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Fatal Frost: DI Jack Frost series 2
Fatal Frost: DI Jack Frost series 2
by James Henry
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.50

5.0 out of 5 stars A Developing Character, 6 July 2014
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Just one of the original pair of writers continues the story of Sergeant Frost and his even more invisible wife. There are more murders in Denton, a whiff of racialism which turns out to be a red herring, and Frost devotes even more of his time to the job at the expense of those around him. We are still in the early days, when Frost is a slob at work but making a bit of an effort with his paperwork, and R.D. Wingfield's habitual thread of deliberate child abduction and murder remains absent and not terribly missed. This is a complex web of events, which I found a more satisfying read than the earlier book -- either it is better or I am more used to the new Frost, who unpicks things with a lot more help from his CID colleagues than the original Frost ever got! An absorbing tale and well worth reading.


First Frost: DI Jack Frost series 1
First Frost: DI Jack Frost series 1
by James Henry
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.50

4.0 out of 5 stars The Frost That Was, 6 July 2014
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This looks like a big book of length comparable to the final Wingfield novels but it's really 250 pages padded out to 450 by using larger type and lots of spacing between the lines. The story goes back to Frost's early days when he was still a DS and his wife was alive, so the foul-mouthed grittiness of Wingfield's Frost is absent and the book tends to have the feel of a story about people who are not the same as the familiar characters, but have the same names. But one thing remains the same -- the bad people of Denton are still getting up to all sorts of nastiness and the chaotic Frost gets there in the end. This is Frost in a new direction, which is worth pursuing.


A Killing Frost: (Di Jack Frost Book 6)
A Killing Frost: (Di Jack Frost Book 6)
by R D Wingfield
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars The last of the line, 10 Jun 2014
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This is the last hurrah for Denton's finest; by the original author, and published in the year after his death. The murder and rape cases pile up a rate which leaves the reader wondering if anyone will be left alive and unmolested in this awful place. At the centre of everything is the hapless and scruffy Inspector Frost, still smoking like a factory chimney and facing a transfer to somewhere even more appalling than Denton. Will our hero survive with one bound in the last couple of lines, as he has in the past? Oh, the suspense!


Frost At Christmas: (DI Jack Frost Book 1)
Frost At Christmas: (DI Jack Frost Book 1)
by R D Wingfield
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 5.59

5.0 out of 5 stars "Frost, but not as we know him, Jim.", 30 May 2014
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The TV version of Inspector Frost is heavily censored and polished for acceptability. The author's raw character is even more of a catastrophe than David Jason's Frost, and after reading this book, I can understand why the late Mr. Wingfield didn't like the result of the TV adaptation. All six of them are long novels and written in a way which engages the reader and keeps him/her eager for more. I am currently enjoying a trip through the whole set, and I expect to be left wanting more when I finish No. 6. Highly recommended.


Kitchen Devils Lifestyle 4.5 Kitchen Knife 302424
Kitchen Devils Lifestyle 4.5 Kitchen Knife 302424
Offered by Everyday Electrics
Price: 4.33

5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful kitchen knife, 30 May 2014
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The product description is rather lacking; it doesn't mention the serrated blade, for instance, and they could have made it clear that the 4.5 in the title refers to the length of the blade; but I'm pleased with the knife and it does all the jobs I want it to do. And as I don't have a dishwasher, there's no danger of the blade going rusty!


Get Smart - Complete HBO Seasons [DVD] [2008]
Get Smart - Complete HBO Seasons [DVD] [2008]
Dvd ~ Don Adams
Price: 52.61

5.0 out of 5 stars Every success by accident, 21 April 2014
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I remember watching this series on TV years and years ago, and I was delighted to find that I could buy this big box set of the programmes plus bonus material. It seems like everyone around him is smarter than Maxwell Smart of Control, but Agent 86 always manages to get the job done somehow. And it's always by accident rather than design. This is the ultimate spy spoof.


Untouchables: Fourth Season 2 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Untouchables: Fourth Season 2 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Walter Winchell
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: 18.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Completing the set, 21 April 2014
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My region-free Sumvision 1080p Phoenix DVD Player let me revisit this last segment of the 120 episodes, even though I live in Region 2 territory. These Untouchables DVDs offer good quality restorations of the original TV pictures, and the battles between Elliot Ness' squad and the prohibition era gangsters make fascinating viewing.


Untouchables: Fourth Season 1 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Untouchables: Fourth Season 1 [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Walter Winchell
Offered by supermart_usa
Price: 18.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Finishing the collection, 21 April 2014
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Rats! Having bought the first 3 series of The Untouchables, I found that the 4th was still available only as Region 1 DVDs. But wait, I have a Sumvision 1080p Phoenix DVD Player, which is region free! So I was able to buy the two box sets of series 4 and enjoy the crisp, nicely restored pictures of Elliot Ness stories from the prohibition era. Terrific!


Sumvision 1080p Phoenix DVD Player (HDMI DVD Player inc SD Card Reader Slot and USB Port)
Sumvision 1080p Phoenix DVD Player (HDMI DVD Player inc SD Card Reader Slot and USB Port)

4.0 out of 5 stars Frill-less but functional, 20 April 2014
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The DVD player worked straight out of the box, which is always a good sign! It is "minimum build" quality -- no frills and the remote control is as small as it can be. But useable. Anyone with reservations about pushing the flimsy DVD tray in should use the remote control or the switch on the front of the box. The gadget seems to do a good job of playing DVDs and being regionless, I can play things like my Region 1 set of Series 4 of The Untouchables on it. Its main advantages are that it gives good sound and pictures via the HDMI option and if it croaks, it didn't cost that much in the first place.


LOVE2SLEEP 4 X CUSHION INNERS/ PADS SIZE 22" X 22" INCH FILLED WITH SPIRAFLEX FIBRES FOR EXTRA BOUNCE!!
LOVE2SLEEP 4 X CUSHION INNERS/ PADS SIZE 22" X 22" INCH FILLED WITH SPIRAFLEX FIBRES FOR EXTRA BOUNCE!!
Offered by LOVE2SLEEP
Price: 7.49

2.0 out of 5 stars Wrong size, 24 Feb 2014
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It said 22" x 22" on the plastic bags containing them, but the cushions didn't fill our covers because they turned out to be only 20" x 20".


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