Search Results: "Marilynn Larew"


BOOK REVIEW

DEAD IN DUBAI by Marilynn Larew
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 30, 2015

"Lee's charm and tenacity can conquer any obstacle, even an unsteady premise."
Former CIA analyst Lee Carruthers returns in Larew's (The Spider Catchers, 2013) thriller, this time searching for a murderer in Dubai and stepping into the middle of a war between arms dealers. Read full book review >

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AFTERMATH by Marilynn Larew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2017

"A gumshoe with the drollery to make her intriguing and the gumption to get the job done."
A Baltimore private eye searches for a missing husband while working out whether someone's trying to kill her or one of her clients in this 1980-set mystery. Read full book review >

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THE SPIDER CATCHERS by Marilynn Larew
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 28, 2013

"A solid introduction to a new thriller series."
Larew's debut thriller, the first of a series, follows CIA agent Lee Carruthers as she's sent to Morocco to find a missing woman. Read full book review >

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THE NAME OF THE CHILD by Marilynn Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Too bad, because the story is a gripping one set in a period and place not often seen in American picture books. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Confronted with illness, a terrible storm, and nearby woods filled with wild animals, Lloyd must reach deep inside himself to find the courage to do what he needs to do to save the life of his unnamed cousin. Read full book review >

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THE PHILISTINE WARRIOR by Karl Larew
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 9, 2011

"A historically brilliant revision of an ancient war tale, overstocked with inessential information."
A work of fiction reimagines the biblical story of Samson and Delilah. Read full book review >

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THE PRAIRIE FIRE by Marilynn Reynolds
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"This exciting story is realistically told; Percy indeed earns his stature, while Kilby's illustrations allow the prairie and the wildfire each to take on a haunting presence. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The grasslands of the Canadian west serve as a setting for this coming-of-age story from Reynolds. Read full book review >

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RELEASED TO THE ANGELS by Marilynn Garzione
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2009

"An immediate, absorbing, intimate account."
The wayward yet inexorable progress of Alzheimer's and the education of a caregiver and wife. Read full book review >