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Great book

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-08-20

The third in the series of the Alexander Gregory books. As always with an L J Ross book, they capture you from the beginning and then sweep you along with the story. The tables are turned in this book as Dr Gregory goes undercover in a psychiatric hospital and sees it from the other side. Delving more into his background, the experience leads you to learn more of his story and why he is like he is. With the mafia involvement, a range of characters and a different setting this all leads to an enjoyable audio book. The narration by Richard Armitage really added to the book, as he was excellent at the different characters.

This is a great series of books and I can't wait for the next installment.

Fast paced

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-07-20

A fast paced thriller from beginning to end. When Kathy Hoover finds a package on her doorstep it alters her life. Told from the point of view of the husband and wife, with a set of shady characters, just when you thought if might be over, came the next surprise. Whilst trying to maintain her ordinary life Kathy has to juggle with the demands of the kidnappers. Can she help free her husband, what about the demands the kidnappers are making, can she go through it. These are the issues she has to face, whilst her husband tries to outwit his captors.

Non-stop action

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-06-20

When Lila goes missing in the small town of Daversville, family friend Grant Fletcher goes to search for her. With the town being reluctant to talk to an outsider and blocking him at every turn he has to provoke them to find out the truth. An ex-marine he uses all his previous training as he tries to find out what happened to Lila. He teams up with FBI special agent Zoey Quadrado sent to investigate not just Lila's disappearance but a number of others. This was a roller coaster of a book, the action never stopped as Grant and Zoey try to find out the truth about the disappearances and who is behind them. A great first book to what looks like the start of a series.

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Interesting

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 20-06-20

Chloe meets Kieran whilst on a job for a local newspaper. What starts as a fun filled relationship soon turns into one where she is being manipulated and isolated from her friends. With her family falling to pieces around her, Chloe wants to help Kieran overcome his demons from his childhood. The story really showed how very subtlety someone can assert influence and control. When times are good you really want to believe in Kieran, when times are bad you want to shout as Chloe to run as fast as she can and not look back. Taking a tough subject I felt the author dealt with it sensitively and at times it made me feel uncomfortable, but that was important to the story as it made it much more realistic. An interesting listen.

Action packed

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-05-20

This is the first Nick Sullivan book, which takes you on an action packed adventure, full of murder, mystery and suspense as Nick sets out to prove his innocence. I found it a little slow to get into Nick's character and the story, but once it did it kept up the intense pace and thrills all the way through. The narration was great and captured what was happening and the characters. I'm looking forward to meeting Nick again in the next installment.

Fun read

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-05-20

A fun read following the adventures of Hattie when she moves to Hollywood. Fun, frolics and mystery follow Hattie around as she investigates a suspicious death for her neighbour. With a few surprising twists, the story comes together. The village is full of characters and stories, and a few animals as well. I especially loved Drake. It was a really easy, enjoyable, light-hearted read and I hope Hattie has some more adventures in the future.

Great listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-20

The fourth book in this great series, reunites Marty, Jean and Hope once again for a fast paced thriller / mystery. With the discovery of three bodies in the woods the story takes on a number of twists and turns, putting the safety of those involved at risk. Although there were a number of stories running through, they were expertly woven together for a great read. Hopefully there will be more of this series in the future.

Great book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-20

What would you do if you could exact revenge on your daughters killer? This audio book keeps you hooked from beginning to end. With great narration it immerses you in the story. Steven Burns is offered the ultimate opportunity, what happens if he takes it, what will the consequences be and can he live with himself. Full of twists and turns, when you just think you know what happens something else surprises you and the story turns in a different way. With a great ending this was one of the best audio books I've listened to recently.

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Easy listen

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-03-20

A dual time frame novel set during the 1930's and the present. Callie living in Texas discovers her past is not what she thought and travels to Italy to discover the truth. With a diary belonging to the mysterious Elisa can she discover the truth and will the locals tell her what they know.

The writing brought to life the town and villa, painting a picture of the setting and some of the food (which sounded delicious). A story of secrets, heartbreak and romance it was an easy listen which swept you along with the story.

Interesting

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-02-20

A dual time frame novel, set in 1944 and the present on Corfu. It interweaved what happened to the Corfu Jewish population with a modern day story. The 1944 story was really interesting as it was a fiction version of what happened in 1944, a story I wasn't aware of in the Island's history. The modern day story brought to life the island and locations used in the story however I wasn't as keen on this element of the story as I didn't really connect with the characters, finding the historical aspects much more absorbing. The story moved along well and the historical notes at the end were interesting.