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Snatched

Advantages: Kept my attention, great read
Disadvantages: Found the comments about those on council estates to be in bad taste

The Book Sometimes you can tell what a book is going to be about just by the title and this is one of those books. As the title suggests, this tells the story of seven year old Natalie Barrett, who disappears one afternoon while walking home fro ...

euphie 17.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Snatched - Stephen Edger

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An interesting read...or was I just really bored?!

Advantages: was interesting, some classic funny lines
Disadvantages: some characters underdeveloped, made me not relate to the story, ending was disappointing

I am quite a big Martina Cole fan, and have read quite a number of her books so of course Amazon putting these hints together popped up with a little 'Recommended for you' section which I of course scanned through (as I am now an official amazon addict!) ...

MsTricia 21.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Schemer - Kimberley Chambers

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A Schism It Isn't

Advantages: A decent portrayal of mundane, everyday life
Disadvantages: But who wants that in a novel?

My girlfriend looked at the back of Robert Dickinson's "The Schism" and decided that it was just the kind of book I would enjoy. Which was a fair comment, as I'd done the same. A book that promised a man's world "thrown dramatically out of kilter", that ...

Soho_Black 16.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Schism - Robert Dickinson

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Maybe everything that dies, someday comes back...

Advantages: A well written 'hook and twist' thriller.
Disadvantages: Characters not as enjoyable as in some of his other books.

Megan Pierce is a suburban wife and mother of two. Married to a good man, her life is just about perfect. However, Megan is hiding a dark secret about her past and it is one which she can't leave buried. You would think she'd be happy to leave behind her ...

JEFFJEN 30.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Stay Close - Harlan Coben

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Close But Not Close Enough To Coben's Usual Crime Thrills

Advantages: Interesting & enjoyable read that keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: Felt a bit rushed, less developed characters, less credible premise

I've read and reviewed a few Coben novels now so I consider myself a fan and was happy to see a new one I hadn't already read in the library a few weeks ago. However, whilst this was still an engaging and enjoyable read, it lacked some of the intrigue and ...

gothic_moon 23.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Stay Close - Harlan Coben

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