Books by Vivien Alcock

THE RED-EARED GHOSTS by Vivien Alcock
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

"Grand fun. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Alcock (Singer to the Sea God, 1993, etc.) leavens this fantasy with generous doses of her usual sly wit, raising it a cut above other time-travel tales. Read full book review >
SINGER TO THE SEA GOD by Vivien Alcock
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"Still, a good yarn. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A novelist with an impressive range—psychological suspense (The Trial of Anna Cotman, 1990), engaging fantasy (The Monster Garden, 1988), and more—takes a markedly different tack with a quest set in ancient Greece and drawing freely on its myths. Read full book review >
A KIND OF THIEF by Vivien Alcock
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"As usual with this fine author (The Cuckoo Sister, 1986), compelling dialogue, imaginative plotting, and unusual insight into moral frailties and some unexpected strengths tie it all together. (Fiction. 10-14)"
From the moment when 13-year-old Elinor is awakened by the police arresting her father for embezzlement, Alcock's latest exploration of the dynamics of uncommon troubles holds attention. Read full book review >