Search Results: "Juliana Gray"


BOOK REVIEW

Juliana by Vanda
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"An overly episodic story that still captures the fear, excitement, and eroticism of a young lesbian's awakening in the 1940s."
In this debuthistorical novel, a girl seeks stardom on Broadway but instead discovers unexpected feelings when she meets a charismatic lesbian singer.Read full book review >

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A MOST EXTRAORDINARY PURSUIT by Juliana Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Surprisingly little happens, and even less is explained. The lack of closure doubtless signals the next installment in the series (The Duke of Olympia Meets His Match, 2016)."
Forced to join a search for a noble heir, a secretary with impeccable character refuses to let herself be dragged into dishonor by the man she's meant to assist. Read full book review >

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HOW TO TAME YOUR DUKE by Juliana Gray
ROMANCE
Released: June 4, 2013

"A delightful romance treat."
When her father is assassinated, Princess Emilie flees to England, then goes undercover as Mr. Grimsby, a male tutor to the teenage son of the scarred, war-wounded Duke of Ashland. Read full book review >

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A STRANGE SCOTTISH SHORE by Juliana Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"Readers of A Most Extraordinary Pursuit (2016) may not be satisfied by the abrupt conclusion of the will-they/won't-they plot; those who skipped the series debut may not have sufficient background to invest in this sequel's fantastic doings."
A woman who researches historical anachronisms must travel through time to rescue her love interest. Read full book review >

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A DUKE NEVER YIELDS by Juliana Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Bright, witty dialogue and superb characterization are the backbones of a fun, intricate historical storyline, and you may at turns laugh out loud and wipe your eyes at this couple's entertaining, tender path to their happily ever after."
When Abigail Harewood—sexually innocent yet effervescently determined to live life to the fullest—decides to take a lover, she sets her sights on notorious rake the Duke of Wallingford, who has just resolved on a year of chastity and sober living. Read full book review >

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HOW TO SCHOOL YOUR SCOUNDREL by Juliana Gray
Released: June 3, 2014

"Another delightful, enchanting romantic adventure from the talented Gray."
A betrayed princess hides in plain sight, disguised as the male secretary to the most ruthless earl in England, biding her time until it's safe to return to her country while falling under the spell of her complex, compelling employer. Read full book review >

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PAINTING JULIANA by Martha Louise Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2014

"Convoluted and overwritten (no detail is left undescribed), Hunter's first effort is a disappointment."
A woman is hit with a hurricane of bad news: Her husband wants a divorce; her father's Alzheimer's is getting worse; her children aren't talking to her. Then she gets a mysterious package of paintings that may shed light on her mother's untimely death in a car accident. Read full book review >

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GRAY by Pete Wentz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Accomplished, though the mean-spirited denouement may put off some readers, and the lead's lack of transformation gives it a dark undercurrent."
A young rock star marinates himself in psychotropic drugs, ruminates on life on the road and pines away for his girl. Read full book review >

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FIELD GRAY by Philip Kerr
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 14, 2011

"An accomplished thriller."
When fans meet Bernie Gunther in this latest saga in the adventurous life of the hard-bitten, sardonic policeman, Kerr's (If the Dead Rise Not, 2010, etc.) stalwart Berliner detective is in pre-Castro Cuba. Read full book review >

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GRAY MATTER by Gary Braver
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"A solid enough performer but unlikely to win the author many new fans."
Medical thriller with an abundance of preaching—and a blessed lack of typical plot machinations. Read full book review >

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ALASKA GRAY by Susan Froetschel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 21, 1994

"Even Jane's dread secret turns out to be disappointingly guilt-free."
Her new job as director of finance for Sitka's Katmai Shee Inc. canceled before she even has a chance to show up for work, Jane McBride, already smitten with the Alaskan town and resolved not to go back to Boston and the unspeakable secret she left behind there, lands a lesser job teaching economics at Holmes Barrett College and stays on with native Katmai Shee director/TV news reporter Francesca LaQuestion while she cultivates friendships with brotherly Daily Record reporter Bob Denson, psychiatrist Michael Benoit, and Holmes Barrett museum curator Daniel Greer. Read full book review >

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GRAY SKIES by David Self
Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"A succinct historical war novel that combines thorough research with a moving family tale."
Self's debut Civil War novel fictionalizes the true story of his ancestors and their place in United States history. Read full book review >