Search Results: "Kieran Shields"


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THE TRUTH OF ALL THINGS by Kieran Shields
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2012

"Both the detailed historical information and the intricate mystery hold your attention to the last page in Shields' startling debut."
1892. A Deputy Marshal, a criminalist, a library researcher and a doctor combine their talents to search for an elusive serial killer. Read full book review >

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A STUDY IN REVENGE by Kieran Shields
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Erudite, mysterious and exciting, with a brooding, brilliant Sherlock-ian detective. The denouement is just as surprising as in Grey's first case."
1893. A deputy and a private detective in Portland, Maine, investigate a murder with some very unusual features indeed. Read full book review >

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YOU'RE SO FINE by Kieran Kramer
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 30, 2014

"A sexy, poignant romance wrapped in Southern charm and lightly accented with Hollywood glamour."
When her boss runs away with her boyfriend, single mom Lacey Clark finds herself broke and jobless in idyllic Indigo Beach, South Carolina, while sharing a lighthouse with a handsome movie star, and she's dangerously falling in love with it all. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 12, 2011

"A graceful account of a majestic, suddenly fashionable predator clinging to an imperiled habitat."
An up-close look at the world's only truly carnivorous, largest and perhaps most threatened species of bear. Read full book review >

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SHE’S SO DEAD TO US by Kieran Scott
Released: May 25, 2010

"A cliffhanger ending will entice teens back for more high-school clique drama. (Fiction. YA)"
As in the author's Non-Blonde Cheerleader and Private series (the latter written as Kate Brian), this first installment in a new series depicts the twin angsts of high school and high society. Read full book review >

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A NON-BLONDE CHEERLEADER IN LOVE by Kieran Scott
FICTION
Released: June 21, 2007

"Still plenty of fun, especially for the rah-rah crowd. (Fiction. YA)"
The continuing saga of Annisa Gobrowski, the only brunette in her beachside Florida high school, becomes a Mars-vs.-Venus battle when the award-winning cheerleading squad adds guys, including Annisa's now-official boyfriend, Daniel. Read full book review >

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COMPLETE NOTHING by Kieran Scott
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"It's another light romp through high school romance, with an exotic paranormal twist. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
This second installment of the True Love series finds Eros, a goddess in this series, setting out to make her second true love match after being drained of her powers by Zeus. Read full book review >

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FREAKS by Kieran Larwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2013

"There's a little too much reliance on stale tropes of fat villains and exotic (and unrealistic) foreigners, but this mystery, peppered by gentle gross-out humor, will appeal to young steampunk fans. (historical note) (Steampunk. 11-13)"
Debut novelist Larwood introduces Sheba, a 10-year-old crime-fighting Victorian werewolf. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 2007

"Doherty's well-told yarn reveals the impulses both noble and base underlying any colonial enterprise, but it's even more effective in showing the unsettling degree to which luck stirs human destinies."
Young-adult biographer Doherty (Ronald Reagan, 2005, etc.) recounts a fascinating saga of shipwreck and survival. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Truly appalling all around: a story seemingly without goodness, except in the telling. (8-page b&w photo insert, not seen)"
An in-depth investigation into the grisly murder of leveraged-buyout financier Ted Ammon, from New York Post reporter Crowley. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK LOTUS by Kieran Fanning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"This is one ninja story that should have remained a secret. (Adventure. 8-12)"
In an alternate future, the Samurai Empire has taken over most of the world. The only hope for the United States, one of the few remaining independent countries, rests with a trio of kids and a secret organization of ninjas. Read full book review >