Category : Thriller

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Prince Lestat by Anne Rice – A Review

Prince Lestat is the eleventh novel in Anne Rice’s “The Vampire Chronicles”. After the success of the film adaptation of the most famous (and probably the best) book of “The Vampire Chronicles”, Interview with the Vampire, Rice obviously feels she can milk a little more money out of the franchise by writing just one more

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Frog Music by Emma Donoghue – A Review

While most authors wouldn’t dare to get down and dirty with the grimier places that history has forgotten, Emma Donoghue not only dives head-first into the mess that is 1876 San Francisco, but also creates something beautiful out of it. This story is set in the midst of one of the hottest summers on record

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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters – A Review

Set in 1922 England after World War I, The Paying Guests focuses a great deal of its narrative on the role of women in the early part of the 20th century. It’s also about love, homosexuality, sex, murder, family and more. Francis Wray, the film’s protagonist, is a twenty-something woman who leaves London (and her

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – A Review

Mystery and lies abound in this book by Gillian Flynn, which was recently adapted into a Hollywood film. In Gone Girl, Flynn expertly weaves a story of deceit that we are not really ready for. When the book first introduces us to Nick and Amy Dunne, we are celebrating with them their fifth anniversary. This

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