Search Results: "Amy Myers"


BOOK REVIEW

AMY by Mary Hooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"But the near-universal obsession with chat will nevertheless make this an easy sell, and readers will enjoy this vicarious brush with danger. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A cautionary tale from Britain about love on the Internet demonstrates the influence of online chat on teenage girls on both sides of the Atlantic. Read full book review >

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DANCING WITH DEATH by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"Suffering succotash! The feisty heroine Myers (Classic at Bay, 2016, etc.) places at the center of this new series has an affinity for food-based alliteration and a knack for discovering secrets. Like so many other cozies harkening back to the past, it supplies plenty of suspects and a surprise ending."
A chef suddenly finds herself acting as a detective in Jazz Age England. Read full book review >

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MURDER MAKES AN ENTREE by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 1996

"For others, an indigestible stew whose chief ingredient is ennui."
It's 1899, and Auguste Didier, master chef/sometime sleuth (the paperback Murder at the Masque, etc.), has herded the students of his London cooking school to the seaside resort of Broadstairs, where Auguste is to prepare a special anniversary banquet for the Society of Literary Lionisers. Read full book review >

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AMY SNOW by Tracy Rees
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Far too predictable to be truly suspenseful."
The adventures of a foundling who embarks on a treasure hunt in Victorian England. Read full book review >

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AMY TAN by Barbara Kramer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1996

Kramer (Alice Walker, 1995) describes in a clear narrative Tan's complex personal history, her intricate Chinese-American family story, and above all, her tangled relationship with her mother as the wellsprings for her fiction. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC AT BAY by Amy Myers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2016

"Myers' eighth in the Jack Colby series, one of her best, has a surfeit of suspects, a complicated back story filled with quirky characters, and a surprise ending."
A simple job turns into a tricky case for Jack Colby, Car Detective. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC IN THE PITS by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2014

"The complexities of the case play into Myers' strength in dealing with complicated relationships (Classic Mistake, 2013, etc.). The result is a twisty tale packed with auto lore and family secrets."
A stolen Porsche and a murdered man add up to another case for Jack Colby, car detective. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC MISTAKE by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"For a man who prefers a peaceful life, Jack (Classic Calls the Shots, 2012, etc.) certainly gets his share of tough cases. This one will keep you guessing till the last."
A part-time car detective is dropped into yet another nasty case of murder. Read full book review >

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CLASSIC CALLS THE SHOTS by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2012

"Jack's second case (Classic in the Barn, 2011) offers a thought-provoking look at the world of classic cars and moviemaking along with a swiftly paced mystery."
A call to investigate the theft of a 1935 Auburn speedster drops car detective Jack Colby into a difficult and painful case. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE OLD ROAD by Amy Myers
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"This is not the most exciting of Myers' Marsh & Daughter mysteries (Murder Takes the Stage, 2009, etc.), but the tried-and-true formula of mystery plus history makes for a pleasant read."
Marsh & Daughter set out on yet another exploration of past misdeeds. Read full book review >