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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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THE PHANTOM BULLY by Jeffrey Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 28, 2015

"Everybody's middle school years should be as ultimately satisfying as Roan's, whether they are Jedis-in-training or not. (Graphic fantasy. 8-12)"
Perhaps playing off the principle that a great ending will mitigate almost anything, this story has at least a dozen endings, and all of them are pretty spectacular. Read full book review >

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WHO BROKE THE VASE? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"An interesting debut, one that may instigate discussion, emotion, and, yes, even laughs. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A broken vase, an eyewitness, and a cast of improbable suspects lead to one surprise ending in this celebration of the whopper. Read full book review >

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WHO AM I? by Jeffrey Turner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"With full force of knowing right from wrong, readers will jump at the chance to chime in with the repeated admonishment: 'You are a rabbit!' (Picture book. 3-6)"
A rabbit with a madcap imagination pretends to be many other animals. Read full book review >

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CLICK! by Jeffrey Ebbeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"An enjoyable bedtime story that demands to be heard. (Picture book. 3-6)"
An industrious lamp in the shape of a bird fixes all things that go bump in the night. Read full book review >