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Clean, Spirited Fun

Advantages: An endearing main character which helped drag me into the plot
Disadvantages: A couple of, admittedly rare, moments of predictability

Although the world is moving towards equality in the workplace, when you're fighting the supernatural, it seems to help to be a man. Jim Butcher's "Changes: The Dresden Files" features Harry Dresden, professional wizard and general smart !@#$%^&* and the ...

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Review of Unclean Spirits - M. L. N. Hanover

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He's Back

Advantages: It's as good as ever
Disadvantages: May not appeal to those who do not like crime and horses.

There was a time that I used to haunt the bookshops as it started to approach the Christmas season. One reason was that there would be a new Dick Francis book to get. Sadly some six years ago this stopped. He announced his retirement. So this weekend I ju ...

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Review of Under Orders - Dick Francis

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As the book says - the Master is back!

Advantages: you know it will be good
Disadvantages: might be the last one

During the summer I was browsing in a book shelf when to my amazement I saw a new Dick Francis. As he was supposed to have retired, and I knew he was getting on a bit I checked, and it really was a new book. It was also half price. I gave my husband a n ...

shirley49 07.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Under Orders - Dick Francis

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Mystery with style!

Advantages: Murder Mystery -- enough said
Disadvantages: -

Dorothy Sayers, a.k.a. Dorothy Leigh Sayers Fleming, one of the first women to ever be granted a degree from Oxford University, created one of the leading figures in, and indeed in so doing helped to create the genre of, the British mystery novels. Lord ...

frkurt 09.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Unnatural Death - Dorothy L. Sayers

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We All Live In A Yellow Submarine

Advantages: plot, detail, good all-round book
Disadvantages: a bit long for some, a bit of military jargon, predictable

Operation Seawolf Patrick Robinson Characters President John Clarke - President Clarke is the guy in charge of the world's greatest super-power. He also acts as C in C for the US Navy. His is an only parent of Linus, his only son, and makes ...

christopherj84 27.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of USS Seawolf - Patrick Robinson

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