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Thread of Betrayal by Jeff Shelby
Thread of Betrayal (The Joe Tyler Series, #3)
by Jeff Shelby (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Overall Thread of Betrayal is a very good read. Like the other books in the series, this one is well-written but needs a little editing for grammar and structure. The ending was somewhat abrupt and unsatisfying.
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A Killer in the Wind by Andrew Klavan
A Killer in the Wind
by Andrew Klavan (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Well-written novel - excellent plot development, expert use of precise language, believable and likable characters...
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Summer of Change by Elena Aitken
Summer of Change (The Springs, #1)
by Elena Aitken (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Nothing Personal by Eileen Dreyer
Nothing Personal
by Eileen Dreyer (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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I read 10%. B O R I N G. Endless narration and stilted, unnatural dialogue.
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Mean Streak by Sandra Brown
Mean Streak
by Sandra Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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Mean Streak is a typical Sandra Brown novel. It is well-written, revised, and edited with smooth flow, a fast pace of action, and strong characters. It was disconcerting that the primary male character was somewhat unbelievable and unlikable.I didn't ...more
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The Case Against William by Mark Gimenez
The Case Against William
by Mark Gimenez
read in December, 2014
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A good read - a little loosely structured - not perfectly edited - but interesting.
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In the Blood by Lisa Unger
In the Blood
by Lisa Unger (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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In the Blood is an excellent read. It is well-written and intricately plotted. The characters are believable and likable.
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Black Jasmine by Toby Neal
Black Jasmine (Lei Crime, #3)
by Toby Neal (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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This was a pretty good novel although the characters were somewhat under-developed. My kindle kept blanking out makings have to search fort place and skip pages to get back to the story. Of course that hurt the continuity of the plot line.
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Joan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The St. Paul Conspiracy by Roger Stelljes
The St. Paul Conspiracy
by Roger Stelljes (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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Exciting plot; well-developed characters; fast-paced action. This author's writing style is highly readable; but, as I've noted in other reviews, I find his misuse of verb tenses frustrating. I noted no fewer than 90 instances of simple past tense wh ...more
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