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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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Most People I Examine Are Dead

Advantages: Good crime drama as you'd expect from Ms Cornwell
Disadvantages: None

Dr Kay Scarpetta, Director of the Cambridge Forensic Centre on the outskirts of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Campus, is not just the local Chief Medical Examiner, she's also affiliated with the Department of Defense* (specifically the Armed F ...

hiker 03.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Bone Bed - Patricia Cornwell

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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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