Ms. J. C. Caswell

"J C C"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (105 of 143)
Location: UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 170,415 - Total Helpful Votes: 105 of 143
The Marriage Game by Alison Weir
The Marriage Game by Alison Weir
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
I've had this on pre-order for ages and have been hooked from the first page. I really love how Alison Weir writes and wish that she would turn some of her non-fiction books in to stories. I'd certainly be keen to read the fictional version of the Princes in the Tower. Whenever I finish her books it always sees me heading off to one of the places she writes of, in this case Hampton Court here I come!
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy 1) by Deborah Harkness
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A captivating read, 3 Nov 2011
After being such a fan of Twilight, I wasn't sure anything else vampire related would quite match up. Certainly I found that to be true of the true blood and vampire diary series; I didn't like any of them... but THIS I loved!!!!
Much deeper, more intelligent, certainly more mature than Twilight, but still easy to draw paralells; you just can't help it if you're a fan of those books.
I did work my way through this chunky book at an alarming rate despite trying to tell myself to slow down and savour it and am now eagerly awaiting the next installment!
Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon 11) by Daniel Silva
1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I had this book on pre-order for ages and have been a huge fan of all his books, but I'm really sorry to say that i got a little bit bored with this one - certainly a first as I've read all his books and mostly in one sitting such was their gripping brilliance.

His writing was its usual clever self but it took well over 300 pages to get to the action, whilst the rest of it was not much more than scene setting. It also seemed a bit too similar to his other books but with name and country changes. I agree with the review of T Lewis, that the author should just go ahead and make Gabriel head of the office and be done with it and a newer story could be created from his organisation… Read more

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