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Yearning for adventure

Advantages: Compelling read
Disadvantages: Seems somewhat childlike

Introduction I'm not sure that there are any Agatha Christie books that I haven't read, so I'm always delighted to find one that I haven't read for so long I can't remember the plot or the ending like this one. Unfortunately, it is rare that these books ...

sunmeilan 25.11.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Why Didn't They Ask Evans? - Agatha Christie

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Agatha's intriguing mystery

Advantages: Mysterious Title
Disadvantages: The Murder can be guess after reading half of the book

Why didn't they ask Evans?? And until almost the end of the book, Evans still some mystery. The book is about how Bobby Jones, a Vicar's son, an amiable-looking young man finds a crumpled body of a dying man while playing golf and in his final breath th ...

LadyLuna 11.05.2006 · Read full review
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The circle line killer

Advantages: All round perspective on a serial killer
Disadvantages: Needed a longer conclusion and an epilogue.

Background: A few weeks ago I read my first piece of fiction by Carol Smith called ‘Vanishing Point’, so I was very keen to try another to see how it compared. As the first one I quite enjoyed and despite it being a bit of a ‘chic lit’ or maybe beca ...

CPTDANIELS 25.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Without Warning - Carol Smith

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Who is the woman my husband was with when he died?

Advantages: Characters and the unpredictability of the story.
Disadvantages: Slow going and hard to believe

Synopsis of the book: Ellie Falkner world is turned upside down when she received the shocking news of her husband’s death Greg in a car accident leaving her a widow at just 34. However she is very confused about the circumstances of his death as ...

CPTDANIELS 06.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of What to Do When Someone Dies - Nicci French

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What to Do When Someone Dies

Advantages: Enjoyable Read
Disadvantages: none

This is the first book which I have read by Nicci French. Crime story with a difference. When you begin to read the book the first chapter straight away introduces you to the main character Ellie Falkner who was preparing for her husband Greig to retur ...

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