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johncadams

Joined May 2019

Nonbinary Reviewer Website: https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/ Smashwords Author Profile: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/JohnCAdams
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The Ghost of Flight 401 tells the story of an airliner‘s crash into the Florida everglades and the subsequent ghost sightings. Read my review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-ghost-of-flight-401

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The Mysteries of Udolpho | Ann Radcliffe
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Maurice | Edward Morgan Forster
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This must have been an incredibly difficult novel to write, let alone to share.

A reminder of how much has changed over the years.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/maurice-by-em-forster

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The Sittaford Mystery | Agatha Christie
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I've shared a review of The Sittaford Mystery on my blog. Please note that this is a review of a TV adaptation.

I love this adaptation, which is incredibly atmospheric.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-sittaford-mystery

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Teatro Grottesco | Thomas Ligotti
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I'm a fan of Thomas Ligotti and I found The Seance and Other Stories by IB Singer quite by chance in a secondhand book shop. I've reviewed them together!

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The Woods | Harlan Coben
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I'm a fan of mystery/detective fiction, and of course I love horror, so this book intrigued me.

I felt that it was quite staged but the story was compelling. Overall, I enjoyed it and would recommend it.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-woods-by-harlen-coben

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A Pony of Your Own | Mary GERVAISE
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NOS4A2 | Joe Hill
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Sea Dragon Heir | Storm Constantine
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King, Queen, Knave: find out more about love triangles in fantasy fiction and film in my article here at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/king-queen-knave-the-eternal-love-...

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The Grey King | Susan Cooper
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I'm such a fan of Susan Cooper that I've lost count of the number of times I've read The Dark is Rising sequence. I've just reviewed The Grey King for my blog.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-grey-king-by-susan-cooper

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kwmg40 I love this series too! 7d
johncadams @kwmg40 Me too! I often read and review it. I read it endlessly as a child so it's lovely to still be reading and sharing it now. 5d
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Dragonfly Falling | Adrian Tchaikovsky
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I liked this book very much and enjoyed the comparison people different people and insects. That was highly original.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/dragonfly-falling-by-adrian-tchaik...

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The Other Mrs Walker | Mary Paulson-Ellis
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The Other Mrs Walker by Mary Paulson-Ellis is detective fiction without the detective. Read my full review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-other-mrs-walker-by-mary-pauls...

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The Dark Is Rising | Susan Cooper
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Deadhouse Gates by Steven Erikson is pure down-in-the-dirt epic fantasy. Read my review here at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/deadhouse-gates-by-steven-erikson

kwmg40 Nice review! I've read 5 of the series so far, and I had reread the first 3 before moving on to book 4. I found the rereads very valuable and enjoyable. 1w
johncadams @kwmg40 Thank you so much for reading my review. Deadhouse Gates is so popular and there's nothing like the pleasure of rereading an old favourite - except possibly reading a book for the first time and knowing it will become a new favourite, LOL. 1w
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The Well Of Loneliness | Radclyffe Hall
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The Exiled Queen | Cinda Williams Chima
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King, Queen, Knave: find out more about love triangles in fantasy fiction and film in my article here at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/king-queen-knave-the-eternal-love-...

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The Kraken Wakes | John Wyndham
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I've written an article about holidays in horror fiction which, among other books, talks about The Kraken Wakes.

Holidays in horror fiction make for great stories. Journeys are dangerous endeavours, after all. Read my article at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/holidays-in-horror-fiction

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BeaG Nice! 2w
johncadams @BeaG Thank you! 2w
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Grendel | John Gardner
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Grendel by John Gardner is a ground-breaking fantasy novel told from the perspective of the monster rather than men. Read my full review here.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/grendel-by-john-gardner

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Christmas features in horror more than we realise. And so it should. Find out more in my article ‘Ho, Ho, Ho‘, here at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/ho-ho-ho-christmas-in-horror-ficti...

