Search Results: "M.C. Grant"


BOOK REVIEW

BEAUTY WITH A BOMB by M.C. Grant
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 2014

"Dixie's violent third (Devil With a Gun, 2013, etc.) provides the requisite thrills and chills along with one very nasty group of evildoers."
Journalist Dixie Flynn once more gets so involved in an investigation that she becomes part of it, at considerable cost to her safety. Read full book review >

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DEVIL WITH A GUN by M.C. Grant
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Action, violence, wall-to-wall sleaze—it's all in a day's work in ballsy Dixie's second outing. Readers willing to pick it up will find it hard to put down."
A gutsy San Francisco reporter takes on a Russian mob boss. Read full book review >

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ANGEL WITH A BULLET by M.C. Grant
Released: Sept. 8, 2012

"Under a sort-of-pseudonym, thriller writer Grant McKenzie (No Cry For Help, 2010, etc.) offers the first of a planned series featuring wisecracking Dixie, with a fast-paced combination of violence and sex and a game-changing twist at the end."
A tough San Francisco reporter investigates the death of a former lover. Read full book review >

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OBI: GERBIL ON A MISSION! by M.C.  Delaney
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2012

"Fast-paced and funny, this installment will bring Obi new fans. (Animal fantasy. 8-11)"
Obi the gerbil (Obi: Gerbil on the Loose, 2008) is back in action in this simple story about dealing with perceived rejection and making room in one's heart for new friends. Read full book review >

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OBI: GERBIL ON A SCHOOL TRIP! by M.C.  Delaney
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2013

"Obi the gerbil's latest adventure is an uncomplicated, entertaining romp with a lesson about the trouble that follows when we allow others to stir up doubt about our most cherished relationships. (Animal fantasy. 8-11)"
In this third volume to feature Obi, an endearingly flawed little gerbil who is always getting herself into trouble, the pampered pet accidentally hitches a ride to school. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

KISSING CHRISTMAS GOODBYE by M.C. Beaton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2007

"Toni is a breath of fresh air, and devoted fans will be glad to see the back of Agatha's tiresome suitor James (Love, Lies and Liquor, 2006, etc.), in this otherwise run-of-the-mill mystery."
An old-fashioned English Christmas must wait for murder. Read full book review >

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AGATHA RAISIN AND THE POTTED GARDENER by M.C. Beaton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 1994

"A mildly cozy but totally forgettable excursion—strictly for forgiving fans."
Beaton, author of the Hamish MacBeth stories, offers another anemic adventure for second-string sleuth Agatha Raisin. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A NAG by M.C. Beaton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 3, 1995

"One of the better outings in this comfy-as-an-old-shoe series."
A broken engagement (has he truly finished with Priscilla Halburton-Smythe?) and a demotion from sergeant to constable have lowered the usually cheerful spirits of Hamish Macbeth, the entire police force of Lochdubh village in Scotland (Death of a Charming Man, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH OF A VALENTINE by M.C. Beaton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"The Highlands' most famous bachelor has a narrow escape in Beaton's amusing update on the irresistible Hamish and his coterie of friends and ex-loves."
Police officer Hamish MacBeth finds himself in danger, and not just from a cold-blooded killer. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A DENTIST by M.C. Beaton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 5, 1997

"An unusually energetic Hamish (in this 13th appearance): a cast of engaging locals with full-blown Highland accents, and a mildly intriguing storyline provide comfort food for Hamish's many fans."
Hamish Macbeth, the one-man police force of Lochdubh, a village in the Scottish Highlands (Death of a Macho Man, 1996, etc.), wakes up one morning with a toothache that drives him to Dr. Gilchrist, a butcher of a dentist in nearby Braikie. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF AN OUTSIDER by M.C. Beaton
Released: Dec. 19, 1988

"The puzzle is a little too patly solved, but some vividly drawn characters, a sharp evocation of a sour town, and Hamish's warmth and dry wit make for easy-going enjoyment."
Another case for charming Scottish constable Hamish MacBeth (Death of a Cad, etc.), this time away from his beloved village of Loch Dubh, doing a three-month stint as relief to Sergeant MacGregor in the gray, bleak crofting town of Cnothan. Read full book review >