Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo

Detective Harry Hole arrives in a steaming hot Bangkok. The Norwegian ambassador has been found dead in a seedy motel room, and Harry has been sent to investigate. It’s clear that the ambassador’s family are hiding some secrets of their own, but few people are willing to talk…

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The Valhalla Prophecy by Andy McDermott

Archaeologist Nina Wilde and her husband, Eddie Chase, are sent to recover a Viking runestone that has been  stolen by a gang of raiders. The stone holds the key to an ancient evil that cannot be allowed to escape – one that has been confined in Norse mythology’s most holy of places: Valhalla.

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The Soldier’s Wife by Joanna Trollope

The soldiers are coming home – after 6 months in Afghanistan. Surely being united with their wives and girlfriends and families will be heaven after the hell they have been through. But is it ?

When Dan Riley returns to his adored wife, Alexa, and their children, his army life still comes first. Alexa thought that she was prepared to help him, and the [...]

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The Two Faces Of January by Patricia Highsmith

Two men meet in the picturesque backstreets of Athens. Chester MacFarlane is a conman with multiple false identities, near the end of his rope and on the run with his young wife Colette. Rydal Keener is a young drifter looking for adventure: he finds it in one evening as the law catches up with Chester and Colette, and their lives become fatally entwined.

(This is [...]

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Smoke leads to restaurant call-out

Fire crews were called out to a commercial centre in Adeje after reports that smoke was coming from the premises.

The emergency happened just after midnight on November 6th and brought the crew from San Miguel de Abona and volunteers from Adeje to the scene.

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“Cosmetic change”promised for Granadilla

Eye-sore buildings and neglected construction sites will be dealt with, the Mayor of Granadilla has pledged.

The council recently announced a campaign to crackdown on the visible signs of the economic recession in the town centre, as well as in San Isidro, El Medano and Los Abrigos.

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Boost for MiradasDoc as film festival secures 2015 funding

The 2014 MiradasDoc Documentary Film Festival in Guia de Isora began this year’s event with the best possible news.

All those involved in staging this ninth edition are delighted to announce that a funding package is being secured for 2015 and this will allow preparation work to begin.

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Armed French mafia gang settled on Costa Brava

A French mafia group settled on the Costa Brava had an arsenal of guns, including a Kalashnikov and pistols, whilst accompanying a drugs’ shipment, say the Guardia Civil.

Five men, aged between 34 and 57, are now facing lengthy prison sentences for offences including drug trafficking, money laundering, theft and unlawful possession of explosives and weapons.

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Lanzarote invites entries for annual challenges

Entries are about to open for the eighth island triathlon on Lanzarote which is hitting the heights before it even begins.

Organisers had to postpone the start of registrations from the original November 4th to November 13th because of operational reasons. They said this was due to the exceptionally high level of entries already received for the triathlon mode.

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The Long War by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

The Long Earth is open. Humanity has spread across untold worlds linked by fleets of airships encouraging exploration, trade and culture.

But while mankind may be shaping the Long Earth, the Long Earth is, in turn, shaping mankind – and a collision of crises is looming. More than a million steps from the original Earth a new America is emerging – a young nation that resents [...]

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