<![CDATA[Stratford Library Catalog Recent Comments]]> https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-showreviews.pl&format=rss2 Sat, 29 Feb 2020 22:31:21 +1300 New comment on The nature of the beast / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=147911#comments

By Penny, Louise,.

. 376 pages ; 24 cm..

Kath Copeland commented on 08/11/2019: An excellent story but needs to be read as part of the series - it wont make much sense otherwise.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=147911&reviewid=851 Fri, 08 Nov 2019 01:19:27 +1300
New comment on Casting the first stone / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=97038#comments

By Fyfield, Frances,.

. vii, 296 pages ; 24 cm..

Kath Copeland commented on 16/08/2019: This book will make no sense whatever unless you read 'Gold Digger' first.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=97038&reviewid=850 Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:38:12 +1200
New comment on The Department of Sensitive Crimes / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=188437#comments

By McCall Smith, Alexander,.

. 227 pages ; 24 cm..

Kath Copeland commented on 20/06/2019: You'd be forgiven for thinking this is The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency transferred to Sweden. What is gentle and quirky in Botswana is downright tedious in Scandinavia!

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=188437&reviewid=849 Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:45:29 +1200
New comment on Ready player one / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=167449#comments

By Cline, Ernest,.

. 374 pages ; 21 cm..

Nicola Davies commented on 07/02/2018: I loved this book and I highly recommend it, especially if you're a child of the 80s.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=167449&reviewid=838 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:35:32 +1300
New comment on A summer at sea / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=155182#comments

By Fforde, Katie,.

. 357 pages : 24 cm..

Lynne Walker commented on 20/11/2017: Once again Katie FForde delighted me with a fine romance and interesting details of a midwifes profession. Romance in the highlands and a life aboard a boat touring the coast of Scotland. just the read for a summers afternoon. Lynne

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=155182&reviewid=837 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:07:54 +1300
New comment on Do or die / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=168788#comments

By Gerritsen, Tess,.

. 381 pages ; 24 cm..

Kath Copeland commented on 20/11/2017: Don't be fooled, these two stories are Romances with Murder overtones.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=168788&reviewid=836 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:06:42 +1300
New comment on Butterfly on the storm / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=167205#comments

By Lucius, Walter,.

. 519 pages ; 24 cm..

Margaret Guy commented on 26/10/2017: great book and so up to date cannot wait to read the next two books as butterfly on the storm is the first book of a triology and the ending of his first book leaves you wondering what has happened

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=167205&reviewid=835 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 11:03:34 +1300
New comment on A dying breed / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=157336#comments

By Hanington, Peter,.

London : Two Roads, 2016 . 421 pages ; 24 cm.

Margaret Guy commented on 26/10/2017: a very interesting and well written book different from most suspense books but exciting

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=157336&reviewid=834 Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:58:42 +1300
New comment on The lightkeeper's daughter / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=169977#comments

By Pendziwol, Jean,.

. 310 pages ; 24 cm..

Lynne Walker commented on 15/10/2017: this is a very good first adult novel and i hope to see more of this author. an excellent storyline which grips you straight away and holds you until the end . Lynne

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=169977&reviewid=833 Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:02:47 +1300
New comment on Secrets of the sea house / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=93167#comments

By Gifford, Elisabeth,.

London : Corvus, 2013 . 308 p. ; 24 cm..

Margaret Guy commented on 21/09/2017: this book I believe the category should be fiction not suspense

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=93167&reviewid=832 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:40:45 +1200
New comment on Gideon's corpse / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=70555#comments

By Preston, Douglas J.,.

New York : Grand Central Pub., 2012 . 355 p. ; 24 cm..

Jennifer Corbett commented on 02/07/2017: I don't enjoy this character as much as Agent Pendergast. Worked out who one of the bad guys was half way through book so didn't enjoy the read very much.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=70555&reviewid=830 Sun, 02 Jul 2017 15:44:50 +1200
New comment on Crimson shore / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=151443#comments

By Preston, Douglas J.,.

