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~The a Book Of Rafe, Not Me~

Advantages: Good read, interesting
Disadvantages: Some people may not like the writing style

browsing in my local library, The Book Of You caught my eye as soon as I saw it. It was featured in a stand alongside other similar books entitled Popular Thriller Reads. The synopsis sounded interesting and after being a log life fan of chick lit, I've r ...

StazKilly 19.02.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Book of You - Claire Kendal

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Daytime Priest, Night-time Avenging Angel

Advantages: Intriguing premise with twists, fluid & engaging writing style, memorable characters
Disadvantages: Not always entirely believable

...Having read Ted Dekker novels previously, I was looking forward to this one when I came across it in the library. Thankfully I wasn’t disappointed; whilst it isn’t my favourite Dekker novel, it was nonetheless creative, easy to read, and gripping. The Pr ...

gothic_moon 23.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Priest's Graveyard - Ted Dekker

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Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive

Advantages: Gripping mystery
Disadvantages: Some annoying inaccuracies; far-fetched

...Sidney Sheldon was a popular American writer. I remember reading The Other Side of Midnight as a teenager and thoroughly enjoying it. As well as a string of highly successful novel, he wrote for TV – again as a youngster I lapped up Hart to Hart which s ...

Pointress 19.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Tides of Memory - Sidney Shelden

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THE SOUL OF TORTURE IS MALE

Advantages: Compelling, gripping read; strong characterisation
Disadvantages: Weak plot in parts; lacklustre and slightly predictable finish

...~~~INTRODUCTION~~~ Back in July of this year, I had my first experience of Val McDermid when I read the book “A Distant Echo” – see previous review “Past Times Absolved”. I had been initially attracted by the fact that she is a fellow Scot and that sh ...

fantasybeliever 25.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Mermaids Singing - Val McDermid

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Repetitive Knife Syndrome

Advantages: gripping, clever
Disadvantages: gruesome, cruel

‘You always remember the first time. Isn’t that what they say about sex? How much more true it is of murder’. So from the first chapter, we are thrown into the mind of the serial killer that Dr Tony Hill of the Home Office and Detective Inspector C ...

kirstymack80 16.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Mermaids Singing - Val McDermid

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