord embarks on a conquest to destroy [...]

Series: Soul Born Saga: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 67

Our rating: 6.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Son of Heaven

by David Wingrove

Two decades after the great economic collapse the world’s cities have ceased to exist and life continues only in scattered communities. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Warden of Greyrock

by KV Johansen

Maurey, the half human, half Nightwalker Warden of Greyrock, and Annot, the dauntless Baroness of Oakhold, have settled down in Greyrock Castle, but those who still hate an [...]

Series: Warlocks of Talverdin: Book 3
Published: 0000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Lexicon: An Unauthorized Guide to Harry Potter

by Steve Vander Ark

This unauthorized guide to the popular series by author J.K. Rowling is a 368 page companion work perfect for the curious reader who wants to know more about these remarkab [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2009

Score: 30

Our rating: 3.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Price of Glory

by Seth Hunter

Nathan Peake charts a perilous course through the treacherous seas off Brittany and into the even more dangerous waters of post-Revolutionary Paris. There he encounters two [...]

Series: Nathan Peake: Book 2
Published: 2010

Score: 70

Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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