. 339 pages ; 24 cm..

Jennifer Corbett commented on 02/07/2017: Loved it!

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=151443&reviewid=828 Sun, 02 Jul 2017 15:40:13 +1200
New comment on Red sister / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=160022#comments

By Lawrence, Mark,.

. x, 467 pages ; 24 cm..

Maree Pentelow commented on 30/06/2017: This book is a great read. Adventure. loyalty, sister hood with blades.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=160022&reviewid=827 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 09:05:43 +1200
New comment on Cemetery dance / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=117266#comments

By Preston, Douglas J.,.

London : Orion, 2009 . 435 pages ; 24 cm.

Jennifer Corbett commented on 09/06/2017: This was the first book I have read by these authors. Very clever story and great mix of mystery, fantasy and horror. Looking forward to reading more of them.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=117266&reviewid=825 Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:36:45 +1200
New comment on Keith H. Anderson's Taranaki : , celebrating the life and art of a mountain man / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=61739#comments

By Anderson, Berta..

Stratford, N.Z. : B. Anderson, 2004 . 134 p. : 22 x 29 cm..

Jennifer Corbett commented on 29/05/2017: What a wonderful book telling some of Keith Anderson's story, but also amazing reference of his oil paintings of and around the Mountain and other places of meaning to him. Absolutely loved finding this book and enjoying the stories it tells. Jenni Corbett

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=61739&reviewid=824 Mon, 29 May 2017 11:57:03 +1200
New comment on Never say die / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=143604#comments

By Gerritsen, Tess,.

. 285 pages ; 23 cm..

Kath Copeland commented on 15/05/2017: This book isn't quite as bad as the cover suggests, but getting close.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=143604&reviewid=823 Mon, 15 May 2017 10:09:44 +1200
New comment on To the sea / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=161772#comments

By Dibley, Christine,.

. 451 pages ; 24 cm.

Lynne Walker commented on 28/03/2017: I found this to be a mystical story mixed with ordinaryness of solving a missing person case. The usual cast of characters the missing persons family and friends, and the detective and his team. But the story drew me in and I became engrossed wondering just what had happened to the missing girl. The Detective is drawn in too and becomes more involved with the family and the stories they tell. I have to say i did not expect the ending. which really surprised me.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=161772&reviewid=821 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:32:32 +1300
New comment on Jean harley was here / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=163757#comments

By Johnson, Heather Taylor,.

. 242 pages ; 23 cm..

Lynne Walker commented on 28/03/2017: The cover says this is a book to "savour" and I agree. It is delicately written and poetically it delves into the minds of each character left behind, their memories of Jean and the turns their lives take after her death. The effect of their memories of Jean changes the ways some of them live their lives and even affects the person who accidentally ran her over. I am happy to recommend this novel.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=163757&reviewid=820 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:25:52 +1300
New comment on The bear and the nightingale / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=165336#comments

By Arden, Katherine,.

. 324 pages ; 23 cm..

Lynne Walker commented on 19/03/2017: I found this book enthralling, the descriptions of Russian life and the bleak conditions of life lived so far away from the comfort of cities. It's an old story reselling folk tales and spirits and demons in the night . The heroine is a wild young girl who grows strong and desires to save her people even though the priest has turned them against her. A very good read.

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=165336&reviewid=819 Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:48:23 +1300
New comment on The satanic mechanic / https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=157059#comments

By Andrew, Sally,.

. 312 pages ; 24 cm.

Lynne Walker commented on 29/01/2017: The second in what I hope will be a long series by this author I was as enthralled by this mystery crime novel and the characters in it as I was by the first book. Tannie Maria is still dealing with her issues from an abusive marriage. Her fellow crime investigators Jess and Policeman boyfriend Henk are further developed in this story. And of course all through the story there is food glorious food which helps each different situation. I almost put on weight just reading it. Another spellbinding story can't wait for the next one. Lynne

https://stratford.library.org.nz/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=157059&reviewid=818 Sun, 29 Jan 2017 10:49:11 +1300