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The Corpse Reader by Antonio Garrido
The Corpse Reader by Antonio Garrido
5.0 out of 5 stars A great find!, 9 Sep 2014
This was such a great read on so many different levels primarily because there was so much going on. Sometimes so much content can be confusing and unnecessary but not here. Every aspect of this intricately woven story served a purpose and everything was held tightly together by the fascinating protagonist Ci. The characters featured in The Corpse Reader were exceptional and the twists and turns in the plot just kept coming so it genuinely kept you guessing right until the very end as to who was responsible for what. As the reader I felt i was simultaneously working with Ci to discover the truth - an addictive feature of the book!

I will admit that my knowledge of 13th… Read more
REVENGE IS WILD JUSTICE (The Dalton Saga Book 1) by Mark Charlton-Kings
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I have been waiting patiently for this book since discovering the author's previous work 'Smoke Without Fire' and it was well worth the wait. This part of the Dalton saga completely surpassed my expectations and I whole heartedly devoured it within a matter of days. There is something about this author, something special that despite my best efforts I cannot quite articulate. I think it has something to do with the seemingly traditional, almost genteel approach to his craft and it is utterly charming and perfect for this period drama.

Despite the fact the novel has backdrops of the class divide in Edwardian England, the less salubrious of locales on the Titanic and the battle… Read more
The Song of the Underground by Wendy Reakes
The Song of the Underground by Wendy Reakes
4.0 out of 5 stars A True Gem!, 5 Mar 2014
This book was so surprisingly good I was shocked; a true gem! I think I was mainly shocked as when I came across it in my Kindle library I had no idea why I would have downloaded it! But as soon as I started reading the story it became an utter pleasure and I couldn’t put it down.

I loved aspects like the historical and engineering references throughout that challenges the reader not to totally believe what is being described. and such is the detail of the fantasy that you can honestly believe this magical place exists which is supported by the wonderful characters Reakes created. Despite the elements of Victoriana I found the book to be wholly modern especially with the use… Read more

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