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Fearfully Disappointing

Advantages: Interesting period, mix of real people and fiction
Disadvantages: Weak story/crime aspect, too many characters

I originally purchased this book a few years ago as part of a Kindle 99p deal. It sounded a murder-mystery with a difference, but to be honest I forgot all about it until I went through my old Amazon orders to spot books I’d missed. It is apparently the ...

Essexgirl2006 24.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Fear in the Sunlight - Nicola Upson

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Nothing But Amazing

Advantages: Fantastic writing style, warm character, engaging, interesting premise, atmospheric
Disadvantages: None for me

I came across this in the library recently and was pretty happy to see it, having read Gardner novels previously and loved them. Fortunately, I wasn’t disappointed. I don’t get as much time to read these days in long sittings, and yet I got through this p ...

gothic_moon 23.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Fear Nothing - Lisa Gardner

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With relatives like these...

Advantages: A superb read
Disadvantages: None

The third Flashman novel "Flash for Freedom" sees our hero in 1849 the picture of married respectability, with money, fame and a son on the way. But we know better... One of the themes of the whole series of Flashman novels is his relationship with his ...

FionaR 04.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Flash for Freedom! - George MacDonald Fraser

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It doesnt come much better than this.

Advantages: Wonderfully funny and packed with action as well as a bit of history
Disadvantages: While Fraser makes his disgust for the slave trade known, Flashman is not so tactful!

Another superb outing for Flashman in one of the best in George Macdonald Fraser's remarkable series. Once again we see the great Victorian cad drawn into all sorts of trouble, this time as he finds himself working aboard a slaver captained by the bullish ...

Squonk 15.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Flash for Freedom! - George MacDonald Fraser

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I fear it's not his best...

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...I recently reviewed never look away, a thriller written by Canadian author, Linwwod Barclay. I really enjoyed the book, my first, experience of this author and was keen to get my hands on another of his books from my local library. Fear the worst has gl ...

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Review of Fear The Worst - Linwood Barclay

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