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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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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 ...

hiker 01.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of This Dark Road to Mercy - Wiley Cash

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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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Who's Watching the Detectives?

Advantages: Top quality trashy detective novel
Disadvantages: Do you like LA detective stories?

Despite the similarity of both being set in the city of Los Angeles, best selling Michel Connelly's prose is far from imitative of the famously sparse style of Raymond Chandler's detective novels of the 1940's. His central character, Detective Bosch, i ...

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Review of The Closers - Michael Connelly

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Closers, The

Advantages: A very good book, an interesting plot, believable
Disadvantages: it is too dragged out in the middle

...I have now read many of Micheal Connelly's books and I have never found one that I dislike. The storylines are believable, interesting and usually suspensful. "The Closers" is set later in Detective Bosch's life, as he is now returning to being a detecti ...

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Review of The Closers - Michael Connelly

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