Search Results: "Maggie Sefton"


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UNRAVELED by Maggie Sefton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 7, 2011

"Sefton's Rocky Mountain version of Sex and the City is short on the sex but features major chumminess for fans of 20-something volleyball bonding."
An unscrupulous Colorado real-estate developer pushes his luck one deal too far. Read full book review >

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CLOSE KNIT KILLER by Maggie Sefton
Released: June 4, 2013

"Once again, the Lambspun gang shows the power of friendship and fiber arts to triumph over greed and self-interest."
Fort Connor gets its collective knickers in a knot when a con man returns to the Colorado town after serving his time. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE by John Sanford
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 28, 1993

"A sometimes too personal story—occasionally, conversations obviously meaningful in context sound stiff and dated here—but heartfelt in its affection and gratitude. (Eight pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
A moving testimony to the endurance of love and the human spirit as veteran writer Sanford (View from this Wilderness; A More Goodly Country, etc.) celebrates his 50-year-plus marriage to the beloved late Maggie, screenwriter of the Oscar-winning True Grit. Read full book review >

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POISONED POLITICS by Maggie Sefton
Released: Aug. 8, 2013

"Fans of the capital city may be dismayed at the overly romantic portrayal of everything from the heat to the work hours. And given its lack of resolution, Sefton's latest (Deadly Politics, 2012, etc.) may not be worth the time of some readers."
A scandal in the nation's capital forces one friend into hiding while drawing out another who's keen to know what's at its root. Read full book review >

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SKEIN OF THE CRIME by Maggie Sefton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2010

"Sefton's latest cozy is more a fair isle than a tweed, as booze, clues and wedding-bell blues alternate rather than blend with the domestic drama."
A CPA adds sleuthing to her hobbies of softball and knitting as she probes the drug-related death of a troubled young woman. Read full book review >

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DROPPED DEAD STITCH by Maggie Sefton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2009

"Sefton writes the mystery equivalent of the Sunday driver: slow, relaxed, enjoying the view while keeping her characters out of any real danger."
It takes a village to solve a mystery. Read full book review >

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ONLY SKEIN DEEP by Maggie Sefton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"Caffeine-free, stress-free, and detection-free, Sefton's latest rambles contentedly through the Colorado countryside, providing little incident and less suspense."
Accountant Kelly Flynn (Knit to Be Tied, 2016, etc.) knits a baby hat while awaiting the arrival of her first child. Read full book review >

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DEADLY POLITICS by Maggie Sefton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 8, 2012

"Quite a change of pace for Sefton, last seen arranging wool for the sleuthing knitters of Fort Connor (Cast On, Kill Off, 2012, etc.). If this departure doesn't exactly reveal a new master of Beltway intrigue, its more jaundiced worldview seems to fit both the author and her heroine significantly better."
A financial consultant, back in Washington years after the suicide of her congressman husband, battles a hydra-headed extragovernmental agency whose existence she's only dimly aware of. Read full book review >

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CAST ON, KILL OFF by Maggie Sefton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2012

"Not to worry: Megan's wedding goes off without a hitch; Kelly gets her man, or vice versa; and somewhere along the line the cops arrest Zoe's killer. Whew."
A Fort Connor bride's path to the hymeneal altar is impeded by several crises that befall her friends, her fellow knitters and her seamstress, including the latter's murder. Read full book review >

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DYING TO SELL by Maggie Sefton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 2005

"A bustling, formulaic debut soothing as warm milk despite the casualties. Kate's sure to be back with more of the same."
Even in the quiet college town of Fort Collins, Colo., real estate can be murder. Read full book review >

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MUGGIE MAGGIE by Alan Tiegreen
FICTION
Released: May 23, 1990

"Still, with its' sharp observations and crisp dialogue, even second-best Cleary can hold its own with most books on this level."
The best-selling author's first novel since 1984 takes up a third-grade rite of passage: learning to write in cursive. Read full book review >

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MAGGIE & ME by Damian Barr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014

"While it should be heartbreaking, Barr tells a wonderful story, demonstrating the remarkable resilience of a child not only surviving, but succeeding in such a grand way."
Memoir of the difficulties of growing up poor and gay in Margaret Thatcher's Scotland. Read full book review >