Search Results: "Richard Helms"


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THE UNRESOLVED SEVENTH by Richard Helms
Released: April 20, 2012

"Helms (Thunder Moon, 2011, etc.), himself a retired forensic psychologist, delivers authenticity, a refreshingly offbeat protagonist, a neatly crafted puzzle and even a quirky little love story: a lot to like."
A forensic psychologist must decide if a confessed murderer can be brought to trial. Read full book review >

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SIX MILE CREEK by Richard Helms
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 17, 2010

"Tightly plotted and refreshingly fast-paced. Veteran Helms (Cordite Wine, 2005, etc.) introduces a likable protagonist in a promising new series."
An ex-Atlanta cop comes home to a small North Carolina town looking for peace and quiet. Ha! Read full book review >

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OLDER THAN GOODBYE by Richard Helms
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 22, 2014

"Helms' third Judd Wheeler procedural (Thunder Moon, 2011, etc.) has an appealing transparency and an easy rhythm, turning the reader into a sidekick in Judd's methodical probe."
In his first official assignment as a detective, a small-town lawman is jolted way out of his comfort zone with a complex case that stretches halfway across the world. Read full book review >

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THE MOJITO COAST by Richard Helms
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 17, 2013

"Helms' thriller (The Unresolved Seventh, 2012, etc.) is amiable and stylish but also a bit aimless."
Searching for a precocious teenager in revolution-rocked Cuba is like looking for a needle in a war zone. Read full book review >

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THUNDER MOON by Richard Helms
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 2011

"A highly satisfying addition to the list of small-town procedurals."
Police Chief Judd Wheeler (Six Mile Creek, 2010, etc.) finds more big trouble in little Prosperity, N.C. Read full book review >

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POLYGONSTERS by Cindy Helms
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2017

"A kids' tale with enjoyably eccentric visuals and a message of civility and forgiveness."
Bullies meet their very polite match in this quirky new picture book for young readers. Read full book review >

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HONK WHOOP by Cindy Helms
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2017

"Another captivating mix of eccentric visuals and gentle messages of unity by an author/illustrator who dances to her own quirky tune."
Music of an unexpected kind becomes the bridge to a new friendship in this picture book. Read full book review >

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Outside, Inside by Cindy Helms
Released: Aug. 17, 2015

"Helms does an excellent job combining strange and colorful art, the concepts of opposites, and a tale of a friendship surprise."
Outside, Inside by Cindy Helms Seussian shapes and creatures dominate this clever concept book about opposites—and friendship—by debut author/illustrator Helms. 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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HERE’S WHERE I STAND by Jesse Helms
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 6, 2005

"Self-serving, as a politician's memoir will be—and almost perfectly unrevealing."
Who is America's greatest enemy? Not bin Laden, not Hussein—no, the bad guys, suggests right-wing doyen Helms, are the liberal media and anyone of a liberal bent. Read full book review >

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Who's New by Cindy Helms
Released: April 14, 2016

"A fun, well-illustrated book for newly independent readers to enjoy on their own or for lap readers to enjoy with a grown-up."
A return to the wild, Seussian world of Helms (Outside, Inside, 2015) with a silhouette-guessing game featuring a refrain that will have youngsters chiming in.Read full book review >