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The Double Eagle

A world class thief.
A priceless treasure.
A chase across the continents.

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The Black Sun

Legendary treasure or legacy of evil?
The hunt is on.

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The Gilded Seal

The Gilded Seal

The world's most famous painting. An impossible heist. A secret 200 years in the making

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"The Books of James Twining" ... on Mastermind!!

To quote Wikipedia, Mastermind is "a British Quiz show well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting and air of seriousnesss."

As well as a general knowledge round, contestants have to answer questions on a specialist subject of their choosing.  Typical topics include "The Life of Martin Luther King", "Post Socratic Philosophy" and The Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan.  

And now a new edition to the Mastermind cannon - "The Tom Kirk novels by James Twining".  See the adjacent picture.

I can tell you that there is something a little surreal to sitting down to watch one of your favourite shows and then, with no prior warning, discovering that it is about your own books. One less thing to tick off my bucket list certainly!

Congratulations to Richard Tring, who made his way all the way to the final.  And yes, before you ask, he did get more right than me.  Twelve points to my ten! I my need to mug up a little next time...

 

The Geneva Deception

Masked by the shadows of the Ponte Sant' Angelo, a man is lowered into the Tiber's freezing waters. As his killers watch, the swollen current grabs hold of him, sweeping him downstream until the rope around his neck snaps tight . Slowly, and with his reflection staring remorselessly back up at him from the river's dark mirror, the man watches himself hang ... [more]


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James TwiningMeet James

Read more about James and learn what his favourite movie is!

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