Search Results: "Pauline A. Harris"


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The Heart of a King by Pauline A. Harris
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2013

"An often vivid historical epic with moments of lilting prose."
In her latest fantasy novel, Harris (Enter the Dream, 2012) tells the wistful tale of a king, a priestess and a pantheon of gods called the Star Kin. Read full book review >

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THE RED CHAMBER by Pauline A. Chen
Released: July 13, 2012

"Little new ground is broken here, but the writing is supple and Chen often touches notes of emotional depth."
A leisurely saga exploring the closed society of privileged women in 18th-century Beijing, their loves, losses, friendships and character-forming private torments, based on a Chinese classic. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 2002

"Provocative, but not quite a direct hit."
A law professor stops—and frisks—the myth that racial profiling works. Read full book review >

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MIDNIGHT BLUE by Pauline Fisk
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Entrancing and substantial. (Fiction. 10+)"
Bonnie's solemn journey to an eerily similar world that holds everything she's ever yearned for—and also her worst terrors—is written with grace and pain. Read full book review >

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THE DEAD DO NOT PRAISE by Pauline Bell
Released: Dec. 9, 1993

"Oswald's, 1992) has come up with another low- octane cozy that won't keep anyone reading past bedtime."
Within an hour of headmistress Sarah Bland's bludgeoning death, Detective Constable Benedict Mitchell and his colleagues have narrowed the field of suspects from 850 members of the Heath Lees Comprehensive School down to eight. Read full book review >

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DEAD MAN’S WHARF by Pauline Rowson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Rowson turns out an exemplary procedural with the requisite plot twists, double-crosses and all loose ends tied up neatly in a sailor's knot."
Crank phone calls and a break-in at a nursing home are more sinister than they first seem to DI Andy Horton (The Suffocating Sea, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: July 4, 1997

"Arguably, the best book ever written on the Declaration of Independence. (First printing of 30,000)"

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2014

"A debut diet book with an effective method and a warm heart."
A down-to-earth approach to weight loss that begins with loving oneself. Read full book review >

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DEATH LIES BENEATH by Pauline Rowson
Released: Dec. 1, 2012

"Horton's 10th is a treat for fans of the puzzle-box mystery."
A convict's death triggers an ever-expanding investigation for DI Andy Horton (A Killing Coast, 2012, etc.) of the Portsmouth CID. Read full book review >

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FATAL CATCH by Pauline Rowson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2016

"The low-concept procedural, cluttered with nondescript suspects and forgettable clues, is little more than a distraction from Horton's continuing quest into his mother's disappearance. Pray that he solves the mystery before it undermines any more of his present-day cases."
Will an unsavory catch by a pair of Portsmouth fishermen be enough to take DI Andy Horton's mind off his mother's disappearance 30 years ago? Don't bet on it. Read full book review >