Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
4.21
Review from Badelynge
Back when I was eleven years old, if you had handed me a book featuring a magic using, skeleton detective, I would have likely s
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Aug 31, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
 
The Contract
3.41
Review from badelynge.
Taking a last minute protection detail from a colleague, ex Indianapolis cop and former P.I. Frank Behr doesn't know what he's l
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Jan 27, 2013
Nov 28, 2012
 
Night-Scented
4.25
Review from Badelynge
David Barrie's second Franck Guerin detective novel Night-Scented picks up several months after the first book Wasp-waisted left
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May 14, 2010
Apr 02, 2010
 
Faceless Killers (Wallander, #1)
3.75
Review from Badelynge
I really enjoyed the BBC adaptations of the Wallander books. People tell me I should try the Swedish-language series but to be ho
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Mar 17, 2011
Oct 23, 2009
 
Acts of Nature
3.68
Review from Badelynge.
This is the 5th book featuring Max Freeman. An ex Philadelphia cop who has retired to a remote cabin in the Florida Everglades.
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Jul 22, 2011
Sep 14, 2010
 
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows (A Flavia de Luce Mystery #4)
4.07
Review from Badelynge.
The de Luce family have suspended their usual Christmas preparations in order to try to generate some much needed cash, hiring
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Apr 2012
Oct 26, 2011
 
The Day the Eiffel Tower Went Beserk (The Umbrella Academy Apocalypse Suite #1)
3.96
Full review on Badelynge
Outside it is raining again. It's out there and I'm in here reading my comics again. This time it's Gerard Way's comic book d
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Nov 03, 2010
Nov 03, 2010
 
Starman, Vol. 7: A Starry Knight
4.16
Following the big build up in the previous graphic novel, Jack Knight finally sets out into space on his quest to find his girlfriend's brother, forme ...more
Jan 2003
May 19, 2009
 
Dracula's Guest: A Connoisseur's Collection Of Victorian Vampire Stories
3.76
Review from Badelynge.
Victorian Vampire Stories! Well I don't know about you, but I'm sold already. Michael Sims begins his collection by making excus
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Nov 23, 2012
Mar 19, 2011
 
Captain Britain: The Lion and The Spider
3.67
Full review on Badelynge
It's the late 1970s. I'd spent the decade absorbing Marvel's back catalogue of reprints, learning to read along the way from t
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Oct 31, 2010
Oct 31, 2010
 
Study in Scarlet
3.93
Review from Badelynge.
This isn't the first time A study in Scarlet has been adapted into a graphic novel but it is still a welcome addition. Ian Edgin
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Feb 05, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
The Beacon
3.47
Review from my blog.
Every time I write anything about Susan Hill I worry that I'm repeating myself. She's just a brilliant writer. Reading her books i
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Jun 19, 2009
May 04, 2009
 
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Guilty Pleasures, Volume 1
4.15
The first of these I read was The First Death which was a pretty decent read.The characters at least had some personality. This one, an adaptation of ...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 24, 2009
 
Batman: Face the Face
4.01
Passable Batman tale but considering this is James Robinson writing I would really expect better. The whole Harvey Dent plot line really didn't go any ...more
Jun 02, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Enola Holmes Mysteries, #3)
4.10
Although this one was as easy to read as usual I did think some aspects of the background to the so called villains of the piece were far too horrific ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
 
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Forgiveness
3.58
David Brin writes great Trek producing a classy piece of sci-fi at the same time. He takes a chunk of Star trek science - transporter and holotechnolo ...more
Jan 2001
May 19, 2009
 
Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster
3.68
Off the shores of Scotland something is methodically destroying oil rigs and killing all on board. UNIT calls in the one man who can get to the bottom ...more
Dec 1976
Jul 01, 2012
 
Ace!: The Inside Story of the End of an Era
4.15
The style of this book reminds me of a scrap book someone might have lovingly compiled about a treasured period of their life, littered with photos an ...more
May 12, 1998
May 12, 2009
 
Cairo
3.74
Review from Badelynge.
Cairo begins with a hashish smuggler called Ashraf sitting at his mother's grave as he relates to her how his day went.
"So today
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Mar 30, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
Heartstone
4.26
Review from Badelynge
Heartstone is the fifth of C.J. Sansom's Tudor mysteries featuring the hunchback lawyer Shardlake. In previous books he'd been ta
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Jan 22, 2011
Jan 22, 2011
 
Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors
3.52
The Doctor arrives on Earth in a future beset by a new ice-age. Scientists struggle to find a way to hold back the inexorable advance of the glaciers. ...more
Oct 28, 1976
Jun 28, 2012
 
Doctor Who and the Cybermen
3.50
'There are some corners of the universe... which have bred the most terrible things. Things which are against everything we have ever believed in. The ...more
Jul 07, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
 
Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love (Cinderella, #1)
3.94
This the first mini-series featuring Cinderella from Bill Willingham's wonderful Fables series penned by Chris Robertson. When the Fabletown sheriff n ...more
Mar 19, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
 
Doctor Who: The Three Doctors
3.80
A strange creature emerges from a weather balloon with a mission to hunt the Doctor. On Gallifrey the Time Lords monitor a strange power loss, trackin ...more
Jul 02, 1976
Jul 02, 2012
 
The Man Whom the Trees Loved
3.89
Review from Badelynge
David Bittacy and his wife have been happily married for decades. Mr Bittacy has another love though. He loves nature. More speci
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May 2011
May 01, 2011
 
Collected Ghost Stories
4.20

I often take Montague on holiday with me. He doesn't take up much room and he doesn't eat all the Baby Bells. I'm talking about Montague Rhodes James
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Oct 20, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
 
Doctor Who: Eye of Heaven
3.28
The Fourth Doctor & Leela. Between The Talons of Weng-Chiang & Horror of Fang Rock.
This book really could have been very good. A Doctor Who b
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Jan 1999
Sep 14, 2009
 
Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen (Doctor Who Library Target, #1)
3.70
The word for today is 'sphere'. This book introduced that word to my vocabulary over 35 years ago. Terrance Dicks got the novelisation job for this on ...more
Jul 07, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
Doctor Who and the Cave Monsters
3.79
This was one of the earliest Target books I ever read back in the early 1970s. At the time I'd never seen the serial it was based on. I loved it. The ...more
Jul 07, 2011
Jul 08, 2011
 
World's Finest. Sterling Gates
3.58
Sterling Gates' four issue team-up arc featuring the young heroes who have stepped into the breach during the absence of the apparently dead Bruce Way ...more
Feb 19, 2011
Feb 19, 2011
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