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Innocent until proven guilty?

Advantages: Geat plot and very flowing
Disadvantages: None

I have always enjoyed reading chick lit books and I never really touched crime or suspense novels until I read a review of a Peter James book. I remember thinking it sounded quite good and so I went and bought it for my husband and he loved it. I then rea ...

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Review of The Innocent - Harlan Coben

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Guilty of being a riveting read!

Advantages: A gripping read
Disadvantages: None

...Harlan Coben fast became one of my favourite authors after I was first introduced to his work about 3 years ago. He writes thrillers that I simply cannot put down, and always I find I am left guessing right until the end, as his plots are full of suspense ...

JEFFJEN 04.12.2011 · Read full review
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Scarpetta's last stand?

Advantages: Clever use of forensics and psychology
Disadvantages: Characters now a little dull

Patricia Cornwell's novel "Trace" sees the return of Kay Scarpetta, the highly respected medical examiner who has been the chief character in a series of books since the mid-1990s. For those who are not familiar with the series, Kay Scarpetta is a forty-s ...

fizzytom 14.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Trace - Patricia Cornwell

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To trace a killer

Advantages: Compelling reading, particularly if you like forensic science
Disadvantages: None

Patricia Cornwell has been writing novels since the 1990's and with her usual aplomb she has succeeded in holding one riveted to the chair as you place together the pieces of the puzzle that make up the plot of this period of Kay Scarpetta's life. I ha ...

Polesun 03.06.2005 · Read full review
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Tracing A Murderer's Footsteps

Advantages: Intelligent plot, easy to read, enjoyable characters, keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: Ended abruptly, see review

This is the second Cornwell book I've read now, after unfortunately reading one of her newer and not-so-good novels. Luckily, I really enjoyed this one so I'm looking forward to a few more Cornwell novels in future. I came across this in the library and ...

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Review of Trace - Patricia Cornwell

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