Search Results: "Lynn Kurland"


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EVER MY LOVE  by Lynn Kurland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"A vacation in the Scottish Highlands with a handsome stranger and no cellphone is, in itself, a dream come true. With Kurland's wit and flair, it's a romantic escape for the ages."
A world traveler meets a time traveler in the 21st century and follows him back to medieval Scotland. Read full book review >

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RIVER OF DREAMS by Lynn Kurland
ROMANCE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"An enchanting, vibrant story that captures romance, fantasy and adventure with intriguing detail and an epic, fairy-tale sensibility."
Aisling and Rùnach's adventure continues, as Rùnach steps more fully into his royal heritage, leading them back to his grandfather's elven kingdom, where they will seek answers as to who Aisling truly is and how they might save the Nine Kingdoms. Read full book review >

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DREAMSPINNER by Lynn Kurland
ROMANCE
Released: Dec. 31, 2012

"An intriguing, delightful romantic fantasy with epic fairy-tale elements; fascinating, well-drawn characters and vibrant descriptions of magical situations and locations reinforce a vivid, enchanting narrative."
Aisling, a weaver's apprentice, meets Rùnach, a simple soldier, on a quest to find a swordsman to save her homeland; but even sheltered Aisling can see that Rùnach is more than he pretends, and the more time she spends with him, the more she realizes that the world is not as she's been told—and neither is she. Read full book review >

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LYNN VISIBLE by Julia DeVillers
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

"Lynn's kooky optimism and enthusiasm for her work give this book a funny, inspiring vibe that young fashion enthusiasts should enjoy. (Fiction. 10 & up)"
Lynn's unique personal style makes her stand out in all the wrong ways at her small-town high school. Read full book review >

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LYNN AND JOE by Lynn Danielle Sugayan
NON-FICTION
Released: May 17, 2013

"An engaging story of a mother, divorcee, dancer, poet and student looking to find peace."
A woman's memoir of her journey from bad marriages to independence and love. Read full book review >

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DEATH COMES TO KURLAND HALL by Catherine Lloyd
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 24, 2015

"A saucy tale of love and murder, Regency style."
A squabbling pair of Regency sleuths is presented with a complicated case. Read full book review >

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MY OWN MEDICINE by Geoffrey Kurland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 11, 2002

"Very readable survivor story, but, unlike Jamie Weisman's As I Live and Breathe (p. 553), fails to give any real sense of how, or whether, this doctor's perceptions of his profession were altered by his experience with illness."
Memoir of a physician whose world is turned upside down by the discovery that he has a rare and deadly form of leukemia. Read full book review >

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EMPRESS OF INDIA by Michael Kurland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 6, 2006

"The fourth Moriarty novel by the prolific Kurland (The Great Game, 2001, etc.) carries forward the never-ending franchise with authentic flavor."
The diabolical (and misunderstood) criminal genius turns sleuth to clear his name, perhaps finding the missing Sherlock Holmes in the process. Read full book review >

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MY SHERLOCK HOLMES by Michael Kurland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2003

"No one story is outstanding—but what does that matter in a saga clearly destined to go on forever?"
Hasn't everybody in the Holmes canon, from Irene Adler to Inspector Lestrade, already been heard from? Read full book review >

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TOO SOON DEAD by Michael Kurland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 16, 1997

"Clueless in every sense of the word."
Beware of strangers bearing stacks of scandalously revealing photos they want to leave with you, even if they look really juicy—the oblivious principals include a US senator, a superior court judge, and a saintly philanthropist—and even if digging dirt is all in a day's work for you. Read full book review >

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WHO THINKS EVIL by Michael Kurland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"A preposterous, entertaining farrago."
In Kurland's (Victorian Villainy, 2011, etc.) latest tale of Professor James Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes once again takes a back seat to his historic nemesis as they battle sinister assassins to keep Victoria on the English throne. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT GAME by Michael Kurland
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Kurland (The Girls in the High-Heeled Shoes, 1998, etc.) provides foolish period entertainment that, unlike even its most minor characters, means no harm in the world."
Despite the slanderous imprecations of Sherlock Holmes, who shares an amusing prologue with him, Professor James Moriarty not only isn't "the Napoleon of modern crime," he's an eminent mathematician who's available for a delicate diplomatic mission to 1891 Vienna. Read full book review >