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The Girl in the Ice
The Girl in the Ice | Robert Bryndza
Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice...She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation. The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appeared to have the perfect life. Yet when Erika begins to dig deeper, she starts to connect the dots between the murder and the killings of three prostitutes, all found strangled, hands bound and dumped in water around London. What dark secrets is the girl in the ice hiding? As Erika inches closer to uncovering the truth, the killer is closing in on Erika. The last investigation Erika led went badly wrong... resulting in the death of her husband. With her career hanging by a thread, Erika must now battle her own personal demons as well as a killer more deadly than any she's faced before. But will she get to him before he strikes again? A page-turning thriller packed with suspense. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbot and Karin Slaughter, discover Rob Bryndza's new series today. Watch out for more from DCI Erika Foster. She's fearless. Respected. Unstoppable. Detective Erika Foster will catch a killer, whatever it takes.
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EadieB
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Day 12 - #snowicesetting #DearDecember

This book is the beginning of a great series. A real favorite!

Crazeedi Going to check out, thanks! 1mo
EadieB @Crazeedi You'll love it! 1mo
Eggs Sounds dark and thrilling!! 1mo
EadieB @Eggs Very dark and thrilling! 1mo
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Andrew65
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Another series for you @Cinfhen Great to see another series with a main character who is a female detective, really enjoyed this one. Detective Erika Foster Series

#Frozen #Movember

RachelAmphlett Robert‘s a fantastic storyteller - I‘m so glad you‘ve discovered his books! 2mo
Cinfhen I‘ve seen this book featured on BookDepository ~ im always tempted 2mo
Andrew65 @RachelAmphlett @Cinfhen It is a good read. 2mo
EadieB Yes, I enjoyed this one too. 2mo
Andrew65 @EadieB Really need to pick up the series again. 2mo
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MysteriousBookworm
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I love this series sooo much! Robert Bryndza is an amazing writer and I absolutely cannot get enough of Erika Foster. She is a strong and independent, yet vulnerable woman. I relate to her on a level beyond words. #bookworm #erikafoster #robertbryndza #thegirlintheice #thesuspenseisthrillingme

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MrsBibliophile
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I'm always searching for the next great murder mystery/serial series. This book was quite intriguing, and kept me very engaged. I didn't feel it was too scary, though it wasn't boring either. I also feel like this would be the perfect winter horror read, because it's based in the dead of winter.

I recommend this book to anyone looking for a good thriller...

📚📚Happy Reading!📚📚

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Shibbyfruitfly
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Well, the #24in48readathon has officially come to a close. I only read for one day this time so I only got to finish 1 book (though I‘m SO close to finishing my audiobook too) and I gotta day, 14 hours and 40 minutes isn‘t too shabby a time considering I spent yesterday crafting with the girls! I can‘t wait for the next #24in48!

julesG 👏👏👏👏 6mo
Librarybelle Great job! 6mo
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Shibbyfruitfly
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After not doing any reading yesterday, I think I‘m still doing pretty good. Just hit the 12 hour mark so I can at least say I made it over 12 hours in a 24 hour period 😁 #24in48 #24in48readathon

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Shibbyfruitfly
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It‘s that time again folks. Time for the summer 24 in 48 Readathon. Since I‘m having a craft day with the girls tomorrow, I don‘t think I‘ll get through too many books so here is the stack I‘m hoping to accomplish. Starting things off with The Girl in the Ice! #24in48 #24in48readathon

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Itchyfeetreader
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Mehso-so

So objectively this was not a good book. In fact it was prett bad - as a thriller the attempts to create intrigue were transparent and as a police procedural it really needed police who followed some sort of procedure. And yet.... I stayed up late to finish it and really liked the characters. I‘d probably give another of the series a go if only to check in and see how they get on !

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EadieB
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Jerdencon Haven‘t heard of this series - sounds up my alley.need to check it out! 8mo
EadieB @Jerdencon Yes! It‘s a good series! 8mo
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cobwebmoth
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I was walking through Target the other day and had to stop and take a picture because it would work for the #shessocold prompt. People probably thought I was crazy.
#therollingstones #AnglophileApril
@Cinfhen @emilyhaldi @Reviewsbylola @Mdargusch

Cinfhen Ha!!! That‘s challenge dedication, right there!!!! 9mo
gradcat Huh...this might be a good one...I‘m stacking! 9mo
emilyhaldi That's some great planning ahead!!👌🏻 9mo
Reviewsbylola I‘m always trying to take book pics on the sly when I‘m in public. 😂 9mo
Mdargusch Haha! I would‘ve done the same thing! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 9mo
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OutsmartYourShelf
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Panpan

The covers to this series are really eye catching, & I was looking forward to reading them, but after this one I have changed my mind.

