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Jessica Wolfe

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Just didn’t work

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-05-20

I agree, with the other reviewer, this story has a very strange set up with FIVE YEARS of her wanting more and him wanting less. The story may still have worked with a better narrator, but the lack lustre style just doesn’t sell the characters. Can’t help wishing Stella Bloom had done this one. Couldn’t finish.

Thank Goodness for a New Wilde Series!

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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: 18-03-20

I really enjoyed the Unlikeable Demon Hunter series and was rather bereft when it ended. I tried the Leone novel, but really stuggled with the narration style. Fortunately Deborah Wilde and Hollie Jackson are back on form with this offering. A new series and a new supernatural world to explore. Another feisty heroine who feels distinct from Nava but still has a healthy dose of humour and irreverence.

Another compelling read

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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: 17-03-20

I'm a big fan of Sarah J. Maas and I was not disappointed by this new release. Captivating and intricate world building, strong characters, a complex plot. Everything is there. Could it have used another edit? Probably, but I like my Maas novels to last as long as possible so I'm happy with the extra content. The narrator does a great job and really brings the book to life. Looking forward to whatever's next!

We get it - he’s old.

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-01-20

I like this writer and this narrator. I’ve been enjoying most of this series, but this book falls flat. It is a May to December romance which is not a preference of mine, but they BANG ON about how OLD he is as if he’s in his twilight years. It comes up so often it becomes tedious and therefore you can’t really engage is the promise of this couple.

A promising start but...

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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: 27-01-20

An enjoyable start of a new mystical series. I really like this narrator but a warning: it doesn’t look like the rest of the series is available as audiobooks so - if like me- you like to follow a whole series, best pick another

Compelling must read

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

Reviewed: 11-12-19

If you think you know this story, you don’t till you’ve read this book. A stunning, enraging and illuminating story of corporate cover ups, men who considered themselves above the rules, spies, harrowing assaults and one small group’s dogged desire to reveal the truth. Content could be triggering for some, but the story is important and I’m glad it’s been told. Only downside is Ronan’s ‘voices’ for contributors - he may be an excellent journalist, but acting is definitely not his strong suit. Overall highly recommend.

Not one of her best

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

I’m a big Nora Roberts fan, I own almost all her books. Sadly this one is not great. The plot feels pretty contrived and thin plus a sad case of insta-love here. It lacks NR’s usual wit and charm. There are FAR better books by Ms Roberts out there.

Twilight meets Hunger Games in a fairytale land

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

This is an enjoyable read, heavy on the magic and teen romance whilst being one big, fat allegory for the human condition. Engaging and well narrated.

A favourite of mine, ruined by time and the narrator

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

Reviewed: 03-08-19

This is an old favourite of mine - the vest in the MacKade series in my opinion. Unfortunately the narrator as chosen a female voice so deeply annoying for the heroine I’m not sure how anyone can stand her. Also, now I’m older, I realise the ghost story is a romantic tale of one family’s passionate dedication to slavery - hmmmm

Loved it - but don't get too attached

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

Reviewed: 15-05-19

I really loved this book. The narration was pitch perfect, the characters were interesting, the world was engaging. The writer has a fresh, sharp tone and obviously knows her stuff - the detail regarding morgue practices and police work help to ground the rest of the more supernatural elements. HOWEVER, having become hooked on this series BE WARNED audible UK only has part of the series and I can't find the rest of the series available as an audiobook anywhere in the UK. So something to keep in mind before you get hooked like I did!