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Tell me when it's over!

Advantages: Some intriguing parts.
Disadvantages: Fails to deliver. Irritating characters

Daniel Brasher is about to leave his job as a probation counsellor working with hardened criminals to start up his own private practice. This isn't made easy however, when he finds a letter in his pigeonhole at work carrying a rather menacing note along w ...

JEFFJEN 04.09.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Tell No Lies - Gregg Hurwitz

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Mr Average

Advantages: King's Writing Style
Disadvantages: Plods a bit later on

...I love Stephen King books, I love his horror, love his stories about growing up, love his adventure tales, his Dark Tower series, and although I liked Mr Mercedes, I didnít love it. It was an okay read. Perhaps this is because I donít read Thrillers/Detec ...

Borg 18.08.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Mr Mercedes - Stephen King

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An Alluring, Sadistic Read

Advantages: Intriguing characters, well-written, gripping, keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: None for me

I came across this in the library and was intrigued by the blurb. I wasnít sure whether Iíd read any of her other novels previously (I donít believe I have) so I didnít know what to expect. I had hopped for an engaging, gripping crime thriller; thankfully ...

gothic_moon 29.07.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Kill You Twice - Chelsea Cain

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Eeny Meeny Miny Mo...

Advantages: Compelling page-turner, great premise and suspense
Disadvantages: None

The girl emerged from the woods, barely alive. Her story was beyond belief. But it was true....every dreadful word of it.... Eeny Meeny Shortly after the girl is found emerging from the woods and clinging to life, another desperate escapee is foun ...

JEFFJEN 28.09.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Eeny Meeny - M.J. Arlidge

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The Accident that wasn't

Advantages: easy to read, mildly gripping, dual plot lines work well together
Disadvantages: ending is a little over-dramatic, ultimately forgettable

Over the last few days my son has suffered from an infection that has rendered him unable to sleep due to a persistent cough, so I have spent many hours cuddling him and soothing him while he tried to stay asleep despite coughing every few minutes and irr ...

brokenangelkisses 30.04.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Accident - C. L. Taylor

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