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I like good stories, whatever their genre, style or subject and leave an honest review for those I enjoy.

Currently reading The Missing Children by Mel Comley

Finished Tethered to the Dead by Robin Roughley – review to follow

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Will to Live by Rachel Amphlett

The story flies along like an express train, packed with suspense, excitement and twists as it races towards the exciting and satisfying climax. Description When a packed commuter train runs ...
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A Narrow Victory by Faith Martin

I liked the intriguing murder and plot, which was well developed, offering little in the way of suspects, but plenty of frustration for the investigators. Description Once again, ex-DI Hillary ...
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Fifty Years of Fear by Ross Greenwood

December 2017 Ross Greenwood’s a talented, thoughtful writer, who brings to life the rather sad story of Vincent, who suffers many tragedies and challenges during the course of the story ...
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Looking Good Dead by Peter James

December 2017 Peter James’ meticulous research is legendary, creating a world filled with memorable characters and authentic detail Description One single act of kindness becomes an endless reign of terror ...
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Scared to Death by Rachel Amphlett

November 2017 The story not only kept me interested from start to finish, but I enjoyed the dashes of humour. Description When the body of a snatched schoolgirl is found ...
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Beneath the Ink – Kath Middleton

November 2017 Ingenious, imaginative and skilfully told with a touch of dark humour, this story shows you what can happen when science loses control. Description When Lisa accompanies her boyfriend ...
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Lost in the Lake – AJ Waines

November 2017 Both characters were sympathetically drawn were entirely credible, adding a solid backbone to an enjoyable read. Description She came at first for answers…now she’s back for you Amateur ...
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Honour Bound by Alaric Bond

October 2017 This is a great story, filled with engaging characters, action and conflict and historical details that brings the whole tale alive Description Satisfied that he has forged HMS ...
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Confronting the Hostile by Joy Mutter

September 2017 Written with great wit, humour and style, Joy Mutter’s down to earth writing makes the unusual seem perfectly normal. Description A retired Irish superintendent and his former colleague, ...
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Blackmail, Sex and Lies by Kathryn McMaster

September 2017 The lead characters are well-portrayed and engaging as their relationship develops and struggles with the strict morals and codes of class and love in Victorian Glasgow. Description The ...
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