Search Results: "Chevy Stevens"


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ALWAYS WATCHING by Chevy Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2013

"The third from Stevens, a specialist in high-toned psychological thrills (Never Knowing, 2011, etc.), delivers the goods once more."
A psychiatrist must confront her own past as she tries to help a suicidal young woman. Read full book review >

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NEVER LET YOU GO by Chevy Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"Stevens' take on a familiar woman-pursued-by-abuser plot has sparked a fast-paced thriller with a surprise twist."
In Stevens' (Those Girls, 2015, etc.) latest, a Canadian woman believes a decade in prison hasn't lessened her former husband's obsessive belief that they were meant to be together. Read full book review >

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STILL MISSING by Chevy Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2010

"A grueling, gripping demonstration of melodrama's darker side. As Annie tells the cops who insist that everything's OK because she's safe: 'I was never going to be okay, or safe.'"
Stevens's blistering debut follows a kidnap victim from her abduction to her escape—and the even more horrifying nightmare that follows. Read full book review >

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THOSE GIRLS by Chevy Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"Tense, believable, and action-packed, made more vibrant by Stevens' sense of place."
It was a British Columbia summer, "so hot you couldn't walk outside without feeling your skin cook," when 14-year-old Jess killed her father. Read full book review >

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THAT NIGHT by Chevy Stevens
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 17, 2014

"Think James Lee Burke and Sue Grafton: Stevens' dark psychological thriller shares their damaged people and distinctive senses of place."
Stevens (Always Watching, 2013, etc.) draws a dark crime drama from the beautiful blue-green of Canada's Vancouver Island. Read full book review >

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NEVER KNOWING by Chevy Stevens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2011

"As finely calculated in its escalating suspense as Stevens' grueling debut (Still Missing, 2010). Only the last twist disappoints."
A Canadian furniture refinisher gets much, much more than she bargained for, none of it good, when on the eve of her wedding she decides to search for her birth mother. Read full book review >

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Released: May 9, 1977

"Yet the book glows with insights into both literature and personality and is sure to stand as a megalith in Stevens' criticism."
Harold Bloom sees modern poetry as a battlefield where new poets fight against their predecessors. Read full book review >

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WALLACE STEVENS by Tony Sharpe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 13, 1999

"Sharpe's impressively scholarly study will interest only devotees of modern poetry."
A carefully, if narrowly, drawn map of the battle lines in poet Stevens's aesthetic and personal struggles. Read full book review >

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THE MAN IN THE GREEN CHEVY by Susan Rogers  Cooper
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 22, 1989

"A fresh and sometimes funny first novel, with believable characters, gritty homespun dialogue, and a sensitive, self-deprecating hero who has an ironic, slightly bitter edge and whom one hopes to meet again."
This lively newcomer to the good 'ol boys' school of writing introduces Milt Novack, head of Homicide in the Sheriff's Department of Prophesy County, Oklahoma. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"The author gives Qwerty a mild case of ADD, just to jump on that bandwagon, but his light touch makes this a painless introduction to a pivotal person in American history as well as a knee-slapper for 'Time Warp Trio' fans. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this laugh-out-loud sequel to The Edison Mystery (not reviewed), seventh-grade computer whiz Qwerty Stevens sucks Ben Franklin out of the past for a tour of the modern world, then follows him back to 1776 to witness the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 7, 1993

"A charming debut."
Humorous romp through San Francisco's Mission District—with its Mexican-American gossips, political aspirations, passions and hanky-panky, pieties and wildly funny blasphemies. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 15, 1966

"A useful supplement to Civil War study."
The crusty mid-nineteenth century Congressman, a leader in Congressional reconstruction, receives solid treatment in this biography. Read full book review >