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Old 03-02-2018, 15:56   #1021
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Finished the new Sarah Pinborough novel 'Cross Her Heart. Thought it was excellent with the same writing technique employed in 'Behind Her Eyes. More of a traditional thriller this time round than the slight genre cheat of the previous novel.

Also finished The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor which I thoroughly enjoyed. I did have a few niggles but nothing book ruining.

(I had a quick Q&A with C. J. Tudor on my blog if you fancy checking it out C. J. Tudor Interview

Just started The Listener by Robert McCammon...never read anything by this author before. Wow, what a wonderfully eloquent and cinematic writing style! I'm only 5 chapters in but this shaping up very nicely.
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Old 05-02-2018, 10:10   #1022
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Missed a couple of months, but last month's book club book was The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon. It was a very average book, interesting premise but let down by a very obvious Young Adult slant to the writing (the author has previous written YA stuff), and a pointless "romance" dropped in for no apparent reason. The book clubbers scored it 6/10 from what I remember.

This month's book club today is for Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. I'm expecting this this to score similarly averagely. Again it's a nice premise but it reads too much like he was thinking about how it would film. A fairly disappointing end in my mind too.

Next month's book is going to be The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold.
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Old 05-02-2018, 21:10   #1023
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The Defence: Eddie Flynn Book 1

Best book I have read in a while. Will definitely be reading the other books in the series.

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Eddie Flynn has 48 hours to save his daughter...
Nail-biting tension and exhilarating action in this brilliant legal thriller that fans of John Grisham and Lee Child will love.
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Old 08-02-2018, 15:27   #1024
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Hellraiser: The Toll

I review the latest entry into the Hellraiser series.
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Old 08-02-2018, 15:36   #1025
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The Defence: Eddie Flynn Book 1

Best book I have read in a while. Will definitely be reading the other books in the series.
Totally agree & the next in the series was equally as entertaining.

The third however, was a little more restrained & not quite up to the first two but still highly readable...
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Old 12-02-2018, 15:24   #1026
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The Defence: Eddie Flynn Book 1

Best book I have read in a while. Will definitely be reading the other books in the series.

Thanks for the tip. Off on holiday on Friday and wanted a good book to take with me. Have OD’d on the Lee Child’s Jack Reacher stuff this winter so this will make a change.
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Old 12-02-2018, 19:02   #1027
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Just read the last two John Grisham books, Rooster Bar and Camino Island. He has churned out two within a few months of each other and it really showed. Neither was really up to much, CI never really went anywhere at all. RB had the start of a couple of good ideas, but seemed to want to half arse them into one book.

I much preferred the 700 page books with some depth.
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Just read the last two John Grisham books, Rooster Bar and Camino Island. He has churned out two within a few months of each other and it really showed. Neither was really up to much, CI never really went anywhere at all. RB had the start of a couple of good ideas, but seemed to want to half arse them into one book.

I much preferred the 700 page books with some depth.
Thanks, they were on my holiday list too (depending on what is available in airport)...will leave those 2 alone for now and wait until they are dirt cheap on Amazon or EBay
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The Defence: Eddie Flynn Book 1

Best book I have read in a while. Will definitely be reading the other books in the series.
Just spotted "The Liar" (book three in the series) is currently available for Ł2 (or 3 for Ł5) in The Works stores...
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Read the next two Eddie Flynn books, really enjoyed both of them, on to the fourth


The Plea: Eddie Flynn Book 2

The Liar: Eddie Flynn Book 3
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