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Daddy's Girls

Advantages: A good idea decently plotted
Disadvantages: The different voices aren't distinctive enough

Easter Quilby is twelve years old. She and her sister Ruth are in a children's home. Not so long ago they woke up to find their mother slouched across the bed, dead. Drink and drugs and a hard, sad life had finally got to her, or maybe her body just ga ...

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Review of This Dark Road to Mercy - Wiley Cash

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Walkers of Dembley - Please Keep on Walking

Advantages: Easy to read
Disadvantages: Too easy to guess the culprit, characters too one dimensional

Agatha has just spent 6 horrid months back in London working in PR. She returns to her beloved Caresly only to be paired up with her neighbour James Lacey to go undercover as man and wife in Dembley to find out who murdered Jessica, a very outspoken teach ...

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Review of Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley - M.C. Beaton

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Death of a Hiker

Advantages: Gentle, unassuming crime fiction
Disadvantages: Won't win any literary prizes

Introduction Whenever I want to read something light-hearted, M C Beaton's books usually hit the spot. Beaton's work is of the traditional 'cozy' genre of crime fiction - a term apparently coined in the 1950s to describe mysteries, usually set in quiet c ...

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Review of Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley - M.C. Beaton

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A buried body in the crops!

Advantages: Humerous and a original main character.
Disadvantages: James Lacey...

Agatha Raisin and the walkers of Dembley by M.C. Beaton Adult crime fiction. 207 pages. Agatha Raisin is a middle aged ex-PR assistant who has moved out of London to live in the cotswolds. People keep on dropping dead though! With her amateur detecti ...

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Review of Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley - M.C. Beaton

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Closer to Perfection

Advantages: Superb Story, Very Well Written
Disadvantages: It was over too soon!

Michael Connelly is the bestselling author of The Closers. He is an extremely talented crime/thriller writer, who has produced consistently high quality books, well worthy of a read. In the 1980's Connelly was a journalist on newspapers in the Florida are ...

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Review of The Closers - Michael Connelly

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