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A Dangerous Imaginary Friend?

Advantages: Interesting premise that keeps you guessing, imaginative characters, atmospheric
Disadvantages: A little amateurish at times, need to suspend rational belief to enjoy it

...I came across this in the library and was tempted by the cover, and the authors I recognised who gave their own comments of praise for the novel. I donít recall being familiar with Unger and wasnít too sure what to expect from Crazy Love You; whilst I was ...

gothic_moon 31.03.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Crazy Love You - Lisa Unger

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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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A Hugely Impressive Debut Novel

Advantages: Wonderfully layered characters
Disadvantages: Slightly unevenly paced

As a psychologist, I love psychological thrillers, even more so when the main character is a psychologist, as they often allow greater insight into the human mind. The works of Jonathan Kellerman always entertain me and I've come across newer authors i ...

Soho_Black 13.05.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Creep - Jennifer Hillier

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Candles Snuffed Out

Advantages: So Much Promise and Potential; Great Writers
Disadvantages: Too weak

The credentials are good - very good, in fact: For the best part of three decades, Tabitha King has shared her life, her thoughts, her passions and her bed with perhaps the greatest writer of all time and, as a result, has had some success with novels in ...

markd_uk 05.01.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Candles Burning - Michael McDowell, Tabitha King

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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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