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Acheron (Dark-Hunter World)
Acheron (Dark-Hunter World)
by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars loved it!!, 26 Oct. 2008
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Can't really add anything to the other reviews - if you have read the others in the dark hunter series - then you have already read this one!

If not - why on earth not?

Downside - it ended!

Can't wait for the next one and please, please please - when do we get Nick's story???


Killing Fear: Number 1 in series (Prison Break Trilogy)
Killing Fear: Number 1 in series (Prison Break Trilogy)
by Allison Brennan
Edition: Paperback

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars superb, 20 Aug. 2008
I have enjoyed all of Allison Brennan's books - this one was no exception! Glenn our escaped from prison during an earthquake, sociopathic murderer - annoyed that he was framed for a murder he did not commit and fixated on Robin (ex-stripper, now club owner who didn't like him), is insiduously creepy as sociopaths go. He is so well drawn throughout this book that I actually found myself looking over my shoulder and I read hundreds of serial killer books and very few are so creepy!!
The other characterisation throughout the book is extremely good, Robin has turned her life around after our sociopath murdered her friends some years earlier, on his escape his entire focus is to control robin - as well as get rid of a few people who have upset him over the years. Will Hooper the lead investigator on the murders of Robins friends is again lead investigator - Robin and Will had not separated on the best of terms and have to re-build their relationship whilst the hunt is going on. Some of the old characters Dillon and Caitlin and poor Patrick are either fully involved or on the periphery of the investigation which helps solidify the whole thing and enhances the flow.
This was superb really enjoyed it and if this is the first of hers you have read - please do yourself a favour and try her others you will enjoy them - honest!!


Sweetheart (Gretchen Lowell 2)
Sweetheart (Gretchen Lowell 2)
by Chelsea Cain
Edition: Hardcover

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars not as good as the first, 20 Aug. 2008
I enjoyed the first book and was really looking forward to the next in the series. I was really disappointed, I found most of it was a re-hash of the first and to be honest I wish Gretchen would hurry up and get rid of him to put us out of his misery!!.. For me there was no tension, no pace and it just fell flat.
Unfortunately, it looks like the third could just be a repeat and that would be a real shame - some characters I feel are not meant to be a series - a one off is enough and I felt that Ms Cain had done herself an injustice by rushing out a poor sequel to an excellent first book.


Scream for Me
Scream for Me
by Karen Rose
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Have to have your wits about you!, 1 Jun. 2008
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This is not a typical good cop - girl in trouble - he sorts it out they fall in love and all is well. So if you like something with a harder edge and a complex plot with lots of twists and turns and a good cop (in and with lots of trouble); girl (ditto) then give this a go.

Daniel (good cop) with the GBI has made some startling discoveries involving his family, his own community appears to be disintegrating and the catalyst for the majority of the problems is Alex Fallon in his home town looking for her missing stepsister. Whilst they both have lots of baggage from their past and current high octane problems the relationship between the two main characters is well balanced, there is minimal repetition and the passion is well drawn and realistic.

The remaining cast are introduced and reappear regularly enough to give them some depth without them overshadowing Daniel and Alex (although I would like to hear a little more about Luke!!).

There are however, lots of other characters involved in this quite convoluted plot - which you decide you have solved and then something else happens - and you were wrong. Harsh material is dealt with in an honest and sensitive manner - but I did get lost with who was whom a couple of times (must be old age).

A definite must read if you enjoy a fast paced, highly charged and well written read - bit of romance, lots of murder and some very good characterisation.

Excellent - can't wait for the next one ('specially if it's about Luke!)


Healer, the
Healer, the
by Sharon Sala
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Somewhat off the boil, 18 May 2008
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Firstly I have to say I usually love Sharon Sala books, thoroughly enjoy the addition of some paranormal and have no problem whatsoever in suspending reality - as a rule! Unfortunately this wonderful 'borne unto wolves' hero with his extraordinary ability to communicate with animals, read into the souls of humans etc etc etc was just a touch too much for me.

Please, please, please if this is the first of her books you have read do not be put off. I have given 3 stars because, despite finding the content over the top, the book flowed and the intentions were good. Hopefully the next one will be more of the Sharon Sala we are used to.


Fuji Film XD Picture Type M Card 2gb in retail packaging
Fuji Film XD Picture Type M Card 2gb in retail packaging

26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars more about the service!, 22 April 2008
I know this is supposed to be about the product but lots of reviewers are discussing delivery etc.

So - just to let you know - ordered over the weekend, arrived tuesday morning, well packed, original fuji card in packaging and works well in camera - though have to agree with others it is a little slower than the 1gb - but i only really noticed because I was looking!

Excellent service with good information to contact if any problems. Would recommend and use again.


Body Count
Body Count
by P. D. Martin
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars different slant - good read, 29 Mar. 2008
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Not long in America from Australia FBI agent Sophie Anderson is proving to be an excellent profiler - she is helped somewhat by her psychic visions - but not many people know that!

There's a love interest in the form of another FBI agent and an assortment of other characters building throughout the book. It's tightly woven with lots of action and enough red herrings to keep you guessing. Lots about the 'science' of profiling and the workings of the FBI around profiling, an excellent element was the fact that they work relatively well with local police forces - so that old chestnut is not rehashed!!

The murderer is very good at covering his tracks and the work to uncover them is both logical and logically flawed. Characters are building very well and overall it was a really good read, written in the first person gave a different angle but also the approach was different and this made a pleasant change.

Looking forward to the next one!!


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars impressed, 23 Mar. 2008
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Just to say very impressed with the service.

Packed well, with all the paraphinalia - organza bag and pilgrim box - in case it was being given as a gift.

Arrived within a couple of days of ordering.

Thank you - I will be back!!


I am Not Myself These Days
I am Not Myself These Days
by Josh Kilmer-Purcell
Edition: Hardcover

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great book whose characters stay with you, 23 Mar. 2008
Not my usual read - in fact light years away - but this was a wonderful book.

Yes it's about drag queens, sex, alcohol, high and fast living with a mix of drugs the odd shady character and the kind of life you love to look in on but would hate your kids to be involved in.

BUT - this is a book about relationships. Relationships with yourself, partner, friends and the world around you. It is funny in parts, incredibly sad in parts and frustrating - particularly as the relationship is falling apart and Aqua is trying desparately to keep it together.

Whatever genre you enjoy reading is irrelevant - read this book and enjoy - you will not regret it.


The Touch of Ghosts
The Touch of Ghosts
by John Rickards
Edition: Paperback

2.0 out of 5 stars slow moving and very contrived, 23 Mar. 2008
This review is from: The Touch of Ghosts (Paperback)
This is the first book I have read by this author and as pointed out by another reviewer the kind of spooky sub-plot - became just that - kind of; because nothing happened with it. I found the pace slow and lead character dull and it just didn't get off the ground for me at all. It's also a little disconcerting to think that some bloke can turn up, gain a little sympathy and be allowed access to information, crime scenes, stakeouts and whatever else he wants to go to.

Whilst I understand the need for the lead character to become involved in the murder hunt I felt no passion or desire. Perhaps it was just a little too deep for me and would suit someone who enjoys a slower pace of book with no sparks.


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