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Bone Chatter

Advantages: Warmth & depth of characters, confidently & intelligently written, engaging, detailed
Disadvantages: Some may find it a bit convoluted

...As a big fan of Reichs, I was giddily excited when I came across this in the library as I find it rare now to come across something I haven’t already read. Speaking In Bones is true to form, being an engrossing, detailed and intelligent read that I would ...

gothic_moon 22.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Speaking In Bones - Kathy Reichs

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Tempe Brennan and the Lucky Strike

Advantages: Good solid crime-solving stuff
Disadvantages: None

Sometimes you really do need to start at the beginning of a series to get into it. And sometimes it doesn't matter a jot. Kathy Reichs' Tempe Brennan novels fall into the latter category. There's a bit of a back-story in there, but let's be honest, it' ...

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Gritty Crime That Rose Knows Best

Advantages: Intelligent & original premise, twists, very well written, depth of characters, atmospheric
Disadvantages: A little sickly sweet & repetitive at times perhaps

I consider Rose to be up there with my favourite authors and as I've really enjoyed some of her previous books, I was really looking forward to this one when I came across it in the library. I was glad I had a strong bag with me to carry it home as it's ...

gothic_moon 15.12.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Watch Your Back - Karen Rose

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Dark and brooding but not sparkly

Advantages: Engaging dangerous vampire. Brooding and sexy undertones. Tight plot. Well composed.
Disadvantages: Price remains high

...Vampire called Lestat Read on By Anne Rice this is the second in the Vampire chronicles that she is famed for. Two adaptations to film did very well. This dark, adult, brooding tale ventures from Paris to New Orleans and dips it's toes into ...

dawnymarie 07.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Vampire Lestat - Anne Rice

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I want to suck your blood!!!

Advantages: great, well written, leaves you wanting more.
Disadvantages: none

...is a book that will have you gripped from the very start. i have owned it personally for several years and have recently re-read it and it still holds all the charm and mystisism of the first time of reading!! The book is written by Anne Rice who ...

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Review of The Vampire Lestat - Anne Rice

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