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Wrong Victim by Helen  H. Durrant
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Third in the series and although it can be read as a standalone, it does help the reader slightly to have read the previous two especially where Detective Rachel King's personal life is at as well as her previous police role. We are given a murder, ...more
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No Simple Death by Valerie Keogh
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So what do you do when you find a body (not in a grave) in the graveyard next to your house? A body, that when identified, has the same name as your missing husband! Coincidence or not? The story revolves around Edel, who upon discovering all this, ...more
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He Knows Your Secrets by Charlie Gallagher
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Fourth book in the DS Maddie Ives series and the best one yet. When a taxi goes over a cliff with an ex prostitute and a foreign driver, it would be easy to write it off as a murder/suicide, however Maddie’s well known gut instinct is telling her ...more
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It Was Always You by Sarah K. Stephens
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Whilst the book was a bit of a slow start, once it got going it went. Based around Morgan who is a woman with a problem past but who has turned her life around and finally found a good guy to share it with, we find that it all unravels after a car ...more
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Six Steps To Happiness by Suzie Tullett
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On their Silver anniversary , Ronnie is told by her husband that he is leaving her and moving in with the next door neighbour. Try as she might by fair means and foul, the couple refuse to move and Ronnie is the one ending up in trouble with the ...more
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Destiny by Patricia Dixon
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A collection of 4 short stories catching up with the families of the previous three Destiny books and introducing the reader to another. It is worth reading the other stories beforehand, however I still enjoyed the stories even though I had only read ...more
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Midwinter Mysteries by Keith Moray
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From the 17th century through to the 21st, this anthology has a good mix of Christmas short stories to suit everyone, including a YA one. Having read most of the authors before, I found it a good introduction to those whom I haven't read as yet. The ...more
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A Simple Lie by Mary  Bush
A Simple Lie
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"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive" The opening lines of Sir Walter Scott's 'Marmion' encapsulate this story. We find Valentina Knight unemployed after being jobless for a year through no fault of her own, desperately ...more
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Twelve Days by Paul Williams
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This book pays a great homage to a similar story issued exactly 80 years to the day that I began reading this. A group of people are brought together over the festive season to a remote Italian castle which becomes inaccessible due to snow storms. To ...more
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Catch the Girl by Melinda Woodhall
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With Christmas approaching fast, the last thing Eden needed was to find a girl in dire straits, handed over to her by the local postman, who had found her by the roadside on his rounds. When she tries to get some information form the girl known as ...more
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