Search Results: "Imogen Edwards-Jones"


BOOK REVIEW

TUSCANY FOR BEGINNERS by Imogen Edwards-Jones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2005

"A fresh, fearless voice takes no prisoners."
A U.S. debut by British author Edwards-Jones skewers a provincial ex-pat community toughing it out amid the sensuous wilds of Tuscany. Read full book review >

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UNRAVEL by Imogen Howson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 8, 2014

"The plot is uneven, but it ends strongly. (Science fiction. 12-17)"
Elissa and Lin return to Sekoia to try to help out in the aftermath of the secrets they exposed in Linked (2013). Read full book review >

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THE PARIS WINTER by Imogen Robertson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 18, 2014

"With a twisty, well-crafted plot, this novel is rich in historical detail and robust with personality."
Three young women, joined by their independent spirits and love of art, become embroiled in a criminal plot in belle epoque Paris. Read full book review >

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ISLAND OF BONES by Imogen Robertson
Released: Oct. 15, 2012

"A sure hit for the audience of this CSI subgenre, the rest of us need not visit this Island."
A historical fantasy set in England in the last quarter of the 18th century, this novel features the intrepid detective duo: pert widow Mrs. Harriet Westerman and severe Gabriel Crowther. Read full book review >

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ANATOMY OF MURDER by Imogen Robertson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2012

"Book three is under way."
Spies, corpses, tarot cards and countertenors combine in this appealing if overextended adventure featuring a pair of amateur sleuths in 18th-century London. Read full book review >

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LINKED by Imogen Howson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 11, 2013

"Moral dilemmas and character development distinguish it from the crowded dystopian field. (Science fiction. 12-17)"
A teenage girl learns the terrifying truth about her physically painful visions of another girl's life. Read full book review >

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CIRCLE OF SHADOWS by Imogen Robertson
Released: June 17, 2013

"Though some readers may find this adventure too long and convoluted, the combination of unusual historical nuggets, a taxing mystery and good writing will please many more."
An English widow and an anatomist visit 18th-century Germany to rescue a relative accused of murder. Read full book review >

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INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS by Imogen Robertson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 21, 2011

"More a whydunit than a whodunit, but spirited, quality entertainment nonetheless."
A series of murders in an 18th-century English village leads to the investigation of a ruined aristocratic family by an unlikely forensic duo, in an enjoyable debut. Read full book review >

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THE AZTEC EMPIRE  by Imogen Greenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 15, 2017

"Ineffective and misleading. (Graphic nonfiction. 8-11)"
This comic-book-like synthesis of the Aztec empire surveys the history and culture of one of the major civilizations of pre-Hispanic Mexico. Read full book review >

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THE WELCOMING COMMITTEE by Imogen de la Bere
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2004

"Conceptually cute, but sluggish in the telling."
New Zealand author de la Bere (The Last Deception of Palliser Wentwood, 1999, etc.) gives a piquant twist to the Welcome Home Party. Read full book review >