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Things that go bump in the night

Advantages: Gripping storyline, good characters
Disadvantages: May unnerve you slightly

BACKGROUND I am a self confessed bookworm. I love nothing better than curling up with a good book. My favourite type of book has to be horror. I have read loads of horror books by many known and unknown authors, but my favourite author has to be Jam ...

welshfruitbat 12.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Secret of Crickley Hall - James Herbert

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No Pixie Porn Here

Advantages: Excellent Return To Form for Herbert, Great Style
Disadvantages: Nothing New, a Reworking of earlier ideas

...James Herbert is Britain's best-selling horror author, with 21 fiction novels behind him and a plethora of non-fiction works published as well. The trouble, however, is that of late his pieces of fiction, for me, have fallen short of the mark. Recent ...

markd_uk 07.01.2007 · Read full review
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An Estate Agents Dream!

Advantages: Everything
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...Gabe and Eve Caleigh, along with their two daughters, Loren and Cally, rent the old and eerie Crickley Hall for a while so Gabe can work on a project in nearby Ilfracombe, Devon. The timing of the move coincides with the pending anniversary of their five ...

wendybull 13.04.2007 · Read full review
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Herbert and the fidget

Advantages: A good long read if you have the time.
Disadvantages: A large cumbersome book.

...James Herbert has been one of my favourite authors since my twenties. A devotee to graphic detail he is one of the masters of the art. Chillers and Horror are his main forte, rarely detracting from these. He established himself quickly and is probably bes ...

milleniumzeus 25.08.2007 · Read full review
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Things that go swish-thwack in the night!

Advantages: Compelling reading
Disadvantages: Some parts clumsily written

The Caleighs - mother and father Eve and Gabriel, and daughters Loren and Cally - have experienced a family tragedy and as the anniversary of the tragedy is fast approaching, Gabriel decides to move them temporarily out of London to a rural location. Howe ...

sunmeilan 01.12.2007 · Read full review
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