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Waking up to an even bigger nightmare

Advantages: Good solid crime story-telling
Disadvantages: None

It starts with a nightmare. Maggie Hungerford wakes out of one. Into another. She is awake, but this isn't her bed. This is the kind of place no-one should ever wake up. DS Jane Benett has the kind of home life we now expect all of our fictional detecti ...

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Review of No Place to Die - Clare Donoghue

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An Intriguing Mystery Not To Miss

Advantages: Superb writing style, engaging, keeps you guessing, intriguing, enjoyable wit/sarcasm
Disadvantages: None for me

Coben is one of my favourite authors so when I came across this one in the library I was really looking forward to reading it. Fortunately I wasn't disappointed and found it an enjoyable, smooth read that I'd happily recommend. It's probably worth noting ...

gothic_moon 18.08.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Missing You - Harlan Coben

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You don't want to miss this one!

Advantages: A fast paced suspense that keeps you guessing right up to the very end
Disadvantages: You can't put it down!!

~~*~~ Missing You ~~*~~ ~~*~~ Harlan Coben ~~*~~ ~~*~~ INTRODUCTION ~~*~~ Itís several years now since I had a phase of reading Harlan Cobenís novels; I do have a tendency to take to one author or one genre of books and overdose o ...

sellerleygirl 13.07.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Missing You - Harlan Coben

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Creepy Dolls & Dead Tea Dances

Advantages: Gripping, well written, depth of characters, creepy edge, intriguing premise
Disadvantages: None for me

...reviewed a Montanari novel or two before and rating him highly as an author, I was keen to give this one a go when I came across it in the library. True to form, he didnít disappoint. The Doll Maker kept me riveted and I was sad to reach t ...

gothic_moon 28.07.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Doll Maker - Richard Montanari

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The Macabre Memory Thief

Advantages: Engaging characters, gripping to read, well written, intriguing premise
Disadvantages: Requires brain cells to be functioning to keep up with the events

...Having read and reviewed Kerley novels previously, I was looking forward to giving this one a read when I came across it in the library. Thankfully, it didnít disappoint; The Memory Killer kept me gripped from start to finish and I was sad to reach the la ...

gothic_moon 16.07.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Memory Killer - J.A. Kerley

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