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Brown Girl in the Ring | Nalo Hopkinson
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TheSpineView I enjoyed that article. I am a fan of vampire stories and that made the article more interesting . 3w
johncadams @TheSpineView Very glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for reading it. 2w
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Eustacia Goes to the Chalet School | Elinor Mary Brent-Dyer
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Royal Exile | Fiona Mcintosh
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Read my review of LGBTQIA+, gender-fluid, YA novel Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin right here at the John C Adams Reviews blog.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/symptoms-of-being-human-by-jeff-ga...

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit | Jeanette Winterson
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AllDebooks Love JW. Highly recommend her biography 3w
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UwannaPublishme Fascinating! 🙌🏻 3w
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Wuthering Heights | Emily Bront
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The Age of Innocence | Edith Wharton
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My article Entire Unto Itself: The Island in Horror Fiction discusses this novel, amongst others.

You can read it here.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/entire-unto-itself-the-island-in-h...

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Clover | Susan Coolidge
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For those of us who enjoyed the three What Katy Did books when we were young, the continuation of the story in two further books is a special treat.

Clover is the fourth book in the What Katy Did series.

Read my full review here.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/clover-by-susan-coolidge

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Titus Groan | Mervyn Peake
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Mervyn Peake is a unique figure in modern fantasy. His unfinished Gormenghast trilogy draws upon Charles Dickens and Robert Louis Stevenson as its influences.

Read my review here.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/titus-groan-by-mervyn-peake

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What will Timeless Simplicity by John Lane help you shed from your life, and will you be more successful than I was at following his advice?

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/timeless-simplicity-by-john-lane

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Bosom Friends | Angela Brazil
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War Horse | Michael Morpurgo
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She loved horses and worked tirelessly for them.

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Others | James Herbert
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Double the Trouble: find out all about twins in horror fiction in my article at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/double-the-trouble-twins-in-horror...

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The first Nancy Drew mysteries by Carolyn Keene were published in the 1930s and since then a steady diet of intriguing mysteries have followed, penned by a team of ghost writers under the this pen name.

The Nancy Drew mysteries were staples of childhood reading from their publication even up to my childhood in the Seventies and beyond.

Read my full review here.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/nancy-drew-mysteries-by-carolyn-ke...

MamaGina Nancy is the reason I‘m a reader and have a particular love of mysteries 💕 4w
johncadams @MamaGina People love Nancy and her mysteries. I get such a positive response whenever I post a review on my blog. 4w
UwannaPublishme Great review! 🙌🏻It‘s been too long since I‘ve read Nancy Drew. 4w
johncadams @UwannaPublishme So many readers loved her as children. Many still read them now as adults. 4w
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ozma.of.oz Oh my god, I remember reading that book as a kid! I wonder if I still have that copy. Thanks for sharing this! 4w
johncadams @ozma.of.oz I review lots of vintage children's fiction and so many readers come forward to say they still have their childhood copies. 4w
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Pat Smythe was a medal-winning showjumper as well as an author of pony stories. Read my article about her life and achievements here at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/pat-smythe-olympian

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The Woods | Harlan Coben
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I was comfortably able to follow the complexities of the plot on a straightforward first reading, a real achievement given how multi-faceted the story is.

I enjoyed it so much I read it cover to cover in only a few days, a good sign for any novel, without sacrificing the ability to comprehend all the many nuances.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-woods-by-harlen-coben

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Jo of the Chalet School | Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
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Jo of the Chalet School by Elinor Brent-Dyer is the second in the Chalet School series. Read my review here at John C Adams Reviews.

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Vansa Love this series! 1mo
johncadams @Vansa Me too. It's great. 1mo
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Dragonfly Falling | Adrian Tchaikovsky
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Dragonfly Falling by Alexander Tchaikovsky is an epic fantasy novel. Read my full review here at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/dragonfly-falling-by-adrian-tchaik...

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