Search Results: "Charlotte Hinger"


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DEADLY DESCENT by Charlotte Hinger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Historical research is anything but dull in Hinger's debut, which holds your attention every exciting step of the way."
Delving into the past can be a dangerous pursuit. Read full book review >

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LETHAL LINEAGE by Charlotte Hinger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2011

"Lottie's second case is a worthy successor to Deadly Descent (2009). Deftly drawn characters and a complicated but believable mystery leave you yearning for more."
The windy plains of western Kansas provide the backdrop for a bizarre locked-room puzzle. Read full book review >

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HIDDEN HERITAGE by Charlotte Hinger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"This third case for Lottie (Lethal Lineage, 2011, etc.) is filled with surprising historical information, social commentary, romance and a strong mystery."
A nasty murder pits the local police against the state police. Read full book review >

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FRACTURED FAMILIES by Charlotte Hinger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"Hinger does a wonderful job connecting a young boy's grim life with a horrific crime spree and the knotty problem of for-profit prisons."
The planned Northwestern Kansas regional police department is just coming to birth when its very first case puts the whole concept in jeopardy. Read full book review >

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TABITHA’S TERRIFICALLY TOUGH TOOTH by Charlotte Middleton
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"Accompanied by her faithful feline, Tabitha is as much fun to watch as she is to read about. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Middleton's quirky debut features a spunky heroine and her troublesome, tenacious tooth. Read full book review >

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HELLO TWINS by Charlotte Voake
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"The simple text, set in an oversized type, is complemented by illustrations outlined in bold strokes and filled in with soft, expressive watercolors, creating an enjoyable storytime experience. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Move over Dick and Jane: "Here are the twins / This is Charlotte. / This is Simon. / They're not like each other at all." Read full book review >

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ENRICO STARTS SCHOOL by Charlotte Middleton
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2004

A conventional message, served up with unusual simplicity and low-key humor. Read full book review >

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DO YOU STILL LOVE ME? by Charlotte Middleton
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"That Dudley comes round to Pequito's presence is never in doubt, but the magnificently heroic way in which he does that is immensely satisfying, both to Dudley and to the reader. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The old new-sibling/pet-in-the-house formula is given an original twist when Pequito the chameleon moves in, disturbing Dudley the dog's sublime peace. Read full book review >

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FOR THE RECORD by Charlotte Huang
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"A pleasant read for teens who dream of a glamorous lifestyle. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Eager to leave her small-town life behind, a high schooler embarks on a whirlwind tour as the new lead singer of an established rock band. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"Nevertheless, the quiet story endures, as does its message. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Nascimbene tackles Zolotow's 1972 story, providing delicate pen-and-watercolor illustrations in pale blue and tan. Mr. Crockett, described by the neighbors as "a peculiar man," buys the long empty brownstone, and sets about washing windows and fixing it up. Read full book review >