Search Results: "Jeri Parker"


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A THOUSAND VOICES  by Jeri Parker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 18, 2011

"A loving tribute to friendship that proves how one person can influence the life of another."
As a young teacher, Parker is introduced to a deaf child who immediately captures her heart; they communicate with each other beyond a standard language system and forge a friendship that lasts a lifetime. Read full book review >

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BLOOD LANCE by Jeri Westerson
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Guest's fifth adventure (Troubled Bones, 2011, etc.) again provides a lively tale of historical interest smoothly combined with a worthy mystery."
Despite being disgraced and living by his wits, a former knight cannot forget his vows. Read full book review >

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THE DEMON’S PARCHMENT by Jeri Westerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 2010

"Information on 14th-century anti-Semitism and homosexuality are highlights of Crispin's third adventure, based on a real 15th-century crime spree."
A disgraced knight who's been scratching out a living as a private-inquiry agent in medieval London takes on a case that challenges him in ways he never expected. Read full book review >

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A MAIDEN WEEPING by Jeri Westerson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"Once again Guest's past misdeeds actually help him in the present in a case that includes plenty of red herrings and an interesting look at medieval jurisprudence."
A young apprentice must use every skill he's learned to free his master from prison. Read full book review >

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CURSES AND WARFARE  by Jeri Baird
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"Deepens characterizations as it neatly sets up Volume 3. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Twins Zander and Alexa are faced with the threat of warfare in this second book of the Tokens and Omen series. Read full book review >

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KIZZY ANN STAMPS by Jeri Watts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"The vivid historical setting of this short and satisfying read will leave readers feeling they have experienced life in Kizzy Ann's world. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
With the abundance of stories about a boy and his dog, it's refreshing to see a tale of a girl and her dog. Read full book review >

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VEIL OF LIES by Jeri Westerson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 4, 2008

"This first installment in a planned series, introducing a conflicted hero and delving into the grim lives of ordinary people in medieval times, will appeal to mystery and history fans alike."
A disgraced knight earns a meager living as a private inquiry agent in 1383 London. Read full book review >

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SHADOW OF THE ALCHEMIST by Jeri Westerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Westerson (Blood Lance, 2012, etc.) continues to provide unusual historical detail, offbeat characters and a well-integrated puzzle."
Politics and alchemy combine in a strange and dangerous case for the Tracker. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 14, 1994

"Notes; bibliography; index. (Biography. 9-11)"
The African-American whose career precipitated several watershed events in the civil rights movement is eloquently portrayed in a Trailblazer biography. Read full book review >

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SERPENT IN THE THORNS by Jeri Westerson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 6, 2009

"An appealing premise that dissolves into a chain of events alternately obvious and implausible. Still, Crispin's derring-do as he weaves between the Court and the kitchens is distinctively entertaining."
Outcast former knight Crispin Guest (Veil of Lies, 2008) seeks both vengeance and justice in the stews of medieval London. Read full book review >

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THE SILENCE OF STONES by Jeri Westerson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"Westerson (Shadow of the Alchemist, 2013, etc.) may not exhibit the depth of research other medieval mystery writers display, but her tortured protagonist is never dull, and his newest adventure leads to a swift and satisfying conclusion."
An unfortunate coincidence brings a disgraced knight to the attention of the king he once plotted against. Read full book review >