Search Results: "Mary Anna Evans"


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FINDINGS  by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2008

"Faye's capable fourth (Effigies, 2007, etc.) is a charming mixture of history, mystery and romance."
Archaeologist Faye Longchamp discovers an emerald, loses a friend and works to solve more than one mystery. Read full book review >

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RITUALS by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"The emphasis on the spirit world makes this a bit of a departure from Evans' usual historical and archaeological themes (Plunder, 2012, etc.), but it's certainly a well-plotted and enjoyable mystery."
A small town in upstate New York is a haven for Spiritualists and murder. Read full book review >

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STRANGERS by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Evans's excellent series (Floodgates, 2008, etc.) continues to combine solid mysteries and satisfying historical detail."
The venerable historical city of St. Augustine, Fla., is the setting for the latest archaeological adventure of Faye Longchamp and her husband, Joe Wolf Mantooth. Read full book review >

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FLOODGATES by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2009

"Evans's fifth (Findings, 2008, etc.) is an exciting brew of mystery and romance with a touch of New Orleans charm."
Post-Katrina New Orleans hides many tragic secrets, including one that leads to murder. Read full book review >

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ARTIFACTS by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2003

"A capably written debut with perhaps too much history and not enough mystery for its high body count."
Faye Longchamp feels bad that she's using her position as field supervisor at her mentor Dr. Magda Stockard's archaeological dig on Seagreen Island as a cover for excavating artifacts to Douglass Everett's Museum of American Slavery—but not bad enough to stop. Read full book review >

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EFFIGIES by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 15, 2007

"A captivating combination of archeology, Native-American tales, romance and detection. A must-read for those so inclined."
A dig in Mississippi is almost the death of Archaeologist Faye Longchamp (Artifacts, 2003, etc.) and her housemate Joe Wolf Mantooth. Read full book review >

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ISOLATION by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 28, 2015

"A worthwhile addition to Faye's long-running series (Rituals, 2013, etc.) that weaves history, mystery, and psychology into a satisfying tale of greed and passion."
A mystery from the past provides just the therapy a grieving mother needs. Read full book review >

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PLUNDER by Mary Anna Evans
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2012

"In her delightfully erudite seventh (Strangers, 2010, etc.), Faye continues to weave archaeological tidbits and interesting people into soundly plotted mysteries."
An archaeologist is racing to research sites that may soon be covered by a massive oil spill when she is sidetracked by two murders. Read full book review >

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BURIALS by Mary Anna Evans
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"Evans' signature archaeological lore adds even more interest to this tale of love, hate, and greed."
An archaeologist picks up an unexpectedly mysterious job on a visit to her father-in-law. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1994

"The book has an air of tabloid TV, but the human drama here remains powerful."
Social worker Evans' gives a compelling account of a client's recovery of a childhood laced with physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014

"A fine purchase for young-adult—and adult—World War II collections that illuminates a previously unexplored aspect of the war. (list of nurses, timeline and extensive endnotes) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
As World War II began, nearly 100 Navy and Army nurses were stationed in the Philippines, once a lush, desirable duty station and then abruptly one of the more dangerous places these young noncombatants could be. Read full book review >

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BASTARDS by Mary Anna King
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 22, 2015

"A poignant memoir that thoughtfully examines a set of difficult and unique family relationships."
A young woman's account of how a dysfunctional family situation caused her to become separated from her six siblings but how all seven still managed to reconnect. Read full book review >