Search Results: "Jane Tesh"


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 >

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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 >

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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

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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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

JANE FOSTER'S 123 by Jane Foster
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 7, 2015

"A fetching and effective introduction to the world of numbers. (Board book. 3 mos.-2)"
A simple and stylish counting book. Read full book review >

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COLD, CRUNCHY, COLORFUL by Jane  Brocket
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2014

"Teachers and parents eager for their children to experience the world in a different way will be thrilled. (Informational picture book. 3-7)"
Brocket's latest in the Clever Concepts series uses photographs to explore the five senses. Read full book review >

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DUCK SOCK HOP by Jane Kohuth
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2012

"A webbed-foot folly that makes a tale most jolly. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Put on your jazziest socks and get ready to bop, ‘cause it's duck hop time! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE APPLE-PIP PRINCESS by Jane Ray
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"Ray's trademark illustrations of vibrant scenes and delicate details enliven this satisfying, original fairy tale. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Since the queen's death, the heart has gone out of the kingdom. Read full book review >

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OLD MACDONALD HAD A FARM by Jane Cabrera
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2008

"Nothing particularly original here, but a bright enticement to the very young to sing along, and learn about the farm animals. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Eye-catching illustrations enliven a children's musical classic. Read full book review >