Search Results: "Jac Simensen"


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STONE THE DEVIL by Jac Simensen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Should appeal to fans of political intrigue who demand visceral and intellectual gratification."
In this political thriller, disparate characters act out—whether voluntarily or through trickery—a plot hatched by wealthy and powerful men hoping to turn the tide of history in their favor. Read full book review >

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BLACK MAMBA by Jac Simensen
Released: April 28, 2011

"An exciting, imaginative mix of magic and creole charisma."
Voodoo, sex and violence mark the story of a remarkably resilient young girl who survives a world of sordid corruption on the way to wielding astonishing powers. Read full book review >

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THE GRIP OF IT by Jac Jemc
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"Shivery and smart. A book that brings the legacy of Henry James into the modern world with great effect."
A psychological spook story in the best high literary tradition. Read full book review >

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A DIFFERENT BED EVERY TIME by Jac Jemc
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"A lot of gauntlet-throwing for a slim book, but its provocations are worth meeting halfway."
An entertaining, spiky batch of experimental fiction concerned with the disconnect among siblings, lovers and parents. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF LOST FRAGRANCES by M.J. Rose
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 13, 2012

"Although cynics would say that the convoluted plot is built on coincidence, Rose's characters repeatedly preach that coincidence does not exist; maybe not, but here's proof that claptrap does."
This addition to Rose's Reincarnationist series of spiritualist romance thrillers (The Memoirist, 2008, etc.) takes on the power of scent as a gateway back to past lives. Read full book review >