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Tell me when it's over!

Advantages: Some intriguing parts.
Disadvantages: Fails to deliver. Irritating characters

Daniel Brasher is about to leave his job as a probation counsellor working with hardened criminals to start up his own private practice. This isn't made easy however, when he finds a letter in his pigeonhole at work carrying a rather menacing note along w ...

JEFFJEN 04.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Tell No Lies - Gregg Hurwitz

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The Accident that wasn't

Advantages: easy to read, mildly gripping, dual plot lines work well together
Disadvantages: ending is a little over-dramatic, ultimately forgettable

Over the last few days my son has suffered from an infection that has rendered him unable to sleep due to a persistent cough, so I have spent many hours cuddling him and soothing him while he tried to stay asleep despite coughing every few minutes and irr ...

brokenangelkisses 30.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Accident - C. L. Taylor

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A secret that kills...graphically.

Advantages: Good story and premise, well-written characters.
Disadvantages: Awkward dialogue and writing, far too graphic at points.

...is a thriller novel by Tom Knox (aka journalist and author Sean Thomas).I bought this from ‘The Works’ a while back as part of a 3 for £5 deal, but the book sat on my shelf for the best part of a year before I started reading it. This i ...

Anti_W 20.01.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Babylon Rite - Tom Knox

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Marymoose recommends "the Wicked Girls" - thought-provoking!

Advantages: Well written, interesting characters, thought-provoking
Disadvantages: The fact that this sort of thing does happen

... I don’t spend as much time reading as I should, partly because most of the time I spend reading is spent reading reviews on dooyoo and Ciao! Partly because I no longer have a commute to work which is where most of my reading in the recent y ...

marymoose99 07.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Wicked Girls - Alex Marwood

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A Spooky Little Story

Advantages: Enjoyable, atmospheric
Disadvantages: Would've been better if developed into a longer work

I was in the mood for a spooky tale so when I spotted this Quick Read which claimed it would make me want to sleep with the light on, I decided to give it a try. Lynda La Plante is an acclaimed crime author and screenwriter, known for such masterpieces a ...

moistbabe 21.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Little One - Lynda La Plante

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