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Top Reviewer Ranking: 315 - Total Helpful Votes: 85 of 89
The Guilty Plea by Robert Rotenberg
The Guilty Plea by Robert Rotenberg
To be truly honest, I had never read a "Crime Thriller" before The Guilty Plea by Toronto Lawyer Robert Rotenberg. I had never really thought I would be intrigued by this type of fiction, and I am glad to know I was very wrong in this case.

The Guilty Plea is set in my home-town of Toronto, Ontario -- the landmarks, legal jargon, and the system is familiar to me -- and I really enjoyed the bits of 'inside' jokes and reminders about how wonderful my City, my Province, and my Country really is. I loved the characters in this novel, particularly that of Lead Detective Ari Greene.

This is a story about a murder, one that seems so straightforward from the out-set, yet takes… Read more
A Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna Raybourn
A Spear of Summer Grass by Deanna Raybourn
Delilah Drummond is a woman ahead of her time, and her time is the 'roaring twenties' in Paris. She lives without concern for her reputation, she parties and lives life to the fullest -- or as full as a woman can when she is nursing a heart that cannot be healed. A Spear of Summer Grass is an unconventional romance with a highly unconventional leading lady, and it just works brilliantly. Deanna Raybourn has written a story of a woman pushed into exile in faraway Africa, one that changes her forever in the most unexpected ways.

Seemly spoiled party girl Delilah Drummond finds herself in a bit of a paparazzi nightmare after the suicide of her third husband, so her mother "Mossy"… Read more
You Are One of Them by Elliott Holt
You Are One of Them by Elliott Holt
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
There are some books that are hard to nail down into one genre or another, and then there are those where the story is so compelling, that genre needs not be defined. You Are One of Them is just such a novel. While many may wish to claim it as a mystery, it is not a mystery in the classical sense of the word. The mystery that Elliot Holt has managed to craft is one about the nature of loss and the way it can leave a person without the essential grounding that we all crave as human beings.

You Are One of Them introduces us to Sarah, a girl who has known loss her entire life. The loss of an elder sister when she was just a infant has left her family a shattered shell of what it… Read more

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