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The Target (Will Robie 3)
The Target (Will Robie 3)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sensitive and entertaining, 20 Oct 2014
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First thing I would say is you should read Book 2 as much of this story refers back to characters from there.

Baldacci' s characterization is sensitive as he builds up the profile of both old and new characters. For those who want a well written, if somewhat implausible, thriller then this is it.

There is an underlying sexual tension that continues to develop but this never descends to the Mills and Boon genre; I will say no more to avoid spoiling the book.


Hullo Russia, Goodbye England
Hullo Russia, Goodbye England
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good novel that captures the ethos of the V Force, 19 Oct 2014
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Entertaining but not historically accurate.

He captures the ethos of the V Force, I knew characters such as he describes.

Targets were never discussed outside study rooms and certainly never in the simulator. The early similar had no reception or visuals. Blue Steel was as much later. The early Vulcan could not fly as high. We certainly had an ex-Lancaster navigator as Intelligence Officer but never as senior as a wg cdr.

Vetting was an everyday thing but very low key. We certainly had an officer grounded and posted for marrying a Yugoslav.

Irrelevant to the story were details of the Vulcan's weight and performance and therefore inexcusable to get these details so wrong. The aircraft weighed around 50 tons empty and up to no more than 105 tons fuelled and loaded with a Blue Steel. The power from all four engines was from 20 tons for a Mk1 up to 40 tons for a Mk2.

So the novel captures the ethos of the V Force is a light hearted read with serious undertones.


The Profiler (The Munro Family Series Book 1)
The Profiler (The Munro Family Series Book 1)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Worth every penny - as a FREE book, 20 Sep 2014
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Worth every penny - as a FREE book.

Taylor seems uncertain whether he is writing a crime mystery book (4-5*) or a soft porn genre where 1* would be kind.

As others have said, a reasonable psychological crime thriller that breaks off at inappropriate moments into a sickly romance in a Mills and Boon style with unnecessary sexual overtones.

Taylor is clearly trying to establish his characters as real 3 dimensional ones but serves only to both annoy and detract.

As a free book it is OK but as an inducement to buy book 2; I will not waste my money.


Bite: The most gripping thriller you will ever read
Bite: The most gripping thriller you will ever read
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1.0 out of 5 stars Gripping? Must be joking, 16 Sep 2014
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Gripping? Couldn't wait to put it down, switch the light out and go to sleep. At 59p - too expensive, Sorry, a few pages, several different intro bios and it just failed to grip.


Personal (Jack Reacher 19)
Personal (Jack Reacher 19)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great to see him operating in England and France, 7 Sep 2014
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Yes, great read. Good to see even a pro like Reacher gets himself mixed up. They leave the Hilton on Park Lane for Marble Arch but first have to negotiate the circle around Apsley House. Reacher said they did a 360. Did h e really mean they went round twice before heading north?

They either did a 180 or 540 otherwise never get to Marble Arch.

And no way is it like the Arc d'Triumph; you can drive across as well as around :)


Wargame Poland 1939
Wargame Poland 1939
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3.0 out of 5 stars looks good. On the Kindle fire the menu bar is ..., 1 Sep 2014
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Early days, looks good. On the Kindle fire the menu bar is scrunched up using medium resolution.

Game play is under the users control until the opposition move. Then moves and combat take place at speed and zoomed in to th ed combat area; it is difficult to see what is happening or has happened. It would be clearer if combat took place on a zoomed out display.

So far the best I have done is delayed the inevitable Polish defeat.


Weather by eltiempo.es
Weather by eltiempo.es
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3.0 out of 5 stars OK but limited in coverage, 16 Aug 2014
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It gave me the sea states for Bay of Biscay and other weather for Spain so does what it says. Other Apps cover the world better and in ore detail.


WiFi & Router Password Finder
WiFi & Router Password Finder
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1.0 out of 5 stars None, 16 Aug 2014
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Nil point: installed OK but could not figure it out. Looked for my router and it didn't list it. Looked at another and found password but to what end I don't know.

I suppose if your router was listed it is a way of 'remembering' the password. If you then guess at the router's URL you are getting in dodgy ground it you try and hack someone else's system.


WunderMap by Weather Underground
WunderMap by Weather Underground
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5.0 out of 5 stars For me it is far superior to the BBC App and for world wide coverage ..., 8 Aug 2014
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I have used the PC program for a few years. The app doesn't have all the bells and whistles but what it does have world well.

You have a choice of standard maps or satellite view and then overlay temperatures, weather radar etc. In UK the rainfall radar is updated every 6 minutes and the map can zoom to street view.

For me it is far superior to the BBC App and for world wide coverage I have yet to find better.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Full of Water!, 8 Aug 2014
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Why only 3star?

The first heater was installed about 2nd July 14 and worked for couple of days before we went on holiday. On return it did not work though I managed to get it to work the following day,thereafter it would not work.

I contacted ActiveLiesure who immediately ducked and passed my to John Adams. Amanda was brilliant: email a picture of the power lead with plug cut off and the original order receipt. Before noon the next day a nee heater was d ed delivered.

I stripped the u/s heater. The control unit was not just full of water but heavily contaminated rusty water. I could find no obvious leak sites. This heater was made in Nov 2011. The new one was made in Dec 2013.

So, service brilliant, reliability to be proven.


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