Search Results: "M.J. Nemer"


BOOK REVIEW

GAME OF HEARTS by M.J. Nemer
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"A compelling novel that captures the feel of midcentury Europe, bringing it to life with complex, sympathetic characters."
Nemer's debut novel unfolds against the backdrop of the world wars and 1950s Europe. Read full book review >

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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE GALLIVANTERS by M.J. Beaufrand
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"A chilling yet poignant story about the suffering in front of us that we can't bear to see. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Eighteen-year-old Noah understands pain too well: He can see it as others cannot—as the Marr, an all-encompassing darkness that is kidnapping young women and slowly causing Evan, his best friend, to disappear in front of everyone. Read full book review >

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LESTRADE AND THE DEAD MAN’S HAND by M.J. Trow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

A hundred years ago, the London Underground was no safer than it is today, especially for the women found dead in the dangerous new cars. Read full book review >

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LIP SERVICE by M.J. Rose
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Corny beyond belief, but amusing nevertheless, Rose's journey into the shallow waters of modern lust will keep you turning the pages. (Literary Guild alternate selection)"
A debut novel, originally self-published last year, by former ad-woman (and Harlequin Romance account exec) Rose, who constructs a psychological thriller out of a sheltered housewife's sudden immersion in the world of telephone sex. Read full book review >

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CARRY ME DOWN by M.J. Hyland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 2006

"A close, creepy, masterly exploration of a shattered preadolescence."
A child-man is ripped by forces beyond his control. Read full book review >

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SEDUCTION by M.J. Rose
Released: May 7, 2013

"Much déjà vu about nothing."
Rose (The Book of Lost Fragrances, 2012, etc.) fails to breathe new life into her latest offering, which includes themes and characters introduced in previous stories and rehashes discussions about reincarnation, Jungian psychology and olfactory sensations. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S APPRENTICE by M.J. Moeller
Released: June 30, 2012

"A fine debut that effectively combines the twists of a murder mystery with the scares of a ghost story."
In Moeller's debut mystery thriller, a woman managing the restoration and sale of her late father's estate encounters secrets, lies and a mystery involving missing women. Read full book review >

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LESTRADE AND THE MAGPIE by M.J. Trow
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Other murders follow more smartly, however, forcing Lestrade into every role from an applicant for public hangman to an extra on a lubricious historical film before Emma caps the madness by going as missing as her fiancé."
The tenth of Lestrade's 16 cases (Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince, 1999, etc.) begins with a belated murder, as Captain Paul Dacres, the fiancé of Lestrade's daughter Emma reported missing in action three years ago, summons Emma to a meeting, only to turn up very recently dead. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE OF WRITERS by M.J. Nicholls
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 15, 2016

"Cascades of absurdist, knowing nonsense about the writing profession."
After societal, economic, and technological collapse rocks Britain, authors stubbornly ply their (mostly obsolete) trade crammed into a high-rise in the north. Read full book review >