Search Results: "Jayne Ann Krentz"


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ALL NIGHT LONG by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2006

"Fans won't care: It's good, creepy fun from a pro who can practically write in the dark."
The mistress of sheet-wringing suspense (Falling Awake, 2004, etc.) scores with a sexy thriller set in Dunsley, a small northern California lake town still seething from a family murder 17 years before. Read full book review >

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RIVER ROAD by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Another Krentz winner."
Returning to Summer River after 13 years, Lucy Sheridan learns that a mortifying event from her adolescence was actually a rescue, and her teen crush and savior, Mason Fletcher, makes a great partner—in life and in crime investigation. Read full book review >

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COPPER BEACH by Jayne Ann Krentz
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Although the stakes are far-fetched and fanciful, the suspense never flags, and such ado over print material carries its own nostalgic allure."
In this launch of Krentz's Dark Legacy series, a psychic rare-book expert must wrest a valuable text from evildoers while resisting (or not) the uncanny charms of her client. Read full book review >

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FIRED UP by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2010

"The fun here is the sexual tension between the protagonists; the rest is psychic-babble."
A lost lamp is the MacGuffin in this dim, talky paranormal suspenser from Krentz (White Lies, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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LIGHT IN SHADOW by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2003

"Strictly for the fans."
A tame, talky thriller from prolific bestseller Krentz (Smoke in Mirrors, 2002, etc.) in which interior decorator Zoe Luce sees red—and it ain't paint. Read full book review >

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TRUTH OR DARE by Jayne Ann Krentz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 5, 2004

"Four trite plots for the price of one, from the ever-popular author of Light In Shadows (2002, etc.)."
What is it about November? And about sequels? Read full book review >

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ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"The usual slick Krentzian invention: It pushes all the right buttons—and it always works. (First printing of 180,000)"
With typically cheerful panache, Krentz (a.k.a. Read full book review >

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DREAM EYES by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Romantic suspense with a psychic twist—or, a little bit of everything, all wrapped up in wonderful."
When Gwen Frazier returns to Wilby, Ore., to investigate the death of her mentor, she knows she's opening up psychic wounds she'd rather forget, and when her best friend sends in investigator Judson Coppersmith to help, she realizes she's met her match, romantically and psychically. Will their attraction, skills and talent be enough, in time, to solve the mystery and save them both? Read full book review >

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PROMISE NOT TO TELL by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Another complex, compelling romantic suspense novel from a queen of the genre."
Two childhood survivors of a cult massacre investigate the death of another survivor and discover a trail that may finally lead them to the group's missing psychopathic leader. Read full book review >

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LOST & FOUND by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2001

"Formulaic but smooth suspense, mostly for the fans, who will love it."
In the latest from perennial bestseller Krentz (Soft Focus, 2000), an art expert uncovers a forgery scam . . . and falls in love. Read full book review >

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SHARP EDGES by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"Krentz's usual lilting, charming prose and slightly eccentric characters find themselves at the service of a regrettably pedestrian suspenser."
Perhaps Krentz's fiction (Grand Passion, 1994, etc.) ought to be packaged with madeleines, if only to reinforce the sense of dÇjÖ vu her fans must feel with every page, tripping over bits and pieces that have been used in her historical romances, written as Amanda Quick, and that may well be incorporated in her science-fictional ones, written as Jayne Castle. Read full book review >

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DEEP WATERS by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1997

"Intermittently hokey and unsurprising, but, still, with an appealing drive."
With her customary offbeat setting and flair for the supernatural, Krentz (Absolutely Positively, 1996, etc.) offers a tale that depends heavily on the other elements in her standard formula: one-part romance, one-part mystery, with a dash of sex and adventure for good measure. Read full book review >