Search Results: "Mary Logue"


BOOK REVIEW

BLOOD COUNTRY by Mary Logue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 1999

Claire Watkins has left Minneapolis to become deputy sheriff of peaceful Fort St. Read full book review >

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STILL EXPLOSION by Mary Logue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1993

"A false spring, with all too little mystery, for capable newcomer Laura."
Logue's first hardcover takes Twin Cities journalist Laura Malloy inside the Lakewood Family Planning Clinic just in time for a pipe bomb to kill Bobby Jameson, who's there with his abortion-bound girlfriend Christine Larsen. Read full book review >

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GLARE ICE by Mary Logue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 2001

"Emotionally acute but predictable, with small-town minutiae rendered so faithfully that city folk are bound to feel stifled—and impatient to move on."
Even though Thanksgiving's only a few days away, the woman sobbing hysterically into the telephone doesn't seem to have much to be grateful for. Read full book review >

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LAKE OF TEARS by Mary Logue
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2014

"The latest from Logue (Maiden Rock, 2007, etc.) is a tense psychological mystery, compulsively readable, that may seem obvious but offers up some surprising twists."
The answer to a rural murder may lie in Afghanistan. Read full book review >

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MAIDEN ROCK by Mary Logue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

"Although there's little mystery here, Logue (Poison Heart, 2005, etc.) provides an acutely rendered tale of addiction and the dangers of crystal meth, the drug of choice in many rural areas."
Rural Pepin County, Wis., is rocked by the death of a high-school student. Is it accident, suicide or murder? Read full book review >

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DARK COULEE by Mary Logue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 15, 2000

"Convincing characters, a believable plot, and writing that can be downright lyrical make Logue's fourth absorbing all the way—her best to date."
Memories of the deaths of her husband and her former partner are giving former Twin Cities police officer Claire Watkins (Blood Country, 1999, etc.) panic attacks as she tackles her new job as Deputy Sheriff of Pepin County, Wisconsin. Read full book review >

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BONE HARVEST by Mary Logue
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 2004

"The liveliest critters in town are the mosquitoes."
The Deputy Sheriff of Pepin County, Wisconsin, fends off weariness, a marriage proposal, and whoever's out to avenge the July 7, 1952, atrocities of the Schulers, a farming family of German extraction. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2007

"Nevertheless, the adventures of these meddlesome junior sleuths, with the mystery's tension cut by gentle humor, are quite entertaining. (Fiction. 9-11)"
After their successful sleuthing in Snatched (2006), Brian Bain and Roni Delicata are ready to solve more mysteries in their little town of Bloodwater. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"The ending wraps up a little too neatly, with a murderer confessing to a crime in a magnificently convenient fashion, but the combination of high-speed chases, mysterious doubles and creepy strangers will undoubtedly please fans of the previous books in the series. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When it comes to mysteries, sometimes they come to you and sometimes you have to go out and find them. Read full book review >

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SLEEP LIKE A TIGER by Mary Logue
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 23, 2012

"This deeply satisfying story offers what all children crave when letting go—security and a trusted companion. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The stages and script preceding this child's passage into dreamland are so appealing they will surely inspire imitation. Read full book review >

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SNATCHED by Pete Hautman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 18, 2006

"If the story contained any condemnation of this behavior, perhaps it wouldn't be so jarring, but the characters seem more willing to condemn potential male abusers than actual female ones. (Fiction. 10-12)"
This lightweight whodunit stays puzzling through trickery. Read full book review >