Search Results: "Marlys Millhiser"


BOOK REVIEW

VOICES IN THE WARDROBE by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 30, 2005

"More zanies than a launch party, most of them making only a fleeting impression before they're killed or arrested."
Murder and enemas at a San Diego Spa that seems to specialize in treating addicts by killing them or driving them crazy. Read full book review >

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THE RAMPANT REAPER by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 15, 2002

"With dementia looming for us all, don't waste your last moments of lucidity on Millhiser's cluttered, mean-spirited tale of the three ages of woman, with concomitant bodily emissions."
Los Angeles literary agent Charlie Greene (Killer Commute, 2000, etc.) thought the trip back to Great-aunt Gertie's funeral in Myrtle, Iowa, was strictly for her mother's sake. Read full book review >

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MURDER AT MOOT POINT by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 20, 1992

"Entertainingly oddball—a refreshing spin on Millhiser's increasingly trying tales (The Mirror, The Threshold, etc.) of psychic adventure."
Driving up to foggy Moot Point, Oregon, to deliver a contract to reclusive New Age author Jack Monroe, literary agent Charlie Greene finds her stay prolonged by the discovery of old Georgette Glick and her Schwinn under the wheels of Charlie's Toyota. Read full book review >

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KILLER COMMUTE by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Like Charlie, Millhiser's latest tale of bitchy female triumphant spends hours on the road without covering any new ground."
Clever Charlie Greene (Nobody Dies in a Casino, 1999, etc.) has come a long way. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEATH OF THE OFFICE WITCH by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"Puzzle addicts should leave this one alone."
Literary agent Charlie Greene (Murder at Moot Point) arrives at her Beverly Hills office just in time to find receptionist Gloria Tuschman missing and to hear her disembodied voice whispering, ``Charlie, I'm in the trash can. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IT'S MURDER GOING HOME by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 9, 1996

"Count your blessings."
As you'd expect, murder is the least of Charlie Greene's problems when she drops everything at her literary agency in L.A. and rushes back to Boulder with her daughter Libby to be at the side of Edwina Greene, the mother who never even told her that she had breast cancer. Read full book review >

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MURDER IN A HOT FLASH by Marlys Millhiser
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Charlie's best outing yet."
A peremptory summons from her mother, Edwina, brings Los Angeles literary agent Charlie Greene (Death of the Office Witch, 1993, etc.) high-tailing it out to the Utah desert even before Edwina's arrested for murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 24, 2015

"An impressive debut offering explanations based on coherence between people, cases and the events they adjudicated."
Center for American Progress senior constitutional policy analyst Millhiser assesses the damage caused by the Supreme Court to the Constitution, government and the citizens whose rights have repeatedly been curtailed or abrogated in arbitrary, capricious, bigoted and arrogant proceedings. Read full book review >