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Too Close to home

Advantages: Wonderful story with amazing characters
Disadvantages: Police at times lacked expertise I would have expected

Synopsis of the book: When a beautiful young mother Sandra disappears the Boston Police fear the worst. Not only have they an urgent investigation on their hand but they fear massive media interest in the missing lady and her family. Added to this he ...

CPTDANIELS 28.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Neighbour - Lisa Gardner

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Was it the neighbour??????

Advantages: Fantastic return of characters
Disadvantages: None whatsoever

...The Author Lisa Gardner began writing in college and successfully sold a novel which was given the title ‘Walking After Midnight’. Following her first pay check she got a normal job as a Management Consultant which she loathed. In her evenings she wo ...

KathEv 03.11.2009 · Read full review
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You'll never look at your Neigbours the same again

Advantages: strong characters, plot, cover
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...I'm quite fussy when it comes to books. Usually will go for autobiographies, or fiction by the same authors . I don't normally read anything by a new author unless I've heard an awful lot of praise about them. Until recently though I had not heard of aut ...

Amy69 29.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Neighbour - Lisa Gardner

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A meander through a Welsh village, with a touch of spiritualism

Advantages: interesting characters, allows an insight into workings of church
Disadvantages: billed as a thriller but not especially thrilling

Could the Welsh border be the source of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous hound? Redundant TV producer Ben Foley thinks so, and is on a mission to prove it. Having purchased a collapsing Victorian manor and failed to transform it into a profitable hotel, th ...

brokenangelkisses 01.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Prayer of the Night Shepherd - Phil Rickman

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You mean its not a real falcon??!!??

Advantages: Great plot, very well written
Disadvantages: Characters (see below!!)

...them pretty much the same and tend to feel that only the title really changes. This one is different. BACKGROUND - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dashiell Hammett was an American nove ...

jovichick123 14.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett

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