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  1. The Dragon's Tail

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Dragon's Tail by Adam Williams Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 The Dragon's Tail completes a loose trilogy of novels about China that began with 2003's The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure and continued with The Emperor's Bones. This third episode concludes an intelligently entertaining history lesson that Williams escorts from the Boxer Rebellion ...

  2. In God We Doubt

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan In God We Doubt by John Humphrys Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 In God We Doubt won't make a believer of you, or turn you against God. Its aim is to appease agnostics. Which is why fundamentalists and atheists- among them British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, for whom religion is ridiculous and dangerous- are lined up as targets. John Humphrys' ...

  3. Reefer Men

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Reefer Men by Tony Thompson Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 It looks- and reads- like a crime novel but Reefer Men is a true story about a group of 16 drug smugglers who made their fortunes getting Americans high. Theirs is an audacious tale with simple beginnings. When a marijuana 'famine' hit the US in 1969, savvy university students began a small-scale operation ...

  4. 101 Things You Wish You'd Invented

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... by record-cover designer Richard Horne and Tracey Turner, author of non-fiction books for children such as Hodder's Disgusting Dictionary, this book is not only filled with fascinating information ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Paris by Edward Rutherfurd read by Jane Wymark, Jonathan Keeble Hodder Headline (audiobook) Edward Rutherfurd writes epic, readable, character-driven historical fiction with a vibrant sense of place. His 2009 breakthrough novel, New York, was preceded by two books set in Ireland and three in England- including another capital city tale, London. Paris displays many ...

  6. Crusade

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Crusade by Robyn Young Hodder & Stoughton, HK$115 Robyn Young's first novel Brethren was 2006's best-selling debut. An epic yarn in every sense of the phrase, it was vast, enjoyable and old-fashioned fun. It was a historical thriller like authors used to write- and which Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett still do. Set on a vividly realised 13th-century globe, ...

  7. The Unquiet

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Unquiet by John Connolly Hodder & Stoughton, HK$115 The Unquiet is the sixth instalment in Irish writer John Connolly's increasingly impressive and unsettling series of crime novels. The term 'crime novel' hardly does justice to the heady brew of genres Connolly serves. While each episode centres on Maine private eye Charlie Parker, his ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOK REVIEW

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Hodder & Stoughton (e-book) The Kill Room ushers in two anniversaries: it's the 30th novel by bestselling author Jeffery Deaver, and the 10th to feature investigator Lincoln Rhyme. ...




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