Search Results: "Elizabeth Bailey"


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THE DEATHLY PORTENT by Elizabeth Bailey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2012

"Like The Gilded Shroud (2011, etc.), a fulsome simulacrum of the Regency era, with just enough upstairs/downstairs brouhaha to entertain fans of Downton Abbey."
The village blacksmith succumbs to a roof cave-in. Read full book review >

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THE GILDED SHROUD by Elizabeth Bailey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 6, 2011

"First in a Regency suspense series from newcomer Bailey, who's a trifle long-winded but has the scenery and the upstairs-downstairs characters down pat."
A Dowager's companion and a second son join forces to uncover a murderer. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 2, 2013

"A sad commentary on our times, but not to be ignored."
A grim reminder of the threat that parents and children face from predators. Read full book review >

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IN THE ANTARCTIC by Ella Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"An appealing introduction to Antarctica that appropriately fosters a child's sense of wonder without adding a layer of worry about its future. (Informational picture book. 2-5)"
After a last breakfast with her parents on a frozen coast, a young Adélie penguin spends a long summer feeding in the cold ocean, followed by an even longer dark winter resting on the ice until the sun rises the following spring. Read full book review >

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THE SPECIAL ONES
by Leila Roy

I know only too well what happens to the new ones who are brought here. Gradually they are convinced to change, molded to be who we tell them they are. But there’s another unanswered question: What happens to the ones who leave?
The Special Ones, by Em Bailey
 

The Special Ones live on a secluded farmstead surrounded by ...


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BOOK REVIEW

IN THE SAVANNAH by Ella Bailey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"A sweet ecosystem introduction for preschoolers, the first of a promising series. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The African savanna, home of a tiny lion cub, is full of intriguing wildlife. Read full book review >

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JEOFFRY’S CHRISTMAS by Mary Bryant Bailey
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"Nature-loving parents may particularly appreciate a Christmas story that focuses on providing sustenance for those less fortunate. (Picture book. 3-6)"
In her first work for children, Bailey provides a rhyming text about an orange-striped cat that catches a ride in Santa's sleigh. Read full book review >

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THE GRACE THAT KEEPS THIS WORLD by Tom Bailey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2005

"Conflict without confrontation makes for a very unexciting read."
Tensions simmer in a family right before deer season in the Adirondacks; an awkward first novel following a story collection (Crow Man, not reviewed). Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"A compelling exposé on the once-almighty laws of ducal inheritance."
A British documentary producer and historian creates a bang-up detective story around mysterious gaps in the archives chronicling the sad tale of the ninth Duke of Rutland. Read full book review >

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Released: Dec. 3, 2009

"An engrossing blend of creepy atmospherics, gory jolts and mind-bending conundrums."
In Bailey's (Palindrome Hannah, 2005, etc.) horror saga, a small town seethes with ghouls, apparitions, pranksters and dysfunctional families. Read full book review >