Search Results: "Geraldine Evans"


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WALKER EVANS by Thomas Nau
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: April 1, 2007

"Nevertheless, it succeeds in conveying the intellectual and social environment that nurtured Evans and his unwavering artistic vision—for that reason, it's an important document. (source notes, bibliography, chronology, index) (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Nau presents the life and times of photographer Walker Evans, who first found widespread recognition with his photos for James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Read full book review >

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GERALDINE FIRST by Holly Keller
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 1996

"Keller (Rosata, 1995, etc.) conveys through her cheerful illustrations not only the many moods of her young heroine, but also a subplot involving Mama and Papa's own reactions to the bickering siblings. (Picture book. 4+)"
Geraldine is back and this time her little brother, Willie, trails after her, saying everything she says and doing everything she does. ``Stop copying me, Willie,'' snaps Geraldine. Read full book review >

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DYING FOR YOU by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Evans brings wit and insight to this tale of looking for love in all the wrong places."
Detective Inspector Joseph Rafferty's brief flirtation with a dating service is complicated when the first two ladies to take his fancy turn up dead the morning after. Read full book review >

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DEATH DANCE by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2010

"As Rafferty tills the same ground over and over, Evans trudges toward a huge anticlimax that will to satisfy neither mystery-lovers nor romance buffs."
A case he can't seem to solve threatens to derail a British detective's long-awaited nuptials. Read full book review >

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ALL THE LONELY PEOPLE by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Little humor and no surprises, though the sense of tedium seems authentic enough."
While suffering the privations of life on his own, DI Joseph Rafferty tries gamely to solve the murder of an unpopular businessman. Read full book review >

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DEATH DUES by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"The only real mystery in this tepid procedural is whether Rafferty himself will end up in hock to Malcolm Forbes."
Protecting even those who may not deserve it, Rafferty and Llewellyn (A Thrust to the Vitals, 2007, etc.) try to find out who's been mugging the collection agents of Elmhurst's most prominent loan sharks. Read full book review >

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A THRUST TO THE VITALS by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2007

"Evans's latest entry sits squarely in the Rafferty-Llewellyn tradition of solid, straightforward detection mingled with family mayhem."
Once again, DI Joseph Rafferty (Blood on the Bones, 2006, etc.) risks his job to protect a relative implicated in a murder. Read full book review >

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ABSOLUTE POISON by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2003

"Their fifth outing takes Rafferty and Llewellyn (Dead Before Morning, 1994, etc.) over familiar yet satisfying ground."
Inspector Joseph Rafferty's Ma told him it was all his fault; he should have gone into the building trades like his Da. Read full book review >

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DEAD BEFORE MORNING by Geraldine Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1993

"A sequel, alas, is in the works."
The debut of marriage-phobic Detective Inspector Joseph Rafferty and his well-educated, lonely subordinate, Sergeant Llewellyn, who are called to the grounds of a posh private psychiatric hospital to survey the naked body of a young woman with her face bashed in. Read full book review >

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WALKER EVANS by James R. Mellow
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 1999

"Well written, lively, and thoroughly documented, Mellow's biography is a fine contribution to American art and cultural history."
A superb biography of a photographer who, dead for a quarter of a century, still exerts a powerful influence. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2014

"A thoroughly researched, elegantly written historical tale."
Evans (Deadly Reunion, 2011, etc.) creatively imagines the private life of Mary Rose Tudor in this richly textured historical novel. Read full book review >

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DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN by Geraldine Evans
Released: Dec. 13, 1994

"Dead Before Morning (1993)."
Yorkshire Inspector Joe Rafferty's original hope that Barbara Longman was smothered among the wildflowers in Tiffey Meadow by whoever has already killed two women across the river in Suffolk—somebody he won't have the primary responsibility for catching—is dashed when the Suffolk police get two confessions, but not three, from their suspect, confirming Rafferty's suspicion that his murder is the work of a copycat. Read full book review >