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Billionaire
Billionaire
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Best left out of print, 5 April 2016
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Disappointed by this one. He admits he was persuaded to reissue because of the success of his later much better books. He probably should have resisted, although I guess he'll make some money. I just wish some of it wasn't mine!


A is for Alibi: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet series Book 1)
A is for Alibi: A Kinsey Millhone Mystery (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet series Book 1)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointingly formulaic, 14 Mar. 2016
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Why do all American female PIs go running ?! A good idea to keep fit if your life might depend on it I suppose but it's a rather boring character trait! And why do we need to know what they eat at every meal? All in all KM is not engaging enough to bother with the level of plot contrivance is this book. The later books in the series may be better but I won't be bothering. Life's too short!


Sidney Chambers and The Forgiveness of Sins (Grantchester Mysteries Book 4)
Sidney Chambers and The Forgiveness of Sins (Grantchester Mysteries Book 4)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Getting too preachy, 29 Jan. 2016
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I fear his (Runcie's) religious convictions are becoming too dominant. A sort of detective screwtape letters. As a confirmed atheist I find the evangelising increasingly tedious. Shame because I liked the earlier books in the series.


Lamont - Moon's Rising
Lamont - Moon's Rising
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable read but a bit Overwritten., 29 Jan. 2016
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Falls into a common 1st novel trap - too much description of things that have no bearing on the narrative and far too many adjectives and adverbs (kept wondering if he uses a thesaurus!) Needed a much tougher editor. But plot kept up its momentum. Read it in less than 36 hours !
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1 set (4 inks) HP 920XL Cyan Compatible Printer Ink Cartridge for Officejet 6500 6500A Plus All-in-One e-All-in-One Wireless 7500A Wide Format 6000 6000Wide 6500Wide 7000 7000AIO 7000Wide 6500SE 6000AIO 6500AIO 6000SE 7000SE, 1x - CD975AE black, CD972AE cyan, CD973AE magenta, CD974AE yellow

4.0 out of 5 stars good buy, worked well for me, 10 April 2015
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Worked fine- the printer pointed out they weren't genuine HP but no problem with them. Can't see any difference in colour from HP.


The Deaths
The Deaths
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4.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended, 3 July 2014
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Wonderful - my only caveat is that I couldn't like or care what happened to 99% of the characters. I fear that it's an all too accurate portrayal of the entitled classes (Chipping Camden obviously springs to mind, Country Suppers and all) describing graphically how money and status have no connection with happiness. ML writes beautifully as usual.


The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful!, 6 Feb. 2014
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I haven't laughed out loud at a book as much as I did with this for ages! Thoroughly recommended! Can't wait for his next one.


Have His Carcase: Lord Peter Wimsey Book 8 (Lord Peter Wimsey Series)
Have His Carcase: Lord Peter Wimsey Book 8 (Lord Peter Wimsey Series)
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Of its time!, 6 Feb. 2014
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I hadn't read a Dorothy Sayers for several decades! I enjoyed this for a bit but I'd forgotten the languid, slow moving, style and after a bit I gave up!

Period detail didn't provide enough interest for me to make up for the meandering progress of the plot and the characters don't stand the test of time for me


Crime and Guilt
Crime and Guilt
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting 1st novel, 21 Feb. 2013
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Interesting German Grisham - actually better than that implies. Not a what or who dunnit but why. Give it a go!


JOCKEYS AND JEWELS (Romantic Mystery) (Racetrack Romance Book 1)
JOCKEYS AND JEWELS (Romantic Mystery) (Racetrack Romance Book 1)
Price: £2.87

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your time, 21 Feb. 2013
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Very tedious with poorly drawn characters. Lots of better examples of horse racing thrillers/romances to be found. Formulaic and bland


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