Search Results: "Diana Hewson"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"A touching testimonial to one man's life and an expression of the depth of love that bound two people together even beyond death."
A personal account of one woman's experiences and revelations of an afterlife following her husband's sudden death. Read full book review >

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SACRED CUT by David Hewson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 27, 2005

"Hewson's literate prose, bolstered by local color and historical tidbits, makes for top-flight entertainment."
Roman detectives and the FBI clash in the hunt for a sadistic serial killer. Read full book review >

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THE LIZARD’S BITE by David Hewson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 7, 2006

"An irresistible protagonist and an attractive prose style are burdened by a hundred pages too many."
Exiled from Rome after annoying his superiors (Sacred Cut, 2005), Nic Costa lands in Venetian hot water. Read full book review >

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LUCIFER’S SHADOW by David Hewson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 3, 2004

"Fun, though judicious cutting would have been helpful. Hewson (A Season for the Dead, 2004, etc.) tends to the overwritten and overstuffed."
Convoluted if entertaining thriller in which a young Englishman encounters mysterious villains in Venice. Read full book review >

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THE VILLA OF MYSTERIES by David Hewson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 25, 2005

"Hewson is a confirmed overplotter, but, still, this is entertaining stuff, with a literate style and an appealing cast."
When a Roman peat bog disgorges a corpse, the cops think it's a mummy. Actually, it's a daughter—that of a major wiseguy. Read full book review >

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A SEASON FOR THE DEAD by David Hewson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 6, 2004

"Hewson (Solstice, 1999) tends to overstuff, but likable Nic exudes series potential."
Series debut, set in contemporary Rome, stars an idealistic detective and a Cardinal without principles. Read full book review >

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THE FALLEN ANGEL by David Hewson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 26, 2011

"A bit overplotted, but as always the writing is superior, and the characters engage."
In the latest from Hewson (City of Fear, 2010, etc.), Sovrintendente Nic Costa of the Questura in Rome must cope with three enigmatic young women, one of them dead since 1599. Read full book review >

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WILDFLOWER ABC by Diana Pomeroy
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1997

"Some readers will want to refer to the earlier book for instructions on how to create the prints. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
Using potato prints, acrylic paints, and appliquÇ, Pomeroy (One Potato, 1996) has created an alphabet of wildflowers not to be missed. Read full book review >

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ELEANOR, ARTHUR, AND CLAIRE by Diana Engel
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 1992

"With the importance it places on creativity in relationships and in working through grief, unusual and effective as well as appealing. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Claire loves visits with Grandma, a painter, and Grandpa, a sculptor. Read full book review >

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ONE POTATO by Diana Pomeroy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

"Odds are that young readers will stampede kitchenward on a potato raid! (Picture book/nonfiction. 3-8)"
Subtitled "A Counting Book of Potato Prints,'' Pomeroy's first book is a handsome one indeed. Read full book review >

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JOSEPHINA HATES HER NAME by Diana Engel
Released: March 24, 1989

The little alligator girl introduced in Josephina, the Great Collector is back in another illuminating vignette. Read full book review >