Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (39 of 47)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 168,942 - Total Helpful Votes: 39 of 47
To the Grave: A Genealogical Crime Mystery #2 (Jef&hellip by Steve Robinson
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
In The Blood is a fantastic book that fully deserves the praise and 5 star ratings. To The Grave is even better. Mena's story pulls at the heart-strings, which leads to tragic circumstances that are truly heartbreaking. I look forward to reading many more stories involving JT.
Goodnight Dear: The Unsentimental Diary Of A Berea&hellip by Darren Humphries
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I've been struggling over reviewing this book for days. Simply because I don't think I have the words to do it the justice it deserves.

This is exactly the kind of book I would normally avoid reading. I am one of these types that likes to try to pretend to herself that by avoiding reading about issues like these means that I will never have to deal with it. Rediculous of course.

A few years ago my mother tried to sit me down and tell me in a practical way where I could find everything (insurance documents etc) in the house were anything to happen to her or my dad. I had a childish reaction to it and refused to have the conversation. Like if I could avoid talking… Read more
Abide with Me by Ian Ayris
Abide with Me by Ian Ayris
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A quality debut., 26 Mar 2012
Like many people reviewing this book have mentioned, it is written in the East End vernacular. But to be honest it only took me about half a page before I got used to this style. I too wondered early on if the swearing was going to bother me, but it didn't in the least. I think John's character wouldn't have come across as realistic and human if the swearing had been cut in any way. It was as if you were just hearing the story in his voice.

I have absolutely no interest in football what so ever, but there is a scene close to the middle of the book that gives a blow-by-blow account of a football match and I was utterly gripped while reading it. I am sure the house could have… Read more