Graham Smith's Top Ten

1. HMS Ulysses - Alistair Maclean
HarperCollins/Kindle £4.99

"Pace, plot and character come together in perfect sync."

2. Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
HarperCollins £19.99

"A timeless tale of good versus evil."

3. Severed - Simon Kernick
Transworld £6.99

"One of the best chase novels ever written."

4. Thorn In My Side - Sheila Quigley
Burgess Books £7.99

"The introduction to one of the best new characters Iíve read in the last 10 years"

5. The Accident Man - Tom Cain
Corgi £6.99

"The best conspiracy theory Iíve ever read."

6. Cut and Run - Matt Hilton
Hodder £6.99

"Joe Hunterís finest outing."

7. Sleepyhead - Mark Billingham
Sphere £7.99

"The introduction to the marvellous Tom Thorne."

8. Flesh House - Stuart MacBride
Harper Collins £7.99

"Dark, shocking and at times laugh out loud funny."

9. Goldfinger - Ian Fleming
Penguin £7.99

"Bond takes on a man with a gold plated Rolls Royce and a butler with a steel rimmed hat. Need I say more?"

10. When the Lion Feeds - Wilbur Smith
Pan MacMillan £7.99

"This is the first in an excellent series."