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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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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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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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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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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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