Search Results: "Ernst Aebi"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"The stuff that dreams are made of—and it's all real. (Sixteen pages of color photos)"
Amazing tale of how Aebi—an N.Y.C.-based artist, loft- renovator, and explorer—breathes new life into a decaying village in the depths of the Sahara Desert. Read full book review >

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HANNAH MAE O’HANNIGAN’S WILD WEST SHOW by Lisa Ernst
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2003

"Hannah Mae's exploit is sure to corral plenty of little dogies with their own dreams of saddling up. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A born cowgirl saves her uncle's ranch from an unusual menace in this cheery oater. Read full book review >

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HIGHLAND FLING by Kathleen Ernst
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2006

"Readers will wish that she and Miguel had at least gotten to the kissing part, however. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Tanya MacDonald Zeshonski is 15, and divorce has led her mom to move to North Carolina from the Wisconsin Tanya loved. Read full book review >

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A MEMORY OF MUSKETS by Kathleen Ernst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2016

"Veteran Ernst (Death on the Prairie, 2015, etc.) provides a new perspective on the Civil War woven together with a compelling mystery."
The strange atmosphere in an old cabin almost ruins a relationship. Read full book review >

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HERITAGE OF DARKNESS by Kathleen Ernst
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Chloe's fourth (The Light Keeper's Legacy, 2012, etc.) provides a little mystery, a little romance and a little more information about Norwegian folk art and tales."
Murder is the latest exhibit in a Norwegian folk-art museum. Read full book review >

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THE HEIRLOOM MURDERS by Kathleen Ernst
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Complex characterization and a stronger mystery make Ernst's second more likely to appeal to a broader audience than her debut, which got by largely on interesting historical tidbits still happily in evidence here."
A curator and a cop team up to solve a murder. Read full book review >

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A DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER by Ernst Jünger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"Delicately mannered and full of nuance, this is certainly subtle—but a side effect of its careful, quiet understatement is that is seems over before it's really begun."
An innocent young German receives a rude awakening at the hands of world-weary decadents in fin de siäcle Paris—in a polished tale from the prolific JÅnger, a 97-year-old author who's acclaimed in Europe but little known here. Read full book review >

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MINING FOR JUSTICE  by Kathleen Ernst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2017

"The eighth in the series contrasts the difficult life of Wisconsin's Cornish miners with the heroine's burgeoning romance, highlighting both her researching skills and her unusual feel for the past."
A curator takes on a temporary assignment in a new town. Read full book review >

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Made Men by Bradley Ernst
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2016

"A haunting historical backdrop provides a base for a triad of curious but irresistible characters."
Three boys, products of a Nazi geneticist's experiment, break free from their confines, with one of them becoming a proficient killer, in the second of Ernst's (Inhumanum, 2016) thriller series.Read full book review >

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OLD WORLD MURDER by Kathleen Ernst
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"A gentle puzzler best appreciated by amateur genealogists and folk artists. The slow pace will bore most others."
Ernst, a veteran of YA fiction, introduces her first adult heroine in this cozy, small-town mystery. Read full book review >

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BETRAYAL AT CROSS CREEK by Kathleen Ernst
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"Still, a grand read and an important addition for this age group about the Revolutionary War. (Historical fiction. 8-14)"
The American Revolution smolders in the North Carolina hills in 1775; for the thousands of recently immigrated Scots settlers, choosing sides is very difficult. Read full book review >