The characters were more like moody teenagers than adults, police officers to boot. Basic errors & ‘shake your head‘ moments such as attempting to question a potential witness in a pub where anyone could overhear are frankly ridiculous. 2⭐️

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1MoreChapter
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This is a well played out mystery that will keep you guessing till the end.
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I used real ice and a frosty filter to get desired effect for this picture #bookphotography

Velvetfur Great effect on the picture! 10mo
RedLeaves Great pic! 10mo
BlameJennyJane I just love Robert Bryndza, especially the Erika Foster series! 10mo
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1MoreChapter @Velvetfur @RedLeaves Thank you 🙂 It's hard to get a natural winter pic when you live in Florida lol 10mo
1MoreChapter @BlameJennyJane I enjoyed this one also, I'll be reading the rest in the series 🙂 10mo
BlameJennyJane @RubyRed awesome! Enjoy! 10mo
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EadieB
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Kate was tasked with tracking down a vicious serial killer, until he found her.
Kate lives a quiet life on the English coast. One day she receives a letter from someone in her past, she is pulled back into the twisted mind of a murderer she knows only too well - and into a case only she can solve. Twists, turns and a shocking ending, NINE ELMS is unputdownable.
NINE ELMS is now available to pre-order, and is set to be released 5th November 2019.

Andrew65 Interesting! I need to get back to his other series. Thanks for sharing! 👍 10mo
EadieB @Andrew65 Yes I think we only read a couple of them. 10mo
Andrew65 Yes only 2 so far. 10mo
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LittleRedReadingHood
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⭐⭐⭐

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HufflepuffGirl90
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My completed books for this month. 😉
#januaryreads #january2019

MirandaLeighBee Oooh! Those look like some good reads!! 12mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Awesome job! 📚💕 12mo
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HufflepuffGirl90
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Very good thriller that I could not put down! Definitely recommend for anyone who loves a good “who-done-it”

This one went towards these challenges:
#booked2019 prompt 1 @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft @Cinfhen
#litsyAtoZ prompt letter G @BookishMarginalia
#readingwomenchallenge prompt 21 @thereadingwomen

Cinfhen Darn, I nearly bought this book! Glad to know it‘s a winner 12mo
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cinestress
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First lesson of life in the establishment: keep your mouth shut. Or someone will shut it for you, permanently.

jenniferajanes Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚 12mo
Louise Welcome to Litsy! Sounds like you can tolerate more spine-chilling reading than I typically read! 😆 12mo
cinestress @Louise Haha! I love me some thrillers and horror. 12mo
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Louise 😳😱😲😂 12mo
SamanthaMarie Welcome to Litsy!! You're reading a thriller and I'm reading kid lit haha. The great thing about Litsy 😆 12mo
Purrfectpages Welcome to Litsy! 12mo
wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy! @LitsyWelcomeWagon 12mo
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cinestress
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So good! I couldn't put it down. Erika Foster has nothing to lose because she's already lost it all and her drive for justice makes for a gripping story.

ValkyrieAndHerBooks Welcome to Litsy!🎉📚💕 12mo
cinestress @ValkyrieAndHerBooks Thank you! I'm really enjoying this app. 12mo
ValkyrieAndHerBooks I‘m so glad to hear that! It‘s an amazing community! 12mo
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inmegslibrary Welcome to Litsy! 12mo
Meghan1 Welcome to Litsy! 12mo
Kaye Welcome🌷 12mo
Nute Welcome to Litsy! It‘s a warm and friendly community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you.🙂 12mo
tpixie Welcome! 🥳📚🥳 12mo
rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 12mo
DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚🎉Hope you enjoy it here! 12mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!!💜💙♥️💕💚 12mo
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Bookartbookmarks
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I‘m in a detective novel mood right now. Enjoying this one.

