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A Cruise to Murder cover art

Good but the characters need more work

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-09-2019

The most incompetent hitman in history meets the most incompetent security team in history the most incompetent private detective in history and of course a roocky police officer who does everything but what she should do when investigating a crime. Having said that, I enjoyed the story I enjoy the feel of the story and I enjoyed the cruise ship and the accuracy with which the weigh in which the story was told. I’m not sure which audience it is directed at, possibly a younger audience, but I wasn’t aware of that when I bought the book. It’s good clean fun, and I recommend it to anyone who wants to give a good book for people preps in their teens or earlier.

Selected by Extraterrestrials: My Life in the Top Secret World of UFOs, Think-Tanks and Nordic Secretaries cover art

And ego gone mad

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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-2019

This book is a man’s fantasy about what his life could’ve been, he seems like a minor player in the space program but if we were to believe what he writes in this book, just about every good idea for the Apollo program for US missile programs for the space program in general was conceived by him. Every bit of dialogue is colleagues telling him, Bill you’re a genius, Bill you’re so wonderful, Bill why don’t people realise how wonderful you are. Bill you’re such a visionary, you and your extra terrestrial friends are really doing well. If we have to believe this book, many of the engineers working at the Douglas factory on the Apollo program we talking regularly about reptilian aliens lifeforms and sexy secretaries who were Nordic aliens. And of course the sexy secretaries we just wild about Bill, but Bill was married so he’s a good guy. According to him. There is absolutely nothing in this book that remotely looks like evidence for his assertions. I’m sorry but it just doesn’t cut it

The First Apostle cover art

So good I don’t want to believe

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-2018

This is a great story no rated by a very good reader. This conspiracy unlike the Divinci code is so well laid out that I almost believed and I don’t want to believe The research was fantastic, the reading was excellent by Philip Franks, and I couldn’t recommend this more highly to any Lissner I hope and then I say pray, that we hear more from this offer

The Show cover art

Inconsistent with the previous book

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-07-2018

I really enjoy enjoy historic time travel fiction, and the stories are pretty good on the whole. This particular book was disappointing however as I think the main character Grace acted totally inconsistently with the way she would have in the first book
Where asked to believe that a woman who left everything for joel, who searched high and low for a way to travel through time to get to him, after two or three months of being in another time gives up and almost takes up with another guy there is a convention in science fiction, that you’ll get one gimme, in other words fragments sake will accept the time travel is true. But you can’t stretch believabilitytoo much.
If I was an American woman I feel a little bit insulted by the way women are treated in some of these books, usually, they are dying to marry any man who gives a bunch of flowers and a bit of a laugh, and A lot of really cheesy flirtatious talk. For someone as independent as Grace to act in the way she did in this particular novel just doesn’t seem right to me well there is a lot of good things about this authors work, I think some of these characters need a bit more depth, perhaps a few adventures outside of the United States might be interesting

Begun by Time cover art

Good idea but something missing

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-07-2018

I like the innocence in this novel, and was a bit disappointed because it became a bit of a chick novel dressed up as a mystery. It’s a bit like some of those Diana gaBoldon Jamie Fraser novels, really sexual fantasies for middle-aged women.and over romanticised having said that the basic semblance of the story was good, it may be the first novel, there was a bit too many red herrings and pathways in the novel that would really relevant to the story i.e. the flick knife, the going to the pictures, a lot of those things that is to say Parts didn’t really contribute to the total story. And it would’ve been good to know bit more about Johnnys experience in the novel.

Cicero cover art

A good idea a good beginning

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-07-2018

This was a good story, politics the characters were interesting a couple of anachronisms, I don’t think Sisera use the pen and paper I waxed tablets and papyrus. Perhaps he save the speeches on an iPad who knows. Anyway it was a good idea I hope that big finish continue with this series

Caligula cover art

Brilliant defence what one would’ve thought was the undefeandable

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-05-2018

As a lawyer, and a fan of Roman history I thought it was a brave task to try and defend guy is, but they also did it well did it accurately and in a very interesting way. For me caligula has always represented, how logical madness really is and that’s what the book demonstrates. If we live the life path of guy is Julius Caesar Germanicus how would we react, we might just do the same or very close to a brilliant work

The Devil's Kingdom cover art

Worst in series

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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-04-2018

The main characters are morons, there is no way special service soldiers would act in the way the characters did in this book, as for Benz so-called son he needs belting, he cost thousands of lives Freezone arrogant self-righteous stupidity and this contrived story One minute Ben is really smart intelligent you have a minute is making stupid erratic decisions. Really this is about bad writing, the author was trying to contrive situations and scenes and the Cotuit is violence went on way too long, we got the point Africa is tough.

Time Tunnel at the Seaside cover art

Written by Genesis fan

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-12-2017

I enjoyed the story it’s very relaxing to listen to, and I’m adult, I also noted saw the pattern, but all the chapters were named after Genesis songs mat the performance down slightly, the reading was good but the audio quality and studio was a bit funny

The Crypts of Eden cover art

Good for you and adults but shallow

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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-04-2017

I'd recommend this book to your adults, the characters were shallow and the character of us it was a moron, she got a friends killed by her own stupidity. It was kind of like a 60s version of journey to the centre of the earth not as good as the real book needs that needs development very shallow