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What goes around comes around!

Advantages: Unputdownable..great read, addictive author..
Disadvantages: Takes up time when I should be doing housework or going to graft..

Hello, firstly I love Martina Cole. Her writing style is raw, she doesn't hold back on violence..swearing..current issues..abuse.. She is a real life present times style writer and this may offend some people. For myself I find this true to life in our ti ...

Budandstella 27.10.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Revenge - Martina Cole

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Chilling crime novel that will get you thinking

Advantages: gripping, hard to figure out what is going on, excellent characterisation
Disadvantages: a bit confusing at points, but this added to my overall enjoyment.

...Montanari is an author I have read previously, so when I saw this title I was interested in reading it due to previous experience and having enjoyed the authors writing style. This novel is a cross between a crime novel and a thriller. It is based upon ...

cha97michelle 13.08.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Stolen Ones - Richard Montanari

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Suffer the Children

Advantages: A great example of the genre, with some political insight thrown in for free
Disadvantages: None

Cassie is out riding on a bridle path hardly used in the height of summer, totally deserted in winter. Her horse takes a tumble, and she goes with it, and stumbles into a tiny, plastic-wrapped child, maybe three-years old, and painfully thin, foot-soles l ...

hiker 22.08.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Water Music - Margie Orford

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Unlucky Number 9

Advantages: Intelligently written, enjoyable & gripping to read, depth of characters, atmospheric
Disadvantages: I wanted a bit more from the ending perhaps

I loved the last Hoag novel I read, and those before that too, so I was really looking forward to this one when I came across it in the library. I think I can say that she is an author I can rely on to write something engrossing, something that you donít ...

gothic_moon 03.07.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The 9th Girl - Tami Hoag

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The Night Before Was Disappointing...

Advantages: Complexity via a large web of characters keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: Style of writing could have been better, annoying romantic element, somewhat flimsy plot

...Iíve read a Lisa Jackson novel before so I was interesting in reading this when I came across it in the library. Unfortunately, Iíd forgotten about her writing style whilst thinking this; although a relatively recent crime thriller author (you could do fa ...

gothic_moon 23.06.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Night Before - Lisa Jackson

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