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I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
by Richard Matheson
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.19

5.0 out of 5 stars I Am Legend, 10 Mar 2014
Richard Mathesons I Am Legend is a fictional book written about vampires/zombies in 1954. It's placed in both Horror and Science Fiction categories.

The book is themed around a man named Robert Neville, who believes himself to be the last remaining human. Everyday is a fight to survive as vampires frequent his home at night. Neville has a routine of setting up defences and gathering supplies in order to keep going.

The book takes some surprising twists and turns as you follow Nevilles fight to survive. The ending being a strong part of the book, giving the reader something to think about. Overall a great book, well worth reading. It's just a shame Matheson didn't make more out of the book (write it longer).


XO: A Kathryn Dance Thriller (Kathryn Dance Thriller 3)
XO: A Kathryn Dance Thriller (Kathryn Dance Thriller 3)
by Jeffery Deaver
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 15.19

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars XO, 15 Aug 2013
Jeffery Deaver's XO is themed around celebrities and their stalkers and with the internet playing its role.

Karthryn Dance a kinesics expert is out of town on holiday visting a friend, country musician Kayleigh Towne. When one of Kayleigh's crew is murdered Kathryn jumps in to help the local authorities. All the fingers are pointing Edwin Sharp - a man stalking Kayleigh - but the police are lacking evidence.

The book starts rather uninterestingly and lacks the thrills and fast pace of a normal Deaver novel. Despite this, the book was still quite enjoyable at times. Putting a lot of focus on Kayleigh's songs was probably a mistake. It was unappealing.

Overall, a Deaver fan will probably like the book, but to others it would be more reccomendable to try something else of his.


Roadside Crosses: Book 2 (Kathryn Dance)
Roadside Crosses: Book 2 (Kathryn Dance)
by Jeffery Deaver
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Roadside Crosses, 23 July 2013
Jeffery Deavers Roadside Crosses is themed around social networking, blogging, cyberbullying and how information is easy to source online.

A killer in on the loose placing crosses at roadsides to mark upcoming attacks, the crosses displaying dates in the future. With little physical evidence, the hunt to find the prep takes place largely online with the help of an outside consultant. Based on hints found online, Kathryn interrogates people to try and find out more.

Jeffery Deaver sets the scene for the story quickly and coordinated. The book is fast paced, apart from a small section in the middle of the book. The theme is interesting and Deaver has clearly done his research. The book can be predictable at times, but for the most part, you won't know what's coming next. Despite this, the book doesn't lack suspense.

Deaver is stronger at writting his Lincoln Rhyme stories, but the Kathryn Dance series is still good.

Overall Roadside Crosses is an enjoyable boook with an unexpected ending that will keep you on your toes.


A Clash of Kings (Reissue) (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2)
A Clash of Kings (Reissue) (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2)
by George R. R. Martin
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.85

5.0 out of 5 stars A Clash Of Kings, 8 July 2013
A Clash Of Kings by George R.R. Martin is the follow up to A Game Of Thrones.

Westeros is in chaos as several contenders claim rights to the iron throne. Up north summer is ending and hard times are approaching. In the east, Daenerys seeks to build an army and strike west to rule the seven kingdoms, which originally belonged to her family, the Targaryens.

The book starts out slowly, setting the scene, describing all the families, areas and their owners. However, all of a sudden the book really jumps into the story and it becomes hard to put down.

A Clash Of Kings provides some extra maps compared to the first book, but they still remain incomplete. Overall, A Clash Of Kings is an exciting book once you get into it, providing many characters stories for the reader to follow. George R.R. Martin depicts his worlds and characters brillianty.


A Game of Thrones (Reissue) (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
A Game of Thrones (Reissue) (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
by George R. R. Martin
Edition: Paperback
Price: 4.26

5.0 out of 5 stars A Game of Thrones, 24 May 2013
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin is a fictional book themed on battling for a place on the throne. Taking place in a world unlike our own with a lot of mythical creatures and where people still fight by sword and shield.

The story focuses on the fight for power - a place in Kings Landing - and how each character is involved. The dominant characters of the story being Eddard Stark lord of Winterfell, Roberth Barethon the king, the Lannisters of Casterly Rock, Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen last of the dragons.

A Game of Thrones is a vivid and captivating read. It has a wide variety of very unique characters, a well thought out world and plot. At the end it will leave you thirsting for more, wanting to see how the rest of the story plays out.

