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Crossing Lines Season 2
Crossing Lines Season 2
Dvd

5.0 out of 5 stars Addictively good, 2 Sep 2014
Addictive is all I can say. I truly don't have a favourite character as each episode a different character stands out but as a whole the blend and work so well together. Great acting and a running storyline that keeps you hooked. End of this season finishes with you shouting Noooooooooooo....... at the screen and hoping that there is definitely a season 3. Well worth watching. I can't wait to see how season 3 starts.


Mirrors of Albion
Mirrors of Albion
Price: 0.00

4.0 out of 5 stars easy and fun, 1 Sep 2014
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Nice easy fun little game that keeps my five year old and I must say myself occupied for a bit, a shame it takes so long to regenerate energy. Worth getting for some time wasting on a rainy day.


Coal Creek
Coal Creek
Price: 6.69

4.0 out of 5 stars A very well written book., 22 April 2014
This review is from: Coal Creek (Kindle Edition)
A book to really get your teeth into. A story of loss, love and twist and turns that keeps you reading from start to end.

As the blurb states Bobby Blue, after the death of his father takes a job in town away from the Cattle station he worked alongside his father and gets a job as a new constable offsider.

He is invited to live with the Constable, his wife and their daughters in a hut on their property and shares in the girls education. However without giving away the plot the friendship is not what it seemed and consequences from this and a tragedy that strikes the town goes on to haunt Bobby for decades to come.

Well worth reading.


StudentHome (Open University)
StudentHome (Open University)
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5.0 out of 5 stars excellent, 18 Mar 2014
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This has helped so much when I need to go back and forth to my homepage and other apps when doing my course work.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run
Price: 2.42

8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars would be a good game, 18 Mar 2014
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Had to remove this from my kindle fire hd as it just keeps freezing so makes it hard to play.


The Three Little Pigs HD
The Three Little Pigs HD

1.0 out of 5 stars a nice idea, 18 Mar 2014
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Had to remove this from my kindle fire hd as it just keeps freezing so makes it hard to play.


Squeebles Multiplication 1
Squeebles Multiplication 1

5.0 out of 5 stars excellent product, 18 Mar 2014
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This is a great way to help children with their tables. My 5 year old is absolutely loving this. He is a head of the game as this is really aimed at possible 6+. Would recommend this for anyone who's wants extra help with tables for their children.


Garfield's Escape
Garfield's Escape
Price: 1.49

1.0 out of 5 stars nice idea, 18 Mar 2014
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This is a game that my son would love to play however it freezes all the time and is impossible to play due to freezing. This is such a shame as it is a good idea.


NAME IT Boys' Trousers Blue - Blau (Dress Blues) 6 Years
NAME IT Boys' Trousers Blue - Blau (Dress Blues) 6 Years

4.0 out of 5 stars good fit, 6 Mar 2014
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Arrived faster than expected and is good quality. This is for my 5 year old who is tall so to fit a 7yr old is what I needed. Thank you for the quick delivery.


The Gift of Darkness
The Gift of Darkness
by V.M. Giambanco
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 14.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A murder mystery worth reading, 3 Jun 2013
This review is from: The Gift of Darkness (Hardcover)
Without rehashing the write-up on the dustcover `The Gift of Darkness' is a murder mystery spanning twenty-five years. One crime dealing with three boys being kidnapped and only two being found and returned finds a life of its own twenty five years later when the remaining two boys are again caught up in something that had nothing to do with either of them personally, yet again.

This is a well written piece of work. My first impression of the book was that it was written like a movie script and not like a novel. What I mean by this is that it is very visually written describing the scene meticulously and often as if setting up how the set should look for each take so as to make a movie run smoothly. This isn't surprising given Giambanco's background in movies, but it does however make a book mentally tiring to read. Another clue that this is written more like a script is the way the third person is used for characters when writing their parts, like at the beginning of a chapter, it is a very formal type of writing.

Don't get me wrong it is a very good thought out plot line with strong characters. Giambanco has thought her way through how to give the readers clues slowly so as to draw you into the book and keep you hooked. Giambanco has made sure to introduce and familiarise the reader to the background of each of the major players with in the plot line so as to make them accessible, it helps the reader to choose a side or a favourite character to cheer for. The main character Alice is a well rounded individual who is not too shiny clean but is roughed out with the right amount of errors made in her past and present to make her, in the eyes of the reader, the good guy.
As the book progresses Giambanco does get in to the swing of writing and the words flow more smoothly and the book gains pace building up to a well earned and neatly rounded ending. Giambanco leaves the end with a hint of a sequel in the future.

In conclusion this is well worth the read. Any further books Giambanco writes will definitely be on my to-read list.


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