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Mrs Moneypenny's Careers Advice for Ambitious Wome&hellip by Mrs Moneypenny
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I wasn't sure that this book was for me - I used to be a chartered accountant (Mrs Moneypenny rather idolises accountants) but left to go into teaching, surely I'm not Mrs M's type at all?

However I found lots here to inspire and encourage, I'm mid career and was pleased to find reference to some of the things I already do but also found plenty of hints and tips to try out. The ideas on owning your own choices and network building were some of the most helpful to me but there was plenty of meat in each of the "homework" sections (helpfully divided into early career, mid career and later). I am thoroughly enjoying working out how to apply the advice to my sector.

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Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer
Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Over far too soon, 12 Mar 2013
Rubbernecker is an amazing book - another new twist on the crime genre by Belinda Bauer. I loved it and read it in nearly one sitting. Patrick is a fantastic character (and if you've read her other books it's another insightful portrayal of a young man as was Steven's previously) who you warm to despite the fact he wouldn't care. The secondary cast are wonderfully varied and interesting and while all the main plots get tied up (I hate missing endings) that one end that is left hanging is gloriously teasing.
Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer
Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer
Finders Keepers, like all Belinda Bauer's books is a highly unusual crime novel. It's the third in the loose Blacklands trilogy (the other being Darkside) and it really is worth reading all three books in order to fully appreciate the larger arc of the story. Jonas and Steven in particular can only be appreciated by reading all three books and definitely deserve the investment of time (not that it takes long I couldn't put any of them down).

All three books live with you a long time afterwards....

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