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Beyond Evidence by Emma L Clapperton
Beyond Evidence by Emma L Clapperton
2.0 out of 5 stars too many mistakes, 26 Jun 2014
This book is so jam-packed full of errors, I don't know how I got through it. Incorrect usage. Misplaced apostrophes. Missing apostrophes. Incorrect use of upper case. Spelling mistakes galore (someone vomiting doesn't 'wretch', they 'retch'). repetition repetition repetition. - the mistakes are on every page, sometimes in successive paragraphs.
As a writer myself, I really struggled with this. I am also a proof-reader and editor for four other writers and for a lifestyle magazine. There are a few 'plot' errors, too, but for all that I quite enjoyed the tale.
What I'm saying, Emma, is: If you write another one, don't be so hasty to rush to press, before you've let a decent… Read more
Toward Night's End by M.H. Sargent
Toward Night's End by M.H. Sargent
5.0 out of 5 stars unputdownable, 4 May 2014
It's very unusual for me to write a review. In many cases, that would be because what I might have to say would upset the author. No such fears in this instance. Brilliant writing, superb plotting, finely-drawn characters, and refreshingly different subject matter, all give me no cause for hesitation in saying - read this book, or miss something special.
Pentel Ain Refill Leads 0.9mm 2B New Packaging by Pentel
5.0 out of 5 stars follow my leads, 1 May 2014
tried finding 0.9mm 2B Pentel leads in Harrogate. Failed. Was told by the town's leading stationer that I would have to order an 'outer'. Ha ha. This is just one of the many ways that such high street retailers are shooting themselves in their feet. Just two sets of leads from Amazon, for next to nothing, and through my letterbox in two days. No brainer.