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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (7 of 7)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 413,934 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 7
5.0 out of 5 stars Good value, 26 Sep 2013
These running shoes were just what I wanted for my 15 year old son. As his feet are still growing I didn't want to spend a lot of money on something that he will soon grow out of. Quality is good and he loves the colour as well!
The Other Place by Carol Arnall
The Other Place by Carol Arnall
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 7 Sep 2013
This book is, in my opinion, badly written, with a lot of repetition, for example the author makes reference to the coverings on Chrissie's 3 piece suite twice in consecutive paragraphs, despite the fact that this information has no significance to the story. At the start I didn't have a clue in what period the book was set until there was a reference to Elvis Presley. until that point the book could have been set in any period after the Edwardian era. I found the characters two-dimensional and unconvincing. In particular I found it implausible that Chrissie could end up as a counsellor when the author is at pains to emphasise her inability to mix with other people. Having read the other… Read more
The Lost Romanov Files by Richard Stanbery
The Lost Romanov Files by Richard Stanbery
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid this book, 3 Jan 2009
I bought this book largely based on the title as I am interested in all things relating to the Romanovs. However, do not be fooled by the title. It is essentially a thriller loosely interwoven with a Romanov theme, with plenty of gory military encounters. It is badly written, with an appalling standard of English throughout. There are numerous typographical errors and it has clearly not been properly proof read.

The storyline is banal and extremely repetitive. The author even repeats detail from one paragraph to the next. There are also continuity errors and characters change their names and relationships during the book.

According to the cover notes the author was… Read more

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