Jennifer Cameron-Smith

"Expect the Unexpected"
(TOP 50 REVIEWER)
@ Tasmania Zoo May 2012
Top Reviewer Ranking: 15
Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (688 of 744)
Location: ACT, Australia
In My Own Words:
I choose to read as much as I can.

 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 15 - Total Helpful Votes: 688 of 744
The Axe Factor: A Jimm Juree Mystery (Jimm Juree M&hellip by Colin Cotterill
Yes, former big-city journalist and English language doctor Jimm Juree is still in exile at the Gulf Bay Lovely Resort and Restaurant in Maprao on the south coast of Thailand. Not much seems to happen here, but Jimm has almost managed to retain her sanity courtesy of an occasional online assignment, while writing to Clint Eastwood about her dream screenplay. Jimms still with her family: Arny, her musclehead brother, her Grandpa Jah and her idealistic mother Mair.

Please leave your values at the front desk. (country hotel)

Jimm is asked by the local paper, the Chumphon News, to interview Conrad Coralbank, a well-known crime novel writer who lives in the area and… Read more
Shadow of the Raven: Sons of Kings: Book One by Millie Thom
During the ninth century Danish raiders wreak havoc on much of Western Europe. The Danes (also known to us as Vikings) are fierce, pagan warriors whose moral codes and barbaric rites do not recognise the Christian laws of those they attack. Their need to plunder is driven by the demands of their gods, and they show no mercy. By the middle of the ninth century, Danish raids on Anglo-Saxon kingdoms have increased, and some raiding parties are spending winter on coastal islands at the mouth of the Thames where the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex border each other. Until now, the kingdoms have been rivals and often enemies and their lack of co-operation makes it easier for the Danes. King… Read more
All the Birds, Singing: A Novel by Evie Wyld
The novel opens with Jake Whyte living alone with her sheep on an unnamed isolated island off the British coast. She has isolated herself from her past in Australia, and as the story unfolds we get some understanding of what, and why. Jakes present life, on the island, unfolds as a straightforward narrative and is interspersed with scenes from her life in Australia, which proceed from nearest to the present to distant past.

In the present, Jake is trying to protect her sheep. She and her dog, Dog, had fifty sheep but something (or someone) is killing some of them. Jake doesnt know whether it is the local kids, or a fox or some other creature from the woods. A man named… Read more