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Helpful votes received on reviews: 87% (13 of 15)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 234,162 - Total Helpful Votes: 13 of 15
Working with Young People (Published in associatio&hellip by Roger Harrison
5.0 out of 5 stars great book, 18 July 2013
this is a logically laid out and easy to access book. The information is well presented and easy to read and understand
Ghost in the Machine (DC Scott Cullen Crime Series&hellip by Ed James
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars nice wee change, 7 Mar 2013
what a great read! Nice to read a serial killer book from the police point of view - especially by a humble DC who does the grunt work and has no real power to effect the way the investigation goes. If you like the blood and gore associated with serial killer fiction and getting into the head of the killer, you may not rate this book. In saying that, that is exactly what I like about that genre but I found this a refreshing change tending more towards the police procedural. In the novel, modern technology and how it can be used to manipulate others when snaring a victim while simultaneously covering your tracks is explored without being too techno-geek and unintelligible. The author… Read more
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Wi&hellip by Jonas Jonasson
5.0 out of 5 stars nice wee yarn, 7 Mar 2013
I loved the way this man was thought of as just old, of little consequence and with little left to give by the staff in the home but within the storyline his long and very interesting past life unfolded. It made me think of how people in care homes can be thought of in this way and that staff should (and good staff do) remember that this is a person who has lead a fulfilling life and still has a lot to give...the lead character was.not past his sell by date by any means and still had an exceptional grasp of his marbles! The story moves along at a good pace and the reader discovers that the lead character has been of pivotal importance at many turning points in history but still… Read more

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