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This book will Abduct you.

Advantages: superb characters and story telling
Disadvantages: relies on some amazing coincidences to keep the plot together.

Hot on the heels of his debut best-seller, The Colour of Law, lawyer turned author Mark Gimenez, quite surprisingly, stops the critics in their tracks by writing a novel that has little to do with the legal profession. The Abduction is about the kidna ...

TheWizardsSleeve 11.02.2008 · Read full review
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Every parents nightmare!

Advantages: Well written thriller that keeps a brisk pace
Disadvantages: You have to suspend your belief at times - too many coincidences

...I have just put this book down and, despite a few problems, I have to say that it was time well spent. Mark Gimenez was born in Galveston County, Texas and attended the state university in San Marco where he earned himself a B.A. in Political Science a ...

david_1967 04.03.2008 · Read full review
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A legal thriller thats slow to start with but worth sticking with

Advantages: The child characters, it builds up pace-wise, I liked the outcome, seemed believable/realistic
Disadvantages: It was rather slow to start with, somewhat long chapters (not so easy to dip in and out of)

...Introduction - As I mentioned in a previous book review a few weeks ago, I've been lucky enough to be able to choose from quite a large number of fiction novels we no longer wanted to offer or store as part of our fiction library, at the college librar ...

IzzyS 11.01.2010 · Read full review
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A superb debut novel.

Advantages: story telling at its finest, great characters, amazing debut novel.
Disadvantages: leaves you wanting more.

...If you like legal books in the early John Grisham mould then you will love this debut novel which was released in Hardback in March 2006. These days legal thrillers are ten a penny and when you read about a new lawyer turned author you immediately com ...

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The Haunted

Advantages: Good characters and well written throughout
Disadvantages: Would have been nice if it was longer and a little more in-depth story

...I was feeling under the weather last week. A touch of flu and I desperately needed a good book to read, as I had just finished my previous one. Luckily my sister offered to pop down the shops and buy me a new one. She asked me what I wan ...

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Review of The Next Room - Sarah Harrison

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