Official Review: House of Eire by June Gillam

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Re: Official Review: House of Eire by June Gillam

Post by Nivi Gideon » 20 Aug 2019, 23:55

Mystery is one of my most favourite genres and this fits everything I look for in a book!

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Post by Gishala1 » 20 Aug 2019, 23:55

It's a pet peeve of mine when series end with or start from a cliffhanger so I'm glad this is a stand-alone. The sample didn't highlight much of what to expect, but this review assists with that somewhat. I've downloaded the book but I'm on the fence about it.

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Post by Moushmi Radhanpara » 21 Aug 2019, 00:01

Historical fiction with mystery sounds intresting. I think I'll just add it to my TBR. Thank you for sharing your honest review.

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Post by Petra1791 » 21 Aug 2019, 00:20

I love a mystery that engages the reader throughout and ties up all the loose ends with a satisfying ending. Thank you for your review!
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Post by Smrithy » 21 Aug 2019, 00:24

Feels like a mystery fiction,filled with suspense. Thanks for the review.
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Post by Aisha_123 » 21 Aug 2019, 00:30

This is one of thd few books that is a standalone and is part of a series. I am eager to read it, not only for the mystery but a convincing review. Thank you for the wonderful review!

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Post by Sam Ibeh » 21 Aug 2019, 00:39

Writing a full blown novel with a handful of characters can be really tasking. But it seems like the author did great putting this together. I loved reading your review too.

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Post by Sirajuddin » 21 Aug 2019, 00:41

House of Eire holds some dark family secrets which are threatening to the safety of dearests to the protagonist of this story. The element of secrecy plays an engaging role in this story.

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Post by Samy Lax » 21 Aug 2019, 00:47

Hillary's love and dedication to her daughter are what make this story so likable to someone like me. This book has enough mystery and suspense to keep us reading right till the end.
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Post by J_odoyo » 21 Aug 2019, 00:50

I like it when a book remains engaging throughout the story, and ends when all of the loose ends are beautifully wrapped up together. This book, therefore, is definitely a nice one. Fans of mysteries will love it. Unfortunately I'm not much into this type, and I'll pass on this one.
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Post by Jachike Samuelson » 21 Aug 2019, 01:05

I'd love to see how the family handles the secrets that emerge. Nice review!

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Post by Hiruni Bhagya 81 » 21 Aug 2019, 01:22

The storyline of this book is intriguing. But, I wasn't much interested in reading a book about delving through family secrets. So, I wasn't going to read this book. But, the author seems to have taken great efforts to make this book realistic. Also, the fact that this book can be read as a standalone novel while it's a part of a series is a feature I like about this book. So, maybe I'll try it out.

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Post by Anjedah » 21 Aug 2019, 01:33

I now need to know what secret would Hilary unveil. This book look full packed mystery secrets and lots of adventure .

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Post by Wyland » 21 Aug 2019, 01:35

I like the book for its portrayal of close family relationships. I would like to read it to get a perspective on how Hillary Broome deals with potentially explosive family secrets. Thanks for the wonderful review.

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Post by Miss_BeckyG » 21 Aug 2019, 01:36

I am glad that the book is a stand alone despite being in a series. The story does sound interesting, mysterious when family secrets crop up, and entertaining too. Claire's character being brought up well in the story adds a great perspective. For me a book with well-developed characters is always a bonus. Thank you for a precise review.
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