Search Results: "J. Elizabeth Mills"


BOOK REVIEW

UNTIMELY DEATH by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"In a departure from Wales and her Penny Brannigan series (Slated For Death, 2015, etc.), Duncan introduces a charming new sleuth and plenty of quirky characters sure to appeal to her base and to cozy fans in general."
A costume mistress helps solve a dastardly murder. Read full book review >

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A BRUSH WITH DEATH by Elizabeth J. Duncan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Duncan's second is every bit as delightful as her debut (The Cold Light of Mourning, 2009)—a smoothly written classic English mystery right up there with the best."
Canadian transplant Penny Brannigan, long settled in a Welsh village, inherits a cottage and the mystery that comes with it. Read full book review >

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THE ATOMIC WEIGHT OF LOVE by Elizabeth J. Church
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"An elegant glimpse into the evolution of love and womanhood."
Church's debut novel explores the relationship between sacrifice and love. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Duncan's latest English cozy continues to flesh out her recurring characters while providing more sound mystery-mongering."
Murder threatens to spoil the Christmas celebrations in a quiet Welsh town. Read full book review >

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THE COLD LIGHT OF MOURNING by Elizabeth J.  Duncan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2009

"Duncan's debut is a gentle delight sure to please fans of the classic English mystery."
A manicurist works to solve a murder. Read full book review >

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JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY by Elizabeth J. van Allen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1999

"The life of a literary local hero—of mostly local interest. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An unvarnished, dutiful, rather dull life of the 19th-century "Hoosier Poet," author of "Little Orphant Annie" and "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Read full book review >

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ILL MET BY MURDER by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"Duncan's second Catskills mystery (Untimely Death, 2015, etc.) is a delightful cozy with plenty of interesting characters and a touch of midlife romance."
A Shakespeare play, a pre-wedding party, and a murder are all in a day's work for a clever costume mistress in upstate New York. Read full book review >

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HIS SONG by Elizabeth J. Rosenthal
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Not likely to change anyone's opinion of Elton John's music, good or bad, but it will to far to lend a greater appreciation for the performer. (40 b&w photos, not seen)"
A comprehensive biography that traces the evolution of the pop star known as Elton John, examining both the man and the personality. Read full book review >

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SLATED FOR DEATH by Elizabeth J. Duncan
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2015

"But the tutorial on slate mining and plenty of local color make for an entertaining entry in this long-running series."
A murder in a Welsh slate mine challenges an amateur sleuth. Read full book review >

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MURDER ON THE HOUR by Elizabeth J. Duncan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"Whatever else you can say about appealing Penny, she doesn't let romance distract her from her search for a killer. Information about appraisals and local color enhance the story's charm but fail to make it very mysterious."
Murder is an unintended consequence when Antiques Cymru comes to a Welsh town.Read full book review >