Search Results: "Elizabeth Adler"


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ALL OR NOTHING by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2000

"Call this film noir on silk sheets."
Adler (Sooner or Later, 1997, etc.) may have moved from cream-stuffed romance to sensuously creamy suspense, but she's still heavy on the gardenia scent and crushed velvet. Read full book review >

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SUMMER IN TUSCANY by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2002

"Another tame romance with a tax-deductible foreign locale from Adler, who knocks them out industriously (Last Time I Saw Paris, 2001, etc.)."
Forlorn ER doc learns to love again under Italy's sunny skies. Read full book review >

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NOW OR NEVER by Elizabeth Adler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1997

"Sweetness and flight, performed with procedural aplomb."
Adler breaks out of rich-and-famous romances and into the champagne-laced serial-killer variety—and comes through with a smooth by-the-numbers plot. Read full book review >

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IN A HEARTBEAT by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2000

"Adler (All or Nothing, 1999, etc.) makes this tangled plot seem plausible without even breaking a sweat. And, as always, her direct, razor-sharp style doesn't waste a word—or anybody's time."
A complex mystery adroitly interwoven with an appealing romance, courtesy of a seasoned pro. Read full book review >

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INVITATION TO PROVENCE by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Talky, contrived, sure to please the fans."
Setting: the south of France. Plot: see quiz below. Read full book review >

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A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY by Elizabeth Adler
Released: June 19, 2012

"Adler, much like an inexperienced cook, has thrown everything she finds into the pot. Instead of creating a reasonably tasty dish, she's dished up some unpalatable mush."
Another over-the-top romantic suspense novel from the author of It All Began In Monte Carlo (2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE PROPERTY OF A LADY by Elizabeth Adler
Released: Feb. 20, 1990

Adler, a writer just as glitzy as your Krantzes and Collinses, but with a modicum more of good sense and verisimilitude, comes up with another wide-screen romance/ intrigue in the tradition of her Peach (1987) and The Rich Shall Inherit (1989). Read full book review >

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THE RICH SHALL INHERIT by Elizabeth Adler
Released: June 16, 1989

Adler's latest pop fiction outing is just as elaborately plotted as her previous two, Leonie (1985) and Peach (1987). Read full book review >

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IT ALL BEGAN IN MONTE CARLO by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2010

"Although her acerbic prose is a welcome diversion, Adler's tell-don't-show moralizing may have unintended consequences: Readers might sympathize more with Kitty than with her smugly entitled jet-setter nemeses."
Another frothy adventure in the South of France, Adler's follow-up to There's Something About St. Tropez (2009). Read full book review >

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THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS by Elizabeth Adler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"Silly romance with an absurdly shallow lover—though Dan seems deep enough for Lara."
Fifteenth romance from the bestselling Adler (All or Nothing, 2000, etc.), this time about a doctor's wife who runs off to France with her young lover . Read full book review >

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THE TIES THAT BIND by Warren Adler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 1994

"Fiona's recent adventures."
Who would've thought that Sgt. Read full book review >

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THE NO PLACE CAT by C.S. Adler
ANIMALS
Released: April 22, 2002

"Nonetheless, readers, especially children of divorce, should relate to Tess and find her a sympathetic protagonist. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Tess, 12, finds emotional comfort in a stray cat she befriends after running away from her efficient, sensible father and stepmother to live with her slapdash, irresponsible mother. Read full book review >