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Make Time for Peter James best novel so far....

Advantages: Slick, easy to follow
Disadvantages: none

Dead Man’s Time Peter James “Some will wait a lifetime to take their revenge.” My in-laws a quite big fans of one of their local celebrities writer Peter James and I therefore have quite a collection of his titles that they have give to me as gifts at ...

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Review of Dead Man's Time - Peter James

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Outside the Waiting room

Advantages: Brilliantly crafted thriller
Disadvantages: None

Room 13 in the basement of the state morgue is where the sleepers are kept. These are the unclaimed bodies that have been classified as PHVs. Potential Homicide Victims. They are kept indefinitely, because they are evidence that a crime has been commit ...

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Review of The Vanished Ones - Donato Carrisi

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If you like the television series then you'll love this.

Advantages: Easy to read and funny.
Disadvantages: None for me.

I love reading crime/murder mystery novels but I don't want anything that's too explicit in it's details when it's explaining a crime scene. I like nice gentle books like Agatha Christie and Joanne Fluke. Something which will get my mind working on who d ...

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Review of Mr. Monk Goes To Germany - Lee Goldberg

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Write About What You Know - But Not About Writing

Advantages: The lead characters are good
Disadvantages: The supporting cast, setting and plot aren't all that great

The Introduction Retired army veteran Robert Galbraith published his first novel, a detective story called The Cuckoo's Calling, in 2013. It was an absolute belter of a book, a murder mystery featuring a one-legged private detective named Cormo ...

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Review of The Silkworm - Robert Galbraith

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Another Death, Another Maiden

Advantages: Classic crime in all its absurd glory
Disadvantages: None - unless this isn't your thing

Edris Tidson used to grow bananas on Tenerife. Not the world capital of banana growing so far as I know, but I guess such plantations could have existed and certainly they'd be believable when Mitchell penned this classic crime caper in 1947. Tidson was ...

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Review of Death and the Maiden - Gladys Mitchell

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