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  1. Hot Blood

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Hot Blood by Stephen Leather Hodder, HK$115 The opening of Hot Blood is familiar. A western journalist taken hostage in Iraq bides his time, knowing his captors' demands will not be met and he will be killed when their deadline arrives. It matters little that the man, Johnny Lake, is sympathetic to their cause or that the leader of the group has promised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/609800/hot-blood
  2. Naked to the Hangman

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Naked to the Hangman by Andrew Taylor Hodder, HK$115 Crime novels these days are often served to readers in conveyor-belt style, with parts assembled on a tried and tested framework. However, Andrew Taylor's Naked to the Hangman, the eighth in the series, has a quality that lifts it above competitors in the genre. Part of the book's charm is the setting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606379/naked-hangman
  3. Trapped

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Trapped by David McKeowen Hodder, HK$115 British author Michael Wills has been asked how he finds the time to write novels when he has a full-time job as MP for Swindon North. His answer: write at speed and while on holiday. It may not be everyone's ideal way to fulfil a creative urge but it seems to work for Wills, who writes as David McKeowen to separate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/620513/trapped
  4. The Friday Night Knitting Club

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs Hodder, HK$115 It won't make you fish out your needles but The Friday Night Knitting Club should have you eyeing your homemade sweaters with more appreciation. The first novel by Kate Jacobs, it centres on Dakota Walker, a single mother who starts earning a living dexterously after she discovers she has fallen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617973/friday-night-knitting-club
  5. Brainwash- The Secret History of Mind Control

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Brainwash- The Secret History of Mind Control by Dominic Streatfeild Hodder, HK$148 American journalist Edward Hunter of The Miami Daily News was in Hong Kong in the late 1940s interviewing former communist prisoners who had been 're-educated'. Hunter decided that China had come up with a way to change what people thought. This superficially successful punishment- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603900/brainwash-secret-history-mind-control
  6. Nobbut A Lad- A Yorkshire Childhood

    Posted Jul 08th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Nobbut A Lad- A Yorkshire Childhood by Alan Titchmarsh Hodder & Stoughton, HK$112 Readers who don't hail from the British Isles are excused for not having the faintest idea that Alan Titchmarsh is, as The Independent clarifies, 'Britain's favourite gardener'. Apparently, he tootles on a lot about flora and fauna, he did a big television ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599749/nobbut-lad-yorkshire-childhood
  7. Cosa Nostra- A History of the Sicilian Mafia

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Cosa Nostra- A History of the Sicilian Mafia by John Dickie Hodder & Stoughton, HK$144 Nino Rota's The Godfather theme is a perfect accompaniment for this updated edition of John Dickie's engrossing and relentless Cosa Nostra- A History of the Sicilian Mafia. A new chapter has been added to this comprehensive history of a sophisticated killing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584576/cosa-nostra-history-sicilian-mafia
  8. John Paul II- Man of History

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb John Paul II- Man of History by Edward Stourton Hodder & Stoughton, HK$160 A devout Catholic, Edward Stourton, whose ancestors were famous recusants, accepts that because he divorced and remarried he can never again take communion. It saddens him, but he knows the rules. What he doesn't accept is how out of step with the realities of life the Catholic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583622/john-paul-ii-man-history
  9. Black Swan Green

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Reviewed by Charmaine Chan Black Swan Green by David Mitchell Hodder and Stoughton, HK$120 Structurally, Black Swan Green is David Mitchell's simplest novel to date. But what the British author leaves out in literary acrobatics he makes up for with charm and nostalgia. Thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor, aka poet Eliot Bolivar, is flailing in that awkward period between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/582736/black-swan-green
  10. Tiger Force

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Tiger Force by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 'It was just murder,' Sergeant Gerald Bruner is quoted as saying in Tiger Force. 'It was plain, flat-out murder.' Between 1971 and 1975, army investigators gathered evidence of war crimes committed in 1967 by the 101st Airborne's elite Tiger Force in Vietnam's central ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579818/tiger-force

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