Larry

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 71% (68 of 96)
Location: Tampa, Florida
In My Own Words:
Larry Gandle is a reviewer and columnist for the mystery fan magazine DEADLY PLEASURES. He is also a book reviewer for the Tampa Tribune. See the website at www.deadlypleasures.com
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,162,081 - Total Helpful Votes: 68 of 96
Heart-Shaped Bruise by Tanya Byrne
Heart-Shaped Bruise by Tanya Byrne
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Emily Koll lives in a psychiatric facility being incarcerated for doing something terrible. Her father is a gangster. This is a fact she didn't know until he was stabbed by the daughter of a man Emily's father shot. Emily decided to find this woman, Juliet, who stabbed her father and exact her revenge on her. In order to do this, Emily must take on another persona and befriend Juliet. As the charade continues, Emily finds herself becoming more and more intertwined into Juliet's life- including her love life. The question is always there inderlying everything- what did Emily do to be incarcerated?
This is a superb debut novel and one of the best I have read in quite some time. The… Read more
A Dark and Broken Heart by R.J. Ellory
A Dark and Broken Heart by R.J. Ellory
8 of 17 people found the following review helpful
People
Please review the book and not the man. The ironic thing is that Roger did not have to write glowing words about his books. They were already written for him by many others. As far as his negative reviews on other authors- he is entitled to his opinion and I actually agree with almost everything he has said about them.
The Game by Mandasue Heller
The Game by Mandasue Heller
35 of 37 people found the following review helpful
Mandesue Heller's books are addicting. There is no other way to describe this all absorbing read about two friends caught up in the struggles of their lower class British life. Slowly and meticulously their stories are revealed by this truly superb storyteller.
Mary James is first introduced to us as a feisty and rebellious teen who rescues another girl, Jane Bates, from a group of bullies at their school. They soon become close mates but an unwanted pregnancy separates them as they each travel their own path- one on the way to a personal hell and one on the way to personal salvation. Along the way we meet a whole host of unsavory characters as the girls live a life on the edge… Read more