Search Results: "Ann Peters"


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LIES MY GIRLFRIEND TOLD ME by Julie Ann Peters
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 23, 2014

"Enjoyable as a romance but lacking in substance. (Fiction. 14-18)"
After her new girlfriend dies unexpectedly, Alix discovers that the relationship was not all she had thought. Read full book review >

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HOUSE HOLD by Ann Peters
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2014

"Nostalgia is a complicated version of love, Peters reveals in this elegiac memoir, which can threaten to fade the vivid present to a sepia-toned past."
Recollections of place evoke ghosts, shadows and nostalgia. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"Includes a discussion guide and resources on suicide and bullying. (Fiction. YA)"
Daelyn will commit suicide in 23 days. Read full book review >

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STRANGE CREATURES by David Peters
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 1992

"Index. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A gallery of bizarre denizens, past and present, with vibrantly colorful illustrations and intriguing facts. Read full book review >

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RED ARMY by Ralph Peters
Released: May 1, 1989

A detailed and intelligent look at the execution of a surprise attack on West Germany as seen from the Soviet viewpoint—by a former U.S. Army intelligence officer. Read full book review >

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BORROWER OF THE NIGHT by Elizabeth Peters
Released: April 30, 1973

"More picturesque than frightening for this writer's young adult or old adult ongoing readership."
Independent, Liberated — she claims, Vicky and two young co-historians all end up at a castle near Rothenburg looking for a famous jeweled shrine. Read full book review >

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FLAMES OF HEAVEN by Ralph Peters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1993

"The scenery, including trips to Samarkand and Tashkent, is not to be missed."
The circle of friends and relations surrounding a talented, immensely cynical, half-Russian artist cope in their various ways with the terrifying breakup of the Communist order in the Soviet Union. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S GARDEN by Ralph Peters
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"His portrait of the snakes mapping out current East-West diplomacy may make you long for the verities of the Cold War."
The balance of power in hapless Azerbaijan hinges on the fate of a kidnapped young woman—one Kelly Trost, snatched from her humanitarian wanderings by someone who killed her interpreter and all nearby witnesses. Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH SINNER by Elizabeth Peters
Released: April 1, 1972

"It's for the girls — young or as old as those Seven Hills."
In Rome (Miss Peters writes packaged tour mysteries — this is better than her last) seven young people pursuing archaeology and known as the seven sinners become six when slightly odd Albert dies articulating the word or rather number seven. Read full book review >

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HELL OR RICHMOND by Ralph Peters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 2013

"Not quite in the class as Michael Shaara or Shelby Steele, but a solid work of historical fiction all the same."
Swift-moving fictional reconstruction of the terrible Overland Campaign of 1864, which must have seemed to its participants to be never ending. Read full book review >

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VALLEY OF THE SHADOW by Ralph Peters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2015

"A superlative novel."
Those who enjoy Bruce Catton's and Shelby Foote's Civil War histories will find a fictional equal in Peters' retelling of the 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaign. Read full book review >

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THE CAMELOT CAPER by Elizabeth Peters
Released: March 1, 1969

"Alas a lack of sense or much else for that other mature audience."
A not so brief shining moment, a return to Camelot serialized with an extended tour of the British cathedrals and a catch-as-catch can pursuit beginning when Jessica drops an antique ring she is returning to her grandfather in the collection bag at Salisbury. Read full book review >