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Conspiracy Theorists Dream

Advantages: true, fascinating story
Disadvantages: written by a journalist with a grudge, brushes over the physical evidence that made the case

I remember being morbidly fascinated when the story broke in July 2001 of two British backpackers being attacked in the Australian Outback as we had just returned from 9 months doing the same thing. This was a crime that tapped into your worst nightmare a ...

TheWizardsSleeve 03.02.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Bloodstain: The Vanishing of Peter Falconio - Richard Shears

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A Kangaroo Court..?

Advantages: Well argued case, easy to read format
Disadvantages: Does not present an alternative

I think most people will recall this story which made headline news around the world. But as a quick recap, two British backpackers had bought an old VW combi van and were using it to explore Australia. One night in July 2001, they were driving the Stua ...

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Review of Bloodstain: The Vanishing of Peter Falconio - Richard Shears

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Ballad

Advantages: ok read
Disadvantages: none

...Ok, Iíll be up front. I LOVE Maggie Steifvaterís books and am a big fan of all her works but honestlyÖ this book didnít really do much for me. Which is a shame, as I thoroughly enjoyed this books prequel, Lament, but with Ballad I just couldnít get into t ...

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Review of Ballad - Maggie Stiefvater

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BLOOD BATH.......story of a serial killer.

Advantages: A good read with plenty of detail.
Disadvantages: None

I'm reviewing BLOOD BATH, By Susan D. Mustafa, Tony Clayton,and Sue Israel. There are 346 pages and a number of pictures (none graphic). Published by Pinnacle. ISBN 0786021330. This is available on amazon for under £5 new and for 1p + £2.80 P&P in used co ...

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Review of Blood Bath - Susan D. Mustafa, Tony Clayton, Sue Israel

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