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When Justice Isn't

Advantages: A gripping story, thought-provoking impact
Disadvantages: None

We've all read the stories in the papers: children who kill, particularly children who kill children. We've always wondered what went through their minds as they did it. We've also wondered about what happens to them once they're no longer children, whe ...

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Review of Humber Boy B - Ruth Dugdall

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Could this bee the start of something good?

Advantages: Interesting protagonist, good location
Disadvantages: Confusing plot

The Honey Guide is a crime novel by Richard Crompton. Crompton is a British journalist who has been living in Kenya since 2007. The Honey Guide is his debut novel and is the first, in what Crompton no doubt hopes, in a series featuring his detective Mol ...

Essexgirl2006 31.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Honey Guide - Richard Crompton

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Houdini's secret sleuthing life

Advantages: A good mystery as a platform to bring Houdini to life, subtle humour
Disadvantages: A little slow paced and lacking any real drama

Harry Houdini, born Erik Weisz in Budapest, Hungary in 1874 is probably one of the world’s most recognisable names. An illusionist, a magician, a stunt performer, a pilot and most famously an escapologist with so many daring acts such as escaping from han ...

Mildew82 05.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Harry Houdini Mysteries: The Dime Museum Murders - Daniel Stashower

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Reclaiming the Past

Advantages: Very readable, multi-layered.
Disadvantages: occassionaly needs clarifying.

Novelist Theo Kendall is a haunted man, first by memories of his cousin, Chamery Kendal who was murdered recently and now he’s come to live in Fenn House, where the murder took place, he’s haunted by characters that he’s writing into his latest book-but h ...

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Review of House Of The Lost - Sarah Rayne

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Teen Fun, Mutilated Cows & Murder

Advantages: Interesting premise, plenty of action, vivid scenes, engaging to read
Disadvantages: Ending a little rushed

...I have read and reviewed one or two Alex Kava books previously and remembered the kind of writing style and content to be quite action-packed and very vivid to read, so I was looking forward to Hotwire when I saw it in the library. I wasn't disappointed b ...

gothic_moon 16.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Hotwire - Alex Kava

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