Search Results: "J.G. Goodhind"


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DEADLY LAMPSHADES by J.G. Goodhind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Preposterous and then some, with a new coincidence every other page and a tepid romance that drags on and on."
The beautiful city of Bath succumbs to some ugly, and fatal, smudges. Read full book review >

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MENU FOR MURDER by J.G. Goodhind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"Goodhind's series continues to amuse with its combination of diverse characters, ribald humor, Regency tidbits and perambulations through the glorious city of Bath."
Murder checks in yet again for Bath hotel executive Honey Driver (Walking with Ghosts, 2009, etc.). Read full book review >

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WICKED WORDS by J.G. Goodhind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2011

"Goodhind's nonchalant attitude toward the mystery makes this one more likely to appeal to dedicated fans of Honey's adventures (Murder by Mudpack, 2010, etc.) than to newbies."
Hotelier wanders around Bath, helps solve mystery while she's at it. Read full book review >

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WALKING WITH GHOSTS by J.G. Goodhind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Honey's third is just the thing for cozy-loving Anglophiles."
It's a dark and stormy night for a ghost walk. Read full book review >

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A TASTE TO DIE FOR by J.G. Goodhind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"This sequel to Honey's bright debut (Something in the Blood, 2007) is another hit, with Goodhind's past experience managing a Bath hotel lending authenticity."
Someone is killing off the finest chefs in Bath. Read full book review >

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SOMETHING IN THE BLOOD by J.G. Goodhind
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"The kickoff to Goodhind's new mystery series—fast-moving, with a likable heroine and an impeccably rendered Bath background—is sure to be a hit with Anglophiles."
Bath, England, beloved scene of Jane Austen's Persuasion, suddenly becomes a hotbed of modern murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Song of the Oceanides by J.G. Zymbalist
Released: Jan. 14, 2016

"A clever and finely wrought steampunk tale about aliens and misfits."
Źymbalist tells the story of two Martian girls attempting to get home in this debut steampunk novel. Read full book review >

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THE HUNTING CLUB by J.G. Sandom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1993

"The second half is considerably more predictable, though never less than slickly entertaining, right down to the last, inevitable twist. (Film rights to Warner Brothers—and there's no mystery why.)"
Five New Yorkers out for a bachelor party leave their comfy bar for the Party Girl Lounge, then follow an especially game stripper up to her apartment—and into a spiraling nightmare of murder and its consequences. Read full book review >

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GOSPEL TRUTHS by J.G. Sandom
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1992

"Gospel truths so far into the background."
Eight hundred years ago, somebody hid a copy of the Gnostic Gospel of Thomas—the oft-fabled Q document directly reporting Christ's words—in some cubbyhole in Chartres Cathedral. Read full book review >

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SUPER-CANNES by J.G. Ballard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"The sleek mystery plot makes this the most accessible, if not exactly the most successful, of Ballard's fictional diatribes against the psychopathology of postmodern capitalist culture."
Lured to a Euro-corporate paradise a stone's throw from Cannes, the husband of the facility's new pediatrician, struck by mysterious doings, gradually discovers that (gasp!) he's in a J.G. Ballard novel. Read full book review >

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RUSHING TO PARADISE by J.G. Ballard
Released: May 1, 1995

"Probably Ballard's best and most accessible yet."
Searing, visceral tragicomedy of epic proportions, this novel of a cult leader and her followers on a Pacific island is Ballard's triumphant synthesis of the range of themes that have preoccupied him throughout his career (The Kindness of Women, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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THE KINDNESS OF WOMEN by J.G. Ballard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

In Empire of the Sun (1984), Ballard turned his searing childhood memories—of prison-camp experiences in WW II Shanghai—into fiercely effective autobiographical fiction. Read full book review >