The Malta Independent 24 April 2018, Tuesday

Books

Steve Berry is back with 'Lincoln Myth'

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 14:05 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Lincoln Myth" (Ballantine Books), by Steve Berry   A quick favor plunges former government agent Cotton Malone into a conspiracy with ties to both his personal life and a...

Mayle's sleuth tries to prevent a murder

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 14:00 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Corsican Caper" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Peter Mayle   Want to enjoy delicious meals in the south of France amid gorgeous scenery with many bottles of wine, particularly rose,...

'Kraken Project' is compelling thriller

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 13:56 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Kraken Project" (Forge Books), by Douglas Preston   Douglas Preston, who co-writes the Pendergast novels with Lincoln Child, goes solo with his cutting-edge science thriller...

'Hollow Girl' fitting conclusion to Prager series

Monday, 26 May 2014, 13:32 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Hollow Girl" (Tyrus Books), by Reed Farrel Coleman   The ninth installment in Reed Farrel Coleman's series featuring Moe Prager, an ex-cop turned private detective, finds...

The colours of Mellieha

Sunday, 25 May 2014, 20:24 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

George Fenech was born and lived most of his life in Mellieha, except for some years when he was training in Rome.   Nevertheless, he was one of the most prolific artists of our time and...

'The Kill Switch' combines thrills & adventure

Sunday, 25 May 2014, 13:43 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Kill Switch" (William Morrow), by James Rollins and Grant Blackwood   Former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his military working dog Kane were introduced in James Rollins'...

Novel treats heavy subject matter with light touch

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 13:41 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Possibilities" (Simon & Schuster), by Kaui Hart Hemmings   In the resort town of Breckenridge, Colorado, Sarah St. John is mourning her son, Cully, who died in an...

McMurtry reimagines gunfight at the OK Corral

Friday, 23 May 2014, 13:39 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Last Kind Words Saloon" (Liveright Publishing Corp.), by Larry McMurtry   Larry McMurtry, descendant of Texas cattlemen, can't stop writing stories about the American...

John Lescroart delivers with 'The Keeper'

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 13:37 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Keeper" (Atria Books), by John Lescroart   John Lescroart has been delivering compelling legal thrillers for years, and his latest, "The Keeper," is another baffling...

Dylan's obsessed fans comprise strange subculture

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 13:34 Last update: about 5 years ago Malta Independent

"The Dylanologists" (Simon & Schuster), by David Kinney   A Bob Dylan obsession manifests itself in a variety of ways in "The Dylanologists: Adventures in the Land of...

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