I've carried a SOG Powerlock II for years, but it was getting old and
tired. This replaced it as my main belt tool.
2015 SF/mystery; fifty-first (roughly) of J. D. Robb's In Death
series. Two serial killers have crossed the USA and landed in New
York; Lieutenant Eve Dallas tracks them down.
2014-2015 urban fantasy, 16 episodes. The succubus Bo faces her
biggest challenges yet, as her father tries to use her to take over
Contemporary fantasy, fourth in the series. Peter Grant, Metropolitan
Police constable and magician, looks into a number of cases that seem
to be tying back to a Brutalist tower block in Southwark.
We recently switched to a new search engine at work, largely written
by me with a standard back-end library.
2009 mystery, third in the series. Constable "Thorny" Deepbriar goes
to the local seaside town while his broken leg finishes healing, but
he can't leave detection alone. Not only is someone stealing garden
gnomes, but a body found on the beach is someone Deepbriar thought had
died when he was a very green copper sixteen years ago during the war.
2012 horror, dir. Drew Goddard, Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth:
Five teenagers go for a weekend trip to a remote cabin. It doesn't end
2008 alternate-history suspense/thriller, last in the "Small Change"
trilogy. In the fascist Britain of 1960, former Inspector Carmichael
still runs the Watch, the secret police charged with rounding up Jews,
Communists, and other undesirables; his adopted niece, Elvira, is
looking forward to her début.
I had an article in
linking the general ideas of After the End to the specifics of
Reign of Steel.
2005 non-historical fiction. Mosca lives in a tiny rural village, but
her exiled father taught her to read and to love words. She takes her
first opportunity to escape, and finds herself (and Saracen the goose)
mixed up in matters that will determine the fate of a great city.