Debut Novels released in 2008 (Genre : Thrillers)

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Rubicon
1.  Rubicon by Lawrence Alexander
The list author says:
  "Political thriller provides a thoughtful analysis of what has been happening under our very noses…and a frightening preview of where it could eventually lead"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Final Theory
2.  Final Theory by Mark Alpert
The list author says:
  "Physics lecturer David Swift is summoned to hospital to comfort his dying mentor, a renowned scientist, dies after gasping 'Einheitlichen Feldtheorie': The Destroyer of Worlds.The Theory of Everything"
£9.05   Used & New from: £0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The First Apostle
3.  The First Apostle by James Becker
The list author says:
  "An Englishwoman is found dead in Rome, her neck broken. Her distraught husband enlists the help of his closest friend, policeman Chris Bronson, who discovers an ancient inscription on a slab of stone"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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The Final Days
4.  The Final Days by Alex Chance
The list author says:
  "Powerful, hypnotic and terrifying, "The Final Days" is the stunning debut by a chillingly brilliant new voice in thriller writing"
£9.40   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Butcherbird
5.  The Butcherbird by Geoffrey Cousins
The list author says:
  "A darkly comic, suspense-filled tale of intrigue, this thriller poses moral dilemmas relevant to corporate sharks of today's business world - and to those left in their wake"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01

Freezing Point
6.  Freezing Point by Karen Dionne
The list author says:
  "One man's dream of providing clean drinking water for millions, tapped from the polar ice, sparks a conflict of humanity, science, big business, and environmental extremism"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Bringing Back the Dead
7.  Bringing Back the Dead by Joe Domenici
The list author says:
  "Thirty years after taking a bullet in the back in 'Nam, and following an impressive defense department career, Custer's wheelchair sits on the business side of more than a few key Pentagon desks"
£13.68   Used & New from: £0.01

Flint and Silver
8.  Flint and Silver by John Drake
The list author says:
  "Pirates of the Carribean meets Flashman in this rip-roaring, hugely entertaining prequel to Treasure Island. Flint plots a bloody mutiny, Silver's cutlass has just claimed the lives of six pirates"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Red To Black
9.  Red To Black by Alex Dryden
The list author says:
  "Set in Putin’s new enriched Russia, where democracy has been hijacked by the neo-KGB, this is a thriller and love story that unfolds in the dimly lit worlds of the Russian and British secret services"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Cathedral of the Sea
10.  Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones
The list author says:
  "A masterful epic of love, war, treason, plague, famine, witchcraft, anti-Semitism and the Inquisition. Arnau's journey from slave to nobleman is the story of a struggle between good and evil"
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

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The Duke of Dubai
11.  The Duke of Dubai by Luigi Falconi
The list author says:
  "Takes the reader on a magic carpet ride deep into the political, cultural and sometimes perilous realm of modern Dubai, one of the wonders of the modern world"
£14.93   Used & New from: £11.35

Light Fell
12.  Light Fell by Evan Fallenberg
The list author says:
  "Joseph is preparing to have his five sons and the daughter-in-law he has never met spend the Sabbath with him in the Tel Aviv penthouse that he shares with a man"
£12.51   Used & New from: £0.02
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Night Of The Mi'raj
13.  The Night Of The Mi'raj by Zoe Ferraris
The list author says:
  "An extraordinary psychological drama and a mesmerising portrait of a society at once exquisitely cultured and profoundly claustrophobic"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Travel Writing
14.  Travel Writing by Peter Ferry
The list author says:
  "On his way home after work one evening Pete witnesses a car accident that kills a beautiful woman named Lisa Kim. But was it an accident? Could Pete have prevented it?"
£11.93   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Genesis Code
15.  The Genesis Code by Christopher Forrest
The list author says:
  "Crichton meets Dan Brown in this novel of the real secret code hidden in human DNA. Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Joshua Ambergris has made an a discovery that will shake the foundations of science"
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The Silver Bear
16.  The Silver Bear by Derek Haas
The list author says:
  "He is the consummate assassin, at the top of his form, immune to the psychological strains of his chosen profession. He is what the Russians call a Silver Bear"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Trident Force (Berkley Action Adventures)
17.  Trident Force (Berkley Action Adventures) by Michael Howe
The list author says:
  "Trident Force is the blackest of the black ops. Their specialty: fighting the war on terror at sea. Handpicked for their skills above and below the waterline, they do the jobs no one else can handle"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Bugz :Contact (Book Zero): 1
18.  Bugz :Contact (Book Zero): 1 by David Jackson
The list author says:
  "We are not alone as we make discoveries at CERN in Switzerland. Set in 2042 with climate change and food shortages are a petty nothing compared to the imminent annihilation of Earth by rival aliens"
£17.11   Used & New from: £0.01
1.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Caligula
19.  Caligula by Douglas Jackson
The list author says:
  "Caligula is as generous as he is cruel, he is a megalomaniac who declares himself a living god and simultaneously lives in constant fear of the plots against his life"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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Waltenberg
20.  Waltenberg by Hedi Kaddour
The list author says:
  "Set in Europe between WWI and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Waltenberg is a story of love between German Hans and American singer, Lena, and of friendship between Hans and Max a French journalist"
£15.16   Used & New from: £0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Stalking Susan
21.  Stalking Susan by Julie Kramer
The list author says:
  "2 cold cases involve women named Susan strangled on the same day, 1 year apart. Last seen alive in one of Minneapolis's poorest neighborhoods, their bodies are dumped in the city's wealthiest area"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Bearkeeper
22.  Bearkeeper by Josh Lacey
The list author says:
  "A fearless boy with a fierce friend Pip is a blacksmith's apprentice - but he longs to be a famous knife-fighter like his dead father. Alone in London, he meets great danger - and two odd allies"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Desert Contract
23.  The Desert Contract by John Lathrop
The list author says:
  "A gripping novel of love and loyalties, and the place where personal integrity and politics meet, The Desert Contract is a remarkable debut"
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Obedience
24.  Obedience by Will Lavender
The list author says:
  "With superb confidence, Lavender constructs a brilliant fictional web of lies, inventively warping the psychological thriller to fit the confines of a scholarly investigation"
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1.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Johnny Mackintosh and the Spirit of London
25.  Johnny Mackintosh and the Spirit of London by Keith Mansfield
The list author says:
  "Johnny has sent a giant asteroid heading for Earth and its primitive inhabitants. Even if he can save Earth and return to the present day to try and find his parents, there are the krun waiting....."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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