Search Results: "C.L. Parker"


BOOK REVIEW

A MILLION DIRTY SECRETS by C.L. Parker
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"A tiresome, vexing shadow of the Fifty Shades phenomenon."
To save her mother's life, a beautiful virgin sells herself to a wealthy millionaire at an auction. Read full book review >

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SAINTLY MURDERS by C.L. Grace
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2001

"A bonanza to fans of the period; a sore test of patience for others."
Once again, 15th-century Canterbury, where no one seems to have died a natural death, is the background for the latest investigation by apothecary-physician Kathryn Swinbrooke (The Book of Shadows, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >

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BROKEN COUNTRY by C.L. Rawlins
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Readers will feel honored to have spent these three months with this reluctant shepherd."
A summer's retreat into Wyoming's high lonesome, tending sheep, allows Rawlins (Sky's Witness, 1993) to blow the carbon out of his system. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 1993

"Fatty with extraneous material, but the lean goods are there, and worth digging out. (Line drawings.)"
Twelve long months in the Wyoming mountains, by a free-lance writer (Sierra Magazine, etc.) and poet. Read full book review >

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THE MERCHANT OF DEATH by C.L. Grace
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 16, 1995

"The best of this series so far."
Third in a series from Grace (a.k.a. P.C. Doherty) set in medieval England and featuring Kathryn Swinbrooke, Canterbury's city physician (The Eye of God, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

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EL VOLCÁN by C.L. Levy
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Intriguing characters, intense action and an exotic, exhilarating plot."
This fast-paced military thriller is set in Central America during Cold War-era late 1980s. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

The Outreach Committee by C.L. Woodhams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 21, 2014

"A heavy-handed message weighs down this crime caper."
Woodhams (Sweet Justice, 2002) delivers a comeuppance to abusive husbands in this thriller.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Gambit by C.L. Denault
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 14, 2015

"Complex worldbuilding provides a strong backbone for this well-written start to a planned series with a resolute heroine."
In this YA dystopian adventure, a village girl with special skills learns she's an heiress—and betrothed. Read full book review >

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THE EYE OF GOD by C.L. Grace
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 21, 1994

"Repetitive background description, a confusing plethora of minor characters and plot contrivances, and a stubbornly lifeless pair of protagonists make this a story only a medievalist could love."
Canterbury's chemist-physician Kathryn Swinbrooke in a second pallid novel of 15th-century England (A Shrine Of Murders, 1993). Read full book review >

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A SHRINE OF MURDERS by C.L. Grace
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 1993

"Mildly interesting historical mystery—best enjoyed by fans of the genre."
Set in 15th-century England, the first in a series by Grace (a.k.a. P.C. Doherty) introduces Kathryn Swinbrooke, a physician and apothecary in Canterbury. Read full book review >