Search Results: "Phaedra Hise"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 3, 2011

"Delicately excavates the skeletons in the clutter."
With reverent curiosity, Paxton shares the stories of hoarders from a distinctive perspective. Read full book review >

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THE CURIOUS CHARMS OF ARTHUR PEPPER by Phaedra Patrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"The author's outlook remains relentlessly upbeat, and in the end, this sentimental novel is as cozy and fortifying as a hot cup of tea on a cold afternoon."
Nothing otherworldly happens in this feel-good debut novel, yet the story of an English widower who goes rummaging in his late wife's past has the quality of a fable. Read full book review >

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WRAITH by Phaedra Weldon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2007

"Zoë's an appealing if occasionally irritating protagonist, and the plot mostly works despite the overcomplicated backdrop: a worthwhile debut that bodes well for disembodied adventures to come."
In the first of an urban fantasy series, an astro-traveling private investigator, whose psychic mother is landlady to a witch and two gay ghosts, stalks an invisible murderer. Read full book review >

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RISE AND SHINE, BENEDICT STONE by Phaedra Patrick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"It does bear some resemblance to the author's first book, but it lacks the charm and genuine eccentricity of the earlier effort."
Unabashedly heartwarming, Patrick's (TheCurious Charms of Arthur Pepper, 2016) second novel is set in a quaint English village where our hero drinks lots of tea and eats too many sweets. Read full book review >

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THE WOMAN FROM PARIS by Santa Montefiore
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"Often clichéd and sometimes simply leaden prose smothers this tale."
David Frampton, heir to the family fortune and position, has guarded his heart for years. But then he spots beautiful Phaedra Chancellor. Could he actually find love at his own father's funeral? Read full book review >