The ideas dont come or its hard to get the feel of the characters. Stephen leather accused of cyberbullying by fellow. The basement topped the kindle charts in the uk and the us, and in total he has sold more than two million ebooks. This book is quite different from the twenty or so other novels that i have read by this author and is not so much about crime as the strange love story between pete a british journalist and joy a pole dancer. He isnt married to one genre, however, and has even written a. Currently, he is rated among the best sellers on amazon kindle and the. A very topical subject of race related crime handled very sympathetically and with much inside. The best book regarding relationships with bargirls that you can ever read. Fusing shifting viewpoints with a growing sense of dread and almost unbearable suspense, the uks thriller master stephen leather arrives on the shores of the united states with the basement, his most terrifying work to date. But am sorry to say that if this was the first book of. One day she goes out for a coffee run from the safe house. See all books authored by stephen leather, including the chinaman, and hard landing, and more on.
This is the kind of book that starts drawing you in when you feel you may not want to. It has a touch of stephen king about it, and simply emphasises the fact that stephen leather. It is a book that will make your heart race from the beginning to the end. Stephen leather was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as the times, the daily mail and the south china morning post in hong kong. It takes place over twentyfour hours in london, mainly in wimbledon, putney, fullham and ealing, places i am very familiar with. It was so successful that amazon pretty much insisted on taking it off me and publishing it themselves. Stephen leather is a british author of thriller and mystery novels. Stephen leather is a very successful british thriller author with a dozen novels in print, including the tunnel rats, set in bangkok and vietnam, and the solitary man, set in thailand. Born in 1956, stephen leather is one of the most popular and renowned british thriller authors. The basement takes you inside the mind of a demented. To continue reading, get the full word biography in stephen leather books in order. The mix of mystery, humour, adventure, action, a sting in the tail and, more importantly, a cat, was certainly attention grabbing and i could not put it down. An unrelenting vicegrip of suspense and fear, the basement is the ultimate shocker with a shattering climax that will leave you battered, bruised, and broken.
In fact, leather was the first uk kindle sensation, having selfpublished three. Reading the synopsis of once bitten by stephen leather. It has a touch of stephen king about it, and simply emphasises the fact that stephen leather is an exceptional talent. The books stephen leather the runner sally page is a junior secret service agent who maintains legends. The double tap came to me over the space of a few hours. Stephen leather accused of running online smear campaign. This is a creepy story by one of my favorite british writers, stephen leather.
The book is set in scotland, where leather worked for five years on the glasgow herald as a business writer. I loved it and i became a card carrying stephen leather. Stephen leather books list of books by author stephen. Stephen leather is one of the uks most successful thriller writers, an ebook and sunday times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed dan spider shepherd series and the jack nightingale. He is best known for his spider shepherd and jack nightingale series. What follows is a rollercoaster ride of sex, drugs and. For nypd detectives turner and marcinko, none are harder to figure out than the serial killer on the loose torturing and killing young women. For nypd detectives turner and marcinko, none are harder to figure out than the serial killer. Yet again he has managed to turn his hand to a different type of story telling. Light touch the spider shepherd thrillers book 14 by stephen leather.
The characters and set pieces are real and believable. Stephen leather is one of the uks most successful international thriller writers and has also written for television. This is the book that introduced me to stephen leather and it could not have been a better introduction. Stephen leather is one of a growing band of authors that have risen to prominence thanks to the e book. This book is quite different from the twenty or so other novels that i.
If you like murder and mystery you will not be disappointed with this book, a highly recommended read. Buy the basement unabridged by leather, stephen, daniels, luke isbn. This should be compulsory reading for all firsttimers to thailand. The basement takes you inside the mind of a demented, sadistic, rapist and serial killer.
Stephen leather writes the basement was a bestseller a true bestseller, it topped the kindle charts in the us and the uk and is still one of kindles top selling books of all time. Stephen leather always tells a great tale and yet again he hits the mark. Buy the basement by stephen leather online at alibris. A serial killer is on the loose and has a woman secreted away in a basement. With a background in journalism, leather has the knowledge, expertise and experience to write on subjects of international intrigue such as. Yes, the heart of the story is told by the serial killer in the first person. This book is quite different from the twenty or so other novels that i have read by this author and is not so much. Downloaded this to my kindle and worth every penny. Books by stephen leather writers similar to stephen leather. The basement was a bestseller a true bestseller, it topped the kindle charts in the us and the uk and is still one of kindles top selling books of all time. Stephen leather set up the site to smear me, but by mistake he included a redirect to another of his websites, about his series character dan. His bestselling book the chinaman was filmed as the foreigner, starring jackie chan and pierce brosnan.
The basement is a standalone novel or novella that is entertaining. By this i mean, i dont know if stephen leather is particularly right wing but from some of the stuff in the books i get the strong impression he is i read one jack nightingale book, and i got bored of the daily. Fusing shifting viewpoints with a growing sense of dread and almost unbearable suspense, the uks thriller master stephen leather arrives on the shores of the united states with the basement, his most. With a background in journalism, leather has the knowledge, expertise and experience. There is a lot of sadistic violence toward a female victim in it, so i dont think many women will like it. By stephen leather the basement by paperback author paperback published on 11, 2011 by stephen leather 14 dec. Spider shepherd books by steven leather digital spy. Stephen leather is one of the uks most successful thriller writers.
His second novel, the fireman, was written while he. The basement by stephen leather book cover, description, publication history. I liked the way the author stephen leather had the reader second guessing themselves throughout this experience. In fact, right now, somewhere in the city, a woman is being held captive in a basement. During the session, titled wanted for murder, leather was asked from the floor how he promoted books online. He gives her money and this is a standalone novel by the talented stephen leather based in bangkok, thailand. The basement is a standalone novel or novella that is entertaining but creepy. Author stephen leather bio and signed books vj books. Sometimes it can be a struggle to write a thriller. Buy a cheap copy of the basement book by stephen leather. Lee child daniel silva anna maxted andy mc nab mike gayle jilly cooper carol oconnell quintin jardine gabrielle lord amy jenkins. Read more read less click to open popover special offers and product promotions. He has written for television shows such as londons burning, the knock, and the bbcs.
I thoroughly enjoy his dan spider shepherd book series. He has sold more than two million books in more than ten languages and has written for television shows. If you love stephen leather s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check. With a population of almost nineteen million people, i. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as the times, the daily mail and the south. The shout is very detailed and its a credit to the author who has obviously done thorough research. This is a standalone novel by the talented stephen leather based in bangkok, thailand. I have been reading stephen leather books for many years now and have read almost everything he has written.1243 721 600 1580 474 485 182 756 26 1155 927 35 99 361 88 803 436 376 4 607 338 406 470 758 144 312 930 444 1170 1497 1014 527 1031 120 570 812 851 45