Search Results: "Chris Ewan"


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DEAD LINE by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"This character-driven thriller by the author of the breezy Charlie Howard series (The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin, 2013, etc.) maintains a nice sense of pace and tension and has a handful of satisfying twists."
A savvy security expert tries to deal with a ruthless gang of kidnappers while protecting a deep and damaging secret. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO AMSTERDAM by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"A decent first effort, even if Charlie Howard can't yet carry Bernie Rhodenbarr's lock-picks."
A gentleman thief gets involved with the Amsterdam cops. Read full book review >

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DARK TIDES by Chris Ewan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"Solid, brooding suspense with a whodunit chaser from Ewan (Dead Line, 2014, etc.), author of the more upbeat Good Thief series."
A rookie policewoman probes frightening events from her youth that have haunted her ever since. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD THIEF'S GUIDE TO BERLIN by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Charlie's fifth romp (The Good Thief's Guide To Venice, 2011, etc.) rests much on the charm of its hero, which can at times wear thin."
Charlie Howard witnesses a murder, but since there's no body, nobody believes him. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD THIEF'S GUIDE TO VENICE by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Ewan's fourth Charlie Howard romp moves briskly, relying once more on the boyish charm of its roguish narrator-hero."
Every time the gentleman thief tries to get out, they pull him back in! Read full book review >

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SAFE HOUSE by Chris Ewan
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"Ewan (The Good Thief's Guide to Venice, 2011, etc.) delivers with an amped-up first-person narrative from the appealing Rob and a swift, if shaggy, plot."
A London private eye helps a distraught accident victim prove his implausible story. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO VEGAS by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"As in his previous two outings (The Good Thief's Guide to Paris, 2008, etc.), Charlie's cheeky first-person narrative keeps his caper nicely afloat through numerous shaggy episodes, though sometimes Ewan is too infatuated with the sound of his own voice."
A player gets played. Read full book review >

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THE GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO PARIS by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 11, 2008

"A feast for the amoral, but how many readers will take to a protagonist who unhesitatingly frames a friend in order to save his own hide?"
A tutorial in larceny leads to a study in homicide. Read full book review >

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The Body of Chris by Chris Cole
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A colorful, faith-based memoir of recovery."
In his debut memoir, Cole recounts his struggles with eating disorders, substance abuse, and mental illness. Read full book review >

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MONOGRAPH BY CHRIS WARE by Chris Ware
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades. Fans, of course, will want much more, but this makes a great start."
The noted artist, collector, and visionary offers a personal anthology/memoir, complete with junior high photos and memories of the cul-de-sacs of Omaha. Read full book review >

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THE CHRIS FARLEY SHOW by Tom Farley Jr.
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 6, 2008

"Essential for Farley and SNL fans, and a sterling example of oral biography—well-structured, consistently engaging and simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking."
Family, friends and colleagues remember the late Saturday Night Live star. Read full book review >

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COLLIDING WITH CHRIS by Dan Harder
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"A small dog that appears on the copyright page joyfully keeps pace with Chris to the satisfying conclusion in this small but funny episode. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Harder's first book is aimed at bicyclists, including those still soldiering on with training wheels. Read full book review >