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I could do anything if I only knew what it was
3.83
liked it
Wow! I had to read this book for a course and had no idea just what nuggets of truth it contained. If there was a 3.5 I would give it to this book. I ...more
Jun 2004
Jun 23, 2007
 
And Then There Were None
4.24
it was amazing
If you never read a single Christie apart from this one - you will have had a treat and we will be able to have a very interesting conversation :)

10 p
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not set
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Woman in Cabin 10
3.67
it was amazing
For me, this was the perfect book.

My favourite genre is mystery and crime - tick.
I like a thriller that is not too gratuitous neither too 'cosy' - t
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Jan 11, 2017
Jan 01, 2017
 
The Evil That Men Do (Dorothy Martin, #11)
3.64
liked it
Good things: Cosy, benign, mildly entertaining, I love the UK.

Bad things: They are constantly eating at some pub, at home, a restaurant, having a picn
...more
Jul 22, 2016
Jul 24, 2016
 
The Sister
3.78
really liked it
I found this book to be a real page-turner, riveting and mysterious. My only reason for not giving it 5 stars is that it was a little implausible and ...more
Aug 27, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
 
Silent Lies
3.89
liked it
I have read so many brilliant psychological thrillers lately, that I struggled a little with boredom.
The plot is spun out very slowly and not enough c
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Dec 22, 2017
Dec 22, 2017
 
The Sixth Window (DCI Tom Douglas #6)
4.32
liked it
Rachel Abbott is one of my favourite authors and I would give this book 3 and a half stars. I feel her material is getting too dark for me (although i ...more
Mar 26, 2017
Feb 28, 2017
 
Dark Matter
4.10
it was amazing
I have never read such an enjoyable and thrilling book about quantum physics.
I literally couldn't put it down. I wanted to read it infinitely ;)
Sep 09, 2016
Sep 08, 2016
 
The Good Neighbor
3.33
liked it
I would give it 3 1/2 stars if I could.
Yes, it was a bit saccharin and I felt the ending was a cop-out but I was fascinated enough to keep reading.
Sep 02, 2016
Sep 01, 2016
 
The Three Evangelists (Three Evangelists, #1)
3.86
liked it
Very interesting - sort of a quirky, light-hearted murder mystery with serious undertones,e specially towards the end. Apparently this woman (Frederiq ...more
Sep 2007
Aug 19, 2007
 
From Acorns... How to Build Your Brilliant Business From Scratch
3.20
really liked it
Even if you only have a very small business or are self-employed (or looking to be) this book is essentially everything you need to know in a nutshell ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 01, 2007
 
Shattered And Restored: One Woman's Journey Back To Hope
4.00
really liked it
Excellent. Absolutely incredible how God healed her of something so terribly traumatic.
Jan 2002
Sep 09, 2012
 
Gone Girl
4.04
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Brilliantly written but too brutal for me. Didn't like the ubrupt ending.
Oct 12, 2015
Oct 05, 2015
 
Backpack
3.49
really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this book - it truly has a little bit for everything thrown in: mystery, murder, adoption, travel, soul mates, humour, romance, a ...more
Oct 2007
Sep 19, 2007
 
Atlantic Shift
3.30
really liked it
An excellent and refreshing book for twenty to forty somethings.

Evie Silvermann is a minor celebrity who has made being a cellist semi-cool. She deci
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Aug 2007
Jul 29, 2007
 
Hidden
3.79
it was amazing
Very good. Very suspenseful without being too gory or gratuitous. A little far-fetched but still within the realms of reality at a stretch.

Old locked
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Oct 2006
Jul 29, 2007
 
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4)
4.21
it was amazing
I can not understand people finding this book boring or people who say the autho cheated. Having said this, if you have not read any Chistie's before, ...more
Dec 1998
Jun 23, 2007
 
The Stepmother
3.78
it was amazing
The most un-put-downable thriller I have ever read.
Sep 23, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
 
4:50 from Paddington (Miss Marple #8)
3.93
really liked it
Probably the most classic of all the Miss Marple's. When Elspeth McGillicudy sees a lady being strangled by a man with his back to her on a parallel t ...more
Apr 1995
Jul 06, 2007
 
It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff
3.84
it was amazing
This book has actually changed my life. I WANT to be organized, clean and clutter-free for more than just the relief it will bring me.

All I can say is
...more
Aug 2007
Aug 19, 2007
 
Oliver Twist
3.85
really liked it
Oliver Twist is proof that emotion and the human condition transcend any era. This book will have you crying as if you were reading about an empatheti ...more
Aug 1998
Jun 23, 2007
 
Your God Is Too Safe: Rediscovering the Wonder of a God You Can't Control
4.28
really liked it
God does not fit in our box - he is scary but he is safe (to quote Lewis in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe). This book will refresh stale faith, ...more
Apr 2003
Jun 23, 2007
 
A Special Relationship
3.73
liked it
That there is nothing stronger than the bond between a mother and her child, whether the mother feels it initially or not. It gave me sympathy for wom ...more
Jun 2006
Jun 19, 2007
 
Peril at End House (Hercule Poirot, #8)
3.90
it was amazing
This is one of my all-tome favourite Christie's. Although it doesn't have quite the twist of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, it is much easier to read an ...more
Jan 2003
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Husband
3.80
liked it
The Husband was very like a movie I watched called 'The Clearing.' Bits of it were exciting and fast-paced, others were cliche and dragged-out. Classi ...more
Apr 2007
Jul 08, 2007
 
Promise Me
3.97
it was amazing
I don't like all Coben's books - they can tend to be a bit cliche but I really enjoyed this one and found the storyline reasonably original. It was al ...more
Mar 2007
Jul 08, 2007
 
A Matter of Justice (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #11)
4.00
it was ok
it just didn't have enough in it to keep me going - finished up only reading a third - i hate leaving a book unfinished but time is precious so this o ...more
Nov 24, 2010
Sep 13, 2009
 
Losing Gemma
3.48
it was amazing
I don't know if I really learnt anything but I was taken on a ten-hour ride which conjured up every emotion possible!
Jan 2005
Jun 19, 2007
 
The Babes in the Wood (Inspector Wexford, #19)
3.74
it was amazing
A brilliant yet realistic and somewhat non-cliche mystery story. Very refreshing! My favourite Ruth rendell.
Oct 2005
Jun 19, 2007
 
The Various Haunts of Men (Simon Serrailler, #1)
3.81
liked it
It was a good police procedural but erred on the side of boring and left many unanswered questions.
Sep 07, 2017
May 30, 2017
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