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Excellently written - a gripping page turner!

Advantages: brilliant read from a new author, gripping and intriguing
Disadvantages: I want another book to read now!

...Reading is a really passionate hobby of mine that I am trying to make more time for, and also diversify the types of authors who’s books I read. However, before I read this, I reverted back to a Patricia Cornwell (Kay Scarpetta) novel and I was so so disa ...

MsTricia 14.10.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Widow - Fiona Barton

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A Gripping Read To The Bitter End

Advantages: Intriguing premise, intelligently written, atmospheric, flows well.
Disadvantages: Some cliched phrases dotted about.

...I came across this recently and was quite excited to get to read it, having read & reviewed other Hoag novels (and loved them!) On the cover we’re told this is “The hold-your-breath new Kovac & Liska thriller”, along with the tagline, “Deception is her de ...

gothic_moon 17.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Bitter Season - Tami Hoag

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A TWIST IN THE TALE

Advantages: Well written, clever twists
Disadvantages: None, unless you don't like short stories

Short stories; hmmm, I’m really not sure where I stand on the thorny issue of short stories. They seem to be largely hit and miss in my mind, with a great many more misses than hits if truth be told. Don’t get me wrong, when done well the short story is ...

tractor-boy 14.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Twisted: Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver - Jeffery Deaver

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A Twist at every Turn

Advantages: A fantastic collection of short stories with a real twist
Disadvantages: None at all

The talented creator of the great Lincoln Rhyme has turned his hand to a superb collection of dark tales with a twist. The obvious twist is not for Deaver: these stories will keep you in suspense right to the end. *** The Stories *** Without Jona ...

wolfatgoogle 24.07.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Twisted: Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver - Jeffery Deaver

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Twist and Twist again

Advantages: you think you know who did it then along comes a twist
Disadvantages: none

I did not release till I got it home and started to read this book that it is in fact a number of short stories, this is a first be Jeffery Deaver and something he must do again There are sixteen excellent short stories all with great twists and turns ...

hamishette 07.02.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Twisted: Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver - Jeffery Deaver

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