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Highly enjoyable tale for a long journey

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Reviewed: 30-06-20

I do like Miss Lockhart, she is a fiesty heroine who seems to have found herself in the crosshairs of a hidden enemy. Between the old lady with the boarding house keeping a man captive and drugged with Opium to the little photographic shop where Sally ends up in hiding with Frederick and his sister.

Behind it all a shocking tale of greed, from the death of her father at the hands of his business partners to the elusive Mr Ling - I don't think we have heard or seen the last of him.

Off to listen to book 2 now. The narrator is brilliant too, but he does make me think of Baldrick!

The Daisy story

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Reviewed: 09-05-20

To finally read the story behind Daisy and Marcus was brilliant. I really enjoyed learning about them from the past to the present. I loved that he built her a castle as all the way through the Rock Chick series and "the castle" is mentioned it was almost hinted at being something a woman might design and build, but no he built it for her because she loves knights and true endings.

The epilogue had me reaching for my tissues but oh boy what a way to end!

Ooh

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Reviewed: 09-05-20

Where do I start with this. Abbie wakes in hospital following what she thinks is a car accident, her first thoughts are for her son Danny and her husband Tim.

They quickly let her go home where she learns she died five years earlier and she is actually a robot with Abbie's feelings and memories collated from cloud computing, Tim explains he did this because he loves you so much and cannot be without you.

Life goes down hill pretty quick as you start to unravel your life five years ago, were you really using online dating sites, were you having an affair? None of this clear until you receive an anonymous text telling you your phone is not safe. As you slowly come to the conclusion Abbie is alive and hiding you wonder why and what will happen to you the doppelganger when Tim finds out.

Raiden Ulysses Miller

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Reviewed: 09-05-20

Oh but I do enjoy the writings of Kristen Ashley. I started with the Rock Chicks and steadily read my way through the series to end up with Raid. In some ways this book is the saddest. Hanna has been in love with Raid since she was six years old and he didn't know she existed.

He goes away as a marine and returns damaged mentally after loosing most of his platoon. Finally accepting that he will never see her as she sees him she takes the decision to make changes in her life i.e. haircut, holiday and new car. Following this, and unknown to her he finally sees her. He sees her as his reward for surviving.

Lots of tangled plots, drop ins from Creed, Sylvie and Knight as they try to unravel the activities that had taken place with Knights brother and his ex-partner in the previous book.

Unsuspecting Hanna is being used by a local team of drug shippers who have befriended her and she is totally unaware until having been invited out on a date by Raid she overhears him saying she is clueless and he is ending it tonight. She interprets this as he is not interested in her and the date ends with her phoning the police and totally screwing up the months of undercover work being done by Raid, Creed and their teams.

Lots of interaction with other characters in Willow, with a well deserved HEA (Yay) I am now stuck waiting for the next book linked into these series....sigh.

Chase and Faye

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Reviewed: 09-05-20

KA books are my autobuy! Loved this one, Faye the innocent librarian and Chase the slightly sullied policeman who's life was disrupted by his father's and his boss's shenanigans.

Enjoyable listen

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Reviewed: 30-03-20

Carl Hendrickson, whilst has the southern belle voice is a little to high pitched and quick.
That for me was a medical thriller that belongs up there with Kay Scarpetta and Bones. Loved the characters, loved the storyline which in this currently competitive and cut throat society was entirely believable. I want more on the possible relationship between Mark and Rhea, that could be scorching!
Off to find book 2, I need my dose of Belle and the blonde puppy!

didn't do what it set out to do

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-01-20

Disappointed slightly as I thought they would be showing us the supporting evidence for yet another mistrial

It's all about the cats!

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Reviewed: 19-01-20

I auto buy Faith Hunter and I am never disappointed. It gets even better when Khristine Hvam picks up the narration. I digress, Faith drops us into a dystopian junkyard belonging to Shining Smith. The apocalypse has already happened and the alien bugs settled the score, it left people to eke out an existence where they can. Shining is happy-ish and is way more than she seems, she lives alone apart from the junkyard cats and a war-bot she rescued.

But the world is now run by bikers, the biggest group the Hell's Angels have heard rumours that she is hiding something. Her only warning of the coming attack the note clutched in the dead fingers of her father's last friend. Then Jager arrives ........

An absolute hoot

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Reviewed: 12-11-19

Mo Weinstein moves all the way to Grundy Alaska to escape the tender ministrations of her very embarrassing hippy parents and life in general. Packing up her home and her underwear collection she makes a getaway during the night.

The whole book is funny, I find myself laughing out loud which is not a good ideas as I am sat in the office listening to this whilst I do data entry!

be careful what you agree to

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 27-09-19

three school friends make a promise to never reveal what they know. But one of them has already spoken, breaking the vow. When developers take over their old convent school they know its only a matter of time.

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