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Prototype Bond Returns

Advantages: "Of its time" and enjoyable in that context
Disadvantages: Doesn't match up to the first two in the series

This is the third in the re-issued series authored by the former soldier, spy and Professor of English Literature, without whom it is said, there'd have been no Bond, no Smiley, no Bourne. I suspect that's not strictly true, but it makes a good tag-line. ...

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Review of Wallace of the Secret Service - Alexander Wilson

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Whose's Body? - The Start of the Lord Peter Novels

Advantages: Good background to Lord Peter's character
Disadvantages: Lord Peter's character is in it's infancy. Overlong explanation.

There's a body in a bath! Who is it and how did it get there. All the stuff of the best mystery writer's imagination. This is the first book where we meet Lord Peter Wimsey, his valet Bunter, his friendship with Charles Parker and the world in which Lo ...

Jacqui999 27.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Whose Body? - Dorothy L. Sayers

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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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'Give me the child I will show you the man'

Advantages: Very well researched, sensitive a subject dealt with well
Disadvantages: Upsetting tales

As is normally the case 'When kids kill' by Jonathan Paul flashed up on my 'recommended items' list on Amazon and intrigue got the better of me forcing me to read a little more into the book but just by reading the title I knew that this book was for me a ...

beth.hiilton 20.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of When Kids Kill - Jonathan Paul

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"The Winter Garden Mystery" - Kept Me Guessing Till The End

Advantages: easy to read
Disadvantages: none really

The Winter Garden Mystery was written by Carola Dunn and is part of the Daisy Dalrymple Mystery series which at the time of writing consists of 20 books. . . *Plot* . Daisy Dalrymple goes to Occles Hall in Cheshire to write an article for Town and C ...

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Review of The Winter Garden Mystery - Carola Dunn

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