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A fun guide to the Kiwi bloke

September 19, 2011
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A fun guide to the Kiwi bloke

Marc Ellis’ Good Fullas, by Marc Ellis (Headline, RRP $44.99): Love him or hate him, Marc Ellis is the perfect choice to pen a guide to Kiwi blokes, being such a good Kiwi bloke himself. This book is 248 pages of silliness that takes the reader on a guided tour of the Kiwi bloke...

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Not great but good enough

August 21, 2009
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Not great but good enough

Kill for Me, by Karen Rose (Headline, RRP $38.99): This is the latest in the series of thrillers written by Karen Rose and featuring the immensely screwed up family of District Attorney Susannah Vartanian. If you haven’t read the earlier books, don’t let that put you off. I was a newbie to the series...

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A little too familiar by the final chapters

March 2, 2009
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A little too familiar by the final chapters

Bones, by Jonathan Kellerman (Headline, RRP $38.99): This book presented me with a bit of a dilemma: I enjoy a good, old-fashioned murder mystery and for the most part, Jonathan Kellerman writes well enough. However, by the end of the book, the whole thing just felt a little too formulaic. There’s enough in this...

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Chilling psychological thriller

July 29, 2006
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Chilling psychological thriller

Immoral, by Brian Freeman (Headline, $24.99): In an ugly case of deja vu, Lieutenant Jonathan Stride must deal with the disappearance of a beautiful teenager in Duluth, Minnesota. She’s gone without a trace: the second disappearance in a year. The two missing girls appear to be opposites — the first is a sweet, bubbly 16-year-old...

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