Search Results: "Jane Tesh"


BOOK REVIEW

NOW YOU SEE IT by Jane Tesh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"The charms of Tesh's quirky characters often outweigh the mystery."
It takes a combination of psychic ability and a knowledge of magic tricks to solve the murder of a magician. Read full book review >

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BABY, TAKE A BOW  by Jane Tesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"The fifth in Tesh's psychic series (Just You Wait, 2015, etc.) is again more enjoyable for the odd mix of characters than the meager mystery."
It will take more than one North Carolina psychic to solve a detective's tangle of cases. Read full book review >

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EVIL TURNS by Jane Tesh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"Mac's fifth adventure is just as quirky as its predecessors (A Bad Reputation, 2014, etc.), with the bonus of a stronger, more complex mystery."
Covens, centennial celebrations, and murders rock a small North Carolina town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A BAD REPUTATION by Jane Tesh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"Enjoyably quirky and sympathetic characters don't quite make up for a weak mystery."
The murder of a millionaire stirs passions in a small North Carolina town. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A HARD BARGAIN by Jane Tesh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Tesh (A Case of Imagination, not reviewed) spins an intriguing, wryly amusing tale of a beauty queen trying to get respect."
A former beauty-pageant regular reinvents herself as a private eye in the little town of Celosia, N.C. Read full book review >

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STOLEN HEARTS by Jane Tesh
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Tesh (A Hard Bargain, 2007, etc.) gets her new series off to a promising start.

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A P.I. and a psychic team up to solve a series of crimes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MIXED SIGNALS by Jane Tesh
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Randall's second appearance (Stolen Hearts, 2011) combines a solid mystery with a plethora of suspects and quirky regulars."
A North Carolina private eye and his psychic pal combine their talents to solve a murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO MORE CUDDLES! by Jane Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A fully rounded, easily associative, and visually inviting story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
As everybody knows, a bigfoot likes his privacy, even if he is built to cuddle: snuggly, soft, and silky (at least those bigfeet like Barry, who evidently knows about bathing). Read full book review >

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ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT by Jane Cabrera
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Sweet, if freighted. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Cabrera transmutes the simple children's song into a participatory singalong with a nod to wildlife diversity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MILLIE FIERCE by Jane Manning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2012

"The spiky, colorful art is more interesting than the plot, but Millie's fierceness in the middle will speak both to tots who've tried it and those who haven't. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Alluring, edgy watercolors with sharp angles show a tyke's transformation from mild to monstrous and back again. Read full book review >

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I'M NOT SLEEPY by Jane Chapman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"An ideal story for those who prefer softer edges to their bedtime shenanigans. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A little owlet employs a big bag of tricks when Grandma tries to get him to settle down to sleep. Read full book review >

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TEN IN THE BED by Jane Cabrera
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2006

"Yet, there's an engaging sense of rhythm and actions in the simple yet imaginative two-page spreads that is balanced by the safe and sunny atmosphere. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A dynamic version of the familiar counting ditty and storytime staple. Read full book review >