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Indelible Memories of Murder

Advantages: Original premise, keeps you guessing, very well written, memorable characters
Disadvantages: A little repetitive at times perhaps

...I was quite looking forward to this when I came across it in the library recently. I was somewhat familiar with Baldacci, having read something of his previously, though I couldn’t quite recall what. Thankfully, Memory Man didn’t disappoint and is one I ...

gothic_moon 13.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Memory Man - David Baldacci

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Sniffing Out A Good Crime Thriller

Advantages: Intriguing & absorbing premise, warm characters, well written, good pace
Disadvantages: None for me

On the cover we’re told this is from the ‘Bestselling author of the Maggie O’Dell Series’, and that this is ‘The first in a thrilling new series starring Ryder Creed’. Of course, these things only really interest those who are familiar with Kava, but tur ...

gothic_moon 17.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Breaking Creed - Alex Kava

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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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A Hidden Gem? No, But Not Bad.

Advantages: Scenes & events easy to visualise, reasonably gripping premise
Disadvantages: Fell short on some aspects (predictability, empathy, believability etc) for it to be better

...I came across this in the library recently and whilst I wasn’t familiar with the author the cover caught my attention. It may not have been the most credible of novels, but it was an engaging read that I found enjoyable nonetheless. Hidden falls within ...

gothic_moon 07.04.2016 ·
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Review of Hidden - Casey Hill

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a quick very light read

Advantages: quick easy read
Disadvantages: lack of characterisation, too many coincidences

...novel in the series and it is a vast improvement on the first. I bought it on my kindle as I was going away for a few days and decided I needed a few quick reads whilst I was away. Basic plot: A severed head has been fo ...

mikeyc123 11.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Head in the Sand - Damien Boyd

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