Search Results: "Charlotte Link"


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LINK by Summer Wier
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A robust, well-realized universe that sparkles with promise."
The first book of a prospective trilogy, Wier's debut fantasy novel follows a young girl whose link to the cosmos will decide the fate of an age-old war of light versus dark. Read full book review >

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LINK by Walt Becker
Released: Nov. 4, 1998

"A better-than-average debut that evokes suspense and moments of gee-whiz wonder from a tired science-fictional premise."
Earnest, slightly hokey Michael Crichton'style adventure tale that poses an extraterrestrial origin for some of humanity's best and worst traits. Read full book review >

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CHARLOTTE by David Foenkinos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 2016

"A searing portrait of a brilliant artist that doesn't reveal anything new about its subject."
Charlotte Salomon, a real-life German Jewish artist, created a small but radiant body of work before dying in the Holocaust. Read full book review >

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THE OTHER CHILD by Charlotte Link
Released: April 1, 2013

"A compelling story, but the cop on the case isn't likely to garner fans with her approach to crime solving."
Although she's well-known in Germany, this book marks Link's first real entry into the American market. Read full book review >

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THE WATCHER by Charlotte Link
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 15, 2014

"Link (The Other Child, 2013) switches so deftly among her different characters' viewpoints that the web she weaves is tinged by an exceptionally powerful sense of miasmal paranoia. Only the hyperextended last act, plunging her damsel into a much more traditional kind of distress, is a letdown."
Someone is watching Gillian Ward. Actually, several someones, each with a different agenda, some of them creepy, one of them lethal. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2005

"A larger-than-life story, told with panache."
Shevelow (English/Univ. of Calif., San Diego) reconstructs the life of a colorful, cross-dressing thespian. Read full book review >

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CHARLOTTE BRONTË by Claire Harman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 2, 2016

"A delightfully engaging biography of a highly talented but deeply troubled prodigy of English literature."
Accomplished biographer Harman (Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World, 2010, etc.) returns with a lively account of the life of Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855).Read full book review >

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CHARLOTTE BRONTË by Jane Sellars
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 1998

In this entry in The British Library Writers' Lives series, Sellars brilliantly captures the talent, determination, and tragic life of the author of Jane Eyre; she covers the basics- -e.g., that Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontâ wrote as Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, respectively, because 19th-century England was not ready for women writers. Read full book review >

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FROZEN CHARLOTTE by Priscilla Masters
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"The strong premise is weakened by pace-killing subplots imbued with the sensibility of a romance novel."
Who is the very quiet woman with the very quiet baby in the very noisy Accident and Emergency department of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital? Read full book review >

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THE SEVENTH LINK by Margaret Mayhew
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Even out of his element, the Colonel (Dry Bones, 2012, etc.) shows wit and tenacity in tackling a problem with no easy solution."
A suspicious death interrupts a holiday in Lincolnshire. Read full book review >

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THE ALEXANDRIA LINK by Steve Berry
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2007

"Fast action and wild plotting largely mask lackluster prose in Berry's latest what-if thriller."
European billionaires, Israelis, Saudis and Americans shoot it out in an international search for ancient manuscripts that could drastically alter the map of the Middle East. Read full book review >