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Advantages: Strong characterisation
Disadvantages: No Havers!

Introduction This is the fourth in the Inspector Lynley series and is the book which made me become addicted to the series (at least until I read 'A Traitor to Memory', which cured me), not particularly because of the plot, but because of the in-depth ch ...

sunmeilan 28.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of A Suitable Vengeance - Elizabeth George

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Unsuitably Weak Characters

Advantages: readable, mysterious, interesting plot
Disadvantages: no sympathy for main character

...Elizabeth George gets top marks for attempting to stray from her normal settings and principal characters. I felt that she met with partial success, and would recommend A Suitable Vengeance as a decent, but not incredible read. The Setting: The chann ...

robinwhybrow 24.10.2005 · Read full review
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Nuns with Guns

Advantages: Good humour and fast paced plot
Disadvantages: Left me wanting more

I have started going back though my old book collection and reading some of them for a final time before they have to head off to the charity shop in town as the number of books I have is beginning to take over my house and I need the space for new books. ...

atticusuk 21.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Divorcing Jack - Colin Bateman

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A very difficult divorce...

Advantages: Pulls you along so fast you can't put it down
Disadvantages: seeped in Northern Irish politics (Not necessarily a bad thing unless you dislike politics!)

I picked up this novel in a charity shop a few years ago. Having never heard of Colin Bateman I must admit it was the cover which initially intrigued me (Mine has a nun holding a little dog and a gun on it) Looks interesting I thought then took it home an ...

SAXYAMY 16.03.2005 · Read full review
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The Sisterhood

Advantages: A good read with an interesting, if predictable plot
Disadvantages: Coincidences in the book do sometimes stretch the realms of reality

Colin Forbes once again plunges the reader into a headlong battle between Tweed & Co and the enemy (in this case "THE SISTERHOOD". Along with other books written by Colin Forbes the book is fast moving and enjoyable - although somewhat predictable if y ...

stephenmarkb 11.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Sisterhood - Colin Forbes

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