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Early US Jet Fighters: Proposals, Projects and Prototypes
Early US Jet Fighters: Proposals, Projects and Prototypes
by Tony Buttler
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £20.37

4.0 out of 5 stars I would recommend Bill Gunson's "Fighters of the Fifties" as providing a ..., 29 July 2014
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Up to Tony Butler's normal high standards. The arrangement of the projects is a little confusing. I would recommend Bill Gunson's "Fighters of the Fifties" as providing a more comprehensive and logically arranged coverage - BG covers all nation's efforts as well as the US.


Secret U.S. Proposals of the Cold War: Radical Concepts in Factory Models and Engineering Drawings
Secret U.S. Proposals of the Cold War: Radical Concepts in Factory Models and Engineering Drawings
by Jim Keeshen
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars As advertised on the tin, most of the information ..., 29 July 2014
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As advertised on the tin, most of the information is compiled from models of concept aircraft. Quite well put together, with some interesting detail but a little lacking in describing the technical issues. A book rather for the knowledgeable enthusiast than the amateur.


Evil Beyond Belief - How and Why Dr Harold Shipman Murdered 357 People
Evil Beyond Belief - How and Why Dr Harold Shipman Murdered 357 People
Price: £2.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Quite Beyond Belief!, 16 Mar. 2014
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Having worked in two of the places that this man operated I know much about the localities.
Still can't fully understand what on earth his motivation was or why he wasn't picked up before the numbers got so out of hand.
The book is exhaustively researched and despite a couple of geographic mistakes is almost 'un-puttable down'
One sincerely hopes that the authorities have learned something from this!


Readerotica 50 - A Compilation of 50 Erotic Stories for Your Pleasure
Readerotica 50 - A Compilation of 50 Erotic Stories for Your Pleasure
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't Bother!, 16 Mar. 2014
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Quite disgusted at myself for even asking for this!
It is absolute rubbish and I suspect most of the stories have been written by a computer.


9 Killer Thrillers - 9 complete thriller novels
9 Killer Thrillers - 9 complete thriller novels

4.0 out of 5 stars Good Value for the Price!!, 16 Mar. 2014
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Seeing this on offer at 0p it was a no risk experiment.
In actuality many of the stories were quite good andI read them all with one exception.
Well worth a try if you are into 'thrillers'


Dove Season (A Jimmy Veeder Fiasco)
Dove Season (A Jimmy Veeder Fiasco)
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Very Convoluted Tale, 16 Mar. 2014
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Some decent atmospheric stuff about life on the US Canada Border but overall a very long story without coming to a conclusion except rather when your interest has declined.
I didn't find any sympathy for or involvement with any of the characters.


The Murder of Meredith Kercher
The Murder of Meredith Kercher
Price: £2.39

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating and Tragic, 16 Mar. 2014
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A very brutal and tragic story.
One seeks not to judge but the absolutely ridiculous and contradictory stories put out, one after the other, by the main suspects really makes one wonder!
They even tried to 'fit up' a totally non involved person!


Winterkill (Joe Pickett series Book 3)
Winterkill (Joe Pickett series Book 3)
Price: £4.29

5.0 out of 5 stars Another great Joe Pickett story, 16 Mar. 2014
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I have read two or three previous CJ Box's books and found the atmosphere on this extreme edge of the US and Joe Pickett's place in it to be very gripping. Winter Kill is particularly good, a very adsorbing but a rather tragic story.
I will look for more by this writer.


#Berlin45: The Final Days of Hitler's Third Reich (Hashtag Histories)
#Berlin45: The Final Days of Hitler's Third Reich (Hashtag Histories)
Price: £2.73

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Very Strange Way of Recording History, 16 Mar. 2014
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I found this very dissappointing and superficial.
I'm sure that many of the Hashtags were not very historically factual. There are many much more substantial histories available on the subject which I'm sure are far more satisfying.
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Bull Street (A White Collar Crime Thriller)
Bull Street (A White Collar Crime Thriller)
Price: £3.49

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Complicated but Gripping, 19 Dec. 2013
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This is an interesting story about the depth of financial manipulation on Wall Street.
Some financial description was rather over complicated and needed a bit more explanation. I felt that it was a bit unrealistic to describe the huge sums of money sloshing about at the height a the biggest financial crash in modern history - would have been better set in the 1990's.
However, I will look for this author again.


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