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Excellently written - a gripping page turner!

Advantages: brilliant read from a new author, gripping and intriguing
Disadvantages: I want another book to read now!

...Reading is a really passionate hobby of mine that I am trying to make more time for, and also diversify the types of authors who’s books I read. However, before I read this, I reverted back to a Patricia Cornwell (Kay Scarpetta) novel and I was so so disa ...

MsTricia 14.10.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Widow - Fiona Barton

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Indelible Memories of Murder

Advantages: Original premise, keeps you guessing, very well written, memorable characters
Disadvantages: A little repetitive at times perhaps

...I was quite looking forward to this when I came across it in the library recently. I was somewhat familiar with Baldacci, having read something of his previously, though I couldn’t quite recall what. Thankfully, Memory Man didn’t disappoint and is one I ...

gothic_moon 13.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Memory Man - David Baldacci

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Highland Untruths

Advantages: A decent plot
Disadvantages: Some gripes about repetition

Hamish Macbeth is still enjoying the relatively easy life of running the two-man station in remote Lochdubh in the highlands of Scotland. He could maybe do without current side-kick Dick Fraser's eternal presence on site, but has to admit that the man's ...

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Review of Death of a Liar - M. C. Beaton

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A Stretch Too Far for Hamish Macbeth

Advantages: It's a Hamish Macbeth book
Disadvantages: It's possibly the worst of the Hamish Macbeth books

Marion Chesney (under the name M C Beaton) has been writing cosy crime novels about the Scottish village of Lochdubh and its policeman, Hamish Macbeth, since 1985. Since that first book, Death of a Gossip, she’s produced books titled Death of a… at th ...

sharper_fin 05.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Death of a Kingfisher - M. C. Beaton

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Agatha Raisin - Marriage or Murder?

Advantages: easy to read mystery novel
Disadvantages: it's Agatha but not Christie...

Agatha Raisin is about to get married to James Lacey when her husband Jimmy turns up, the husband she had presumed dead many years ago. This turn of events leads to James cancelling the wedding in anger and Agatha physically attacking Jimmy which doesn't ...

anonymili 03.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage - M.C. Beaton

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