Search Results: "Rhonda Hayter"


BOOK REVIEW

THE WITCHY WORRIES OF ABBIE ADAMS by Rhonda Hayter
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2010

"Light as cotton candy and just as tasty. (Magical adventure. 8-12)"
This frothy debut novel delivers plenty of entertainment to the elementary and middle-grade audience interested in magical fantasy. Read full book review >

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RHONDA THE RUBBER WOMAN by Norma Peterson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"A touching coming-of-age novel both wise and generous."
A posthumous first novel offers a refreshingly intelligent and wry take on a girl growing up with a less than ideal mother in small-town Pennsylvania during the late '30s and '40s. Read full book review >

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NICE GIRLS FINISH LAST by Sparkle Hayter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1996

"Sassy and bright, with real laughs at the end of the funny lines. (Author tour)"
It's not exactly encouraging for All News Network reporter Robin Hudson (What's a Girl Gotta Do?, 1994) when the only man to have seen her naked in months, gynecologist Herman Kanengiser, is shot dead in his office, on the 27th floor of ANN's own building. Read full book review >

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REVENGE OF THE COOTIE GIRLS by Sparkle Hayter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 1997

"It's like listening to somebody else's dreams. (Author tour)"
The knockabout title, a throwback to Sharyn McCrumb's salad days, is the best thing about All News Network producer Robin Hudson's third adventure, a Girls' Night Out gone mad. Read full book review >

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NAKED BRUNCH by Sparkle Hayter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2003

"Madcap nights of love among the lycanthropes."
Hayter sets aside her Robin Hudson female detective series (The Chelsea Girls Murders, 2000) to profile one Annie Engel: a mousy secretary by day, a werewolf by night. Read full book review >

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WHAT'S A GIRL GOTTA DO? by Sparkle Hayter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 14, 1994

"The dialogue reads like a string of Percodan lunches, but Robin's seen-it-all naivetÇ makes this an appealing debut."
As if third-string reporter Robin Hudson, of New York's All News Network, didn't have enough problems already—her estranged husband's taken up with an on-air twinkie, her sex life is a distant memory, she's seen en route to a staff masquerade party waving a tire iron at her abusive old downstairs neighbor—and now the mysterious caller who insisted she meet him at the party stands her up because he's been killed by a blunt instrument, like maybe a tire iron. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An often engaging and intimate remembrance."
A woman explores how her hair has shaped her identity in this memoir. Read full book review >

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BANDIT QUEEN BOOGIE by Sparkle Hayter
Released: July 27, 2004

"Light and frothy but undeniably sweet: a pleasant excursion to nowhere, done up in high style at a brisk pace."
Thelma and Louise do Europe in Hayter's (the Robin Hudson female detective series) witty account of two American girls who go wild on vacation and end up in big trouble. Read full book review >

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THE CHELSEA GIRL MURDERS by Sparkle Hayter
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2000

"Frenchman."
All News Network exec Robin Hudson's bad luck with men (The Last Manly Man, 1998, etc.) continues—accelerates, really—when a fire drives her from her New York apartment to the legendary Chelsea Hotel, and this really cute guy she's just met drops dead at her feet. Read full book review >