Search Results: "Kathryn Casey"


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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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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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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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BET YOUR LIFE by Jane Casey
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"A perfectly serviceable potboiler. (Mystery. 12-16)"
Teen gumshoe Jess Tennant investigates the mysterious circumstances surrounding a local boy's "accident." Read full book review >

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OVER THE WATER by Maude Casey
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 1994

"Glossary. (Fiction. 12+)"
In a passionately vivid first novel, Casey re-creates her own experience of seeking an identity while growing up Irish in England. Read full book review >

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THE WAR BEAT, EUROPE by Steven Casey
NON-FICTION
Released: April 3, 2017

"A vivid contribution to media and military history."
War correspondents confront military secrets, tests of loyalty, and constant danger. Read full book review >

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DISCOUNT by Casey Gray
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"A circus without a ringmaster."
The Superstore is the biggest retail operation in the world—so take that, Walmart. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 1, 1997

"A good-humored account of an uncommonly productive life, which belies the notion that nice guys finish last. (16 pages photos, not seen) (First printing of 75,000; $50,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
An agreeably upbeat and anecdotal memoir from the corporate executive who kept American Airlines flying during a period of notable turbulence. Read full book review >

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THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME by Maud Casey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2001

"Complete with fortune-cookie wisdom and a highway psychic, Casey's debut, like so many other domestic novels, feels dazed and confused."
Somewhat aimless in design, Casey's first fiction drags on over the course of one summer and never earns its final discovery of "the elusive beauty of the world." Read full book review >