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Could be better, but also could be A LOT worse

Advantages: easy to read, enjoyable and good story
Disadvantages: not groundbreaking compared to any of her other stories

I haven’t had the chance to chill out and read a good book in ages, so when I finally had some well deserved holiday time last month, I was super excited to be building up my Kindle collection with some good reads. A week of laying on the beach in the Dom ...

MsTricia 02.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Get Even - Martina Cole

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A Gripping Read To The Bitter End

Advantages: Intriguing premise, intelligently written, atmospheric, flows well.
Disadvantages: Some cliched phrases dotted about.

...I came across this recently and was quite excited to get to read it, having read & reviewed other Hoag novels (and loved them!) On the cover we’re told this is “The hold-your-breath new Kovac & Liska thriller”, along with the tagline, “Deception is her de ...

gothic_moon 17.09.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Bitter Season - Tami Hoag

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A Talented Writer but a Disappointing Book

Advantages: Its another 'Kay Scarpetta' Novel
Disadvantages: Too long, Didn't enjoy the plot

This book, though well written, Cornwell could have done better. I do feel for such a well-established writer as herself this book was long and drawn out. When in fact it could have been shorter. The completed hardcover copy is 466 pages long and in ess ...

LauraMcCabeUK 30.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Depraved Heart - Patricia Cornwell

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Dark Secrets Buried, But Not For Long

Advantages: Memorable characters, engaging writing style, good chapter length, vivid scenes
Disadvantages: Not entirely believable

...I came across this recently in the library and had that strangely excited feeling when I spotted it. I have a couple of authors I really enjoy reading, and Kava is one of them. Thankfully, Silent Creed didn’t disappoint and I whipped through this quite qu ...

gothic_moon 25.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Silent Creed - Alex Kava

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An excellent read you won't want to put down!

Advantages: gripping, humorous, brilliantly written, a page turner
Disadvantages: cliffhanger ending left me wanting more!

I love a good book, but often in life I don’t have as much time to read as I’d like. However, when I got a £10 amazon voucher, the first thing that sprung to mind was definitely to get a new novel to dig into! I often stick to the same kind of genre, or I ...

MsTricia 14.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham

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