Search Results: "C.S. Harris"


BOOK REVIEW

C.S. LEWIS by Michael White
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"A readable, balanced portrait of a great humanist."
Prolific English biographer White (Leonardo, 2000, etc.) delineates in lively fashion the less than saintly life of the Christian apologist, children's author, Luddite, and fuddy-duddy Oxford don. Read full book review >

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WHAT REMAINS OF HEAVEN by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 2009

"The mystery includes a smattering of political and church intrigue among a welter of family ties so intricate that a scorecard might have helped."
Who killed the cleric in the crypt? Read full book review >

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WHY MERMAIDS SING by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Harris's third Regency mystery (When Gods Die, 2006, etc.), suspenseful and meticulously researched, should garner this excellent series more devoted fans."
Aristocratic Regency detective Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, solves a series of grisly murders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 2003

"A little clunky, a little slow: a blip in the spy genre."
Evil, upright, or misunderstood? It's possible to see Red spy Kitty Harris—a.k.a. Elizabeth Dreyfus, Alice Read, Gypsy, Norma, Ada, et al.—as all three in this biography by retired KGB officer Damaskin. Read full book review >

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WHO BURIES THE DEAD by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 3, 2015

"Disembodied heads and royal corpses play almost as great a role as the living characters in the 10th installment of St. Cyr's adventures (Why Kings Confess, 2014, etc.). Even though a long-overdue face-off falls curiously flat, the complex, brooding protagonist still dominates the action."
A collector of grisly relics meets the same fate as his most cherished items in this Regency tale. Read full book review >

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WHY KINGS CONFESS by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 4, 2014

"Devlin's love for his heroic wife is the book's saving element, just as she is the saving of him."
In Harris' (What Darkness Brings, 2013, etc.) ninth Regency adventure featuring Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin seeks the murderer of a French physician. Read full book review >

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WHAT ANGELS FEAR by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"A starchy but well-appointed debut most notable for its historic detail."
In 19th-century England, a dashing nobleman teams up with a jaded actress to clear his name of a murder charge. Read full book review >

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WHEN FALCONS FALL by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"Another complex, well-researched tale shows that the protagonist and his progressive wife don't suffer the boredom of everyday domesticity."
Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, takes on his 11th case when he and his wife investigate an apparent suicide. Read full book review >

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WHEN GODS DIE by C.S. Harris
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"Like Georgette Heyer, Harris (What Angels Fear, 2005) delves deep into the mores of Regency England, but hers is a darker, more dangerous place. St. Cyr is a charismatic hero whose future exploits are eagerly awaited."
It's a bad day for royalty when the Price Regent is found in the Royal Pavilion clutching the dead body of the Marchioness of Anglessey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHERE THE DEAD LIE by C.S. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Harris (When Falcons Fall, 2016, etc.) is as determined as her lead couple to explore London's underbelly. Hold onto your carriage strap: the tangle of familial, criminal, and political conflict makes for bleak reading."
In Regency England, a viscount pursues the sadistic killer of London's most vulnerable denizens. Read full book review >