Fast and furious novel keeps the believable thrills coming

The Invisible Assassin By Jim Eldridge Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 14088 1719 3

Sunday, 15 April, 2012, 12:00am


Pantheon by Sam Bourne HarperCollins (e-book)

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am


Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston (read by John Bedford Lloyd) HarperCollins (audiobook)

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Dream House (Film)

In the thriller Dream House, a successful New York publisher's life is turned upside down after he and his family move into their new dreamhouse. Daniel Craig plays Will Atenton, who heads to a suburban area with his wife Libby (Rachel Weisz) and their two daughters.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Few thrills or surprises

In the thriller Dream House, Daniel Craig, aka James Bond, plays Will Atenton, a successful New York publisher who decides to retire into a suburban dream house with his wife Libby (Rachael Weisz) and their two daughters.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am


Sister by Rosamund Lupton Piatkus HK$89

6 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Young lawyer gets in on the act

Theodore Boone By John Grisham Published by Hodder and Stoughton ISBN 97814447 14487

24 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

BOOK (1903)

The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers (Smith, Elder & Co)

11 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

The 39 Steps

Lyric Theatre, APA

Reviewed: Oct 15

John Buchan's The Thirty-nine Steps, a spy novel about an ordinary man's attempt to save his country from war, has been subject to many screen and stage adaptations. This version, written by Patrick Barlow and directed by Maria Aitken, is based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock classic, with a farcical twist.

21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

The Secret Servant

The Secret Servant

by Daniel Silva

Penguin, HK$105

5 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Thrilling adventure as girl with mystery package flees terrorists

There are lots of quality conspiracy thrillers for adults in bookshops. The success of the Bourne novels and films shows that there is a large market for stories involving espionage, exciting chases and breathtaking plot twists.

30 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Crime fiction

True Evil

by Greg Iles

Schribner, HK$202

Sliver of Truth

by Lisa Unger

Shaye Areheart Books, HK$179

Bad Blood

by Linda Fairstein

Little, Brown, HK$203

25 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Reading into...Spy thriller

The Bancroft Strategy by Robert Ludlum

Orion/St Martin's Press, HK$210

Even from beyond the grave Robert Ludlum can deliver what fans expect: a complex, outrageous plot with twists and turns, conspiracies and violence, a high body count, and a dash of sex.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Get your fingers ready for a high speed page-turner

A fast-paced, hard-action thriller for older teens, Zoo has all the thrills and ingredients of a popular adult thriller. You will need to have your fingers in top gear when you begin Zoo because page-turning at high speed will be necessary.

30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Bad boy of fiction

Leading US crime-fiction writer Laurence Block was serenaded by a lone saxophonist as he signed his books at the Taipei International Book Exhibition last week.

24 Feb 2005 - 12:00am