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What goes around comes around!

Advantages: Unputdownable..great read, addictive author..
Disadvantages: Takes up time when I should be doing housework or going to graft..

Hello, firstly I love Martina Cole. Her writing style is raw, she doesn't hold back on violence..swearing..current issues..abuse.. She is a real life present times style writer and this may offend some people. For myself I find this true to life in our ti ...

Budandstella 27.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Revenge - Martina Cole

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Quilt or Innocence - awful title - that should have been a clue!

Advantages: I didn't pay for it
Disadvantages: Read the review!

Well I picked this up from a bookcrossing shelf and although the look of the book should have alerted me to its content. I thought it would be worth a read as it was billed as a detective novel set in Carolina and based around a quilting group. I like re ...

catsholiday 23.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Quilt or Innocence - Elizabeth Craig

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419 Out Of 5

Advantages: Great story and great writing
Disadvantages: None that I noticed

Will Ferguson seems to have a liking for con games. His 2007 novel, "Hustle" (published as "Spanish Fly" in Canada), followed a pair of 1930 short con grifters and their willing protege. However, in his Giller Prize (Canada's equivalent to the Booker Pr ...

Soho_Black 11.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of 419 - Will Ferguson

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Chilling crime novel that will get you thinking

Advantages: gripping, hard to figure out what is going on, excellent characterisation
Disadvantages: a bit confusing at points, but this added to my overall enjoyment.

...Montanari is an author I have read previously, so when I saw this title I was interested in reading it due to previous experience and having enjoyed the authors writing style. This novel is a cross between a crime novel and a thriller. It is based upon ...

cha97michelle 13.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Stolen Ones - Richard Montanari

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Suffer the Children

Advantages: A great example of the genre, with some political insight thrown in for free
Disadvantages: None

Cassie is out riding on a bridle path hardly used in the height of summer, totally deserted in winter. Her horse takes a tumble, and she goes with it, and stumbles into a tiny, plastic-wrapped child, maybe three-years old, and painfully thin, foot-soles l ...

hiker 22.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Water Music - Margie Orford

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