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Top Reviewer Ranking: 8,046 - Total Helpful Votes: 77 of 97
The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh
The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Over hyped., 12 Aug 2014
This book has been branded as ďbreath-taking, gripping, sexy, intenseĒ For me this seemed perfect and I couldnít wait to get started.

Jenn and Greg are on holiday in Deia alone, enjoying the peace before the arrival of Jennís step daughter, Emma, and Emmaís boyfriend Nathan.

Emma and Jennís relationship has become more strained over the years as Emma has gotten older and Jenn is starting to feel Emma pulling away. With Greg often siding with Emma. Even though Emmaís fees for a private education is all paid for by Jenn.

When Nathan and Emma arrive, Jenn canít help but notice Nathan, he looks and acts like a man. He is intense and brooding. He is seventeen and… Read more
One Hundred Proposals by Holly Martin
One Hundred Proposals by Holly Martin
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I am so excited to kick of the blog tour for Hollyís blog tour. Although I donít think I have ever struggled to find the right words to describe a book beforeÖ

Iíve started and deleted the first line to this review 12 times. Yes 12. Why? Because how do you describe perfection?

Have a think right now about something you truly love, something you love so much that you are left gibbering and squealing, so that people are left wondering about your insanity.

Well thatís the predicament Iíve been left in after reading One Hundred Proposals. No matter what I manage to write here, it wonít even come close to how I really feel.

Where do I even begin? Oh… Read more
Tatiana by Martin Cruz Smith
Tatiana by Martin Cruz Smith
1.0 out of 5 stars Sadly very boring, 21 May 2014
Thank you to Jamie at Simon And Schuster for a copy of Tatiana to review, I really appreciate it.

Tatiana starts with an interpreter at a secret meeting who is killed while biking on a Baltic Beach. Tatiana, an investigative journalist gains control of his notebook from that meeting, but itís written in pictograph code known only to the dead man.

Then goes on to Renko, who decides to investigate the suicide of Tatiana Petrovna. Tatiana had apparently committed suicide recently by jumping from a sixth floor window. Renko gets involved even though this is a case no one, including his partner, is interested in. But Renko gets it under his skin and feels that itís… Read more