BookAddictShaun

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 429
Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (618 of 727)
Location: England, UK
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 429 - Total Helpful Votes: 618 of 727
The House on the Hill by Kevin Sampson
The House on the Hill by Kevin Sampson
5.0 out of 5 stars League of its own, 13 Sep 2014
I read a book called Stars Are Stars in my mid-teens and was blown away by it. As I was born and continue to live in Liverpool I was on the hunt for fiction by local authors set in the city and found some of Kevin Sampson's books at the library. I absolutely devoured them over the course of a couple of weeks but Stars Are Stars remains my favourite. Sampson has a fantastic ability to write about real characters, often flawed, and put them into incredibly realistic situations that have you experiencing every emotion you could possibly experience whilst reading a book.

Sampson's more recent work was a long time coming but The Killing Pool did not disappoint. Now optioned for a TV… Read more
Hunter Killer: Danny Black Book 2 by Chris Ryan
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed it, 13 Sep 2014
It has been a while since I last read a Chris Ryan book yet after finishing Hunter Killer I am only kicking myself and asking why. Drawing on his experiences and vast knowledge of the areas he writes about, Chris writes stories which are vividly descriptive and scarily all too believable. The story told here was both relevant and frightening but near impossible to put down.

It continues the story of SAS hero Danny Black who previously appeared in Masters of War. I haven't read that book but didn't feel too much out of place as there's plenty of background given to get the reader up to speed. Following a suicide bombing in Central London Danny and his friend Spud are recruited to… Read more
The Winter Foundlings (Alice Quentin Book 3) by Kate Rhodes
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible, 13 Sep 2014
Firstly how have I not heard of this author before? This is probably one of the best books I've read so far this year and I am already considering ignoring my review TBR so that I can get my hands on Kate's previous books. A faultless novel is a rare thing but Kate Rhodes has achieved one with The Winter Foundlings. From the book's chilling opening until its heart stopping finale Kate had my heart in a vice-like grip and didn't let it go until the final page. I occasionally finish a book that leaves me wishing I was better at writing reviews, this is one of those books.

Plot wise I very rarely talk further than the blurb in my reviews anymore but when the body of a young girl is… Read more

Wish List

The Good Life by Martina Cole
The Good Life by Martina Cole
Burn: (Michael Bennett 7) by James Patterson
Burn: (Michael Bennett 7) by James Patterson