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The Good Life by Martina Cole

Martina Cole is an English author who was born and brought up in Essex. She is the bestselling author of fourteen novels set in London’s gangland, and her most recent three paperbacks have gone straight to No. 1 in the Sunday Times on first publication. Total sales of Martina’s novels stand at over eight million …

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Get Even by Martina Cole

I went into the library and the most recent Martina Cole book, Get Even, had just come in. As I was at the desk at the right time, I got to borrow the book without waiting. What a lucky break! I have enjoyed most of the books by Martina Cole that I have read and …

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Bloody Scotland Crime Writers’ Festival 2015

It has just occurred to me that I should have put together a short piece about this year’s Bloody Scotland Crime Writers’ Festival that took place 11-13 September 2015 in Stirling, Scotland. My husband and I were lucky enough to be able to attend. On Friday evening we went to hear a story improvised by …

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Two Faced by Manda Sue Heller

Several years ago my friend Amanda introduced me to the author Mandasue Heller. Amanda said that if I enjoyed crime and thriller books, she though I would enjoy this author’s work. She was right. Another of Heller’s books, Forget Me Not, is reviewed on this site: https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2013/04/11/forget-me-not-…andasue-heller/.  Mandasue Heller was born in Warrington,Cheshire in England in 1962 but moved to …

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Close by Martina Cole

I took Close by Martina Cole with me on a recent holiday to Portugal. I had only read one of Martina Cole’s books before.  That was “The Family”.  I  figured that with over 600 pages this book would probably keep me going for a week.. However, like “The Family”  this book, “Close” deals with the progression …

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