Search Results: "Peter Guttridge"


BOOK REVIEW

MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Guttridge's third Brighton thriller is so well-written that it would be well worth your time even if it were not such a darkly brilliant mystery."
An ice-cold case heats up. Read full book review >

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THE DEVIL'S MOON by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Guttridge's fourth dispatch from Brighton features many of the same characters as the first three (The Thing Itself, 2012, etc.) but is more cerebral and slower paced. In its own different way, however, it's just as literate and exciting."
Brighton, England, is home to a number of offbeat religions, including a group of devil worshipers. Read full book review >

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THOSE WHO FEEL NOTHING by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Guttridge brings back several favorite characters from earlier installments (The Devil's Moon, 2013, etc.) in a clever puzzle that links more of Brighton's secrets to the ongoing dilemma of protecting cultural treasures from theft or destruction by armed conflict."
The Brighton police discover a connection between a scandal at the Royal Pavilion and looting at Angkor Wat. Read full book review >

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CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 16, 2010

"Be prepared for a long night. Guttridge (Cast Adrift, 2005, etc.) combines period mystery, police procedure and noir in a fascinating tale whose only blemish is that you'll have to wait for the next in the series for its resolution.

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A 2009 massacre in Brighton, England, may be linked to the notorious trunk murder of 1934. Read full book review >

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THE LAST KING OF BRIGHTON by Peter Guttridge
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2011

"Best appreciated by those who have read the first in this historical series (City of Dreadful Night, 2010, etc.). Intertwined crimes dating back to the 1930s and years of police corruption are explored in this darkly fascinating noir procedural, which once again leaves much to be revealed next time."
The reason for a brutal present-day crime near Brighton, England, lies in the past. Read full book review >

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PETER WATSON
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Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.

Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...


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BOOK REVIEW

THE NEWBIES by Peter Catalanotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 14, 2015

"Comforting and reassuring. (Picture book. 4-8)"
There's a new baby coming, and Luke worries about his place in the family's changing configuration. Read full book review >

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MORE OF MONKEY & ROBOT by Peter Catalanotto
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 18, 2014

"A strong second outing in this new series for new readers. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Odd-couple friends find the best in each another. Read full book review >

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MY TEACHER IS A MONSTER! (NO, I AM NOT.) by Peter Brown
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2014

"Here's hoping readers who are similarly challenged in the behavior department will get both messages: Teachers are people, and they give back what they get. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A behaviorally challenged little boy for whom paper airplanes are a particular weakness learns to see his teacher as a person when he meets her outside the classroom. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Grown-ups beware. Youngsters might have their own questions and answers after this romp. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An irresistible force meets an immovable object with hilarious results. Read full book review >

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I'M HERE by Peter Reynolds
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Overall, an excellent selection, replete with warmth, originality and the promise of good things to come. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Eloquent, fanciful text and illustrations that sparkle with clarity combine to perfectly portray a solitary boy's flight of imagination. Read full book review >

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THE FABULOUS BOUNCING CHOWDER by Peter Brown
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"Chowder's oddly endearing attempts to connect with others of his own kind have a certain appeal for those who love an underdog. (Picture book. 4-8)"
That wacky but winsome bulldog named Chowder is back for another attempt to connect with other canines, this time at the Fabu Pooch Boot Camp, a sleep-away camp for pampered pooches who are already beautiful and well-behaved but still working on improving their "fabulousness." Read full book review >