Search Results: "Kenyon Farrow"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 9, 2005

"If this volume represents the next generation of activism, it will come as no surprise should the left continue to languish."
Self-proclaimed young activists write letters to their parents, to powerful politicians, even to their future selves. Read full book review >

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CITY OF ICE by John Farrow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1999

"The pseudonymous Farrow (—a highly respected Canadian writer of literary fiction—) seeds his first thriller—and first US publication—with good scenes here and there, then plows them under all those pages."
A long, convoluted, debut thriller that's a test of reader stamina. Read full book review >

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THE STORM MURDERS by John Farrow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 26, 2015

"One of the best mysteries from Canada in some time, this fourth book in a strong series is equally good at capturing the atmosphere of New Orleans and the distinctive qualities of Montreal."
After a farm couple is murdered in Montreal in the wake of a blizzard, newly retired DS Émile Cinq-Mars is asked by an FBI agent to look into possible connections with similar killings in New Orleans. Read full book review >

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ICE LAKE by John Farrow
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 2001

"As in his thriller debut, the pseudonymous Farrow (a 'Canadian writer of literary fiction') proves he can make interesting scenes. It's the meandering in between that gets him in trouble."
Montreal supercop Émile Cinq-Mars (City of Ice , 1999) returns, scores, and once again hangs about too long. Read full book review >

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A HUNDRED WHITE DAFFODILS by Jane Kenyon
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Though at times uneven and repetitive, this posthumous collection offers a rich and varied look into the working life of a well-loved American poet."
This somewhat choppy but affecting collection of translations, essays, interviews, and one new poem by Kenyon is indispensable reading for admirers of her work. Read full book review >

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KILL THE BUTLER! by Michael Kenyon
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 23, 1993

"He should apply for a patent."
When rich old Lou Langley is killed in a suspicious accident on his Long Island estate, Chief Rosko of the Dunehampton police, eager to prove he's doing everything he can, gets the bright idea of planting an English detective in the household as a butler—and the job naturally falls to Henry Peckover, the poet of Scotland Yard (Peckover Holds the Baby, 1988, etc.). Read full book review >

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PERISH THE DAY by John Farrow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 23, 2017

"'Truth is a bastard,' the motto of Farrow's sage sleuth, couldn't be more accurate this time. The revelations about the Dowbiggin community he ends up unearthing are as sordid as they are wildly implausible."
Canadian novelist Trevor Ferguson's sixth pseudonymous outing packs retired Montreal police detective Émile Cinq-Mars and his wife, Sandra, off to Holyoake, New Hampshire, where their plans to attend their niece Caroline's graduation and Sandra's dying mother are swiftly upstaged by a homicide spree. Read full book review >

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RETRIBUTION by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

"Legions of fans make this paranormal romance's myriad flaws nearly irrelevant."
Love redeems (again) in the latest installment of the Dark-Hunter series (No Mercy, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >

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A FRENCH AFFAIR by Michael Kenyon
Released: June 8, 1993

"The wittiest, best-written French guide now on hand."
Amusing and smart food-and-travel memoir, set largely in southwestern France. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: May 27, 1991

"A careful preface and epilogue round out the picture. (Fiction. 9+)"
Mary Anning's ``curiosities,'' gathered from the Dorset cliffs near Lyme Regis, were fossils to be sold to tourists who visited Britain's southern coast in the early 1800's. Read full book review >