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No, Mr Bond...

Advantages: Great stories and a better Bond
Disadvantages: None

With the new Spectre film in the cinema, it was time to revisit the original stories… what exactly is SPECTRE, who is Blofeld… and how exactly does 007 come into the picture? Vintage have repackaged the original SPECTRE stories into a single chunky vol ...

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Review of The Spectre Trilogy - Ian Fleming

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The Carnival Is Over

Advantages: Engaging, intriguing characters & premise, velvelty smooth writing style
Disadvantages: None for me

...I consider myself a fan, of most works, of Dean Koontz. Having read most of the Odd series, I was eagerly anticipating what appeared to be the final instalment, Saint Odd. Thankfully, I wasn't disappointed as this kept me turning the pages and wanting mor ...

gothic_moon 24.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Saint Odd - Dean Koontz

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Second Life - That tricky second book

Advantages: Engaging read
Disadvantages: Not as strong as the author's previous novel

...have previously read and enjoyed 'Before I Go To Sleep' - the debut novel by SJ Watson. I was pleased to learn that a second novel had been published by the same author and hoped that it would live up to the promise of its predecessor. I reserved a copy ...

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Review of Second Life - S. J. Watson

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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!) ...

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Review of The Schemer - Kimberley Chambers

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