Search Results: "R.J. Koreto"


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ALICE AND THE ASSASSIN by R.J. Koreto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"The first daughter's lively personality, her chemistry with her Secret Service agent, and Koreto's (Death Among Rubies, 2016, etc.) detailed knowledge of turn-of-the century New York City make for an entertaining series debut."
Determined young Alice Roosevelt investigates the killing of her father Theodore's predecessor, William McKinley. Read full book review >

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DEATH AT THE EMERALD by R.J. Koreto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"Koreto's third period mystery, beautifully appointed and written with measured authority, reads uncannily like a reprinting of an authentic novel from the early 20th century."
A noblewoman and sometime sleuth helps a distraught mother learn the truth about her beloved daughter, who vanished back in 1875. Read full book review >

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DEATH AMONG RUBIES by R.J. Koreto
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Though its stereotypes and set pieces are sometimes presented with a heavy hand, Koreto's second case for his titled heroine (Death on the Sapphire, 2016) is devilishly clever and written with unmistakable verve."
A suffragette sleuth solves a baffling murder, to the chagrin of Scotland Yard. Read full book review >

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AUGGIE & ME by R.J.  Palacio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Not only a companion to Wonder, but a wonder in itself. (Fiction. 8-14)"
In the companion novel to Wonder, (2012) three students at Beecher Prep middle school tell stories that connect with Auggie Pullman's dramatic arrival into their worlds.Read full book review >

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WONDER by R.J.  Palacio
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"A memorable story of kindness, courage and wonder. (Fiction. 8-14)"
After being home-schooled for years, Auggie Pullman is about to start fifth grade, but he's worried: How will he fit into middle school life when he looks so different from everyone else? Read full book review >

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RETRIBUTION by R.J. Pineiro
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

Agents of Saddam Hussein nuke 40,000 Iraqi troops marching on Kuwaitand Baton Rouge, La.in an over-the-top thriller that exposes the US to more high-tech perils than ever endured by Pauline of a Saturday matinee. Read full book review >

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LAWYER TRAP by R.J.  Jagger
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 15, 2011

"Stuffed with gratuitous sex and over-the-top violence, this novel has a riveting plot but could have benefited from better editing."
The latest from lawyer turned writer Jagger follows a particularly nasty set of murders set against the beauty of the Colorado countryside. Read full book review >

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The Architect by R.J. Spencer
Released: Dec. 20, 2012

"A rudely entertaining satire."
An architect persecutes his clients for crimes against good taste in a surreal debut novel that is a sendup of the world of high-end design. Read full book review >

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CRACKING THE BIBLE'S NUMERIC CODE by R.J. Gannaway
NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 13, 2007

"Conservative Christians interested in the Bible and numbers will find this a reassuring introduction; others would do better with a book more open to non-Christian perspectives.
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A Christian take on numerology that attempts to demonstrate that God is the sole author of the Bible. Read full book review >

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WHERE THE LOST GIRLS GO by R.J.  Noonan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"Ham-fisted—in both the pointedly ethnic characterizations and the clearly obvious identity of the murderer—and eminently forgettable."
Officer Laura Mori's first case uncovers something sinister lurking in the bucolic woods of Oregon. Read full book review >