Search Results: "Lynda S. Robinson"


BOOK REVIEW

DRINKER OF BLOOD by Lynda S. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 1998

"Newcomers to Lord Meren's fine series of adventures are well-advised to start elsewhere."
Who killed Queen Nefertiti? Read full book review >

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SLAYER OF GODS by Lynda S. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2001

"Still, the puzzle is perfunctory, the suspects shadowy, the hero distracted throughout, and the whole enterprise disappointingly anticlimactic."
Queen Nefertiti has been dead for 11 years when the final volume of Robinson's trilogy opens, but the mortality rate continues high among those who might have the slightest clue about her murder. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT THE FEAST OF REJOICING by Lynda S. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 20, 1996

Think you've got problems when you go home for the holidays? Read full book review >

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MURDER AT THE GOD'S GATE by Lynda S. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 1995

"But this sequel is still a powerfully imagined tonic for readers who say they don't like historical mysteries."
Troubled times for King Tutankhamun, who has to fend off threats from the marauding Hittites against the outlying territories of his empire and rivalry from the priests of the god Amun at home. Read full book review >

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EATER OF SOULS by Lynda S. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 1997

When the boy pharaoh Tutankhamen wants to know who poisoned Nefertiti, Great Royal Wife of Akhenaten, Tutankhamen's heretic predecessor on the Egyptian throne, he naturally turns to Lord Meren, his Eyes and Ears. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN THE PLACE OF ANUBIS by Lynda S. Robinson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"First of a promised, and promising, series."
A Tutankhamen-era mystery loosely inspired by Agatha Christie's Death Comes as the End (now, incredibly, celebrating its 50th birthday) starts with the discovery of an extra body in the embalming shelter. Read full book review >

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MURDER MOST PUZZLING by Lillian S. Robinson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1998

"Becca's gentle decline, the core of Jamie's year, is handled with firmness and sensitivity."
In order to help out her friend Becca Parsons, who's dying of stomach cancer, Margaret Jameson agrees to take Becca's place for a year as Professor of Poetry at Ebbing College, in the middle of Pennsylvania, in the middle of nowhere. Read full book review >

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IMPERFECTIONS by Lynda Durrant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 29, 2008

"Lovely and thought-provoking. (Historical fiction. 10-15)"
For 14-year-old Rosemary, her little brother, Isaac, and her baby sister, Anne, the Shaker village of Pleasant Hill, Ky., is a clean haven and welcome refuge from their father's abuse and the violence of the Civil War. Read full book review >

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FOOL'S RETURN by Lynda Chervil
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 14, 2014

"Readers looking for a heroine with brains and beauty will enjoy following Gabrielle's appealing journey."
A compelling mystery/adventure about past lives and cutting-edge technology, set on the coast of Maine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 4, 1996

"An up-close chance to meet a tough cookie who loves being a pro—and who probably wouldn't take your calls."
If the Girl Scout troops of Beverly Hills need an illuminating manual for their Fundamentals of Successful Producing merit badge, this is it. Read full book review >

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DEADLY INTENT by Lynda LaPlante
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2009

"The criminal conspiracy is menacing, even monstrous, but no more interesting than the authentically tedious interrogations."
The killing of an ex-cop in a drug squat sends DI Anna Travis searching for the most wanted dealer in England. Read full book review >

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CRUDDY by Lynda Barry
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMIC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 7, 1999

"The author of Ernie Pook's Comeek and The Freddie Stories can get down and dirty with the best hard-edged writers like Larry Brown or Daniel Woodrell, all from the unlikely (and welcome) perspective of a young woman."
The only thing this gritty debut novel shares with Barry's work as a narrative cartoonist is its point of view: told by a 16- year-old girl, the bloody and violent story is tougher and uglier than any of the artist's previous work. Read full book review >