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The Year of the Gun_H.B.Lyle

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The Year of the Gun – ‘Skilfully mixing real history with action sequences worthy of Lee Child.’ – John Williams, Mail on Sunday The Year of the Gun by HB Lyle

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FT review for The Year of the Gun by HB Lyle

We’re delighted to report that there was a fantastic review for The Year of the Gun in the Financial Times: ‘The story rattles along at pace, the characters are engaging and the fight scenes burst with action. (more…)

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