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 Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Fri 27 Mar 21:55

I like a good adventure thriller mystery type book which probably covers most
Check out Denzil Meyrick's DCI Daley books also if you like Jack Reacher go and read Mark Dawson's John Milton books they are superb
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: JTH123  
Date:   Sun 29 Mar 20:56

Second that for the Milton series. Kept me going for a good while.
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: shrek par  
Date:   Sun 5 Apr 12:41

Into the black is what I'm reading currently all about the development of the space shuttle. Didn't realise it was all started back when Apollo xiii was launched. Another interesting piece was how the computers were all early 70s hardware and were a massive 104k of memory. They had six on board plus mag tapes for all the mission profiles. The attention to detail was staggering.

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 9 Apr 11:11

Reading plenty myself just now mostly on kindle .... just finished the new Jack Reacher.... Blue Moon .... actually got a wee bit fed up with it :(
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Fri 10 Apr 16:16

I've read most of the Jack Reacher books and yeah they are all very samey. I just wish for once he'd get beat up .

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Fri 10 Apr 19:51

Same here Towk but this last one rambled on and on a wee bit
Check out Mark Dawson especially the John Milton books helps if you read them in order but not entirely necessary
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: sintv  
Date:   Tue 14 Apr 20:39

The Spider Shepherd books by Stephen Leather are excellent if you like Reacher. Also Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp series are great reads
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 14 Apr 20:55

Thanks sintv
I have read the spider shepherd books by S L and they are good
I have not heard of Vince Flynn so i will check him out and let you know
do I have to read them in order ??
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 14 Apr 21:01

Bought book 1 from kindle sintv will start it tonight cheers
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: sintv  
Date:   Wed 15 Apr 20:00

Flynns books stand alone though there are some personal details that jump about if you read them in wrong order. I could send some epub files if you want
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Wed 15 Apr 20:35

Not sure what an epup file is sintv

I paid £5.99 on kindle for the first one started it last night and enjoying it thanks for the heads up

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: sintv  
Date:   Wed 15 Apr 20:48

Ive a Kobo so my books are in epub format. Yours are mobi, I think. Easily converted with Calibre or I can convert some for you.

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sat 18 Apr 09:26

Meant to add "I am Pilgrim" is a cracking book as we sintv
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: shrek par  
Date:   Sat 18 Apr 16:52

Just finished dead man's trousers by Irvine Welsh. Follows on from porno/the blade artist

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Sat 18 Apr 17:35

Will check them out shrek par
Dinnae laugh but I have never watched Trainspotting
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: DayMan  
Date:   Mon 20 Apr 19:31

I'm currently reading Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

It's fascinating but I'm having to read most paragraphs a few times for it to register fully.

Is your cat making too much noise all the time?
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 21 Apr 11:21

Enjoy DayMan

Can mind as a boy back in the 50's lying on ma back on the pavement and naming all the stars
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: shrek par  
Date:   Sun 26 Apr 23:33

Now onto Vietnam by max Hastings, bit dry and draws on a lot of previous writings by others. Forgotten voices of the Falklands war is excellent. Another I've just finished was Cod,itsall about the role the fish has played throughout history and was both well written and exceptionally interesting for such a bizarre subject manner.

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: red-star-par  
Date:   Tue 28 Apr 00:56

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shrek par, Sat 18 Apr 16:52

Just finished dead man's trousers by Irvine Welsh. Follows on from porno/the blade artist


Just finished that myself tonight, really good read, although I have been swearing like a Leither since I started reading it. On the back of that I just bought A Decent Ride by Irvine Welsh, which is about Juice Terry
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Johan_Cruyff  
Date:   Tue 28 Apr 17:00

The Tom Thorne series by Mark Billingham is brilliant.

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Tue 28 Apr 17:30

Will check that out Johan C
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: The One Who Knocks  
Date:   Fri 1 May 11:55

Currently on Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges by Anthony Beevor. Excellent as always.

Shrek Par, have you read other books by Max Hastings? I haven't done so myself so just wondering if I should or not. He certainly writes on subjects that interest me.

And although my eyes were open
They just might as well be closed
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: shrek par  
Date:   Wed 6 May 05:38

Beevor writes better and has more substance and research to his books . Hastings tends to follow the well travelled road on any subject ,which is fine if you haven't read about the particular battle before but can be a bit repetitive if you have

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Malcolm Canmore  
Date:   Wed 13 May 21:45

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shrek par, Sun 26 Apr 23:33

Now onto Vietnam by max Hastings, bit dry and draws on a lot of previous writings by others. Forgotten voices of the Falklands war is excellent. Another I've just finished was Cod,itsall about the role the fish has played throughout history and was both well written and exceptionally interesting for such a bizarre subject manner.


Try Despatches by Michael Herr

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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: Buspasspar  
Date:   Thu 14 May 21:07

Have any of you guys read Agincourt by Bernard Cornwell ? It was recommended to me as brilliant
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 Re: Good Read
Topic Originator: sintv  
Date:   Sun 25 Jul 12:53

I'm back to the start of the Roman legionnaires Macro and Cato series by Simon Scarrow. Lots of battles and good insight in how the soldiers worked and lived but not too heavy reading.
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