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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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Karin Slaughter is a GENIUS!!!

Advantages: The characters have now developed, very fast paced
Disadvantages: None

Author Karin Slaughter grew up in Georgia, USA and has been writing since she was very young and she currently lives in Atlanta. She attended two years of college at Georgia State, and never graduated, though she considers herself a voracious and lif ...

KathEv 15.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Fallen - Karin Slaughter

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I've Fallen For This Thriller

Advantages: Depth of characters, engaging & gripping premise and writing style
Disadvantages: None per se for me

...I've read and reviewed a few Slaughter novels now so I'd consider myself a fan of her work. Thankfully, Fallen didn't disappoint. It's gritty and engrossing, so it gets a thumbs up from me. This falls within the crime thriller genre, the type of American ...

gothic_moon 17.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Fallen - Karin Slaughter

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Code 30

Advantages: Everything you want of a crime novel, if you don't mind the violence
Disadvantages: The violence, if you do

Faith Mitchell is not having a good day. A three-hour training seminar had stretched into four-and-a-half-hours, which meant that not only was she late picking up her baby daughter from her mothers' she was also starving hungry. This mattered more than ...

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Review of Fallen - Karin Slaughter

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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 ...

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Review of Flash for Freedom! - George MacDonald Fraser

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