Search Results: "Blair Underwood"


BOOK REVIEW

CASANEGRA by Blair Underwood
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 10, 2007

Introducing Tennyson Hardwick, who is black, beautiful and—if you ask the LAPD—bad as they come. Read full book review >

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BABY ANIMAL FARM by Karen Blair
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 8, 2014

"Here's hoping these youngsters step out for another adventure very soon. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
A gaggle of tots meets various baby animals at the farm. Read full book review >

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THE SEEDS OF MURDER by Michael Underwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 18, 1992

"Definitely lesser Underwood."
A somewhat bland new challenge for London lawyer Rosa Epton (A Dangerous Business, etc.). Read full book review >

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MAY CAUSE LOVE by Kassi Underwood
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A poignant memoir about the years of healing that are often required after having an abortion."
How one woman overcame the traumatic experience of abortion. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 3, 1993

Mencken is supposed to have said that it's a newspaper's job to comfort the afflicted—and to afflict the comfortable. Read full book review >

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GUILTY CONSCIENCE by Michael Underwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 1993

"Disappointing stuff from a writer who's often more than just barely readable."
London lawyer Rosa Epton (The Seeds of Murder, etc.) is visited one day by Evelyn Henshaw—wealthy, overdressed, and claiming to be in danger from second husband Ralph, who, according to her, had disposed of his first wife, Jean. Read full book review >

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A DANGEROUS BUSINESS by Michael Underwood
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 23, 1991

"A rather flat, insipid Underwood outing, then, lacking his usual crisp plotting and pace."
London's lawyer-sleuth Rosa Epton (A Compelling Case, etc., etc.) is trying, but not terribly hard, to find out why her ex- client Eddie Ruding, supposedly in jail on a burglary conviction, is sitting in the restaurant in Amsterdam where she and boyfriend Peter Chen have gone for lunch during a weekend holiday. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST RUNNER by Blair Richmond
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 15, 2012

"Thoroughly entertaining. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
Vegan vampires, Shakespearean actors, food-co-op aficionados and serious runners face off against old-school bloodsuckers and rapacious, forest-devouring builders in this follow-up to Out of Breath (2011) set in—where else?—Lithia (Ashland in disguise), Ore. Read full book review >

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Black and White by Jerri Blair
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 2, 2016

"A long but energetic tale that's rife with drama and mystery, both in and out of the courtroom."
A Florida lawyer has the chance to help a former client on trial for murder in Blair's (College Football Etiquette, 2015, etc.) legal thriller set in the late 1970s.Read full book review >

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SHANGHAI SCARLET by Margaret Blair
Released: Feb. 25, 2012

"Serious, informative and graphic, this book expertly plumbs despair."
Two young lovers contend with the political unrest of 1930s Shanghai in this historical novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FLYING DIMITRI by Blair Drawson
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"The flight has failed, and perhaps all such flights are doomed to fail, but Dimitri declares himself happy to be homea situation shared by many readers and one that is sufficiently full to be satisfying. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Drawson (Mary Margaret's Tree, 1996) tells a bittersweet, imaginative tale of a boy's bedtime flight, which comes at tooth- brushing time at the end of a happy day—his father's birthday. Read full book review >