Raymond Sullivan

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MONEY TREE by Gordon Ferris
MONEY TREE by Gordon Ferris
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5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Ferris Fare, 15 Jun 2014
Gordon Ferris has built a loyal following with his post second world war thrillers set in Glasgow and London, so a modern day techno thriller ranging from New York to the Indian Sub Continent is likely to make some of those readers pause before purchasing. What Ferris achieves with this book is to demonstrate that it is his storytelling that makes his books so popular and although the locations and genre are wildly different to his previous work, Money Tree provides a well paced thriller that manages to prick the readers' social conscience along the way. Making bankers appear to be unpopular in this post credit crunch world is a no-brainer; making a small subset of that profession appear… Read more
The Making of Modern Britain by Andrew Marr
Andrew has a knack of presenting British history in a light way that helps you to grasp the political and cultural changes easily. Worth reading, as is his other history of post WWII Britain
SAS Heroes: Remarkable Soldiers, Extraordinary Men&hellip by Pete Scholey
5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting read, 4 Jun 2014
Pete has done a creditable job of outlining the history of twenty or so SAS soldiers, many of whom he has personally served with, in a clear way. He is careful to demystify the belief that the SAS soldiers are supermen and you close the book realising that they are just very good soldiers who are consummate professionals.