Search Results: "Kelley Armstrong"


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A DARKNESS ABSOLUTE by Kelley Armstrong
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A dark, creepy story."
The police investigation of a kidnapping in a small, off-the-grid town is complicated by the suspicion that the rescued victim is perpetrating a hoax. 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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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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THE AWAKENING  by Kelley Armstrong
FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2009

"Dark alleys, undead bodies and bountiful blood will cause shivers, while Chloe's chemistry with both boys will raise readers' pulses. (Supernatural thriller. 12 & up)"
A small group of supernatural teens escapes The Edison House, a malevolent scientific organization bent on their destruction, and embarks on a desperate journey to find the one man who might help them. Read full book review >

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MISSING by Kelley Armstrong
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 18, 2017

"Thrills and mystery from a pro. (Suspense. 14-18)"
A girl living in a depressed coal mining town finds a wealthy boy in the woods who has been savagely beaten, then searches for him when he disappears. Read full book review >