Search Results: "C.C. Harrison"


BOOK REVIEW

PICTURE OF LIES by C.C. Harrison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 21, 2011

"Similar in feeling to Harrison's romantic suspense mystery The Charmstone (2007), also set in Monument Valley. This one, although a bit implausible at times, offers a nice combination of action, romance and Navajo lore."
The austere beauty of Monument Valley hides a dangerous secret. Read full book review >

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CHOSEN AT NIGHTFALL by C.C. Hunter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 23, 2013

"What a tedious mess. Fans will, of course, adore it. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up)"
The Shadow Falls series concludes, but not before the protagonist's constant confusion over her ex-boyfriends is drawn out as long as the author can manage to stretch it. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHISPERS AT MOONRISE by C.C. Hunter
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Fans will like it. (Paranormal romance. 12-16)"
The fourth installment of the popular Shadow Falls series finds Kylie still confused about her supernatural status. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CURSE OF ANNE BOLEYN by C.C. Humphreys
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2015

"Overly long, too convoluted, and populated by fight scenes that prove tiresomely detailed, this novel progresses in a zigzag pattern that readers will find confusing."
In this sequel to The French Executioner (2014), Humphreys mixes old world with new as the saga of Anne Boleyn's severed hand—and the power that's attributed to it—inspires court intrigue, star-crossed love, and witchcraft.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH OF A DOGWALKER by C.C. Craig
Released: Sept. 29, 2006

"Well-written and entertaining. (Fiction. 12-14)"
In this exciting if somewhat implausible detective story, seventh-grader Jeremy becomes involved in the investigation surrounding the murder of his family's dog-walker. Read full book review >

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TEN LORDS A-LEAPING by C.C. Benison
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"A strong mystery reminiscent of P.D. James, with many well-developed characters, local color and a sensitive, intelligent investigator."
A church fundraiser at a stately home goes horribly wrong. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AWAKE AT DAWN by C.C. Hunter
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"Overly chatty and overlong. (Paranormal romance. 12 & up) "
The continuing adventures of somehow-supernatural Kylie focus on her identity crisis: What kind of supernatural is she? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Finding Albert Strange by C.C. Canning
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2013

"A family saga shines in its depiction of the oddities and inanities of real life and in its delving into the numerous concerns of each day."
A debut novel paints an intergenerational portrait of an Australian clan in crisis over one fateful day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CAMEL AND THE SCORPION by C.C. Rising
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A nerve-racking, vibrantly dramatic tale with an empathetic protagonist."
In Rising's debut thriller, a Texas college professor in 1977 tries to prove the innocence of her young student, a suspected terrorist imprisoned in Israel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REBORN by C.C. Hunter
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 20, 2014

"This is great for readers wanting to return to Shadow Falls, but it won't attract new audience members. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
Hunter (Chosen at Nightfall, 2013, etc.) returns to the supernatural school/camp Shadow Falls, switching protagonist from Kylie to Della—there's a love triangle, naturally. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Payne's hopeful tale encourages readers to rejoice in what makes them unique. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Fifth-grader Lula Bell longs to escape the attention of strident bully—and former BFF—Kali. Read full book review >