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Ghosts Of War by George Mann (book review).

April 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ghosts Of War by George Mann (book review).

‘Ghosts Of War’ sees the return of the eponymous and anonymous hero of ‘Ghosts Of Manhattan’. Living in an alternative version of the Earth, the United States is undergoing a cold war with the British Empire. The US has its system of government, including the powerful senators who surround the President, and the United Kingdom […]

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Sherlock Holmes: The Spirit Box by George Mann (book review).

October 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Holmes: The Spirit Box by George Mann (book review).

I felt a little glow of warmth as I listened to the voice of Dr. John Watson in my head. That’s how the opening paragraphs of ‘The Spirit Box’ made me feel. I lay no claim to being an expert on the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ genre, I just know what I like and George Mann’s latest […]

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Further Encounters Of Sherlock Holmes edited by George Mann (book review).

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Further Encounters Of Sherlock Holmes edited by George Mann (book review).

‘Further Encounters Of Sherlock Holmes’ edited by George Mann is a mark of our on-going appetite for the gentleman investigator that still infiltrates literature and television. There are twelve stories by different writers showing an aspect of the sleuth we surely will enjoy. Seen from the perspective of the 21st century, the writers can play […]

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Jago & Litefoot: Series Six Box Set by Jonathan Morris, Matthew Sweet, George Mann and Justin Richards (CD review).

January 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Jago & Litefoot: Series Six Box Set by Jonathan Morris, Matthew Sweet, George Mann and Justin Richards (CD review).

The peregrinations of the perpetually perspicacious Henry Gordon Jago and the sanguineous, occasionally sanctimonious Professor George Litefoot continue to amuse and entertain and this is the sixth series boxset and four tales of ‘Jago & Litefoot’! Amazing to think that a brief partnership in a small TV series in the late 1970s has created this […]

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The Affinity Bridge (A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation book 1) by George Mann (book review).

December 13, 2013 | By More
The Affinity Bridge (A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation book 1) by George Mann (book review).

Now I have an e-reader which I use quite a lot but this edition of ‘The Affinity Bridge’ provides the reasons you should still buy paper-based books. The jacket is superb with embossed text and graphics. The back has a sidebar down the right reprinting some ‘Vexing News’ headlines. The whole thing is just very […]

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The Casebook Of Newbury And Hobbes by George Mann (book review).

October 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Casebook Of Newbury And Hobbes by George Mann (book review).

If you are impatiently waiting for the next novel in the continuing series of ‘Newbury And Hobbes’, then you can fill in the gap with ‘The Casebook Of Newbury And Hobbes’, a collection that explores the characters found within this particularly universe and you may also find some strange connections with George Mann’s other books. […]

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The Executioner’s Heart (A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation book 4) by George Mann (book review).

August 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Executioner’s Heart (A Newbury & Hobbes Investigation book 4) by George Mann (book review).

out and jumps on it and then has the grace to finish with ‘The End’ and walk away. OK, so this is not that book but if you enjoy a good cliff-hanger and are prepared to put up with or even relish a serial, then why not try ‘Newbury & Hobbes’ and ‘The Executioner’s Heart’. […]

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The Immortality Engine (A Newbury and Hobbes Investigation book 3) by George Mann (book review).

December 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Immortality Engine (A Newbury and Hobbes Investigation book 3) by George Mann (book review).

If you hunger for more stories about the indomitable Sherlock Holmes but can’t get a regular fix, you might want try another dynamic duo. Yes, detectives ‘a deux’ will always be compared to the great Holmes and Watson but despite some obvious similarities, the pairing of Sir Maurice Newbury and Veronica Hobbes offers a slightly […]

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