Search Results: "Jeffrey Siger"


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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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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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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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AN AEGEAN APRIL  by Jeffrey Siger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"The ninth case for Siger's Greek detective (Santorini Caesars, 2016, etc.), brimming with suspense and a distinct sense of place, continues to deepen the back story of its band of heroes."
Brutal murder stains the idyllic Greek island of Lesvos. Is organized crime attempting to gain a foothold in paradise, or is this the work of refugees? 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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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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JEFFREY STRANGEWAYS by Jill Murphy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1992

"Murphy's adept pen drawings add a lot to the fun. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The author of The Worst Witch (1974) tells a funny story about a medieval 11-year-old whose rescue of the local knight- errant is the result of slapstick-style good luck. Read full book review >

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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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A SONG FOR JEFFREY by Constance M. Foland
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"For sheer tear-jerking, this is not up to Lurlene McDaniel's formulaic novels, but it has rewarding moments. (Fiction. 9-12)"
In a loving, occasionally sentimental story, Dodie is having a hard year: her parents are separated, and heading for divorce; her older brother, once a comrade, now finds her useless; her hopes for the school talent show are squashed by a disastrous tryout; and there is no one her age in the neighborhood. Read full book review >