Search Results: "Jayne Ann Krentz"


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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 >

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SECRET SISTERS by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"Krentz delivers another twisty, plot-driven romantic suspense novel, with two satisfying love stories in the mix."
Eighteen years after she was attacked by a pedophile, Madeline Chase's past is haunting her, and while she knows the man is dead, a recent murder lets her know his dangerous secrets have not been forgotten. Read full book review >

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WHEN ALL THE GIRLS HAVE GONE by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 29, 2016

"A terrific read by a stellar author."
When her stepsister disappears, Charlotte teams up with a private investigator to find her only to discover years' worth of deception and secrets. Read full book review >

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TRUST NO ONE by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"An intriguing, textured mystery that perfectly layers humor, suspense and romance."
When Grace Elland finds her murdered boss's body, she comes to the attention of the police, a sexy new neighbor and an apparent stalker who seems linked to both this crime and a violent event from Grace's past. 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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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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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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GRAND PASSION by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"High sugar, low fiber."
Thin romantic suspense larded with soft-core porn—in a first hardcover from veteran Krentz (aka Amanda Quick). 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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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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FALLING AWAKE by Jayne Ann Krentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2004

"For the fans."
Extreme dreams. 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 >