There are maps in the front of the book to give the reader a clearer picture, but it's missing a lot of the areas. It can also be quite difficult to keep track of all the characters. Despite these small flaws, A Game of Thrones is a wonderful book and well worth reading for those interested in fantasies.


The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Trilogy Book 2)
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium Trilogy Book 2)
by Stieg Larsson
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The Girl Who Played With Fire, 20 April 2013
Stieg Larssons The Girl Who Played With Fire is the sequel to the popular The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. The book features Lisbeth Salander - a peculiar but incredibly talented computer hacker/researcher - and Mikael Blomkvist, a journalist dedicated to exposing corrupt businessmen.

The two meet each other in the previous book when their lines of work bring them together and they end up having a complicated relationship.

Blomkvist gets approached by a journalist who has done some research on sex trafficking and is looking for a publisher. The jouranlists work plans to expose some of the big players in sex trafficking including people in the police force.

Later Blomkvist finds himself at a crime scene where 2 people have been killed. At the same time a believed to be related murder has occurred at another location. Salander becomes wanted for murder and Blomkvist is one of few people who believe she is innocent. He takes on the responsibility for himself to try and prove her innocence.

The book was an engaging read. Both the characters and story are intricate and unlike anything else I've read. It's a well written follow-up to The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and highly recommendable. The book will leave the reader thirsting to read the next book.


1356
1356
by Bernard Cornwell
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars 1356, 19 Feb 2013
This review is from: 1356 (Hardcover)
Bernard Cornwells 1356 is a historical fiction book set in 1356 where the Prince of Wales - Edward - is on a chevauchée through France.

The story follows a group of Englishmen called The Hellequin (the devils beloved). Thomas of Hookton leads them and their group consists mostly of well trained archers (which the English were famous for at the time). The Hellequin hire out their skills in battle to whomever has the most money.

The book is themed around the famous battle of Poitiers and a fictitious lost sword of Saint Peter which Thomas gets assigned to the task of finding and retrieving it. The belief being that the owner of the sword can not fail in battle.

1356 is a great read, Bernard Cornwell mixes his fictional story with the facts well. The battles scenes are detailed and exciting, you could really picture the scenes and Thomas' adventure was fun to follow.

Loved the book and would definitely recommend it.


Dracula (Wordsworth Classics)
Dracula (Wordsworth Classics)
by Bram Stoker
Edition: Paperback
Price: 1.89

4.0 out of 5 stars Dracula, 27 Jan 2013
Bram Stokers Dracula is a classic horror book focused on vampires and no doubt everyone is aware of the character Dracula.

The book starts with Jonathan Harker visiting Dracula in Transylvania on business. Escape becomes very difficult for Jonathan when he finds he's been confined to few of the rooms of the castle. Dracula eventually travels to England in an attempt to strengthen his powers where a small group forms seeking to destroy him.

Dracula is a good horror story and can be quite edgy at times. It's thrilling to learn of the origin of Dracula and the book never fails to hold your interest from start to finish. I'll definitely view vampires in a different way after having read Dracula and think back to this wonderful book.


Cablesson Basics 2m (2 Meter) High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet - (Latest 2.0/1.4a Version, 21Gbps) Gold HDMI to HDMI Cable with ETHERNET Compatibility, PS4, SKY HD,FULL HD, 1080P, 2160p, LCD, PLASMA & LED TVs, UHD, 3D TVS, Supports Dolby TrueHDs
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Price: 8.99

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good product, 2 Jan 2013
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Good product for the price range it sits in. I needed version 1.4 HDMI cables for my soundbar and decided to buy extra sets just for the sake of having a bit better quality compared to the old 1.3 cables.


Before I Go To Sleep
Before I Go To Sleep
by S J Watson
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.86

5.0 out of 5 stars Before I Go To Sleep, 2 Jan 2013
This review is from: Before I Go To Sleep (Paperback)
Before I Go To Sleep by S J Watson is a fiction book based around memory loss and amnesia.

The book focuses on the story of a woman named Christine who lost her memory in her twenties and is now 47 years old. Every day she wakes up unaware that over 20 years have past. The book follows Christine's attempt at recovery with Dr Nash.

The book is an unbelievable read and difficult to put down, before you know it hundreds of pages have already past. I became so eager to know what happens next from start to finish. Before I Go To Sleep also made me feel grateful for the things I have in live.

Overall, a beautiful and exciting read that you'll find hard to put down.

5/5


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