Search Results: "Mary Jane Clark"


BOOK REVIEW

THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF MARY JANE MOSQUITO by Tomson Highway
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"A unique, playful offering. (Picture book. 6-10)"
A wingless, friendless mosquito performs a musical in a new town. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 1, 2009

"Whereas Austen was preoccupied with subtle digs at mores and manners, McCullough (Antony and Cleopatra, 2007, etc.) bursts from the drawing room to paint Austen's milieu in lurid colors."
In McCullough's sensational sequel to Pride and Prejudice, wallflower sister Mary Bennet sheds her cocoon, as Elizabeth and Darcy contemplate divorce. Read full book review >

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WHEN DAY BREAKS by Mary Jane Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2007

Clark's tenth continues her decorous TV-land carnage by killing off the well-hated co-anchor of KEY to America as she prepares to jump ship for the competition. Read full book review >

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HIDE YOURSELF AWAY by Mary Jane Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 20, 2004

"Mary Clark."
KEY News goes to Newport, where the exclusive estates are just as thickly strewn with corpses. Read full book review >

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DO YOU PROMISE NOT TO TELL? by Mary Jane Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

"Just the bauble to keep fans of Mary You-Know-Who Clark efficiently entertained while they're waiting for the next installment from the author's ex-mother-in-law."
A second trip to KEY Evening Headlines (Do You Want to Know a Secret?, 1998) discloses another intrigue and an equally imperiled single career-woman. Read full book review >

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DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET? by Mary Jane Clark
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"Name-brand Suspense Lite that imperils the heroine without disturbing the gentle reader."
No wonder this suspenser carries a recommendation from Mary Higgins Clark. Read full book review >

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THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC by Mary Jane Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"Think Margaret Truman in the Big Easy with a recipe for beignets or a lesser Agatha Christie with an unusually imperiled heroine and just enough hints of voodoo for the tourist trade."
Piper Donovan travels to yet another notable vacation spot to bake yet another wedding cake and gets tossed into yet another series of murders. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Chronology; further reading; index. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A cogent summary of basic information about the 11 former members of the USSR (the three Baltic countries and Georgia have chosen not to be included) now joined in a federation of sovereign states, charged with disarmament, economic community, and foreign policy. Read full book review >

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FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND by Mary Jane Clark
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"The behavior of both the killer and the hapless Levi, who falsely confesses to the murder but leaves behind a cryptic clue to the real miscreant, defy belief, but fans of Clark's more famous ex-mother-in-law will be pleased to see that the line distinguishing the two has virtually disappeared."
Actress/baker Piper Donovan (The Look of Love, 2012, etc.) travels to Sarasota for another homicide-laced wedding at the best beach in America. Read full book review >

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DYING FOR MERCY by Mary Jane Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 28, 2009

"Clark lavishes all the pointless ingenuity of Who Killed the Robins Family? on a transparent mystery, except there's no cash prize for beating Eliza to the solution."
A penitential suicide opens the door to wholesale homicide in an exclusive suburban enclave. Read full book review >

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THE LOOK OF LOVE by Mary Jane Clark
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"In a manner strikingly reminiscent of the author's famous ex-mother-in-law, everything turns out in time for the diminished wedding party to enjoy a cake made from 'the best pumpkin bread they have ever tasted.'"
Whoever's trying to kill Jillian Abernathy certainly is making a hash of the job. Read full book review >