Search Results: "Jane A. Adams"


BOOK REVIEW

A MURDEROUS MIND by Jane A. Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"Combining police procedural with elements of psychological suspense and spy thrillers produces a murky mess likely to please aficionados of none of the above."
A band of amateurs competes with numerous police officers to solve a grisly crime. Read full book review >

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A REASON TO KILL by Jane A. Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2008

"Rina's kickoff emphasizes people and place, letting the reader in on secrets early and relying on psychological conflict to drive the appealing plot."
The creator of Naomi Blake (Legacy of Lies, 2007, etc.) sets her new series in the sleepy south coast town of Frantham, where escaping the past isn't as easy as it looks. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KILLING A STRANGER by Jane A. Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2006

"Adams expends her energy in exploring the inner lives of her characters and the relationships they form with each other. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but it makes for more melodrama than mystery."
Ex-Detective Inspector Naomi Blake (Heatwave, 2005, etc.) tries to help local teens understand how one of their own could become a murderer and a suicide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ADAMS by Chidem Kurdas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2017

"A fresh, well-thought-out approach to two legends."
Kurdas' (Seven Reasons to Love the Constitution, 2017, etc.) debutnovel offers a clever new twist on the often tumultuous relationship between two of America's Founding Fathers. Read full book review >

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DEATH SCENE by Jane A. Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2017

"The second case for this team is a worthy follow-up to their debut, leaving the reader hoping for more."
DCI Henry Johnstone and DS Mickey Hitchens return to solve the murder of a rising film star. Read full book review >

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NIGHT VISION by Jane A. Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2012

"More thriller than mystery, Naomi's eighth leaves way too many loose ends to satisfy."
Former detective Naomi Blake (Blood Ties, 2011, etc.) is terrified by telephone calls from a former friend who died in a fiery crash. Read full book review >

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LEGACY OF LIES by Jane A. Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"Scant puzzlement on offer here; the mystery is so pat Napoleon could solve it."
There's more to Rupert Friedman's death than there seems, with complications that put his nephew Alec and Alec's blind fiancée Naomi Blake (Killing a Stranger, 2006, etc.) in peril. Read full book review >

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CAUSE OF DEATH by Jane A. Adams
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A promisingly tangled skein of mysteries unravels abruptly in MacGregor's sixth case."
A killer's release from prison complicates life for retired actress Rina Martin (The Power of One, 2009, etc.) on the eve of her return to television. Read full book review >

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HEATWAVE by Jane A. Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Adams handles her foolproof central situation capably but without the frills of unexpected developments or interesting people."
A bank robbery in Ingham goes bad, leaving a dozen hostages at the mercy of the robbers. Read full book review >

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SECRETS by Jane A. Adams
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"Adams' latest adventure for Blake and Friedman spins a puzzle so convoluted that even she can't seem to solve it."
Retired police officers Naomi Blake and Alec Friedman's house hunting is interrupted by a mysterious stranger's suicide. Read full book review >