Search Results: "Elizabeth Turnbull"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SEA TIGER by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"A sweetly imaginative story about friendship whose message will linger. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Turnbull's debut plumbs the depths of a friendship between a confident Sea Tiger and a quiet merboy. Read full book review >

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KINGS OF THE CASTLE by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 25, 2017

"A marvelous journey worth taking. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two creatures build a fantastical world together, forging a lifelong friendship. Read full book review >

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PANDORA by Victoria Turnbull
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A valuable ecological message, deftly delivered. Incandescent. (Picture book. 3-9)"
A gentle fox finds a friend in a desolate world. Read full book review >

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LONG DAY MONDAY by Peter Turnbull
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 24, 1993

"Another can't-put-it-down winner for Turnbull."
Glasgow's police, P Division, are hard at work, grappling with two major new cases alongside the usual run of mean-streets crime. Read full book review >

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THE KILLING FLOOR by Peter Turnbull
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 15, 1995

"Rock-solid procedural work by all hands, enlivened by Turnbull's usual trenchant snapshots of every hand but the corpse's."
A motorist's accident uncovers a corpse in the shrubbery outside an unoccupied house in suburban Glasgow—a corpse without head or hands, dead at least six months. Read full book review >

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DEATHTRAP by Peter Turnbull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"An entertaining chronicle told in Turnbull's comfortable style (The Man With No Face, 1998, etc), marred only by its barely credible denouement."
Yet another of the author's absorbing procedurals, this time set in the city of York, where Detective Chief Inspector George Hennessey presides over the Micklegate Bar Police Station when local retiree John Smith, taking his usual walk on the edge of the Whickham Great Wood, comes across the body of freelance reporter Cornelius Weekes, an apparent suicide, in a closed, fume-filled car. Read full book review >

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IN VINO VERITAS by Peter Turnbull
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"Turnbull's fast-paced procedural should appeal to fans of the dogged-determination puzzler."
A tipsy conversation leads DI Harry Vicary's team (Denial of Murder, 2015, etc.) to reopen a cold case.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

God's Gay Agenda by Sandra Turnbull
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"An engaging, impassioned argument for acceptance from a Christian perspective."
Is God at work in societal change? In her debut, Turnbull asserts that the answer is a definitive yes. Read full book review >

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THE GARDEN PARTY by Peter Turnbull
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"Vicary, well up on grit but short on detection, spins the same facts over multiple witnesses and interviews."
A very unauthorized interment provides a third outing for Metropolitan DI Harry Vicary (Deep Cover, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >

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TREASURE TROVE by Peter Turnbull
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2004

"Not even an 11th-hour kidnapping can redeem Turnbull's latest from deadly dullness."
Multiple murder scarcely disturbs the deeper slumber of veteran Turnbull's Yorkshire this time out. Read full book review >

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AND DID MURDER HIM by Peter Turnbull
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"Sturdy fare for procedural fans."
Another of the author's workmanlike procedurals dealing mostly with Glasgow's grungy underclass of petty thieves and drug addicts. Read full book review >

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FEAR OF DROWNING by Peter Turnbull
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Turnbull's fans won't be disappointed."
Turnbull's new series kicks off with a change in venue from Glasgow to York and a change in the policeman hero from DI Donoghue (The Man With No Face, 1998, etc.) to DI Hennessey, aided by Lieutenant Yellich. Read full book review >