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Book review - After The Party by Georgina Lees

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Book - After The Party Author - Georgina Lees Rating -  Review: Lizzie loves Dean but has never told him about her crush and love for him.  When a colleague goes missing following a company party Lizzie is suddenly thrown into a world full of suspicion of everyone and everything and the small community that she thought she knew so well is seeming to be falling apart around her but can they find the missing female colleague? This book takes a little while to get going (you are around 30% of the way through the book before there is anything really kicking off at all) but once you are into the main events you find yourself considering each person as a suspect but then questioning what crime may have happened and more.  The story was one that I felt would not hit that high when things were taking time to get going but in the end I found myself impressed with the story and whilst I understand some people being unhappy with the ending I was impressed with the twists that the author had worke

Book review - The Promise by Jan Miklaszewicz

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Book - The Promise Author - Jan Miklaszewicz Rating -  Review: The Promise is a narrative poem and the first time I have read anything quite like this.  The story is well delivered thanks to a clear and smartly thought out poetry style that enables the reader to be taken on a journey based in feudal Japan.  This is a book which can be enjoyed by those who love poetry but also those who may not have a huge experience of reading poetry work. Something different but in my opinion something that works well and is very much worth checking out.

Book review - A Settler by S.M. Revolinski

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Book - A Settler Author - S.M. Revolinski Rating -  Review: 1845 and a developing America sees a guide named Karl Kursk hired to guide a train of wagons to help people move to a different settlement but during the trip Karl finds he is falling in love with a member of the travelling party but can love find a way or is this simply another assignment that will lead to a good payday but little else? Another well written and designed story that keeps up the series standards so far reached.

Book review - A Mountain Man by S.M. Revolinski

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Book -  A Mountain Man Author - S.M. Revolinski Rating -  Review: 1845 and an English household decide to hire someone to help them to traverse the mountains and trails as they seek out the wild animals of the local region so that they can hunt those they've not as yet had the chance to stalk.  The trails are well known as being difficult to traverse thanks to the dangers of the animals in the area and the Indians who are located throughout the region. A well written book that has a story which works well and was very enjoyable.

Book review - A Good Woman by S.M. Revolinski

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Book - A Good Woman Author - S.M. Revolinski Rating -  Review: Following the passing of her husband it is time for Abigail to acknowledge her life will be a challenge as there are not many single mothers who are able to make a good living in 1884 but the man who was good enough to travel to let her know of her husband having passed seems like one who maybe the type who could help her through this challenging time but can a good woman be enough for him to take on a family?

Book review - The Bear's Last Word (On The Matter) by Will Knight

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Book -  The Bear's Last Word (On The Matter) Author - Will Knight Rating -  Review: This beautiful story sees James decide it is time to get the tale of his and Bear's adventures out there including the time they helped out Santa and save Christmas and so we are watching on as they tell their tale to a reporter to ensure that they are out in the world before Bear has passed on as his health is in decline.  The writing is gorgeous and makes for a warming, comforting and overall sweet tale that reads perfectly and is just what you need around the festive period. The fact that the profits from this work go to charity is something that makes it one that gives you the warm internal feel not just thanks to the story itself but also the warmth of knowing this is helping a good cause too.

Book review - I Need Dis...No The F' You Don't by Nicolette Fuller

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Book -  I Need Dis...No The F' You Don't Author - Nicolette Fuller Rating -  Review: This is a book which explores what we truly look for in life and why we do this but isn't designed to be a preachy self-help book but is instead the author taking a genuine look at their own needs and wants.  This is a funny and well written book that only has a little markdown due to a few editing things but I genuinely did find this to be a worthwhile and interesting read and one that is very much worth the price and is a simple, short read that will get you thinking.