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All for the love for a man

Advantages: Story was told well and compassionately, The surviving children were adopted by the prosecutor.
Disadvantages: Three children were shot by their mother, one dying.

Have you ever wondered what kind of a woman would shoot her own children to be with a man that she claimed to love? I sure couldn’t fathom it. We all know good parents. Those of us raising children do everything in our power to do our best by the ch ...

Terrie 10.07.2001 · Read full review

Review of Small Sacrifices - Ann Rule

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how can a mother be driven to this?

Advantages: smooth storytelling
Disadvantages: a harrowing true story

I love this book and have read it numerous times but not since becoming a mother. I think if I was to read it again now, the book would have a whole new tone for me. The thought of my child in danger and pain makes me sick to my stomach - to be the one wh ...

bunnydixon 12.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Small Sacrifices - Ann Rule

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Excellent Book

Advantages: A Good Read
Disadvantages: None

This is a good quality book that presents an insight into the authors life and how he grew up. "A Sense of Freedom" certainly won't be for everyone's tastes as there are numerous violent confrontations, and in one scene, Boyle takes to "decorating" his ce ...

Nazuku 29.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of A Sense of Freedom - Jimmy Boyle

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Gripping read

Advantages: Can't put the book down
Disadvantages: Brings out emotion you may not think you have

...There’s not many films or books that pass through your life without making a lasting impression, most stay in your mind until the next one comes along, unless they are particularly exceptional. I love to read and have always been able to pick up a boo ...

Sunnysmiles 07.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of A Sense of Freedom - Jimmy Boyle

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A Fascinating FREE read

Advantages: A fascinating insight into the work of the secret service
Disadvantages: Can you believe everything you read?

...I DOWNLOADED this book for free after receiving an e-mail from 192.com. The book was offered in plain text, Word or PDF format, each containing the full text of the book. I opted for the plain text version, which was handily split into 5 separate ...

stripey44 13.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Breach - Richard Tomlinson

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