Search Results: "Rhonda Ringler Cutler"


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The End of Bliss by Rhonda Ringler Cutler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 28, 2013

"A well-told tale of family, religion and the American dream."
Cutler's debut novel explores friendship, gender roles and other issues in 1930s Long Island, N.Y. 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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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A PATSY by Stan Cutler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1991

The very day over-the-hill Hollywood p.i. Read full book review >

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THE CELLO OF MR. O by Jane Cutler
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Though the setting and characters have a modern, European look, neither locale nor enemy is specified, or, in fact, relevant. (Picture book. 6-9)"
In a shelled, rubble-strewn city, women and children huddle indoors and wait—for the war to be over, for the men to come home, for the fear to end. Read full book review >

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GREEN AND PLEASANT LAND by Judith Cutler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 1, 2015

"Although Cutler gets a bit carried away with the number of characters and catastrophes she introduces, Fran and Mark are as likable and capable as they were in their last adventure (Double Fault, 2014)."
Husband-and-wife sleuths reopen a case that almost everyone else wants to keep closed. Read full book review >

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THE WASHINGTONIENNE by Jessica Cutler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2005

"Nothing wrong with a narrator this shallow, but she should at least be funny."
Party girl leaves cushy New York life for meagerly paid Capitol Hill job and starts sleeping with the high and mighty for extra cash. Read full book review >

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PROMPOSAL by Rhonda Helms
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Chick lit to the max. (Fiction. 12-18)"
High schoolers try to outdo one another in elaborate, romantic ways to pitch invitations to the prom. Read full book review >

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SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR by Rhonda Pollero
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 17, 2012

"Lots of shopping, lots of steam, and if you don't blink, you might catch the mystery."
A trust-fund reject fights a crush on her hot boss by developing an even bigger crush on an even hotter private investigator. Read full book review >

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THE ENCHANTED LIFE OF ADAM HOPE by Rhonda Riley
Released: April 23, 2013

"Well-written and stocked with many strong characterizations, but fuzzy in plotting and theme."
A husband literally made in the image of others teaches Evelyn Roe about enduring love and the equally enduring human distrust of difference in Riley's debut. Read full book review >

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THE FACE ON THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR by Stan Cutler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 30, 1991

"Better just unreel and enjoy Mark and Ray's endless, though oddly similar, supply of one-liners."
Pepper-and-salt detective duo Rayford Goodman (right-thinking, 50-ish, worried about angina) and Mark Bradley (left-thinking, blow- dried, gay), linked only by mutual aversion and Rayford's unlikely romance with Mark's researcher friend Francie, are back for another Hollywood shoot-'em-up, commencing with the execution of director Claudio Fortunata as he's recovering from plastic surgery (a flawless killing except that it's not Fortunata under the bandages). Read full book review >