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The Burning of Juniper Slaide (Juniper Series #1)

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This is quite easily the best book I've read all year - Reviewer - The Book Bag

Juniper Slaide is the sole survivor of an arson attack that destroyed her home and killed her family. Nine years later she’s worked hard at putting the past behind her. She clings to her best friend James, the only person she’s been able to trust since the fire.
But one day James disappears.
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Kindle Edition, 227 pages
Published September 5th 2016 by RUDLING HOUSE PUBLISHING LIMITED
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Autumn
Jul 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I received this book to give an honest review.
I have to say this was an amazing book, I honestly did not see it going the way it did.
For me this was a page turning I do believe it will be on my top ten books this year. This is more for the teenage readers though being an adult I really enjoyed it. Juniper loves fire and when she gets upset or has anxiety she runs off and burns things which of course you would think she wouldn't do something like this beca
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Sadhbh Royce
Nov 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This novel is a 'Must Read'. The author cleverly keeps the plot moving and the suspense continues to the last page. Johanna Handley has a unique way of developing each character and hence probes the reader emotionally. Best mystery novel I've read in year.
Stefan Lindberg-Jones
Great read, keeps you guessing to the end.
Greg Brindley
Apr 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book

I really couldn't put it down, a true thriller and page Turner!
Handley showing great promise.. .i can't wait for the sequel.

Frankie Miller
Jan 16, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 11 year olds who would think this is a good mystery
Whilst the mystery is entertaining, and I did feel a sickening horror as Lucy's Story unfolded, I'm afraid the book just is not worthy of even a four star review.

All I can say about the book is that it's average. The writing style is okay, but nothing special. Handley repeats herself a lot with her description of the fire, and of the need to create it that seizes Juniper at every obstacle. The story throws so many loops at you to prevent you from working out the culprit of the fire that it turns
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Bret Jarvis
Pretty good. I found it hard to stay connected to this one. I will read it again later. Won courtesy of Goodreads Giveaways
Kristine Hall
Life got in the way of my ever getting much time to read this book; I was only able to fit a chapter here, a few pages there. About the half way point, I sat down to read a little more and didn't get up until I'd finished the book! While life was put on hold, I was pulled into the world of Juniper Slaide (the MESSED-UP, manipulated world) and like a train wreck, I couldn't stop watching. The format of the book -- mostly alternating chapters written from two different character viewpoints, one in ...more
David Baker
To mangle a quote from Truman Capote, I think the author has confused typing with writing.
Samantha Gunning
I won this book via Goodreads First Reads Giveaway. I received an autographed paperback copy.
Kate Donovan
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Sep 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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