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The Rogue (A Castle Blackstone Novel)
The Rogue (A Castle Blackstone Novel)
by Sandy Blair
Edition: Paperback
Price: $9.99
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A fun story., June 10, 2014
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As I love most Highlander style stories - this fit right in. My only concern is the lack of editing. I just had to "guess" a few times as to what the real words the author wanted were and read between the lack of editing.

Generally - poor editing is becoming the norm. Very sad.


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Travelon Wheeled Underseat Carry-On with Back-Up Bag, Black, One Size
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great to have., June 10, 2014
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I replaced a tote I had used for decades with this - and very glad I did. Lots of bells & whistles, wheels always good, and fit what I wanted to take well.


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Driven ((The Driven Trilogy))
Driven ((The Driven Trilogy))
by K. Bromberg
Edition: Paperback
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3.0 out of 5 stars Would have marked higher but for the editing, April 4, 2014
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Why today is there such a lack of correct grammar? Spellcheck does not equate to good editing either. Spellcheck also misses when words are there that shouldn't be there. I enjoyed the story but found the lack of editing a genuine distraction. There are different meanings here - principal and principle. The wrong use was demonstrated in the book. Spellcheck missed that - as well as conscience and conscious at another point along the way. Improper use of personal nouns, etc., only added to the reality that the editor either never really edited, or doesn't know the foundation for good writing.

Sorry - just so tired of the lazy way out. It detracts.


The Outcast Highlander (The Highland Renegades) (Volume 1)
The Outcast Highlander (The Highland Renegades) (Volume 1)
by R.L. Syme
Edition: Paperback
Price: $9.08
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not finished. Needs work., April 1, 2014
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I was quite disappointed in the lack of story development and flow in the structure of this novel. The author really needed to bridge his moments better. The ending was particularly lack luster as so much needed to be said between Kensey and Broccin, which was blatantly overlooked and disregarded. "Och, lass, I should have never left you." . . . . "Don't think of the past," she insisted. "We have to start fresh now." REALLY? Was he not going to share where he'd been and why? Did she not care? What about her father? And why if he was so in love with her did he not get a message to her when he escaped? Oh and just where was the chapter on the escape?

There are better books out there for those who love Highland romances. This one needs a rewrite.


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Vanity Fair Women's Body Caress Brief Panty 13138 - Ivory - 8

2.0 out of 5 stars Rides up., September 12, 2013
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Nice fit until really worn. Does not stay on place. Nice fabric, but won't buy again. Maybe it was just the one sample pair I bought.


The Firebird
The Firebird
by Susanna Kearsley
Edition: Paperback
Price: $14.67
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WOW!, June 15, 2013
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Couldn't put it down; sad I've read it so quickly. Now I'm going to read THE WINTER SEA again. Thank you Susanna for all of your research and a way of telling a story that makes it real. Loved it.


The Mighty Storm
The Mighty Storm
by Samantha Towle
Edition: Paperback
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Author need class in grammar and editing!, February 26, 2013
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This review is from: The Mighty Storm (Paperback)
I bought this book based on the number of positive reviews. Amazed and more than disappointed, I'm still in recovery from the complete lack of editing which truly distracted from the story. It's as if a child wrote the book without a proper grasp of the English language. I considered highlighting the entire book for the author. Yet, if the author (I use the term loosely) had cared, the continuous mistakes would have been cleaned up before print. I will not buy this author again. To me, it's an insult to the reader to be sold a book with such reckless regard for the quality of the workmanship.

There are lots of similar themes on the market with good authors and educated editing.


A Lady Can Never Be Too Curious (Steam Guardian)
A Lady Can Never Be Too Curious (Steam Guardian)
by Mary Wine
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: $6.99
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2.0 out of 5 stars rework the ending., August 8, 2012
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I've always enjoyed Mary Wine's books, but it seems as if she just ran out of steam at the end. When the ship collects the pair off the island, does she really expect the reader to believe that Janette was so liberated, she felt nothing upon boarding a ship full of men - unclothed? So many plots dropped or missed that it cheated the integrity of her story. I kept back-tracking to see if I had overlooked something. Sorry - this was a disappointment. She should really pull this book and rework the last part. Add another 100 pages if she needs to, but tie up some loose strings please.
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Carnal Gift (Blakewell/Kenleigh Family Trilogy Book 2)
Carnal Gift (Blakewell/Kenleigh Family Trilogy Book 2)
Price: $2.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good., April 8, 2012
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What I enjoyed were the believable characters, obviously the romance, but also the view of history this sequel gives. Nicely done.


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