Search Results: "K. Griffiths"


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MYRRH by K. Griffiths
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Grand in scale and exemplary in its knowledge on a variety of topics, the book proves to be a challenge to follow though not necessarily to enjoy."
From debut author Griffiths, a novel about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse that imagines new aspects of the famous quartet. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"Just right for Gorog fans. (Fiction/Short stories. 10+)"
Griffiths debuts with a group of scary stories that are guaranteed to shock and delight young readers with their deft plot spins and bold swashes of gore in a deceptively ``normal'' world. Read full book review >

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A DYING FALL by Elly Griffiths
Released: March 5, 2013

"Another gem packed with offbeat, well-developed characters and a quirky, challenging mystery."
A forensic archaeologist, a policeman and a druid pool their skills to find a murderer. Read full book review >

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KELLY + VICTOR by Niall Griffiths
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2004

"Modern romance? More like an exorcism of writerly boredom."
The fourth from Welsh author Griffiths (Sheepshagger, 2002, etc.) gives vent to wasted urban youth via sadistic sex and feisty vernacular. Read full book review >

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THE CHALK PIT by Elly Griffiths
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 30, 2017

"Like its predecessors (The Woman in Blue, 2016, etc.), Griffith's ninth is complex and character-driven, providing an excellent mystery whose very last sentence will leave you yearning for the next installment."
The discovery of some not-so-old bones opens up surprising possibilities of a mysterious underground world. Read full book review >

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A COUNTRY CALLED CHILDHOOD by Jay Griffiths
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"A provocative critique of modern society."
Griffiths (Wild: An Elemental Journey, 2006, etc.) focuses on the lives of children in her continued exploration of the role of nature in giving meaning to our lives. Read full book review >

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THE LAST SPY by John Griffiths
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1992

"Griffiths may have overdrawn the villains, but his young lovers and hopelessly brash Ukrainians are immensely attractive."
Soviet neo-Stalinists and a couple of highly placed Americans have one last go at preserving the cold war before democracy ruins everything—in another smart thriller by the author of The Good Spy (1990), etc. Henry Kissinger won't like this one. Read full book review >

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THE BLOOD CARD  by Elly Griffiths
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"In the third case for the Magic Men (Smoke and Mirrors, 2016, etc.), half the fun is the journey through postwar England to the surprising denouement."
A policeman, a magician, and a fortuneteller all take a hand in solving several murders in 1953 London. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE AT SEA'S END by Elly Griffiths
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 10, 2012

"Griffiths's third (The Janus Stone, 2010, etc.) offers not only an excellent mystery but a continuing exploration of the lives of complex, sometimes unlovable characters."
The old bones discovered on a bleak and crumbling Norfolk beach lead to a number of present-day deaths. Read full book review >

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SINGLED OUT by Sara Griffiths
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A solid effort with appeal to a wide audience. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
Taylor, 17, has great talent as a baseball pitcher. Read full book review >