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Nuclear Surf

Advantages: A good story with a good plot and a good selection of characters
Disadvantages: There is too much dialogue for the detail, not typical MacLean stuff. A quick read.

This story has been set during a time of great fear about nuclear weapons. The British naval frigate Ariadne, fitted with sophisticated electronic equipment, is on a mission to carry out a hydrographic survey in the Aegean Sea. Officially, that is. Unoffi ...

WallaceSP 05.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Santorini - Alistair MacLean

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A Greek mystery? Hardly

Advantages: Easy to read
Disadvantages: No tension and hardly anything to think about

Santorini was one of the last pieces of work ever written by Alistair MacLean, but I would have to say from the outset that if this is the first of his novels that you are about to read then look to San Andreas or Caravan to Vaccares for your first experi ...

mrtimharry 22.11.2007 · Read full review
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I would love to have had a grandmother like Sam!

Advantages: Tugs at you heart strings, keeps you hooked from the first page.
Disadvantages: None

Jennifer loved the summers she spent at the lake with her grandmother but this visit is something different, Jennifer's grandma Sam has been taken into hospital and is stuck in a coma. Knowing she would probably be at the lake for a while Jennifer heads t ...

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Review of Sam's Letters to Jennifer - James Patterson

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Why are my letters always bills?

Advantages: A lovely bit of Chick Lit
Disadvantages: Slightly unoriginal

...This is one of my season of James Patterson books and is the rather nicely named Sam's Letters to Jennifer. This immediately tells us quite a lot, mainly that there’s characters in the books called Sam and Jennifer and its about letters. At least we hope ...

Emma1973 22.05.2012 · Read full review
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Hooked after one chapter!

Advantages: Short chapters make it a page turner
Disadvantages: Not long enough

I have been a fan of James Patterson for many years. I first stumbled upon his Alex Cross series and fell in love with the character and his style of writing. I have read all of the books in both the Alex Cross series and the Women's Murder Club and hav ...

lornski 05.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sam's Letters to Jennifer - James Patterson

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