Search Results: "Jeffrey M. Siger"


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MURDER IN MYKONOS by Jeffrey M. Siger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Siger's intimate knowledge of Mykonos adds color and interest to his serviceable prose and his simple premise. The result is a surprisingly effective debut novel."
Can Greece's first serial killer be stopped before he claims another victim? Read full book review >

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SANTORINI CAESARS by Jeffrey Siger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"The eighth case for Siger's police hero (Devil of Delphi, 2015, etc.) has a timely plot and a handful of engaging back stories about its detective team."
When the black-sheep daughter of a high-ranking Greek military officer is brutally murdered, the motive is murky and the array of suspects immense. Read full book review >

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DEVIL OF DELPHI by Jeffrey Siger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"Though the reader is always several steps ahead of the police here, Siger's sublimely malevolent villains make the book a page-turner."
When Greek police go after the counterfeit-wine industry, they stir up a hornet's nest of syndicate counteroffensives and unleash a psychopath. Read full book review >

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PREY ON PATMOS by Jeffrey Siger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"The third case for the appealing Andreas (Assassins in Athens, 2009, etc.) will immerse readers in a fascinating culture."
Who hated a venerable monk enough to kill him? Read full book review >

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TARGET: TINOS by Jeffrey Siger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2012

"The fourth case for a sleuth who doesn't suffer fools gladly (Prey on Patmos, 2011, etc.) pairs a crisp style with a complex portrait of contemporary Greece to bolster another solid whodunit."
What worries Chief Inspector Kaldis more, his inability to solve an incendiary murder or his impending nuptials? Read full book review >

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SONS OF SPARTA by Jeffrey Siger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2014

"Kaldis' sixth case (Mykonos After Midnight, 2013, etc.) offers a lively, gritty plot, an abundance of local color and two righteous heroes."
A rugged region of Greece harbors rough and vengeful crime syndicates. Is veteran Inspector Kaldis tough enough to break them? Read full book review >

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MYKONOS AFTER MIDNIGHT by Jeffrey Siger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 3, 2013

"From the easy banter of its three cops to its clutch of unpredictable villains, Kaldis' fifth (Target: Tinos, 2012, etc.) reads more like an Elmore Leonard caper than a whodunit."
On Mykonos, Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis plays a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a volatile crime kingpin. Read full book review >

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ASSASSINS OF ATHENS by Jeffrey Siger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"Otherwise undistinguished, but greatly enhanced by Siger's intimate knowledge of Athens. Armchair travelers take note."
The intricately planned murder of a wealthy young Greek has disturbing implications. Read full book review >

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We Were Warriors Once by Jeffrey M. Freeman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 27, 2010

"A dense, ultimately disappointing insider's depiction of the U.S. military."
A sprawling military novel that follows high-ranking soldiers from the 1960s through the 1990s. Read full book review >

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SUDDENLY, LOVE by Aharon Appelfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Appelfeld writes simply but gorgeously about important things, and the translation is particularly graceful and supple."
A quiet, moving and utterly convincing story about the growing love between an aging author and his companion. Read full book review >

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BLOOMS OF DARKNESS by Aharon Appelfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2010

"Poignant and tender without being sentimental, the novel achieves its powerful emotive effects through simplicity and understatement—a beautiful read."
An unadorned and heartbreaking tale of a young boy coming of age during World War II. Read full book review >

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THE MAN WHO NEVER STOPPED SLEEPING by Aharon Appelfeld
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"Appelfeld's style is never flashy, but the plainness of his writing gives post-Holocaust events both starkness and power."
Prolific author Appelfeld once again delivers with a novel of great sensitivity, finely attuned to the difficulties of responding to post-Holocaust living. Read full book review >