BookishTrish Beautiful bookmark 12mo
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Cinfhen
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#WinterWonderland Found this title yesterday while going through the #BookBargain section of #BookDepository
This title caught my eye; a woman is found #Frozen in a sheet of ice in a London park. Her hands are bound, similarly 3 prostitutes have all been discovered in the same manner, strangled, bound & #frozen.

Cinfhen And I ❤️this Madonna song 🎵 13mo
RadicalReader @Cinfhen gorgeous looking cover they really did well with the ice effect looks totally chilling 13mo
TrishB Did you buy? Only think of you with Madonna! 13mo
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Cinfhen Ha!!! Thanks @TrishB I did not buy but I was very tempted @RadicalReader 🤭 13mo
Andrew65 This was an enjoyable book. @Cinfhen @RadicalReader @TrishB 13mo
Cinfhen Ahhh, good to know @Andrew65 I might still pick it up #SoManyBooks 13mo
Andrew65 @Cinfhen Good to have a female detective lead character. 13mo
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ShelleyBooksie
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Pickpick

Excellent mystery. Did not anticipate the ending. Really enjoyed the main character DCI Foster.

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Lel2403
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Saw this on Amazon only 99p....would be rude not to download it...!

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JaneyWaneyB
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Pickpick

The Girl In The Ice is a gripping read with many 'where is this going?' moments. Foster leads a zealous murder investigation to find out the truth. She's not a likeable character; brash, rude & unrelenting but she is about getting the job done right! I was gripped by the good pace which shows the frustration of an investigation slipping away.

@Pook1279

#Thriller #SummerReads

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JaneyWaneyB
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It is another rather warm day so I'm starting a book that promises to chill you to the bone. A body found in the ice turns out to be a socialite but how does she link to the deaths of 3 prostitutes? DCI Erika Foster must uncover the truth before the killer can close in

#SummerReads🌞 #Thriller😱 #FemaleProtagonist🕵️‍♀️ #Books📚 #MurderMystery🤫 #BookNerd🤓 #NoFilter📷 #Garden🌻 #SummerSunshine🌞 #TooHotForMe🤒 #BestWayToSpendYourAnnualLeave 😎

Pook1279 I‘ve been thinking about buying this one. You‘ll have to let me know how it is! 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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When the body of a woman was discovered beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, she appeared to be a beautiful young socialite with a #perfectlife . Investigations led by Detective Erika Foster revealed a connection between the victim and the killings of three prostitutes, all found strangled, hands bound and dumped in water.
Sounds like a good crime thriller with good reviews on GR. Stacked! 😊
#getmovin

Cinfhen This does sound good ( type of book my daughter likes) so #screenshot 😀 2y
JHSiess Loved it. 2y
eanderson Oh I loved this book! Still need to read the rest of the series. I think you‘ll love it! 2y
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JHSiess
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Pickpick

#TheGirlInTheIce is a fast-paced mystery featuring Detective Chief Inspector Erika Foster, a brilliant cop who takes risks that don't always pay off. A second installment from #RobertBryndza is forthcoming.⭐⭐⭐⭐
Thanks to #NetGalley for an Advance Reader's Copy. #NetGalleyTBRAttack

RadicalReader @JHSiess what a beautiful book cover 2y
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Ruthiella
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I rarely read thrillers anymore but I heave heard good things about this title and may give it a whirl😀
#ThrillerThursday @Jess7 #ReadingResolutions

TheFunkyBookworm I really enjoyed this one! 2y
Ruthiella @TheFunkyBookworm Yay! Another reason for me to read it! 2y
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BookaholicNatty
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Day Two: #ReadingResolutions photo challenge -#CreepyCharacters I had a hard time picking this morning. There are sooooo many books with creepy characters. I almost picked You by Caroline Kepnes because Joe creeped me out a ton. Felt like I needed 17 showers after reading each chapter. The Girl in the Ice is also a good one too tho!!! Anyone else think this was creepingly good? 😁

thereadingowlvina I think Lisbeth Salander of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is pretty creepy. She's smart but complex - sociopath/psychoparh. Can never figure her out 😮 2y
bookaholic1 Such a great read...series is good too 2y
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BiblioNyan
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Mehso-so

🐈Decently paced thriller w/good suspense & intrigue.
🐈MC is gutsy & empathetic towards victims.
🐈Women could‘ve been written more realistically; certain traits show the author is amateur when writing from female perspective.
🐈Lesbian officer w/family who‘s portrayal felt natural & normal.
🐈Decent 1st instalment.
🐈TW: rape, animal & physical abuse, ableist language, racist commentary towards Eastern Europeans, mildly sexist comments.
🐈3.5/5

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BeckyLeJ
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New book and an afternoon snack! Chilled Chile Con Queso with Avocado from Lisa Fain‘s Queso cookbook. Yep, that‘s cottage cheese and it is yum!

