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So bad it deserves Zero stars...

Advantages: boring, long, no development, too descriptive and little action
Disadvantages: none

I told myself I wasn't going to review this book because it was so bad it wasn't worth it. But sometimes I probably should review books when they aren't a good read, otherwise people won't know NOT to read it! Negative book reviews are just as useful as p ...

MsTricia 17.10.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Depraved Heart - Patricia Cornwell

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A Talented Writer but a Disappointing Book

Advantages: Its another 'Kay Scarpetta' Novel
Disadvantages: Too long, Didn't enjoy the plot

This book, though well written, Cornwell could have done better. I do feel for such a well-established writer as herself this book was long and drawn out. When in fact it could have been shorter. The completed hardcover copy is 466 pages long and in ess ...

LauraMcCabeUK 30.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Depraved Heart - Patricia Cornwell

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A Killer With No Fear Is Worth Fearing

Advantages: Engaging writing style, depth of characters, intriguing premise, atmospheric
Disadvantages: Nothing for moi

I came across this in the library recently and thought I'd give it a go as I wasn't able to find anything new by familiar authors (perhaps I've read them all?!) The cover tempted me and it seemed like my cuppa tea, and thankfully it didn't disappoint. D ...

gothic_moon 16.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Darkest Fear - Ethan Cross

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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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See You In Court!

Advantages: Complex & intelligent premise, warmth of characters, well written, authentic feel
Disadvantages: Concentration required

...As a fan of Connelly, both the Bosch and ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ series, I had high hopes for The Gods Of Guilt. Thankfully, I wasn’t disappointed. With engaging characters and high legal detail, plus an undercurrent of detective mystery, this proved to be a tho ...

gothic_moon 13.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Gods of Guilt - Michael Connelly

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