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A LITTLE MONKEY OF A READ!

Advantages: Great read with loads of information
Disadvantages: Too many characters

THE AUTHOR After graduating to become a lawyer Jeffery Deaver spent several years working in a large Wall Street firm, it was on his commute to and from work that he started writing the novels he has become renowned for. Many years on and he has written ...

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MONKEY SAY – MONKEY DO

Advantages: A great book in the mystery and thriller genre
Disadvantages: Few

“Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape” Nobody crosses the ghost, or rather nobody crosses the ghost and lives. As one of Chinas leading snakehead ...

stuleg 24.06.2004 · Read full review
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Sink or Swim

Advantages: fast paced thriller
Disadvantages: the first chapter

This is the fourth in the Lincoln Rhymes series of books by Jeffrey Deaver. Although I wasn’t aware of this when I first picked up the book about a year ago. I received the book as a free gift when I joined a book club and promptly put it to one s ...

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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 ...

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Review of The Prayer of the Night Shepherd - Phil Rickman

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A Fenland trip

Advantages: An atmospheric crime novel
Disadvantages: Slow paced, not a very strong plot

Jim Kelly, The Water Clock 2002, published in Penguin paperback 2003 (304 pages) Thursday 1 November: Journalist Philip Dryden urgently needs a story, and the latest news is more promising than usual. The police have hauled a car out of the river wit ...

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