Search Results: "Kelley Armstrong"


BOOK REVIEW

VISIONS by Kelley Armstrong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"A thrilling mystery and multiple love interests leave plenty to explore in the next book."
It's hard to tell fae from foe in this sprawling second entry in the Cainsville series, set in an eerie, insular town. Read full book review >

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THE UNQUIET PAST by Kelley Armstrong
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A compelling mystery unevenly executed. (Historical fiction. 12-14)"
An orphan with visons seeks her past in a Gothic 1964 Quebec. Read full book review >

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SEA OF SHADOWS by Kelley Armstrong
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 8, 2014

"Strong female protagonists make this trilogy opener a standout, if not a stand-alone read. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Magic-wielding twins and their romantic interests fight monsters and mercenaries in this overlong but exciting series opener. Read full book review >

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CITY OF THE LOST by Kelley Armstrong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"The eerie descriptions of setting and chilling character backgrounds give the tale an almost supernatural edge. Armstrong veers off the rails in her introduction of this creepy place but is firmly back on track by the end."
In a land of the amoral, the moral relativist is a worthy protagonist. Read full book review >

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BITTEN by Kelley Armstrong
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Armstrong's lycanthropology, though vivid, lacks the depth of Whitley Streiber's epic The Last Vampire, but it's as smooth as cream all the way, sure to gain fans."
Debut werenovel about cultural lycanthropy. Read full book review >

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THE RISING by Kelley Armstrong
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 9, 2013

"A satisfying conclusion for those following the series. (Paranormal suspense. 12 & up)"
This final book in the Darkness Rising trilogy resolves the issues introduced in the first two and continues to expand the large cast of characters. Read full book review >

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OMENS by Kelley Armstrong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Here's hoping Armstrong will deliver something more substantial in Book 2."
Fairy magic meets hoary thriller cliché in this work of paranormal suspense by the author of the best-selling Otherworld series (Thirteen, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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EMPIRE OF NIGHT by Kelley Armstrong
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 7, 2015

"Cliffhangers and morbid humor balance out too many plot twists and slow pacing in this unnecessarily complicated sequel. Readers will have to wait for resolution. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Twins Moria and Ashyn may have left the Forest, but they aren't out of the woods yet in this romance- and politics-filled sequel to Sea of Shadows (2014).Read full book review >

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THE MASKED TRUTH by Kelley Armstrong
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"Action-packed suspense from beginning to end. (Thriller. 14-18)"
A weekend therapy camp becomes a living nightmare for a group of troubled teenagers when it is taken hostage by masked gunmen. Read full book review >

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SPELL BOUND by Kelley Armstrong
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 26, 2011

"Unable to stand on its own, but fans should be happy enough."
Book 12 of the projected 13 volume urban fantasy series is merely preparation for what promises to be an epic climax. Read full book review >

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STOLEN by Kelley Armstrong
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2003

"Richly done."
Sequel to Bitten (2001), about a girl nipped by a nasty—well, psychopathic—but handsome werewolf, Clayton Danvers, whom she takes as her lover once she turns into the only living female werewolf.Read full book review >