Search Results: "Kaitlyn Dunnett"


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A WEE CHRISTMAS HOMICIDE by Kaitlyn Dunnett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"Dunnett's third is a wee bit complicated (Scone Cold Dead, 2008, etc.). But the blend of romance and cozy mystery will please lovers of all things Scottish."
A little Maine town is brought to its knees by the frenzied pursuit of a popular Christmas toy. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"The latest from Dunnett (Scotched, 2011, etc.) doesn't exactly break new ground, but cozy readers may well enjoy a story that meets their expectations."
The still waters of a quiet Maine town run deep when a local professor is killed and suspects abound. Read full book review >

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THE SCOTTIE BARKED AT MIDNIGHT by Kaitlyn Dunnett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Dunnett's latest (Ho-Ho-Homicide, 2014, etc.) is full of local color, suspicious characters, and adorable fur-babies. What's not to like?"
A chance encounter on a stormy Maine night involves Liss Ruskin, nee MacCrimmon, in yet another murder. Read full book review >

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KILT DEAD by Kaitlyn Dunnett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"A nice little debut with enough local color and romance to make a congenial addition to the cozy ranks."
An injured dancer returns home only to become a murder suspect. Read full book review >

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VAMPIRES, BONES AND TREACLE SCONES by Kaitlyn Dunnett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 30, 2013

"Though Liss' love life seems to have nowhere left to go, the ongoing saga of Moosetookalook (Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides, 2012, etc.) gives readers a chance to catch up with old friends and meet new ones."
The owner of a Scottish emporium turns sleuth once more when a local murder has family connections. Read full book review >

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SCOTCHED by Kaitlyn Dunnett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Just like the Maine-ly Cozy authors, Dunnett (The Corpse Wore Tartan, 2010, etc.) provides a pleasant diversion with a wide choice of murder suspects for her heroine to investigate."
A quiet Maine town's affinity for murder is about to be announced to the world. Read full book review >

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THE CORPSE WORE TARTAN by Kaitlyn Dunnett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Woe betide the writer who dares people her plot with twins, a mystery cliché for years."
Bad weather and bad blood taint several dozen kilt wearers. Read full book review >

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Released: May 2, 1990

"Fabulous fare for all lovers of historical intrigue."
Book three of the series of Dunnett's mercantile adventures—which began with Niccolo Rising (1986) and continued in The Spring of the Ram (1988)—features hero. entrepreneur Nicholas (Niccolo) vander Poele's participation in a battle for the throne of Cyprus. Read full book review >

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WE LOVE YOU, CHARLIE FREEMAN by Kaitlyn Greenidge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"A vivid and poignant coming-of-age story that is also an important exploration of family, race, and history."
In Greenidge's debut novel, an African-American family is hired by a private research institute to "adopt" a chimpanzee and teach the animal sign language. Read full book review >

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THE WITCHES' SLEEP by Kaitlyn Deann
Released: Aug. 8, 2012

"A remarkable, entertaining read and a useful political-awareness treatise for thinking teens."
Teenager Ella is shot to death on Earth, only to be reborn as a witch in another world of seemingly friendly, happy fellow witches, but their smiles hide an evil society. Read full book review >

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THE UNICORN HUNT by Dorothy Dunnett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 1994

"Another rousing, utterly convincing adventure — and still, after more than 3,000 pages on Niccolo's life, readers are bound to ask for more."
This fifth installment in the entertaining saga of 15th-century merchant Nicholas van der Poele (Scales of Gold, 1992, etc.) takes the 29-year-old bank owner to Scotland, the Tyrol, Italy, and Egypt in passionate pursuit of his errant wife and her infant son. Read full book review >

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SEND A FAX TO THE KASBAH by Dorothy Dunnett
Released: May 18, 1992

"Unabashed slapstick—corporate style."
Corporate and governmental espionage fuel this seventh thriller by an author better known for her historical novels (the Crawford of Lymond and House of Niccolo series)—a Keystone Kops tangle of pratfalls and missteps saved by sharp wit and clever dialogue. Read full book review >