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Is it safe to go back into the water?

Advantages: Good initial 'up to the minute' plot
Disadvantages: Unnecessary length, silly plot

...30 sets of worryingly interested eyes swivelled from jotters to the front of the class as the Jiffy-Bag inadvertently ripped in my hands, the contents falling with an entertainingly noisy clatter onto my desk. "What's that 'Beast', Sir?" The 'beast' in q ...

campbeltown 21.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Swarm - Frank Schätzing

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An Awesome Read

Advantages: Creative, Very interesting, A lot of important science, Hugely entertaining, will keep you up
Disadvantages: Don't read this before an exam, you won't sleep! (Not kidding!!)

The Swarm - our destructive activities on the surface of our planet are triggering a response from nature. Scientists from around the world begin to notice the strange phenomenon and are left terrified at what the natural world has finally sentenced man w ...

ed1990 02.07.2009 · Read full review
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Terror Comes To Blackstone

Advantages: A brilliantly written book that leaves you afraid to read more but unable to put down.
Disadvantages: Not for the faint hearted unless you want to give yourself nightmares!!

...a small New England Town, long buried secrets are coming back to life to haunt and to terrorise…’ This is the opening sentence of a book that has kept me enthralled for the last week, I haven’t slept as night after night I have lived the lives of ...

SandraR 16.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Blackstone Chronicles - John Saul

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Black marks for blackstone

Advantages: It isn't a long epic
Disadvantages: I feel its selling its author short

...book quite a while ago. I'd read a bad review of a related game and was wondering if the book was any good. The plot seemed to be that of a lost son, wandering around a small town trying to find out about his past. There were ...

Telute 22.12.2000 · Read full review
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Harrowing? Not in the Slightest

Advantages: Style and flow really good
Disadvantages: Same old storyline, bland characters, not scary at all

The Harrowing – Alexandra Sokoloff Having just finished a book series (much of which I enjoyed) I was at a come-down and not able to get into another series straight away, as usually happens after reading a full set of books back to back. Due to this, I ...

elfbwillow 11.03.2013 · Read full review
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