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Reviewed in Books on Mar 8, 2016 by John

I’m not usually a fan of crime fiction.  Or at least it’s not my ‘go to’ choice when deciding what I am going to read.  Apart from a few Inspector Morse novels when I was younger and the inevitable John Grisham thriller (is that even crime?) I haven’t felt the urge to read them.  I also tend to shy away from crime TV unless it has something else that really grabs me (a period piece, Oxford, that sort of thing).  So I approached Penny Grubb’s ‘Like False Money’ with just a little trepidation.

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Reviewed in Books on Dec 2, 2015 by John

This little book packs a surprising punch.  I picked up a copy as a way to see how I got on with Stuart’s writing before committing to his much larger fantasy trilogy, collectively called ‘A Seared Sky’.  The Methuselah Strain (at least the lovely hardback copy I got from Fantastic Books) is only a hundred or so pages, so it seemed like a good starting point.

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Reviewed in Books on Mar 23, 2014 by John
A collection of ghostly short stories with the shock factor.  Blood flows and the bodycount keeps getting higher, but on occasions this collection tries to be just a bit too cool for school...
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Reviewed in Comics on Mar 18, 2014 by John
After a decade or more of feeling a little 'meh' to comics, here's something that has restored my faith...
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Reviewed in Independent Film on Jan 30, 2014 by John
Four minutes of animated ghoulies worth watching.  You'll be smiling and hopefully tapping your feet by the end of it...
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Reviewed in Books on Jan 27, 2014 by John
Great little horror in small town America, where the fantasic is hidden among the mundane.  A brilliantly paced book easy to read from the first line.  If you like your scares accompanied by laughs, you'll love this...
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Reviewed in Independent Film on Jan 3, 2014 by John
If you’ve got 17 minutes to spare and want to watch a well-acted, efficiently shot human drama,  this is ideal.  Make yourself a tea, sit back and enjoy...
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Reviewed in Books on Jan 2, 2014 by John

A well written 'by the numbers' chicklet, with an unusual quirk and a positive message.

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