Search Results: "Kathryn Casey"


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THE KILLING STORM by Kathryn Casey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Pulse-pounding action alternates with stilted dialogue in Sarah's third (Blood Lines, 2009, etc.)."
A Texas Ranger juggles two difficult cases as a hurricane bears down on Houston. Read full book review >

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SINGULARITY by Kathryn Casey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"Slow and on occasion irritatingly predictable. Truth may be easier than fiction."
After four true-crime books (A Descent into Hell: The True Story of an Altar Boy, a Cheerleader, and a Twisted Texas Murder, 2008, etc.), Casey crosses over into fiction for the tale of a Texas Ranger tracking a serial killer. Read full book review >

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BLOOD LINES by Kathryn Casey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 21, 2009

"By-the-numbers plotting, labored pace and an icky love affair."
Texas Ranger Sarah Armstrong must hogtie a passel of varmints in two fraught and media-friendly murder cases. Read full book review >

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ONE DAY AT WOOD GREEN ANIMAL SHELTER by Patricia Casey
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2001

"Cute critters, but not strong enough to cross the pond. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
The events of a day at a combination animal shelter and veterinary office are detailed in this oversized and overly busy picture book from Casey (Beep! Read full book review >

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MY CAT JACK by Patricia Casey
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Altogether, words and pictures come together to create a wonderful book for wee cat lovers. (Fiction/Picture book. 2+)"
A delightful romp through a typical day with the narrator's black-and-white cat, Jack, who is shown as he yawns, stretches up, stretches down, scratches, curls, plays, laps, pounces, purrs, and washes. Read full book review >

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SPARTINA by John Casey
Released: June 2, 1989

Dick Pierce is a Rhode Island fisherman, of only so-so financial success. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 29, 2012

"A well-reported, deeply serious appraisal of the exceptional damage a dysfunctional system inflicts on unexceptional people."
A Wall Street Journal managing editor and columnist explains how the distorted policies underlying the global financial system undermine the Average Joes of all nations. Read full book review >

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A WEDDING TAIL by Casey Griffin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A lot going for it, a lot going on, but ultimately disappointing."
Coordinating her best friend's wedding to San Francisco's former most eligible bachelor is a dream come true for an up-and-coming party planner, until suddenly every detail of the nuptials, her business, and even her life is under attack. Read full book review >

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GENEALOGY by Maud Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2006

"A bit too much, yet not enough."
The author of The Shape of Things to Come (2001) returns with her second novel. Read full book review >

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THE KILL by Jane Casey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2015

"Casey has devised both an intricate puzzle and an intriguing partnership for her detective's fifth outing. Tough, reckless Maeve and the charismatic Derwent both have something to prove, especially that they aren't as attracted to each other as they obviously are."
The murder of a police officer is only the first of a rash of killings that devastates London's police force. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"An engrossing portrait of an emblematic Victorian."
A rollicking biography of a classic 19th-century figure, featuring imperial adventure, high diplomacy, literary fame, and an eccentric cult focused on bizarrely sublimated sexuality. Read full book review >

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LET THE DEAD SPEAK  by Jane Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2017

"Casey's hallmark ability to balance character development and suspense works well in a story sure to make readers squirm."
Unreliable witnesses make a London detective's job all but impossible in a missing person investigation that turns into a murder case. Read full book review >