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Dark Secrets Buried, But Not For Long

Advantages: Memorable characters, engaging writing style, good chapter length, vivid scenes
Disadvantages: Not entirely believable

...I came across this recently in the library and had that strangely excited feeling when I spotted it. I have a couple of authors I really enjoy reading, and Kava is one of them. Thankfully, Silent Creed didn’t disappoint and I whipped through this quite qu ...

gothic_moon 25.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Silent Creed - Alex Kava

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Santa's Got A Brand New (Mixed) Bag

Advantages: There's something for everyone
Disadvantages: It's a bit heavy. And it's a mixed bag.

...Introduction We all have our own special Christmas traditions. Some let the youngest in the family make a wish while putting the star on top of the tree. Others save a special bottle of wine or whiskey to raise a glass in toast on Christmas Eve. Oth ...

sharper_fin 22.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries - Vintage

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On The Run In the Wilds of Scotland

Advantages: Great on character
Disadvantages: A slow burn

Justine is running for her life. She's had enough of being someone else's property, of being subjected to the kind of love that has seen her tattooed and owned and beaten and rented out to others to earn her keep. So she's taken what isn't hers, but then ...

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Review of Rise - Karen Campbell

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Mark Billingham's book will keep you 'In The Dark' until the end

Advantages: Easy to read. Nicely paced. Good character depiction and dialogue.
Disadvantages: Not for you if you don't like urban crime stories.

In The Dark - By Mark Billingham I've been a fan of Mark Billingham since his debut novel 'Sleepyhead', which follows the antics of the surly, sarcastic Detective Inspector Tom Thorne. The series went from strength to strength and has ...

jojoborne 11.01.2012 · Read full review
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Life with the gangs

Advantages: Great detailed story full of twists and suspense
Disadvantages: Slow start hard to initially follow

...Synopsis of the book: A drug gang target a lone woman driving late at night in Stoke Newington. She is driving her BMW and she flashes the stolen Cavalier as it has no lights on. This sparks an immediate response and the woman is shot at twice and ...

CPTDANIELS 24.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of In the Dark - Mark Billingham

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