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Cate Mbevi
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Re: What author has never let you down?

Post by Cate Mbevi » 15 May 2018, 13:58

briellejee wrote:
04 May 2018, 21:08
Cate Mbevi wrote:
02 May 2018, 07:16
John Grisham always makes sure his crime thrillers are exactly that.
True. I really love Grisham. What's your favorite? But i was a bit disappointed with Painted House. Have you read that one?
My favourite is The Partner. It is an old one but I keep remembering it. I have never read Painted House. What disappointed you in it?

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Post by briellejee » 15 May 2018, 22:36

Cate Mbevi wrote:
15 May 2018, 13:58
briellejee wrote:
04 May 2018, 21:08
Cate Mbevi wrote:
02 May 2018, 07:16
John Grisham always makes sure his crime thrillers are exactly that.
True. I really love Grisham. What's your favorite? But i was a bit disappointed with Painted House. Have you read that one?
My favourite is The Partner. It is an old one but I keep remembering it. I have never read Painted House. What disappointed you in it?
Oooh. haven't read that one yet. I guess the ending was a bit disappointing. You know how everything makes sense in the end in his books? I think that was missing in the Painted House.

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Post by Allylynn09 » 20 May 2018, 23:52

Robyn Carr

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Post by Ladykiama » 21 May 2018, 19:25

Rick Riordan. And yes I have read the burning maze. And the Kane series. Still love him. I think people need to cut him some slack. The burning maze is leading up to something big and perhaps if Disney wasn’t forcing him to write 2 series at once and publish one ever 6 months he could truly give it more of what you want. I think right now he is more devoted to the Norse series and I for one love it. The Apollo series seems to just be something he is writing because he is knowledgeable enough about the mythological aspects and has the characters developed enough to be able to quickly write something when his devotion is on another series.

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Post by SingularityRising » 02 Jun 2018, 18:19

Kim Stanley Robinson always delivers the most realistic sci-fi writing out there :)

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Post by _mylilyotv » 02 Jul 2018, 08:55

Iain Rob Wright was the author that came straight to my mind when I read that question. Iain Rob Wright has never let me down, he writes horror and each one is unique and as terrifying as the other. I highly recommend him to anyone who like anything a little scary - he doesnt just write about classic horror (eg. zombies) he writes about things based on what's actually happening around us (a zoo that fights back, a big brother house which is pretty saw-esque). He's brilliant.

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Post by garima597 » 22 Jul 2018, 05:52

Lisa Kleypas has never let me down. Her writing style always adheres to my expectations.
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Post by TaaraLynn » 31 Jul 2018, 11:37

I've realized that I've read books by authors, but only 1 or 2 or 3. Maybe 4 here and there. And I've never been disappointed. So those authors are Nora Roberts, Karen Kingsbury, James Patterson, S.E. Hinton, etc. Most of who are mentioned here on this thread. Usually the books I've picked out, I've always liked so :tiphat:
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Post by Hannah_Vibbert » 09 Aug 2018, 23:28

Anne Rice, Stephen King (mostly), and Kim Harrison. I can read and re-read their books and fall in love with them all each time for different reasons.

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Post by JudasFm » 10 Aug 2018, 02:46

Rick Riordan, Terry Pratchett, and Richmal Crompton (author of the William books).

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Post by ea_anthony » 10 Aug 2018, 03:01

Ted Dekker, Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Patricia Cornwell, Dan Brown, J.K Rowling and Sandra Brown.
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Post by AnnaKathleen » 10 Aug 2018, 12:29

This is a hard question! So far,Tami Hoag (I love her mystery/crime books), Edgar Allan Poe, Iris Johansen, Vctoria (V.E.) Schwab and Margaret Atwood
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Post by Kajori50 » 12 Aug 2018, 02:57

Books are my life. So granted I have read tons of them. It is difficult to choose only one author among so many. However, the one who has never let me down is none other than the master storyteller, Sidney Sheldon.

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Post by jcoad » 14 Aug 2018, 08:38

John Sandford and Lee Child. I usually grab one of their books when I'm heading to a flight or vacation as I know they will never let me down and it will be fun and easy to read.

Nelson DeMille is also pretty good but can be a little more intense reading for a flight or vacation.

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Post by jcoad » 14 Aug 2018, 09:16

briellejee wrote:
15 May 2018, 22:36
Cate Mbevi wrote:
15 May 2018, 13:58
briellejee wrote:
04 May 2018, 21:08


True. I really love Grisham. What's your favorite? But i was a bit disappointed with Painted House. Have you read that one?
My favourite is The Partner. It is an old one but I keep remembering it. I have never read Painted House. What disappointed you in it?
Oooh. haven't read that one yet. I guess the ending was a bit disappointing. You know how everything makes sense in the end in his books? I think that was missing in the Painted House.
I remember "Painted House" really good and then rough ending. I didn't really like "Gray Mountain" either. A big advertisement about why coal mining was bad and many opportunities for great stories and they all fizzled out.

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