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Going back in time to solve crime

Advantages: Well thought out clever and absorbing story
Disadvantages: Seemed a little slow going at odd times

Synopsis of the book: DCI Banks and his team are called in when Detective Inspector Bill Quinn is murdered by an arrow fired from a crossbow. He is in a Police re-habitation centre at the time when he is killed late one night while in the grounds. Qu ...

CPTDANIELS 06.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Watching the Dark - Peter Robinson

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Murder in the Scilly Isles

Advantages: Pleasant reading
Disadvantages: Nothing particularly outstanding about it

...Introduction It has been many years since I last read a Wycliffe book; so many years in fact that the author has now died. There is no particular reason why I haven't read any of series for so long, just that I haven't really come across them. I remember ...

sunmeilan 30.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place - W.J. Burley

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Check Mate, You're Dead

Advantages: Original premise, great characterisation, well written, keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: Quite a lot of chess-related knowledge comes in to play

I don't recall having read any books by Daniel Blake previously, but I was curious having come across the cover in the library a few weeks ago. Luckily enough, I've managed to find a new author I'm definitely going to be checking out in future. It was an ...

gothic_moon 30.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of White Death - Daniel Blake

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Mollys six year hell

Advantages: a bloody good read overall!
Disadvantages: a bit samey I suppose

Summary Dr Gary Lasch is found dead at his desk after his skull was crushed by one of his sculptures. His wife is accused of his murder and the news stuns the elite community that they live in in Connecticut. His young, beautiful wife, Molly, cla ...

burtybookworm 23.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of We'll Meet Again - Mary Higgins Clark

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An epidemic that we would rather not talk about - When Kids Kill

Advantages: A great read and an amazing insight into the world of Child crime.
Disadvantages: May be a bit too gruesome for some.

When Kids Kill by Jonathan Paul Being an avid reader of True Crime and having quite a vast knowledge on Serial Killers and their methods I have also read quite a lot of non-fiction regarding crimes and murder carried out by children. I have ...

jojoborne 26.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of When Kids Kill - Jonathan Paul

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