Search Results: "K.E. Silva"


BOOK REVIEW

A SIMPLE DISTANCE by K.E. Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Lushly evoked island atmosphere and cadenced language as circuitous as a Pascal family fight make for an impressive first novel, despite disjointed narration and remarkably tame conflicts."
San Francisco lawyer returns to her ancestral Caribbean island to sort out a family real-estate wrangle. Read full book review >

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ANOTHER 365 DAYS by K.E. Payne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Funny, engaging and accessible. (Fiction. 12-18)"
In a follow-up to 365 Days (2011), emotive British lesbian teen Clem Atkins writes a diary entry for each day of the year. Read full book review >

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THE ROAD TO HER by K.E. Payne
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 16, 2013

"There are too few lesbian love stories written for teens; it's a shame this one is so lackluster. (Romance. 12-18)"
In a cliché-ridden lesbian romance, two young British actresses develop an off-screen relationship. Read full book review >

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Song of the Highlands by K.E. Saxon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2014

"A prettily written historical romance that deserves a better story."
A murder plot in medieval Scotland threatens the wedded bliss of a mute woman and her brutish husband in Saxon's (Highland Grace, 2012, etc.) latest romance. Read full book review >

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A SPIDER SAT BESIDE HER by K.E. Lanning
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2017

"A tight, engaging sci-fi tale."
A researcher attempts to save the International Space Station from a terrorist plot in Lanning's debut novel. Read full book review >

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THE MARK OF THE ASSASSIN by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1998

Silva, whose debut, The Unlikely Spy (1997), put the WWII thriller back on the map, brings the genre up to date with a vengeance in an exhilarating story that roots razzle-dazzle espionage heroics in contemporary political headlines. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: July 17, 2012

"It's a grand entertainment to watch Silva putting Gabriel Allon's skills to work, whether shedding blood or daubing varnish. A top-notch thriller."
Fast-paced action thriller from old hand Silva (Portrait of a Spy, 2001, etc.), whose hero Gabriel Allon returns in fine form. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK WIDOW  by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"A dark thriller for difficult times."
A fitting (supposedly) final mission for one of fiction's greatest spies. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH GIRL by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 16, 2013

"Literate, top-notch action laced with geopolitical commentary."
Silva (The Fallen Angel, 2012, etc.) drops Israeli superspy Gabriel Allon into a fractious encounter with the KGB's ugly remnants. Read full book review >

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THE ENGLISH SPY by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 30, 2015

"This page-turner deepens Allon's legend and illuminates more of his shadowy world, all while cementing Silva's place among the top tier of spy thriller writers."
Gabriel Allon may be a talented, world-renowned restorer of classic paintings, but he's willing to kneecap a Russian spy if necessary. Read full book review >