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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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The Queen of Crime and her Prince of Detection.

Advantages: Well written stories.
Disadvantages: None.

As I am sure a lot of you are aware through my time spent on being on Ciao, I am a bit of a fan of Agatha Christie - the self styled ‘Queen of Crime’, but not for the sole reason that she too came from Devon! I love the way that no matter how many times ...

dynamicnurse 21.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Hercule Poirot - Agatha Christie

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Dead Women Tell Tales

Advantages: Two good plots
Disadvantages: Limited appeal

There’s a heat wave raging in Las Vegas, where it seems, the only people oblivious to the searing temperatures are those laid out on slabs in the mortuary of the Las Vegas Police Department, awaiting the attention of pathologist Dr Al Robbins. He’s about ...

silverstreak 11.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Grave Matters (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) - Max Allan Collins

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Get Lost With Coben

Advantages: Fantastic characters and fantastically written
Disadvantages: None for me

I've read and reviewed a couple of Coben novels now and I must admit, I think I'm addicted. I've not been let down yet, and this book is no exception; I was hooked from the start, totally absorbed and in love with the characters, and sad to finish it. ...

gothic_moon 18.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Long Lost - Harlan Coben

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