Search Results: "P.C. Cast"


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MOON CHOSEN by P.C. Cast
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Cast's fans should find much to be pleased with in this new venture. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
The lives of three disparate young people collide in this post-apocalyptic fantasy. Read full book review >

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DESTINED by P.C. Cast
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"Though readers must be willing to overlook some seriously cringeworthy dialogue, this outing will not disappoint House of Night fans. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
The ninth book in the House of Night series opens with Zoey Redbird, the "Nerd Herd" and the rest of the red fledglings returning to school at the House of Night. Though the High Council decreed that Neferet allow their return, tensions on the Tulsa campus run high. Read full book review >

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REDEEMED by P.C. Cast
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Zoey's strength comes from her difference—a theme that has been consistent throughout the series and should resonate with fans one last time in the finale. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)"
In the 12th and final installment of the House of Night series, Zoey Redbird and her band of fledgling vampyres prepare for one final battle, to restore the balance of Light and Darkness before Neferet, the self-proclaimed Goddess of Darkness, destroys everything they know and love. Read full book review >

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SPY IN CHANCERY by P.C. Doherty
Released: May 9, 1989

Hugh Corbett, senior clerk in Edward's Royal Chancery, meanders through 13th-century England, France, and Wales to rout a secret agent who has infiltrated his King's court and is passing information on to Phillip IV of France. Read full book review >

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SATAN'S FIRE by P.C. Doherty
Released: Nov. 20, 1996

"Almost impossibly dense with characters, intrigue, and incident, embellished by the sights, sounds, and smells of York and environs, described in overpowering detail: This ninth in the series is a chronicle too rich for its own good."
The year is 1303, and England's King Edward is near bankruptcy as he prepares for another attempt to conquer Scotland. Read full book review >

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THE HORUS KILLINGS by P.C. Doherty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2000

The second installment in the series medieval veteran Doherty began with The Mask of Ra (1999) brings back Amerotke, now Chief Judge of Egypt, to investigate a series of murders—beginning with the poisoning of the Temple of Horus' chief librarian—that rock the house of Menes, the pharaoh who's united Egypt, it seems, only to watch it slip away one citizen at a time. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A great deal of historical information on ancient Egypt compounds the enjoyment of a clever mystery ably solved by the intriguing Amerotke."
In this fifth investigation, Lord Amerotke, Pharaoh Queen Hatusu's Chief Judge, tracks down an obscure sect known as the Sebaus who are plundering the royal tombs. Read full book review >

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THE SLAYERS OF SETH by P.C. Doherty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 12, 2002

"Except perhaps for those with a special interest in the period, Amerotke's latest forgets that even in ancient Egypt, less could have been more."
Thirty years after winning a war against the cruel Hyksos of the Red Lands, the remaining heroes of the conflict, the Panthers of the South, are living, rich and prosperous, under Queen Hatusu's reign in Thebes—until they begin to fall victim, one by one, to the hand of an unknown slayer. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S HUNT by P.C. Doherty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 19, 1998

"A tangled, torpid slog."
It's 1303 and Edward, King of England, has asked his onetime courier and chief clerk Sir Hugh Corbett (Satan's Fire, 1996, etc.) for help with a series of disasters besetting the town of Oxford. Read full book review >

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THE MAGICIAN’S DEATH by P.C. Doherty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2009

"A clever surprise ending awaits those who can struggle through the thicket of medieval minutiae in Hugh's latest adventure (Corpse Candle, 2002, etc.)"
Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the King's Seal, must solve a multitude of murders as he goes about his business for Edward I of England. Read full book review >

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THE SONG OF A DARK ANGEL by P.C. Doherty
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 1995

"The neatly contrived denouement helps save the day, but this is middling Dohertybest enjoyed by devotees of the medieval mystery."
It's 1302, and Sir Hugh Corbett (The Assassin in the Greenwood, 1993, etc.), chief clerk to King Edward I, is once again on a mission for his sovereignthis time dispatched to Sir Simon Gurney's Mortlake Manor in Norfolk to investigate a pair of macabre murders. Read full book review >

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A HAUNT OF MURDER by P.C. Doherty
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 17, 2009

"As spooky and romantic as any of Doherty's Canterbury Tales mysteries (The Hangman's Hymn, 2004, etc.), though the series lacks the cohesiveness of a single hero's adventures."
On the road to Canterbury, Chaucer's pilgrims detour to visit a haunted wood and hear a chilling tale of spirits and murder. Read full book review >