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The Tom Hanks Enigma by David Gardner

Tom Hanks is one of my favourite actors. Like Michael Caine and Harrison Ford, if I see his name in the cast of a film, I know I will enjoy the movie. So, when I found this biography of Tom Hanks by David Gardner in my local library, I decided I should read The Tom …

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Final Appeal by Lisa Scottoline

I understand this was the second book that Lisa Scottoline wrote.  She is an American mystery writer.  She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on 1 July 1955.  She read law at the University of Pennsylvania and practised law in her native city of Philadelphia before starting to write. I quite enjoyed this one. It …

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Goodnight Nobody by Jennifer Weiner

Goodnight Nobody is Weiner’s first attempt at writing a mystery.    Although, I suppose this book would be classed as chick lit, it is still a really well written mystery.   Perhaps this is not so very surprising as Jennifer Weiner is a former journalist who now works as a writer and television producer. She …

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