Search Results: "Elizabeth Nickson"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"A broad-brush demonization of environmentalism."
A veteran journalist's screed about the tyranny of the environmental movement in rural America. Read full book review >

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SKIN LIKE SILVER by Chris Nickson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"Not the best of Nickson's Victorian mysteries (Two Bronze Pennies, 2015, etc.) but still full of engaging characters as the author continues to intertwine social problems with murder."
Suffragettes and serial killers have the populace of Victorian Leeds on edge. Read full book review >

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ON COPPER STREET by Chris Nickson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2017

"Nickson (Modern Crimes, 2017, etc.) is particularly adept at fleshing out his characters and providing a surprising solution to this procedural."
A Victorian police detective's newest cases and the vicissitudes of his private life give him cause to ponder his own mortality. Read full book review >

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TWO BRONZE PENNIES by Chris Nickson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2015

"Another of Nickson's excellent police procedurals with a social conscience."
The Christmas Eve killing of a Jew exposes the depth of anti-Semitism in 1890s Leeds. Read full book review >

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AT THE DYING OF THE YEAR by Chris Nickson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2013

"Despite the relative dearth of mystery, this case for Nottingham (Come the Fear, 2012, etc.) is a wicked good combination of history and social commentary."
The Constable of Leeds investigates the most horrifying case of his long career. Read full book review >

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COME THE FEAR by Chris Nickson
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Nottingham's fourth (The Constant Lovers, 2012, etc.) is a police procedural with a nicely detailed historical setting, the obligatory social commentary and a middling mystery."
A fire in a house that stands empty in 1733 reveals the charred corpse of a pregnant woman. Read full book review >

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SUPERHERO by Chris Nickson
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1998

"650)."
Shoddy flummery masquerading as biography. Read full book review >

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COLD CRUEL WINTER by Chris Nickson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Nickerson's follow-up to Broken Token (2010) is an exciting tale that explores the vast gulf between the rich and poor while delivering a first-rate mystery."
The bitter cold winter of 1732 is a season of death in Leeds. Read full book review >

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FAIR AND TENDER LADIES by Chris Nickson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"To Nickson's customary historical detail and social commentary, Nottingham's latest adventure adds twists that may leave fans stunned."
The time is 1734, the place Leeds, the problem multiple murders. Read full book review >

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THE CONSTANT LOVERS by Chris Nickson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2012

"Nottingham's third (Cold, Cruel Winter, 2011, etc.) does not provide a very challenging mystery but is worth reading for the details of life in 18th-century Leeds."
His investigation into the death of a young woman stretches to the limit the meager resources of Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds. Read full book review >

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by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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SPILL THE WINE AND TAKE THAT PEARL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Pearl Thief (Code Name Verity #0.5) by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: Go On, Take The Money and Run
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: I Capture the Castle
Bonus Factors: Crumbling Aristocracy, Sweet Ride, History’s Mysteries
Relationship Status: It’s Like Being In Love, Discovering Your Best Friend

Cover Story: Go On, Take The ...


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