Search Results: "Katharine Ashe"


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THE EARL by Katharine Ashe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"A dashing Regency romance that proves smarts are the sexiest attribute of all."
Revenge is a dish best served cold—but what about justice? Read full book review >

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I ADORED A LORD by Katharine Ashe
ROMANCE
Released: July 29, 2014

"Sparkling and witty, with tender romance and sizzling sensuality."
When Ravenna Caulfield is forced by her elder sister to attend a house party, she encounters mean girls, a murder mystery and maybe the man of her dreams. Read full book review >

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HOW A LADY WEDS A ROGUE by Katharine Ashe
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"With its jaded hero, effervescent heroine, an intriguing, engaging plot, and healthy doses of both humor and emotion, this is a delightful Regency jaunt."
Convinced she's destined for spinsterhood anyway, Regency heroine Diantha Lucas sets off on a journey certain to ruin her, and along the way, she finds her own true hero in a man on a course to destroy his own life, yet determined not to take her with him. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 5, 2010

"A lively, emotionally charged medieval trot."
Ashe presents a jousting first installment of a four-volume fiction on the deeply contentious founder of parliament, Simon de Montfort. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 9, 2011

"An expertly told tale in which the star role is played by democracy, a poisoned chalice to be won only at the cost of treason."
In this riveting third volume of Ashe's historical fiction, Simon de Montfort returns to England where he becomes embroiled in revolution against the king. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 2, 1992

"Nevertheless, he makes an intriguing case for an Altaic paradise. (Sixteen illustrations—not seen.)"
A lively, scholarly detective story in which Ashe (The Discovery of King Arthur, 1985, etc.) turns his inquisitive eye on the possible truth of a prehistoric Golden Age. Read full book review >

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Out of the Storm by Carol Ashe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2016

"A solid, sexy thriller that should appeal to romance and crime-drama fans alike."
A debut novel mixes elements of mystery and romance to tell the story of a detective who must stay focused on her work in the heat of a passionate and unexpected encounter. Read full book review >

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TWISTED by Bert Ashe
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 9, 2015

"Sometimes hair is just hair, though the dreadlocked professor rarely leaves it at that."
Much ado about dreadlocks. Read full book review >

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1/5/2010 by Katharine Boling
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2004

"Easy to read, thanks to the concise text, short chapters, large print, and wide leading. (Historical fiction. 10-13)"
In a braided narrative about twin girls told in two first-person voices, Pauline and Arlene, 10, have an angry relationship. Read full book review >

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THE BRISTLING WOOD by Katharine Kerr
Released: March 23, 1989

Third in the—series?—after Daggerspell (1986) and Darkspell (1988), which started life as the story of the immortal sorcerer Nevyn's age-old, unceasing labors to right ancient wrongs and fulfill his sworn oath. Read full book review >

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ELEPHANTS CALLING by Katharine Payne
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 1992

"An appealing firsthand account that makes a strong plea for preservation. (Nonfiction. 7-12)"
In a vivid first-person narrative in the ``Face To Face With Science'' series, a biologist describes the African elephants she has observed in Kenya, Namibia, and Zimbabwe, with handsome color photos showing close-ups of elephants eating, sleeping, nursing, fighting, and taking mud baths. Read full book review >

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SNARE by Katharine Kerr
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2003

"Solid SF adventure with a reasonable quota of interesting ideas for readers to chew on."
In this hefty tome, Kerr (The Shimmering Door, 1996) turns from Celtic-tinged fantasy to sweepingly far-future adventure on an alien world. Read full book review >