Search Results: "C.R. Cardin"


BOOK REVIEW

CASE STUDY by C.R. Cardin
Released: May 27, 2008

"An impressive first mystery."
The promising first installment in Cardin's planned Taylor Case mystery series. Read full book review >

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C.R. MUDGEON by Leslie Muir
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2012

"This paean to the value of moderation, conveyed via a friendship story that will resonate with children, is just right for any kid who's wary of new things, and maybe a bit shy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Young readers may not know beforehand what a "curmudgeon" is, but so many kids are creatures of habit they'll sympathize with this hidebound hedgehog. Read full book review >

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BLOOD TIDES by C.R. Sturgill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2014

"Nails the traits of a classic pirate tale, with romance and family melodrama to hold the story together."
In Sturgill's (Dreams from the Heart: Tales of Hope & Love, 2013) adventure novel, a young kidnapped boy is raised among pirates while his brother becomes a naval officer and swears vengeance against the marauders. Read full book review >

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Shake the Dead by C.R. Trolson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2016

"Nazis, noir, and a soupçon of boudoir combine to make this a memorable thriller."
In Trolson's (A Passing Curse, 2012) new crime novel, a damaged, dangerous, and relentlessly drinking West Coast cop needs to find answers after heads literally start to roll—with his name carved into them.Read full book review >

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THE GATEKEEPER'S SON by C.R. Fladmark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 2, 2014

"Filled with magic, mayhem, and intrigue, Fladmark's series is off to a solid start."
The adventurous tale of one boy discovering his true destiny. Read full book review >

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THE UNRAVELING OF VIOLETA BELL by C.R. Corwin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2008

"The humor is a bit more forced than in Maddy's earlier adventures (Dig, 2005, etc.), but Corwin's plotting has improved. And newspaper junkies will still enjoy the city-room squabbling."
Maddy Sprowls solves the murder of the Queen of Romania. Read full book review >

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The 5th Page by C.R. Downing
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An ambitious, if overly complex, crime story involving drug dealers."
A California private eye becomes caught in a web of cartel operations and cop corruption in this 1980s tale. Read full book review >

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TOO CLOSE TO HOME by C.R. Smith
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Thrilling addition to the field of mystery series featuring strong female protagonists; hopefully, Allison Baca's future cases will be as enjoyable as this one."
A retired cop must unravel a gritty mystery before assassins hired to kill her finish the job. Read full book review >

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FLIGHT OF THE KING by C.R. Grey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Slapdash and paint-by-number. (Fantasy. 9-12)"
In the sequel to Legacy of the Claw (2014), Bailey and friends must stop Viviana's evil plan while staying off her radar. Read full book review >

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DIG by C.R. Corwin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Sublimely snappy prose keeps this otherwise ordinary mystery afloat. Maddy, full of life at 68, is a terrific narrator."
The investigation of a former Beatnik's murder becomes a bittersweet trip down memory lane. Read full book review >