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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 ...

  2. Thirteen Hours; Nightfall; Theodore Boone: Half the Man, Twice the Lawyer

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer Hodder and Stoughton HK$247 Nightfall by Stephen Leather Hodder and Stoughton HK$91 Theodore Boone: Half the Man, Twice the Lawyer by John Grisham Hodder and Stoughton HK$169 If watching the rough and tumble of the World Cup has sent you into a spin, then South Africa's Deon Meyer and his latest crime novel may toss you into another ...

  3. Dead Men

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Dead Men by Stephen Leather Hodder & Stoughton, HK$94 Stephen Leather is the literary equivalent of the 'hard man' documentary. These films normally involve an actor with a 'tough' reputation (often but not always Vinnie Jones) driving about with gangsters who rabbit on endlessly about nailing people's heads to coffee tables. Leather ...

  4. Dead Men

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho Dead Men by Stephen Leather Hodder & Stoughton, HK$330 In the thriller world, there is a convincing argument that pace is everything. A thriller must clip along steadily at the right tempo: too slow and it risks losing its sense of adventure and suspense. Too quick and the book starts to read jumpily and confusion arises. But if an author does it right, if he is able ...



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