Tag: thriller

  • His Bloody Project, by Graeme Macrae Burnet

    Paperback, Contraband, £8.99, out now This Booker-longlisted novel is the story of a 17 year old boy facing the death penalty for a triple murder committed in a remote village in the Scottish highlands.  It is 1869, and Roderick Macrae is the son of a crofter who is living in a feudal society.  His Bloody…

  • Kolymsky Heights, by Lionel Davidson

    Faber and Faber, £8.99, out now Recently re-released in paperback, Phillip Pullman in his new introduction describes this 1994 spy adventure novel as “the best thriller I’ve ever read”. The head scientist of a supremely secret Russian base in Siberia sends an urgent message to a friend in the West, asking him to send help.…

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