LitLogophile Looks so yummy 😋 2y
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Thalii
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Chocomeiske
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Pickpick

An interesting read but the main character is all over the place and so cliché. The ending was a surprise so that was appreciated. The police investigation was also not so well written and oftentimes not credible. Overall, a fairly good debut.
⭐️⭐️⭐️

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eanderson
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Pickpick

Finally finished! It wasn't the book by any means. The book was really good! I was busier than normal over the past 2 weeks and have been in a little reading slump. I will definitely read more of the books in this series. 🌟🌟🌟🌟✨ 4.5/5 🌟

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eanderson
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Finally! I haven't been able to read all weekend because of wedding festivities in northern Michigan all weekend. 5 hour drive home and I hope I can put a good dent in this book. I've liked it, just no time! 🤗

Cathythoughts Enjoy 😊 2y
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eanderson
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Busy day today! Have a short break between classes and a client so I'm taking advantage of it! 😋📚

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eanderson
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Decided to start this one! Looking forward to it! #beachinbookswap

aprilpohren Love the cover! 2y
aprilpohren Love the cover! 2y
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Bookquilter
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Pickpick

Really quick read...was captivated by lead character's instinct and conflict... may read more in the series but first Bingo. #TBRBINGO #update

Megabooks So close to a bingo!! 2y
WhatDeeReads Great work! Going for the bingo? 2y
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kezzlou85
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Pickpick

I nearly ran out of time to read this as it was due back at the library so did speed a little to the end. It was a good read though. Erika is not your typical detective, she's been through a lot and isn't quite through it all yet. We see her make mistakes and develop as a character as the book goes on. I did suss out who was behind it but not right away which was good.

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kezzlou85
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Sharing this fun challenge for @Jess7 . Hope lots of you take part. I'm going to have a go. #AwesomeAutumnBooks

Jess7 Thanks for the shoutout and the repost! I'm super excited to see all of the posts beginning September 1st! 🤗🤗 2y
kezzlou85 You're welcome. I'm excited to try this out. Plus the first is my birthday. X 2y
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Erika13137
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Bailedbailed

Tried this one awhile back and couldn't get into it. Debating trying again but when I saw it was due at the library, I was happy to give it back. Just couldn't get into it. Part of the reason was the English/ British spelling. I'm a stickler for spelling and seeing words like "kerb" instead of "curb" was bugging me. #cantwinthemall

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FairyHighRoad
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Apparently I really like books about women in some sort of forms of water which I never noticed before 😄 #ice ❄️ #rain ☔️ #jubilantjuly #sizzlinsummerbooks

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A_Biblioteca_da_Joao
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Mehso-so

⭐⭐⭐ Demasiado previsível, com falta de inovação que surpreenda. Personagens estereotipados...

[DELETED] 306910516 Tenho a mesma opinião 😕 vai aparecer amanhã no blogue. Mas esperava muito mais 3y
A_Biblioteca_da_Joao Compreendes-me não é? Amanhã verei a tua opinião. 3y
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MarcadordeLivros
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Mais um livro ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Currently reading

MarcadordeLivros A minha próxima leitura 3y
AMiudaGeek Curiosa pela tua opinião 3y
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ClubeDosLivros
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Giordano89
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Altro giro altro thriller, anche questo novità del 2017. Sto raccogliendo libri per le meritate vacanze estive e mi sto facendo prendere un po' troppo dalla smania da acquisto compulsivo!
#reading #bookstagram #instabook #books #book #library #read #lettura #leggere #libri #libro #photography #picsoftheday #instalibri #lettura
#snapseed #booklove #leggere #booksmaniac #bookoftheday #bookphotography #bookslove #picsofthebook

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DarcysBookBlog
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The blurb on the cover doesn't lie--this is a gripping thriller! I couldn't put this down! Erika's coming back to the force after being off for a bit after losing her husband. The case she comes back to is a doozy, and you won't want to stop reading it! #bookrecs

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