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More Black than Comedy

Advantages: Gripping, psychologically intriguing
Disadvantages: Disturbing, a bit repetitive in places

...Verine Dorricks is visiting her husband, Donald, in a high security prison. As always he greets her with, “I’m innocent, you know.” But Donald has been found guilty of the murder of ten people. Nine of them were psychotherapists and all victims were ga ...

moistbabe 18.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Nine Lives - Bernice Rubens

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Love Can Shine Even In Fathomlesss Darkness

Advantages: Gritty, intense romantic thriller with a dark edge. And I just love the wife's reaction to it all
Disadvantages: Pretty intense violence, but then, this is a thriller featuring the Mafia

...If you've followed me on Twitter or read very many of my reviews, you probably know already that I really, really love m/m romance stories that feature Mafia types. Aleksander Voinov's series Dark Soul delivers these men in spades: Stefano Marino is a you ...

Shroud 04.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Dark Soul: The Complete Collection - Aleksandr Voinov

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Deeply Disappointing

Advantages: It's an easy read that won't take long to get through
Disadvantages: It totally wasn't for me - I felt very let down.

The Protagonists When Monika Keller and her husband Jack went to Bombay theywere looking for a charity to support but found more than they’d expected. Laidback Irish-American Jack and ultra-organised German Monika were an unlikely couple – she was con ...

koshkha 01.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Speech of Angels - Sharon Maas

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One wedding I would not want to attend

Advantages: Gave you a good idea of life in the Deep South for one chaotic family
Disadvantages: The story was hard to follow and really there wasn't much of a story and too many characters

Delta Wedding by Eudora WeltyISBN: 978-0860682899This was another book I discovered on my daughter’s shelf in her room. She left a lot of books and often brings some back from London but I just can’t keep up wit ...

catsholiday 28.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Delta Wedding - Eudora Welty

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The Lines Before the Score (Jaws the original novel)

Advantages: A genuine page-turner and very difficult to put down.
Disadvantages: None, but Spielberg found the character unlikeable.

I recently picked up my copy of “Jaws” and I have to admit that the opening passage is very hard to beat. Consider these very famous lines: “The great fish moved silently through the night water, propelled by short sweeps of its crescent tail. The mo ...

BlackSwan 29.08.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Jaws - Peter Benchley

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