Search Results: "Cara Keirstead"


BOOK REVIEW

STUTTER by Cara Keirstead
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2013

"An evocative but challenging and elliptical novel about a young girl's post-traumatic disaffection."
Orphaned artist Eva Merchant, who makes art from discarded doll parts, is herself a fractured being in Keirstead's debut novel. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN CLICHY by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2005

"Although Aimée's imperiled romance sprawls, Black's fifth leaves plenty of room for puzzlement, along with her unique brand of Ambiance de Paris."
Her eyesight restored, Aimée Leduc investigates an ancient Asian mystery in modern-day Paris. Read full book review >

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SO MUCH PRETTY by Cara Hoffman
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 2011

"Hoffman wanders into the cow pasture a little too often, but the intersection of the lives of two smart young women with a shared consciousness turns what could have been a boring tale into something worth reading."
Hoffman's debut novel takes readers to the unsexy world of rural New York and a farming community with more than one secret. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE RUE DE PARADIS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Black's seventh takes longer to get in gear than an old Renault, and tastes less of Paris than earlier outings."
Murder spoils a reunion between French detective Aimée Leduc (Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis, 2007, etc.) and her lost love Yves Robert. Read full book review >

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LOST IN THOUGHT by Cara Bertrand
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 18, 2014

"For genre fans only. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
This debut sends a paranormally afflicted teen to a posh school with a secret in this familiar-feeling series opener. Read full book review >

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RED PALMS by Cara Haycak
FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2004

"Unique and beautifully written. (Fiction. YA)"
Readers will be enchanted by the exotic, magical qualities of this coming-of-age story. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE SENTIER by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2001

"Although overpopulated and a bit overplotted, Black's third offers an authentic puzzle that unravels surprisingly yet logically in a setting of unrivaled charm."
Eight-year-old Aimée Leduc couldn't understand why she came home from school one day to find her mother gone. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE ILE SAINT-LOUIS by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2007

"Bittersweet musings on romantic and maternal love enliven an otherwise routine investigation."
Murder strikes close to home when Black's computer-security-expert heroine takes charge of an abandoned infant. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN by Cara Black
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Black's detective is hitting her post-pregnancy stride, bringing up bébé while battling the bad guys with the best of them."
A job at the École des Beaux-Arts and a search for a Serbian lowlife combine to lead Aimée Leduc (Murder on the Quai, 2016, etc.) through the upscale part of Paris' Left Bank. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE BASTILLE by Cara Black
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2003

"Black's fourth is her best yet, with complex, appealing characters, a crisp, well-paced mystery, and a setting like no other."
The Bastille is a neighborhood in the throes of change. Read full book review >