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Gaia (Worlds Apart Book 1)
Gaia (Worlds Apart Book 1)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Slightly disappointing, 20 April 2016
I came close to deleting this a couple of times due to the over emotional wallowing from the heroine when she was separated from the love of her life. When her friend also fell in love so there was two of them sighing and moping around, it was irritating. Pages of it… Which was a shame as the concept was interesting and I wanted to see how thst side of the story developed.
The second half of the book felt rushed. I would have preferred more time given to that part as it became harder to follow and I was reading on to make sense of previous concepts; a whole alien culture wrapped up in a few pages. I'm sure I'm supposed to get the next in the series to find out more about it, but if he is as emotionally indulgent as she is, it'll be irritating rather than a good read


MEAT MARKET
MEAT MARKET
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5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it!, 13 April 2016
This review is from: MEAT MARKET (Kindle Edition)
It's not very often I read a book that makes me actually laugh out loud, but this one did. And I may have got a bit of grit in my eye at one point too.
This book lived up to and surpassed the blurb and I'll be looking out for more books from this author. Well worth a read


Seventh Mark - Part 1 (The Hidden Secrets Saga)
Seventh Mark - Part 1 (The Hidden Secrets Saga)
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2.0 out of 5 stars In desperate need of editing, 10 Jan. 2016
The story seems ok, it stopped at 67% on my kindle so I do feel slightly cheated but the one thing that will stop me continuing with the series is the dire need of proof reading. Your and you're used interchangeably, random quotation marks where no conversation is taking place, missing words and wrong words used as adjectives and the one thing that provoked me to write this review; 'the sun shined'. If you are going to charge money ( and the follow on books are pricey) for your efforts, then I expect the author to know the language, and 'shined' used instead of 'shone' grates on my soul.
The storyline is good enough but the price still needs to come down before I'd consider buying the rest.


Damned and Desperate (Eternally Yours Book 3)
Damned and Desperate (Eternally Yours Book 3)
Price: £2.63

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I think this one was the best, 25 July 2015
I enjoyed the series, but this one has to be the best. The bit where Ash has a meeting with God? I actually laughed out loud, which was fine... except I was on a train at the time. I got a lot more elbow room on that journey!
My only criticism for the whole trilogy is that I felt that Katherine and Mar's part in the story was a bit rushed and had a weak ending; unless that's a spinoff story still to come?
All in all, a cracking good read!


The Thin Pink Line: A Jane Taylor Novel
The Thin Pink Line: A Jane Taylor Novel

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Oh dear, 2 May 2015
I got to 12% and looked at the reviews to see if the things that were irritating me were irritating others. Thank god I wasn't the only one.
The shallow lead character and the Americanisms made my teeth itch, considering the author was trying to write from an English pov. My personal bugbears were referring to the Queen and Princess Margaret as 'Liz' and 'Maggie', sanitary napkins and the authors attempt to mock an English author writing for the American market.
The only bit I found funny, although I'm sure it was unintentional, was the thought of her man being 'suspenderless'. Men wearing suspenders in the UK is a whole different genre from men wearing suspenders in the US, although I can't help wondering if that story would have made a better book.
Deleted at 12%


Creatures of Snow
Creatures of Snow

3.0 out of 5 stars A bit mixed, 2 Mar. 2015
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This review is from: Creatures of Snow (Kindle Edition)
I liked the basic storyline. I liked the world the author has created and would continue with the series if more books were available. I'd also like to see if the relationships between the characters developed, as at present they feel a bit shallow.
Now for the things I didn't like:- the start of the book felt like I was reading part two without having read part one. It took a while to realise that there was a bit of sci-fi going on, non Earth worlds and different races of 'human' with various abilities becoming apparent almost by accident. Added to not feeling depth in the relationships, the book was a concentrated read rather than a relaxing one. By the time I felt I had a reasonable grip on the story I was getting close to half way through. The rest of the book flew past though, and I'd buy the next instalment to see how it develops. On another day I might have ditched it but I'm glad I persevered with it.
My other bugbear was please, please proof read. There's grammatical typos and on occasion sentences changed tense in the middle. It's distracting from the story when you have to read the same bit a couple of times until you can understand what was meant.
Overall, there's more positive than negative with this book and I'd like to see more from her


Killing Models (Killing Memories Book 4)
Killing Models (Killing Memories Book 4)
Price: £1.38

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the most entertaining reads in a long time, 30 Dec. 2014
This series is one of the best I've read for some time, and this book has been the best one yet. It's not very often I actually laugh out loud while reading and I'm currently recovering from flu, which makes laughing a bit painful, but these books have been unputdownable and kept me from being too bored while on bed rest.
The author has kept the pace going while not taxing my brain too much, the plot twists are enough to draw me into wanting to know what happens in the next book and it's fun.
I'm off to get yhe next book and I hope there's more to come!


Friends With Partial Benefits (Friends With Benefits Book 1)
Friends With Partial Benefits (Friends With Benefits Book 1)
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1.0 out of 5 stars Immature and not very funny, 6 Dec. 2014
I got about 25% of the way through and gave up. As an example of what a male writer*thinks* a woman wants, its actually a bit scary as it says more about his own fantasies than his understanding of what works for women.
The tennis blind date scenario was mildly amusing but it was overridden by the voyeuristic fixation of the main characters, which just left me cold.
I'd say this book should be aimed at young American males who can't get access to online porn


Abiding Flame
Abiding Flame
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2.0 out of 5 stars Not enough to buy the rest, 8 Aug. 2014
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This review is from: Abiding Flame (Kindle Edition)
Wasn't my cup of tea as I prefer my si-fi without god bothering. It wasn't a bad book in the main, needs the proof reader to actually read it; incoherent sentences bug the life out of me and there are enough in this book to irritate. On the positive side, spell-checker has been used so at least that's been avoided.
Is it an Americanism to believe the past tense of 'shine' is 'shined' rather than 'shone'? Yesterday the sun didn't shined, it shone. Every time I read this I grit my teeth, but it's not the first book I've seen it in and my teeth are starting to wear down…
I would say its a book aimed at the American market and wouldn't particularly be enjoyed by the English. There's many references to god and praying, that for me, got in the way of the story. If that will turn you off from reading a book, avoid this one. I'd say putting a warning in the blurb is only polite; if I'd paid for it I'd be pretty miffed. Fortunately, I got it free.


Broken Wings: Alpha (Book 2 of the Yeshua Star Series) (A Yeshua Star Novel)
Broken Wings: Alpha (Book 2 of the Yeshua Star Series) (A Yeshua Star Novel)
Price: £2.24

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's good but…, 12 Mar. 2014
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Absolutely loved the book but as the author has been quiet for a long time and the next book in the series is more than a year overdue, I wouldn't bother recommending it for someone to buy unless they don't have a problem with not knowing what happens next. I'm fairly new to kindle ownership and so I'm learning that if a book catches my attention and I'm thinking of buying the next one, look ahead in the series to see if it's complete or not; it's frustrating to only get so far and then the search is on to find another half decent book.


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