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Don’t Bank on it Sweetheart by Michael N. Wilton

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September 30, 2019

I know this is going to sound so silly, but this book was fun for me to read. Today I am reviewing “Don’t Bank On it Sweetheart” which is written by Michael N. Wilton and came to me thanks to the friendly people at BooksGoSocial. I get their emails…


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Scoundrels – Victor Cornwall, St. John Trevelyan

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April 25, 2019

Reprobates

Major Victor Cornwall and Major Arthur St John Trevelyan are two stereotypical English aristocrats, from an era when they had servants dealing with all the details that every activity required. They exhibit that air of confident superiority yet often lack common sense. They hold an undiminished belief that anything…


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Bitching Bits of Bone – Norman Mounter

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April 8, 2019

Encounters

Bitching Bits of Bone is a novel that doesn’t mind offending any comfortable perception you may have of medieval times. The context of the story is the inspiration behind Geoffrey Chaucer’s writing of The Canterbury Tales. The entertaining vignettes encountered that influenced his tales and writing. What was life really…


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Brut Force – Peter Stafford-Bow

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March 14, 2019

Intemperance

Felix Hart returns with his swagger and his tongue-in-cheek humour in Brut Force as he takes us on another adventure steeped in wine know-how. He is now lead wine buyer for the largest retail chain in the UK and member of the haloed Wine Minstrels. 

Once again Felix has an egotistical, dispassionate…


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Checking Out – Nick Spalding

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January 13, 2019

Achievement

Checking Out, is a funny-sad examination of a man dealing with an inoperable brain tumour and a very poor prognosis. The man is 33-year-old Nathan and he’s a musician and composer and has lived a pretty affluent lifestyle over recent years following a winning tune which hit bigtime. This…


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Dry Hard – Nick Spalding

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January 13, 2019

Commitment

I genuinely have moments in Nick Spalding’s books where I laugh out loud. I have since his first books, learned NOT to read them in public as it avoids embarrassing spontaneous outbursts of laughter, snorting when trying to control the outbursts, and dribbling tears and saliva out my eyes…


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Fireside Chat with a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer – Ryan Suvaal

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December 19, 2018

Grammar

Fireside Chat with a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer, is a highly imaginative, tongue-in-cheek story of a psychopath that has been rattled by the misuse of grammar. The infamous Grammar Nazi Serial Killer came to despise the incorrect use of grammar after living in a house of cannibals when a…


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Three Men on Their Bikes – Richard Mapes

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September 22, 2018

Road-Trip

Three Men on Their Bikes follows a very well-trodden path, telling the story where close friends from younger days suddenly recognise they are drifting apart and decide to take a road-trip or vacation to rekindle old friendships. My initial difficulty with a story of this nature is that I don’t…


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Humour Reviews

Corkscrew – Peter Stafford-Bow

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September 14, 2018

Ambition

Corkscrew is a brilliantly entertaining novel. It’s a humorous and racy journey of a wine buyer from his expelled school days to a senior position with a major supermarket brand. Felix Hart is extremely witty, sexually obsessed, and hugely ambitious. There are numerous instances where you will struggle NOT to…

Peter Donnelly
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Founder of The Reading Desk, supporting readers, authors, publishers and book industry. Top Reviewer on Amazon, Goodreads, and NetGalley peter@thereadingdesk.com

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