Search Results: "India Edghill"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Persuasive and intriguing."
Edghill (Queenmaker, 2002, etc.) continues her feminist take on the kings of Israel, now with a new spin on the story of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. Read full book review >

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QUEENMAKER by India Edghill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2002

"An intriguing and colorful retelling that incandescently illuminates and interprets an old story. In the tradition of Anita Diamant's The Red Tent—and as good."
A riveting debut tale of the rise of King David also provides a feminist application of The Prince, as Queen Michal must learn Machiavellian guile and statecraft to survive. Read full book review >

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FILE M FOR MURDER by India Edghill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2004

"Cornelia repeatedly interrupts her amateur sleuthing debut with reminders that this is Real Life, Not a Novel. Readers seeking a new novel from biblical romancer Edghill (Wisdom's Daughter, p. 761, etc.) are hereby warned."
An office temp's six-week stint at a New York firm blossoms into—what else?—murder and romance with a police detective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

COMFORT & JOY by India Knight
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Plotless, though clearly warm-hearted holiday fun."
Knight's favorite heroine (My Life on a Plate, 2001) returns, now remarried and juggling a hectic mixed family and a potential new love over the course of three consecutive holiday seasons. Read full book review >

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MY LIFE ON A PLATE by India Knight
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 2000

"The irrepressible Clara is also irresistible: as she deconstructs and reconstructs herself endlessly, there are insights aplenty about making do, holding on, and letting go."
An enormously charming, often scabrously funny first novel by English columnist Knight, who takes a vivacious approach to a once-happily-married woman beset with weighty issues—and two lively wee boys. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BOOK OF MOONS by Rosemary Edghill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"But if you're reading to find out whodunit, you can knock off 50 pages early."
You'd think occultists would be able to keep track of their gear, but as Changing coven member Bast (known to the uninitiate as graphic artist Karen Hightower) circulates from coven to coven preparatory to the Ecumenpicnic celebrated on May Day, she keeps hearing that witch after witch—her friend Glitter, statuesque Xharina, the sleazy bookstore Snake's all-purpose priestess Lorelli Lee—has each lost her copy of the Book of Shadows. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CAPTURED by India Blake
author-photographer India Blake
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 10, 2014

"Youthful and wise, this is the work of an artist poised to continue in both mediums."
Blake's debut collection of poetry and photography quietly pleases the eye and ear. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPEAK DAGGERS TO HER by Rosemary Edghill
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1994

"A one-of-a-kind entry that could become, uh, a cult classic."
Quite a change of pace from Edghill's Regency romances (Two of a Kind, 1988, etc.): the murder of an aspiring witch. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

VICTORIES by Mercedes Lackey
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 22, 2014

"A smart and snarky finale. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
Spirit White and her mage schoolmates prepare for a battle royal in this energetic series ender. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SACRIFICES by Mercedes Lackey
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 2, 2013

"Combat classes, propagandistic emails and the disappearance of students create a bleak read more reminiscent of The Hunger Games than Hogwarts. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Boarding school students prepare for war, but the enemy may already be among them in this tense teen fantasy, third in the Shadow Grail series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW OF ALBION by Andre Norton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 1999

"Swirling intrigues, restrained magics, subtle spies, and dauntless heroines: jolly good."
Alternate-world historical romantic fantasy from veteran Norton (Scent of Magic, 1998, etc.) and new collaborator Edghill. Read full book review >

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CONSPIRACIES by Mercedes Lackey
FANTASY
Released: July 5, 2011

"A diverting if trivial read; it could have been so much more. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Paranoid speculations prove to be sensible strategy in the second entry of this fantasy series. Read full book review >