Search Results: "Annamaria Alfieri"


BOOK REVIEW

CITY OF SILVER by Annamaria Alfieri
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Alfieri's debut is a vividly rendered historical soap opera, replete with political intrigue, church scandal, feuding families, illegitimacy, lovers past and present and women fabulously gowned and jeweled."
The richest city in the Western Hemisphere, circa 1650, has its currency debased. Read full book review >

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STRANGE GODS by Annamaria Alfieri
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 24, 2014

"Alfieri (Invisible Country, 2012, etc.) aims for the audience who loved Out of Africa, with heartbreaking romance married to a complex mystery."
British East Africa in the early 20th century is a place of extraordinary beauty, massive inequality and murder most foul. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE COUNTRY by Annamaria Alfieri
Released: July 3, 2012

"Alfieri (City of Silver, 2009) has written an anti-war mystery that compares with the notable fiction of Charles Todd."
1868's War of the Triple Alliance pits little Paraguay against its mighty neighbors Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay—and a freelance killer. Read full book review >

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THE IDOL OF MOMBASA by Annamaria Alfieri
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2016

"The mystery is buried beneath a shoal of red herrings and a colorful but disturbing look at Africa in 1912, home to many problems—slavery, racial inequality, conflicts between Muslim sects—that persist today."
A white policeman in British East Africa is uneasy with the inequality of the law. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Lapchick respected basketball, and fans of the game will respect this warm and intelligent biography."
The history of basketball as seen through the life of Joe Lapchick, an original Celtic, the first coach of the New York Knicks and the longtime roundball patriarch of St. John's University. Read full book review >