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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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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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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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Sepulchre - atmospheric horror book by James Herbert

Advantages: Fun to read, good character and plot development
Disadvantages: Not my favourite book by the author

This review is of the book "Sepulchre" by James Herbert. The book is a horror novel from the author of books such as The Rats and Lair. It was first published in 1987, but remains in print today, nearly 25 years on. The basic plot of the book is that the ...

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Simple murder - or did Ruth hang to protect the guilty party?

Advantages: Grim, unvarnished summary of a notorious murder case, the full background and the aftermath
Disadvantages: An extremely uncomfortable read - but sometimes life just isn't comfortable

I found this book quite a shocking read - for two reasons. The first is that some of the events it describes took place within the living memory of many of us. It therefore seems that much more real than, for example, the horrific case of Victorian se ...

JOHNV 18.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Ruth Ellis - Monica Weller

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