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Ratcatcher (John Purkiss Thriller Book 1) by [Stevens, Tim]
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Ratcatcher (John Purkiss Thriller Book 1) Kindle Edition

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About the Author

Tim Stevens was born in London and grew up in Johannesburg. He lives in west Essex, England, with his wife and daughters, and works as a doctor in the National Health Service. His debut novel is the acclaimed thriller Ratcatcher, and his espionage novella Reunion and novelette Snout are also available. Delivering Caliban, the sequel to Ratcatcher, will be published in November 2012.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 722 KB
  • Print Length: 418 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007Y7L3EO
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 450 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #73,915 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Have recently finished this book, but had to review my history before I could remember the title! This means the book is almost instantly forgettable. As for the story itself it is reasonable enough with twists and turns along the way to keep up ones interest. Other reviewers have alluded to the main characters superhuman abilities. This was a constant source of annoyance; as every time one of these incidents occurred I found myself having to reread half a page at least, as I had read the previous section without taking anything in from thinking about the absurdity of the incident.
Another thing which I found seriously annoying is the deliberate use of an incorrect adjective; there are many examples of these throughout the book, but the one which annoyed me the most was the use of the word splashed when the correct adjective would have been scattered. Splashed is used in connection with a liquid, broken glass is a solid! This may sound a bit picky, but I do like to read proper English.
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Definitely an excellent Ratcatcher! John Purkiss is superbly crafted spy. I'm recommending this series and I plan to read the full series soon. I was engaged by the characters and want to read more! If you like spy thrillers then this book is for you
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Was a great read, and being based in Tallinn, where I also live, a very pleasant surprise. Twists that take you right through to the end.....

Would I read more....of course.
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Imagine all the chases, fights, and near death experiences of every Bond film ever made rolled into one. This is the result! If you want pure escapism then this might fit the bill, but if you want something a little more plausible and with a modicum of depth, then look elsewhere.
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As the rating say, it's ok, not the best i've ever read in my life but not the worst, i think it could have been more creative, it's a classic story with east country stuff, bad guys and somebody the character love's who has been killed when they were on the field together. So now it's revenge's time.
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Was unable to put this book down. Kept me in suspense from the first to last page. A brilliant read.
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fair read
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A gripping book. Some of the situations he fights himself out of are a little far fetched - he must be super human. Nevertheless, a good read.
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