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Could have been so much better.

Advantages: Great premise, short punchy chapters.
Disadvantages: A llittle bit of a let down after a great start.

...Into the house... down the stairs... through the dripping dark of the cellar...someone is there... someone who shouldn't be there... As an old building awaits demolition, a horrifying discovery is made down in the cellar: a cage made of human bones - wit ...

JEFFJEN 17.03.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Cage Of Bones - Tania Carver

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A neatly connected mystery

Advantages: great believable characters, not too predictable, well crafted thorough stories
Disadvantages: long winded descriptions, and chapters are a bit long for my liking.

Peter Robinson is a fairly new discovery on me as an author, and I have recently read a couple of his novels. He has an approach that is slightly different to other novelists I find, and I have enjoyed discovering someone new within my favourite genre. ...

cha97michelle 19.11.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Children of the Revolution: A DCI Banks Mystery - Peter Robinson

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The Expats

Advantages: Easy to read, good characters
Disadvantages: Flits about a little too much for my liking

...Amazonís book description: Kate Moore is an expat mum, newly transplanted from Washington D.C. In the cobblestoned streets of Luxembourg, her days are filled with play dates and coffee mornings, her weekends spent in Paris or skiing in the Alps. Kate is ...

mattydalton 23.02.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Expats - Chris Pavone

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An entertaining spynovel

Advantages: Entertaining, surprising, exciting
Disadvantages: Unneseccary detailed at times

...In my opinion this is an entertaining spynovel that took surprising and interesting turns several times throughout the story. The characters are interesting and there is a nice complexity to the main character who is also the narrator of the story. Most o ...

ipetter 11.07.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Expats - Chris Pavone

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Creep

Advantages: A fine first effort - once it warms up it is difficult to put down
Disadvantages: Could have got going a little sooner and some characters could have more meat on their bones

Creep Why read this? This book could have easily passed me by if I hadnít read a review by a fellow member on Ciao. The cover depicting handcuffs, and being a suspense thriller, means that I am outside my genre here. But the reviewer had me i ...

dawnymarie 01.06.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Creep - Jennifer Hillier

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